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

 

This is spooky. We could call it haunting. It’s the horror of new support online.

The technical support staff are well-intentioned and very skilled about their product and software. But they are answering all my questions from their perspective and experience and NOT from mine. Arrrrrrrgh!

The typical customer "identification process" is bad if it skips from the human to the technical…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags help, WATT, support

The modern practice of continuous development is a good thing. We employ these sound practices in our product development for the Production Solution products for AutoCAD Civil 3D.

As consumers we get better versions of products as a result often at a reduced cost.

Smart phones would be the most obvious visible…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, Upgrade, Civil 3D

Is this easy to say, and hard to do? Of course it is. All work worth doing usually is.
That’s why they call the results Competitive Advantage. Competitive advantage is something you make. The Lord knows, it’s easy enough to lose and never, ever get in the first place.

They tell us this technology can help. We know technology can hurt. Oh yeah. Software we depend on…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, CAD Standards, Style Management

The Release 6 of the Production Solution products is in the works. This is a Right of Spring. Maybe it’s a Wright of Spring since the act is about the craft of intentional destruction and building?

New Builds in three releases of our templates and styles production products in Civil 3D for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015, and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 often…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, Release 6, training

This week I caught a whiff of an arresting, interesting, and at times smokin’ exchange on Twitter about the future of AutoCAD Civil 3D and BIM.

One side of the conversation was about the fact that Autodesk could solve problems inside of C3D in a more BIM like fashion, but apparently won’t. Indeed. Structures like curbs that know they are curbs and recognize internal…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2016, Civil 3D 2016, WATT, wishlist