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At this years AU 2011 Leadership Forum I'm hosting a session called

Outliers on the Road to Extremistan

"Does the “80/20 rule” actually apply to the context of human effort, results, and reward?
The basic math would mean that only 1% produce 50% of the results…

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It's been a bit since I BIM posted. (There is no typo in the title.) That doesn't mean BIM is not important or I'm not very passionate about it. I didn't long ago and far, far away in another lifetime build a company monikered as "Visual Information Systems" without reason and design intent. It's a tell.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  BIM, management, Project Management

People wave their hands and talk about "Model Based" software, "Model Based" design, and BIM. What do these words really mean where the rubber hits the road?

Maybe the answer is simple, but it sure appears that takes a while for people to get the unexpected consequences. 

Model-Based is Simple and Elegant

We build a "reasonably realistic" model of what we want…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  publiish, publish on demand, Style Management, Style, template

Does AutoCAD Civil 3D sometimes make you feel like it will Never Work? Of course it does. Some days we all feel like the famous Winney-the-Pooh character Eeyore.

"It will never work."

Disney's Eeyore

Civil 3D is complex design…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  personization, customization, implementation, management

I continue to get questions about the Autodesk University 2011 Leadership Forum.
You can now find out More about what this great participatory event.

What is the AU Leadership Forum?

When AU 2011 registration officially opens for all next week for all, there will be even More questions and less time to ACT.
Lucky me and you.

There is now an official Autodesk…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  AU, AU2011, Autodesk University, leadership, management