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Spring into Standards, Part 2: Building Consensus Article
Spring into Standards, Part 2: Building Consensus   11 Apr, 2018

Making a plan for CAD standards isn't enough — you'll also need to bring everyone on board if the standards are to be successful.More>>

AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know Video
AutoCAD Dialog Box Tips You Need to Know   9 Apr, 2018

AutoCAD 2017 added a few nice enhancements to dialog boxes with lists (like the Page Setup Manager) — but do you know about them? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she clues you in on these handy features so you can take advantage of them too! More>>

How Will AutoCAD 2019 and Autodesk's New Licensing Approach Affect CAD Managers? Article
How Will AutoCAD 2019 and Autodesk's New Licensing Approach Affect CAD Managers?   28 Mar, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Although the "One AutoCAD" release may not feature big changes to the application itself, it does include major changes to what’s included with AutoCAD, and how the software is licensed.More>>

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges! Video
We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ AutoCAD Cursor Badges!   26 Mar, 2018

Do you or don’t you need cursor badges in AutoCAD? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of cursor badges, including the bizarre setting you can use to turn them off!More>>

CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM Article
CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM   24 Mar, 2018

By limiting themselves to product data management (PDM), many companies are missing out on the spectrum of product lifecycle management (PLM) uses and benefits, the consulting firm reports.More>>

AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes Article
AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes   22 Mar, 2018

The latest release of Autodesk’s CAD software rolls the existing suite of separate vertical products, except for Civil 3D, into a single subscription offering: One AutoCAD.More>>

BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project Article
BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project   15 Mar, 2018

Morphosis Architects applies Bentley Systems building information modeling (BIM) software in the creation of Cornell Tech’s Bloomberg Center, located on Roosevelt Island, New York. More>>

Spring into Standards, Part 1: Start Crafting Standards for the Modern CAD Ecosystem Article
Spring into Standards, Part 1: Start Crafting Standards for the Modern CAD Ecosystem   14 Mar, 2018

CAD Manager Column: The CAD environment has changed, making CAD standards a much more complex — and perplexing — challenge than in the past. It's time to rebuild your standards to reflect this new reality.More>>

Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor! Video
Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor!   12 Mar, 2018

We stare at the AutoCAD cursor all day long — but is it really set up the way that works best for you? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to master all things related to the cursor, including a new AutoCAD command that completely changes its appearance. You’ll even learn a couple of ways to...More>>

How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users? Article
How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users?   28 Feb, 2018

SOLIDWORKS presentation explains the basics of the AI landscape, and some of the ways that the company is embracing the future of human–machine partnerships.More>>


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Lynn Allen

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