Column: CAD Manager
More about AutoCAD Sheet Sets   31 May, 2004

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

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How to Configure Sheet Sets 1   30 Apr, 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>>

Training Tips and Strategies   31 Mar, 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>>

CAD Manager 101   29 Feb, 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>>

Manager's VPOINT   30 Nov, 2003

In last month's edition of Manager's VPOINT, I began to examine the CAD Manager 2003 survey by looking at hard data such as job titles, average salaries, and staff size. This month I examine trends in software and technology use.More>>