CADDManager on September 29th, 2009

I have used a few of the online file hosting and sharing services in the past. As always, I am looking for free services as my needs are not often very large. I look for  “unlimited duration” free – not a timed free trial. I look for file sharing, and backups. For file sharing, I […]

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CADDManager on July 29th, 2009

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CADDManager on May 29th, 2009

I passed the 600th post recently and wanted to give a few stats on my blog. 137 posts on CAD Management 84 posts on CAD Standards 40 posts on Tips 57 Issues of the CAD Manager Journal – starting in 2004 832,651 hits since I opened the doors And some recent locations that have hit […]

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CADDManager on February 19th, 2009

The User of the future will interact with other users in ways that are not seen now. Users will be more connected to other Users The overabundance of information that overwhelms the user now will continue to expand. The sheer volume of information now outstrips our ability to take it all in. Blogs, Wiki’s, Forums, […]

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CADDManager on February 18th, 2009

I am discussing Users of the Future and thinking that tomorrow will bring changes that may be seen from today’s vantage points. I do not claim to be a futurist, but some of these are coming in ways that are obvious if you look for them. Change will be a constant even more Users in […]

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CADDManager on February 16th, 2009

I have been thinking lately about the CAD and BIM users of the future. They will differ from today’s users. They may have some of the same characteristics, but there will be some definite differences. Some of the characteristics expand on what is happening now and some are evolutions that will occur. Users in the […]

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CADDManager on January 28th, 2009

Now let’s turn to better ideas for taking notes.  I admit that I need to work on this.  So don’t expect to see me actually doing many of these. Have a central location for your notes. I work for Architects.  They always seem to have a notepad or journal where they take all their notes. […]

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CADDManager on January 27th, 2009

I have Sticky notes all over my office.  I have slips of paper scattered everywhere.  I have notepads filled with scratched out notes.  All this helps keep me on track, but is often not the most enlightened way of making notations of things that I need to do.  It also does not record what I […]

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CADDManager on December 22nd, 2008

Cleaning your desk off at the end of the year can provide a good sense of completing the old year and ushering in the new one.  By reviewing what is needed and what is not, you get the chance to see if you are making progress. Someone told me that the “National Clean Off Your […]

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