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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#294)   9 Jan, 2013

Improve CAD Production Quality by Annoying Your Users, Part 1: If the "carrot" of reward doesn't elicit the response you're looking for, carefully chosen annoyances can serve as the "stick" that improves employee behavior. More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#293)   12 Dec, 2012

Looking Back at Autodesk University 2012 Reveals What's Ahead for CAD Managers: Conversations at the annual user conference indicate that priorities are shifting to project profitability.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#292)   14 Nov, 2012

When Should You Replace Old Hardware and Software? The cost of replacing outdated tools is substantial, and management often uses it as a reason to delay upgrades. But you're also paying a price by continuing to rely on those clunkers.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#291)    24 Oct, 2012

Establish a Training Program for Your CAD Users, Part 2: You've got the go-ahead from management; now it's time to gather supplies and locate the right training venue.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#290)   10 Oct, 2012

Establish a Training Program for Your CAD Users, Part 1: You could be doing more to help your users — and yourself — with training that prevents repeated mistakes.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#289)   26 Sep, 2012

Improve Your Job Security with Weekly CAD Management Reports: If your senior management team doesn't understand the extent of what you do, they'll undervalue you. Keep them fully informed with concise summaries of your activities.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#288)   12 Sep, 2012

CAD Managers Resist Social Media Infiltration: Reader feedback indicates serious concerns about the impact of incorporating social media tools in CAD applications.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#287)   8 Aug, 2012

Does Social Media Belong in CAD Applications? It's time for a reality check. Social media has its place — but that place is not in your users' CAD software.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#286)   11 Jul, 2012

Update Your CAD Management Plan: Is your office in the midst of a summertime slowdown? Don't twiddle your thumbs — use that downtime to evaluate tasks, problems, and your methods of coping with them.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#285)   27 Jun, 2012

Take a Balanced Approach to Managing BIM: Are you falling victim to BIM obsession? Don't let one technology overwhelm your other CAD management responsibilities — no matter how much hype surrounds it.More>>