Mark Kiker talks about a book he read called “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity” and mentions a bunch of very useful and helpful tips and strategies to help you implement.
Mark Kiker gets you to think about bad customer service and when you might not be providing what is needed for your "customers" to be satisfied.
Mark Kiker writes about how there are times when you’re collaborating with a team, but you do not have enough information to define the best route, and that you still have to predict the future and clearly define a path forward.
Mark Kiker informs and teaches us about messages that you DO want to be sending and how that can impact others in a positive way.
Mark Kiker talks about messages you might want to delete instead of send and how your messages that you have sent could’ve came off in a negative way.
Mark Kiker talks about how when people come running, you go into troubleshooting mode and start asking a lot of questions. He says that you may get to the root of the problem really quickly and get them back on track, but other times the problem runs deeper than a quick fix.
Mark Kiker explains what leadership cloning is and how you probably think you are a good leader and think that others who pattern their leadership after what you have learned will be good leaders also. Also adding that as you bring people along, they will start to act like you.
Mark Kiker shows us where to go to find whatever you might need for your Autodesk software. It mentions the applications are all categorized based on the specific Autodesk software as well as the need the app addresses. You’ll find apps that are free that provide small solutions and apps that have a price tag that provide more in-depth solutions.
Mark Kiker continues his past Making the Call article with a part two with even more wise knowledge of making decisions with the process behind it.
Mark Kiker asks, “How do you get things done without moving too fast or too slow?” And if you read on you will see that he does have some ideas about moving faster or slower depending on the need.
Mark Kiker has a virtual meeting with three team members from an engineering firm involved with the power and energy market. They discuss and introduce you to everything you need to know about, “their firm, their positions and duties and how they work in a blended environment of design tools.”
Mark Kiker has a conversation with Robert Garza coming from the idea of focusing on education at Community College levels and how many offer CAD training that could potentially get the students into an engineering career.
Eric Wing lists off and goes into detail on his chosen delivery methods that are here to help everyone including: Video Recording, Video Conferencing, Onboarding, Production Staff, and many more.
Seriously? Another meeting? YES! Mark Kiker gets serious about things getting done. Find out why you need to have meeting, what they should cover and what to have and what not to have.
Mark Kiker talks about the upcoming topics about building a Project Team and inviting the right mix to that team.
Stephen Walz introduces how clients are beginning to require an integrated approach to enhance their existing Asset Management solutions. So in response, the AEC industry has started to evaluate multiple vendors, organizations, and technologies to develop proven solutions that allow for seamless migration of all design intelligence data into a federated model. He also adds that these solutions will be leveraged for interdisciplinary coordination, Model-Based QC, Model-Based Deliverables, and most importantly enable a streamlined continuation of asset management, well beyond design.
Mark Kiker makes sure you know what “retirement” he is referring to, old technology. He discusses old tools and hardware that will just not go away.
Survey Manager, Melanie Stone, polls our membership on how many of them are looking to leave their current companies, and why? There are some drastic changes from the last time we asked, notably that fewer people than ever are planning on remaining with their current teams.
Mark Kiker explains how to stop, take a breath and make a list to prioritize your work. This article will tell you how to make a checklist and take your workload one step at time.
Another newcomer to AUGIWorld is Bryson Anderson. Bryson goes in depth about Autodesk’s decision to move to Named User licensing.