Column: CAD Manager
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CAD Managers Resist Social Media Infiltration   12 Sep, 2012

Reader feedback indicates serious concerns about the impact of incorporating access to social media tools in CAD applications.More>>

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Does Social Media Belong in CAD Applications?   8 Aug, 2012

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: Just Another Tool in Your Toolbox   30 Jul, 2012

Think of your job as managing the design process — not the design tools — and you’ll be poised for success.More>>

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Update Your CAD Management Plan    11 Jul, 2012

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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Take a Balanced Approach to Managing Building Information Modeling   27 Jun, 2012

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>>

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When Your Problem User Is Management   13 Jun, 2012

Change your CAD management priorities to accommodate financial goals — and use hard facts to make your case.More>>

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No More Cloudy Days   5 Jun, 2012

Slice through the hype and determine how cloud technology can work for you.More>>

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Build a CAD Proving Ground, Part 2   23 May, 2012

Before you get started, take the time to prepare your infrastructure and user team for successful testing. More>>

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Build a CAD Proving Ground   9 May, 2012

The best way to test new software is to have skilled "test pilots" put the product through its paces before deploying it to all users.More>>

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Mobile CAD, the Cloud, and Management Mayhem   25 Apr, 2012

Will the big changes in store wreak havoc with your workflows? They don't have to, if you keep a few basic principles in mind.More>>