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A couple of months ago I saw a Bentley software press release that announced that a couple of their civil engineering software products would now include support for the National CAD Standards 4.0. Ooooooo.

I'm rolling around on the floor laughing. Trust me. It's not a pretty sight.

Autodesk Did Not Even Notice

Autodesk didn't have to do anything to respond to this. An Autodesk…

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The DTMC is dead!

The Leadership Forum Lives!

Long Live the Management focus event before Autodesk University 2011!

We're doing it again and the newly named Leadership Forum will offer more access to Autodesk senior management and a wide range of higher level sessions from a wider range of the best of the best Autodesk University speakers.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  AU, AU2011, Autodesk University, leadership, management

I don’t think it's either a coincidence or ironic that the Debt Crisis Vote is right in the middle of Shark Week.

Seems Right on Target

A Great White Chows Down on a Whale off Cape Cod

But What would I know?…I’m just a cute little ole fur seal.

My daughter says, 

"Dad, you're really not a fur seal…You're an…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  shark, politics

Every month I get requests to bring back CAD PILOT JUMP SCHOOL.

People Want Training That Works

It's true that Training the Works is a priceless commodity that is devalued like the US dollar by the constant grinding of the printing press. There's a reason that past Jumpers keep asking for More. Once you EXPERIENCE something closer to the real deal nothing else comes close. Ask…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  training, implementation, management, people, people skills

One of great new features of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 is it's ability to data reference Offset and Curb Return Alignment Features. I've already done some webinar training on this topic featuring a few things you can do with referenced Offset Alignments.

The new ability to keep your horizontal and vertical control…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  alignment, group labels, annotation, Style, Label Style, Sets, linetype