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AutoCAD 2021 Helps Users Travel into the Past — of Their Drawings Article
AutoCAD 2021 Helps Users Travel into the Past — of Their Drawings   26 Mar, 2020

The latest release of Autodesk’s venerable 2D/3D CAD software application includes a Drawing History feature, which enables users to see how their drawings have changed over time, and compare past versions with the present. More>>

Autodesk Delays Implementation of Named-User Licensing Approach Article
Autodesk Delays Implementation of Named-User Licensing Approach   25 Mar, 2020

CAD Manager Column: The move from perpetual or floating network licenses to named-user licenses has been pushed out to August 2020, but it is definitely still happening — so CAD managers need to prepare now.More>>

The Traditional Computer Memory Hierarchy — and Its Impact on CAD Performance — Are Evolving Article
The Traditional Computer Memory Hierarchy — and Its Impact on CAD Performance — Are Evolving   19 Mar, 2020

Herrera on Hardware: The basic tenets of the tried-and-true memory hierarchy still apply, but it’s worth knowing how recent disruptors can improve performance — and perhaps shift the traditional balance.More>>

Has Coronavirus Closed Your Office? Work from Home the Right Way Article
Has Coronavirus Closed Your Office? Work from Home the Right Way   18 Mar, 2020

If you’re transitioning from a company office environment to a home office, these six tips will help you create a more positive, productive experience for yourself and your coworkers.More>>

Autodesk Begins Move to Named-User Licensing Article
Autodesk Begins Move to Named-User Licensing    11 Mar, 2020

CAD Manager's Newsletter: Transitioning from perpetual or floating network licenses to named-user licenses will have a substantial financial impact for your firm, so start analyzing your specific needs immediately.More>>

CAD Management 3.0 Calls for Quadrilingual Translation Skills Article
CAD Management 3.0 Calls for Quadrilingual Translation Skills   26 Feb, 2020

CAD Manager Column: As a CAD manager, you likely wear a lot of hats — and now, being an effective communicator requires that you speak a lot of “languages” as well.More>>

AMD CPUs for CAD Workstations: Third-Generation Threadripper Makes Impressive Debut Article
AMD CPUs for CAD Workstations: Third-Generation Threadripper Makes Impressive Debut   20 Feb, 2020

Herrera on Hardware: Three years into the era of AMD’s Zen architecture for central processing units (CPUs), the company has climbed into a better position to compete with Intel, equipped with a high-performance workstation-caliber CPU.More>>

How to Stay Billable in the CAD Management 3.0 Era Article
How to Stay Billable in the CAD Management 3.0 Era   12 Feb, 2020

CAD management facilitates production, so it should be almost entirely billable — which means you need to reprioritize your workload. More>>

CAD Management 3.0 — The Change Is Real Article
CAD Management 3.0 — The Change Is Real   29 Jan, 2020

CAD Manager Column: We’re now in the midst of the third major change wave in CAD management, which will place new demands on CAD managers and redefine what it takes to compete in the field.More>>

Cadalyst White Paper Reveals Top CAD Tech Trends for 2020 Article
Cadalyst White Paper Reveals Top CAD Tech Trends for 2020   16 Jan, 2020

What are the most important technologies to keep your eye on, now and in the months to come?More>>

Design and Engineering Technology White Paper: Top Trends for 2020
Get this free guide to read insights and predictions from eight CAD software companies about how CAD and related technologies are changing. From the editors of Cadalyst. Download here!


The Why and How of CAD StandardsWhite Paper: The Why and How of CAD Standards
CAD standards are a much more complex — and perplexing — challenge than in the past. This 15-page guide includes Robert Green's entire four-part series of CAD Manager columns on standards, explaining how to craft standards for the modern CAD ecosystem and more. From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.


A CAD Manager's Guide to Reducing ErrorsWhite Paper: A CAD Manager's Guide to Reducing Errors
This guide from Cadalyst compiles three of Robert Green's well-respected CAD Manager columns: a two-part series on adapting quality control techniques for CAD, and an overview of common CAD management mistakes. Get on the path to greater efficiency, fewer mistakes, and better results! From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.




Fabulous Freebies for CAD Users - 2020 Edition