Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

Hey. I'm still a GeeK doing technical geek CAD Standards and CAD Implementation stuff at AU 2011 in CAD Management and IT track.

The AU 2011 Catalog

I like to speak geek too. So do many of you. Implementation is ALL about People. Process, and Structure. How Do You Do That? Want to Share?…

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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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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags NCS, ncs 4.0, CAD Standards, implementation, Layer Standards, DOT, CADOT, Caltrans, FDOT

This summer our nation's politicians struggle to cope with the cost of government. This is a pretty common human problem. I have the problem. You have the problem. But Why is it so #%$#  HARD TO FIX IT?

The Costs are Real

The people working in the civil engineering and related marketplaces today have real needs. There are significant man-hour costs for organizations when…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags implementation, training, people, people skills, management, CAD Standards

What are thousands of counties, towns, agencies, consultants, civil engineers and their Autodesk Resellers going to do?
Customize AutoCAD Civil 3D from the ground up for each and every one or Personalize AutoCAD Civil 3D based on National Standards?

The WAVE is Coming…  

This is the reason I do this crazy little thing called Jump.

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I wanted to follow up on the Subassembly Composer tip I tossed out on the SAC release day and More on the theme of the cumulative nature of AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge. It is... 

Faster than a Speeding Bullet

In my SAC post I pointed out that employing the NAMES used in the default Civil 3D codeset file might be a good idea and save you a LOT of work.

Use the default CODE…

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