Column: CAD Manager
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CAD Manager: Primer on Project Archives   1 Oct, 2004

Backup systems are simply a tool by which a system server can be restored to where it was prior to a catastrophic failure such as a disk crash or a natural disaster.More>>

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CAD Manager: Primer on Project Archives   1 Oct, 2004

Backup systems are simply a tool by which a system server can be restored to where it was prior to a catastrophic failure such as a disk crash or a natural disaster.More>>

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CAD Manager: Primer on Project Archives   1 Oct, 2004

Backup systems are simply a tool by which a system server can be restored to where it was prior to a catastrophic failure such as a disk crash or a natural disaster.More>>

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CAD Manager: Primer on Project Archives   1 Oct, 2004

Backup systems are simply a tool by which a system server can be restored to where it was prior to a catastrophic failure such as a disk crash or a natural disaster.More>>

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CAD Manager: Prepare for Performance Evaluations   15 Sep, 2004

Though motivating employees to reach new levels of productivity is satisfying, the reality of management is that not every employee you have will receive a glowing evaluation.More>>

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CAD MANAGER: The Software Trap   1 Jul, 2004

Keep an eye on new technologies.More>>

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More about AutoCAD Sheet Sets   1 Jun, 2004

Learn how data fields can tie sheet sets together and replace block attributesMore>>

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How to Configure Sheet Sets 1   1 May, 2004

Now that AutoCAD 2005 has been out for a little while, I bet most CAD managers have either seen or read about the new release. See our Cadalyst Labs review on p. 26 for more details. By far the biggest change in AutoCAD 2005 is the Sheet Set Manager, which lets you group layouts and drawings into...More>>

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Training Tips and Strategies   1 Apr, 2004

Frustrated CAD managers often ask me how to handle user-training programs. Questions range from how to identify materials to the best time to train to how to justify training to dubious upper management staff.More>>

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CAD Manager 101   1 Mar, 2004

When I speak at user conferences, I'm often asked, "Exactly what should I do as CAD manager?" When I hear this question, it's obviously not about technology, but about the managerial aspect of the job. Though it may be clear that CAD managers must keep software and networks running, the...More>>