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Lynn Allen


In her 20+ year career as a global technology evangelist, including her current role at Dassault Systèmes, Lynn Allen has spoken to more than a half-million professionals at events in over 50 countries throughout the world. Her online presentations and videos have easily reached over five million individuals. Her passion and strength is connecting with users, helping them embrace change, and shining a light on new technology.

For over 20 years she wrote a column for Cadalyst magazine and was the voice behind the popular Cadalyst “AutoCAD Video Tips.” The author of three technology books and a social media master, Lynn has more than 22,000 followers on Twitter, with over a quarter-million impressions every month.

Lynn has provided the keynote at many STEM conferences and is very focused on showing our youth they can change the world in a positive way through technology.


A Few of My Favorite Things In AutoCAD 2016 Article
A Few of My Favorite Things in AutoCAD 2016   21 May, 2015
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: Learn about the hidden gems in the newest AutoCAD release.

Text Tips for AutoCAD 2015 Article
Text Tips for AutoCAD 2015   12 Nov, 2014
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines: New features in the mtext editor make formatting faster and easier.

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AutoCAD 2015 Focuses on User Comfort   11 May, 2014
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines: The updated workhorse CAD program features a passel of UI updates that will make your day-to-day work easier and more efficient.

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Eleven Efficiency Boosters for AutoCAD   22 Jan, 2014
By: Lynn Allen

High-profile features are nice, but these subtle improvements will really enhance your productivity.

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Get a Grip on Array Editing   11 Mar, 2013
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: In AutoCAD 2013, new dynamic grips and polar and path array tools make it even easier to manage arrays.

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Autodesk 360: CAD on the Cloud   28 Nov, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: New web-based services and computing power can take your productivity to a higher place.

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The Devil’s No Longer in the Details   10 Sep, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

New detail and section view tools in AutoCAD 2013 are easy to use and flexible enough to conform to your CAD standards.

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Exposing Hidden Gems in AutoCAD 2013   18 Jul, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: Eleven little productivity enhancements add up to big time savings.

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Don’t Be Shy — Try Out AutoCAD's New UI!   30 Apr, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

Circles and Lines Tutorial: AutoCAD introduces plenty of reasons to move beyond that old, familiar user interface.

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Employee Buy-In Is Key to a Successful BIM Transition   14 Mar, 2012
By: Lynn Allen

A productive, positive workforce of new Revit users starts with communication, training, and a dose of reassurance.