Mark Kiker continues his running series of articles called Secrets that Tech Managers Keep, teaching project managers about the road for success, support, and improvements along the way.
Adam Black tells his story from 43 years of experience seeing far more bad teaching, systems, and processes than good, while keeping the saying of keeping the blind from leading the blind.
Mark Kiker introduces his next secret that Tech Managers keep, which is that they are tired of putting up with some things. Mark takes a look at the things that are making him and all other Tech Managers tired and what can be done about it.
Paul Li first discusses why Autodesk may have included the free LISP file, then he demonstrates the additional function the LISP file adds to AutoCAD. Finally, Paul concludes with what came of the free sample function as AutoCAD continued development with newer releases.
Mark Behrens mentions that having a dynamic and open mindset will allow your resources, as they change and mature overtime, to keep your business moving forward and grow as the industry expands, even with the volatile environment we are currently in!
Mark Kiker decided to start his own series with this month’s topic, focusing on blending together the Secrets and the Salary Survey!
Mark Kiker teaches the ways of becoming the best Tech Manager, the best version of yourself. Mark spreads words of wisdom about being resilient and tenacious!
Adam Black gets down to the nitty gritty of what and/or who is a manager, and he continues banging-on about his “Control vs. Chaos” and the “Dunning-Kruger Effect” realities until the global Engineering industry has their own changes in perception.
Mark Behrens talks about their experience with culture change many times in attempts to improve processes that have been met with mixed results. Mark mentions that by learning from past failures, we have created positive change.
Rob Sinclair introduces five ways that AI drafting is helping surveyors make the most of their reality capture workflows.
Mark Kiker prepares us for success through failure. Mark dives into how we should handle failure and how to plan for it and after it.
Cyrena Respini-Irwin influences us about the rise and positives and negatives of BIM & CAD, as well as how ARES Commander 2024 can generate smart 2D DWG drawings from Revit or IFC BIM projects automatically, transforming a time-consuming task into a one-click process.
Mark Behrens explains how the challenges facing today’s hybrid working environment are many, and why a company needs a well-established corporate culture to avoid challenges in daily operations.
Jim Coppinger talks about two systems that he thinks work wonderfully together, side-by-side in the same office environment: AutoCAD and BricsCAD.
Mark Kiker teaches us how to insure everyone back at the company, as well as, how to go and approach Time Off in general, and depending on your jobs in specific.
Mark Behrens focuses on best reviewing a business’ existing corporate culture, a core value in developing an effective business plan with far-reaching implications.
Shawn Herring discusses some best practices for Civil 3D implementation, based on industry expertise and real-world experience.
Adam Black asks us if we are just purchasing and installing software or does your company have an implementation strategy to develop the technology to try and stand out of the crowd? Adam states and explores how without it, your company cannot legitimately claim to be better than any other, because you are all on a level playing field.
Mark Kiker follows up with the hiring process he’s written about in his past articles here at AUGI. Mark introduces the topic of what he calls ‘Onboarding’. He walks you all through the processes and gives his advice on what to do and how to approach every situation!