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AUGI members worldwide write articles, papers, tutorials all the time. We are beginning something new now, actually hosting that material on our site in a manner that allows readers to find what they are interested in. We have sections in a number of areas, some related to products and others management and organizational issues.

Articles

  • Is the CAD Classroom Obsolete?

    by cadjedi

    January 24th, 2011

    Think that classroom training is a thing of the past? Not only is it still a viable option, but with a little upfront effort on your part and a willingness to use leading edge technology, classroom training can be better than ever.
  • Something Is Similar, No?

    by David Harrington

    January 24th, 2011

    AUGI President David Harrington on what's new with the organization. A clean new website (with some familiar Forum content) and some fresh faces on the AUGI Board of Directors start 2011 off right.
  • Parametric Drawing in AutoCAD

    by Brian Benton

    January 23rd, 2011

    In this first article in a series, Brian Benton explores the Parametric Drawing design tools in AutoCAD.Their purpose, how to use, and techniques are discussed.
  • CAD Management: How to Impress Your Boss

    by mark.kiker

    January 23rd, 2011

    Add "impress the boss" to your list of resolutions for 2011. Here are four key areas in which you can put this into practice.
  • How HP Z Workstations Help Improve the AutoCAD Design Process

    January 23rd, 2011

    The HP Z Workstation family delivers the power, performance, and reliability you need - all at an affordable price.
  • One Man Shop: Consulting vs Freelancing - Part One

    by TomCipolla

    January 3rd, 2011

    This article will explore some of the elements that comprise a successful oneperson visualization operation. There is no shortage of valuable technical information dedicated to streamlining work efficiency and improving 3D work generally. Here we will take a closer look at the business side of making a go of it on your own. Essential components include branding, networking, and marketing, establishing a presence in the 3D community, client interaction, negotiating, business practices, contracts, and artwork rights.
  • The Early Years: 2009 - Holding Down the Fort

    by mark.kiker

    December 30th, 2010

    AUGI concludes its series on the history of the organization with a look at 2009. After parting ways with its professional management services firm, AUGI faced a series of challenges to keep going with no interruption in services. Ultimately, it met this challenge head on and succeeded.
  • Inventor Users - Share Your Knowledge

    December 30th, 2010

    HotNews is seeking AUGI members who use Autodesk Inventor to share their expertise on a monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly basis with HotNews readers.
  • AU 2010: Personal Perspective

    by Kung Fu Drafter

    December 30th, 2010

    A three-time Autodesk University attendee offers up this perspective on the event, featured speakers, and why he keeps coming back for more, year after year.
  • President’s Message: Progress and Pain

    by mark.kiker

    December 30th, 2010

    AUGI wraps up its 20th anniversary year with solid and growing publications, an expanding AUGI Wish List program, and a brand new website. The year was not without challenges, however, as AUGI CAD Camps struggle to find an audience. Mark Kiker leaves the AUGI Board of Directors after six years of service.

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