Column: CAD Manager
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Programming for CAD Managers, Part 2   28 Apr, 2010

Getting started with programming is easier than you think — try out these practice projects and get some real work done in the process.More>>

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Programming for CAD Managers, Part 1   14 Apr, 2010

By honing your skills, you can create solutions customized to the needs of your users and increase your value as a CAD manager.More>>

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Get Your Users to Help You   10 Mar, 2010

An efficient work environment requires communication and effort on the part of users, not just CAD managers. Here's how to get the conversation started. More>>

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Win Over Your Users   24 Feb, 2010

As a CAD manager, putting in the extra effort required to communicate clearly with your users, understand their needs, and become their advocate will pay off for them — and for you.More>>

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Make Your CAD Resolutions Stick, Part 2   10 Feb, 2010

Following up on your BIM-based plans for 2010 requires strategy, research, and a lot of testing.More>>

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Make Your CAD Resolutions Stick, Part 1   27 Jan, 2010

Getting everyone in a department to abide by standards takes more than determination — it takes a strategy.More>>

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New Year, New Resolutions for CAD Managers   13 Jan, 2010

Determining to eat better and get more exercise is a good start, but don't stop there. In 2010, resolve to be proactive and organized in the office, too.More>>

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Survey: CAD Managers Reveal Effects of the Economy, Part 2   28 Oct, 2009

The current economic downturn has affected every aspect of life as a CAD manager. The areas of significant change include workloads, billable hours, and department budgets. More>>

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Survey: CAD Managers Reveal Effects of the Economy, Part 1   14 Oct, 2009

According to the mini-survey of CAD managers struggling with current economic conditions, times are tough: pay cuts and layoffs are common, but healthy workloads are not.More>>

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How Can I Motivate Myself?   23 Sep, 2009

CAD Manager's Toolbox: Layoffs and other economic stresses can make the workplace a gloomy one — and make CAD managers depressed. Here are some tips to get you engaged in your job again.More>>