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Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2 Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2   8 Feb, 2017

The rental software licensing model has benefits, but in order to make wise decisions for your company, you must also learn about its potential problems.More>>

Grab AutoCAD Content — and Go! Video
Grab AutoCAD Content — and Go!   7 Feb, 2017

If you’re good with a keyboard, you can grab AutoCAD content (such as blocks and layers) straight from the Command line even faster than you can through the ribbon. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see just how quickly you can access valuable content!More>>

The Perils of AutoCAD’s PICKFIRST System Variable Video
The Perils of AutoCAD’s PICKFIRST System Variable   23 Jan, 2017

With so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to accidentally turn off something vital. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how valuable the system variable PICKFIRST is, and why you never want to turn it off!More>>

Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data — for less than $3,000 a seat.More>>

Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami   18 Jan, 2017

CAD Manager Column: The move from perpetual to rental licensing is well under way — evaluate your needs and strategies now so you don’t get swamped.More>>

Editor's Picks
How CAD Managers Can Work Effectively with the IT Department   24 Feb, 2016

CAD Manager Column: If you strive to understand and educate your company’s IT personnel instead of butting heads, everyone will benefit.more>>

An Open Letter to All CAD Users   28 Oct, 2015

CAD Manager Column: You work with your CAD manager every day, but do you really understand how he or she can help you with your workload — and vice versa?more>>

Task Management Spreadsheet   23 Sep, 2015

CAD Manager’s Toolbox: Sample spreadsheet helps you track your management tasks and create priority lists.more>>


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CADspeed Blog
Building Toward BIM, Part 3   21 Mar, 2016

Small architectural firm triples in size and increases profits thanks to the efficiencies of its new building information modeling...More>>Read all CADspeed blog posts>>

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