Expert CAD Management: The Complete Guide

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Get the strategies you need for successful CAD management in this one-of-a-kind resource. You’ll learn basics such as how to assign tasks, set budgets, and formulate ROI-and gradually delve into more complex issues such as managing intellectual property, selling ideas to management and end users, and configuring for specific engineering environments. This indispensable resource is packed with savvy insights, practical techniques, and real-world advice to broaden your technical, ...

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Overview

Get the strategies you need for successful CAD management in this one-of-a-kind resource. You’ll learn basics such as how to assign tasks, set budgets, and formulate ROI-and gradually delve into more complex issues such as managing intellectual property, selling ideas to management and end users, and configuring for specific engineering environments. This indispensable resource is packed with savvy insights, practical techniques, and real-world advice to broaden your technical, business, and management skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470116531
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/30/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,180,590
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Green is the leading authority on CAD management. He has authored his "CAD Manager" column for Cadalystmagazine since 1998, produces the semimonthly CAD Manager's Newsletter, maintains the popular CAD Manager Web site (www.cad-manager.com), and has been an Autodesk University presenter since 1995.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1. What's Involved: Defining the Position.

Chapter 2. Taking Stock of Your Current Situation.

Chapter 3. Managing Your Management.

Chapter 4. Managing Standards.

Chapter 5. Training, Hiring, and Managing Users.

Chapter 6. Managing Software (and Change).

Chapter 7. Understanding Financial Processes.

Chapter 8. Building a Long Term Plan.

Chapter 9. Managing Networks, IT and Hardware.

Chapter 10. Building Crucial Skills.

Chapter 11. Protecting Your Data.

Appendix A. Optimizing Software Performance.

Appendix B. Tips for AutoCAD Environments.

Appendix C. Tips for Manufacturing Environments.

Appendix D. Tips for AEC Environments.

Appendix E. Tips for Civil Engineering Environments.

Appendix F. Tips for Mixed Autodesk Environments (AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Civil 3D).

Appendix G. Tips for SolidWorks based Environments.

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