Task Management for CAD and BIM Managers

How to say no when workload exceeds your CAD/BIM management bandwidth

Rejoining Timmons Group as their Design Technology Manager, I’ve found myself in a lot of meetings. The context of these meetings has ranged from standup chats with our production staff to formal meetings with our leadership team. Getting to know my new colleagues is exciting, but also an exercise of endless introductions. Introductions allow us

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Resolutions for a Success as a CAD/BIM Manager

After nearly 9.5 years with CADD Microsystems, last week was the start of a new chapter of my career. That new chapter is marked by my decision to rejoin Timmons Group as their Design Technology Manager. Just as during my previous tenure at the firm, the people of Timmons Group are outstanding, and I couldn’t

The Anatomy of a Top-Rated Autodesk University Presentation

The Anatomy of a Top-Rated Autodesk University Presentation

Autodesk University 2019 begins on November 19th, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. With class selections made, presenters are feverishly working on their presentations. While every presenter strives to deliver a world-class presentation, not all do. I’ve had the privilege of speaking at Autodesk University for more than a decade. While I’d love to tell you

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Autodesk University 2019 Community Voting Now Open

It may seem premature to begin thinking about Autodesk University this soon in the year, especially since the conference doesn’t begin until November 19,2019, but that’s precisely what time it is. Like the outside temperatures, planning for this year’s conference is heating up. More than 1,100 hopeful speakers from nearly 50 countries submitted over 2,400

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Hindsight Is 20/20 and this is AutoCAD 2020

Autodesk just announced and released AutoCAD 2020 to the world. Like the many releases before it, this one introduces many feature-rich enhancements aimed at making you more productive. If you feel like you’ve heard similar promises before, you probably have. Throughout my 23-year tenure as an AutoCAD user, it’s a tagline I sure feel I’ve

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macOS Mojave Support for AutoCAD 2018 Introduced

Keeping with tradition, Apple released the latest update to their desktop operating system macOS Mojave at the end of September. The Mojave update introduced several much-anticipated features including a new Dark Mode to macOS. As with all major operating system updates, it’s best to delay your upgrade until software vendors have a chance to release

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Starting AutoCAD Your Way with Desktop Shortcut Icon Switches

You’re likely familiar with many of the ways we can customize AutoCAD. Many of these discussions focus on things we can do inside the software. While such customization options are indeed endless, did you know you can begin customizing AutoCAD before you ever start it? A lesser discussed customization method rests with the desktop shortcut

AutoCAD Dad Jokes

The Best of The CAD Geek’s AutoCAD Dad Jokes

To all the dad’s out there – Happy Father’s Day! I hope you’re able to spend the day with your own father and/or your own children. With my son turning three at the end of the month, I couldn’t be happier to celebrate my third Father’s Day with him. He’s such an incredible dude, and