Survey Archives

AUGI Surveys, which are used to poll AUGI members on a variety of topics, are available here in the Archive. Occasionally, a survey will be conducted for internal purposes to improve an AUGI offering; those results will not be published.

The annual Salary Survey, conducted every summer, is archived here.

The monthly homepage polls and most surveys are featured in AUGI HotNews and archived below.

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Job Search Poll 2014
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Poll: 2013 – Surveys in Review
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Poll: LUG Survey
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Poll: Revit MEP and the Salary Survey!
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Are you currently conducting a job search?
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Homepage Poll: Upgrades
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Homepage Poll: Learning Methods
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2012 Surveys in Review
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The Salary Survey is coming!
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AUGI Home Page Poll: Favorite AUGI Feature
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AUGI Home Page Poll: First Version of Revit
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AUGI Home Page Poll: Job Search Poll Results
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The Annual AUGI Salary Survey
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SHOW OLDER SURVEYS

Poll: Social Media Usage - November 2012

Which social media sites do you use? 52% of AUGI members use the professional networking site, LinkedIn, but, 13% do not use any at all.
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Poll: 3D Usage - October 2012

How much of your work is 3-dimensional? 31% of respondents say 'All', and 42% report that their clients require BIM deliverables.
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Poll: 1st version of AutoCAD - September 2012

What was the first release of AutoCAD you ever used? 54% of our members started somewhere between releases 9 and 14.
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Poll: Favorite AUGI feature - May 2012

What is your favorite part of the AUGI site? 57% of users picked the forums above all else.
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Poll: First Revit Version - April 2012

What release of Revit did you start on? 3% of the members of our Revit community have been there since the beginning.
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Poll: Looking for a job? - March 2012

Find out how many members are looking for work, and why.
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Poll: Current AutoCAD Version - February 2012

See what release of AutoCAD (and it's vertical products) our members are currently using.
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Poll: Finding AUGI - January 2012

Members responded to our homepage poll question, "How did you hear about AUGI?"
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E-Training Survey - June 2011

In this survey, AUGI members were polled about their preferences for online training.
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AUGI Ballot Survey - March 2009

In this survey, AUGI members were polled about their preference on the ballot type for electing the AUGI Board of Directors. Members offered their opinions on whether to stick with the current method of electing board members - the affirmation ballot - or if they prefer a different approach. The answer to this question and more are found in this survey.
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Web Preferences - October 2008

October's survey polled members on their web surfing preferences and usage. What web page features do AUGI members like to use? What do they dislike? What can AUGI do to provide more "web" appeal for its members? Click on the link below for the results.
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AutoCAD 2009 - July 2008

AutoCAD 2009, released in Spring 2008, was the subject of this July survey. AUGI members offered their views on the most interesting or useful features in this release. Find out what they had to say.
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Adopting New Autodesk Releases - May 2008

In this survey, AUGI members are polled about their software upgrade habits. How quickly after release do AUGI members implement the latest Autodesk software? What's their biggest challenge when migrating to a new release? The answers to these questions and more are found in this survey.
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CAD Salary Survey - April 2008

AUGI members were asked for their opinions about the CAD Salary Survey, an annual worldwide survey which gathers salary data and other job-related information from AUGI members. Here's what they had to say about this high-profile, annual survey.
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BLAUGI - February 2008

In this survey, AUGI members offered their opinions about BLAUGI, AUGI's official blog site, located at www.BLAUGI.com. Click on the link below to find out how often members visit and what kind of information they seek from BLAUGI. If you aren't a BLAUGI regular, perhaps this will motivate you to visit more often.
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Video-based Training - January 2008

This month, we polled AUGI members about video-based training. What do AUGI members like about this form of training? What do they dislike? What can AUGI do to provide video training that will appeal to its members? Click on the link below for the resutls.
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AUGI HotNews - November 2007

This month, we asked AUGI members for their opinions about AUGI HotNews, the organization's monthly e-newsletter avaialble in verticalized editions for Manufacturing, AEC, and General Design. We asked AUGI members to weigh in on the benefits they receive from this monthly publication. Click on the link below to find out what they had to say.
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Autodesk University - September 2007

Autodesk University, the premier annual training event for Autodesk product users, has provided countless professionals with top-notch training. In this survey, we polled AUGI members for their opinions on the impact Autodesk University makes in their professional lives.
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AUGI Training Program (ATP) - July 2007

Over the years, the AUGI Training Program has provided many AUGI members with free, supplemental online training, which allows these hard-working users to get the most out of the Autodesk products they use every day. In this survey, AUGI members were asked to assess the ATP, its strengths and weaknesses, and offer improvement suggestions. Click on the link below to find out what they said.
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CAD Standards - May 2007

The topic was CAD standards and AUGI members had strong opinions about them. The good news is that most respondents consider their CAD standard good and reveal that most of their users adhere to the standard. View their other opinions by clicking the link below.
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Local Chapters - April 2007

April's survey polled members on local chapters and local chapter meetings. While many of the respondents indicated they do not attend local chapter meetings for various reasons, nearly all respondents can see the value of face-to-face interaction with peers. See what else they said about local chapter meetings.
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Autodesk Buzzsaw - March 2007

The March survey asked for AUGI member opinions on Autodesk Buzzsaw, a web-based collaboration service. Find out what they had to say by clicking the link below.
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Autodesk Vault - February 2007

In February, AUGI members weighed in on their use of Autodesk Vault data management software. While a vast majority of the respondents indicated they do not currently use Autodesk Vault, nearly as many showed a desire to learn more about it if an AUGI Training Program (ATP) course on Vault were offered. Review their other comments.
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FlexFM Network License Manager - January 2007

January's survey asked AUGI members about FlexLM, a network license manager in Autodesk products. Get their opinions about it here.
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Sheet Sets - December 2006

In December, we polled AUGI members about Sheet Sets in AutoCAD. Who uses sheet sets, who doesn't, and respondents' opinions of that functionality were gathered in the survey. Click on the link below for the full results.
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AutoCAD 2007 - November 2006

AutoCAD 2007, released in Spring 2006, was the subject of this survey. AUGI members offered their views on the most interesting or useful features in this release. A slim majority planned to get their AutoCAD 2007 training in-house while others were heading online to get up to speed. Find out what else they had to say.
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Training Preferences - September 2006

How do you like to learn? In this survey, AUGI members gave their opinions on everything from what type of training they preferred to the ideal duration of the training courses they attended. And it's no surprise that an overwhelming majority of AUGI members said they were happy to share what they learn with co-workers.
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Beyond AutoCAD - August 2006

In August 2006, AUGI members were asked to weigh in on their use of Autodesk products other than AutoCAD, such as Revit, Architectural Desktop, Civil 3D, and Inventor, among others. Which "other" products do they prefer and why? Find out in this survey.
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AUGIWorld - July 2006

AUGI members' opinions about the AUGI member magazine, AUGIWorld, were solicited in this survey. Respondents rank their favorite columns and features and offer a variety of other opinions on the size of the magazine, its frequency, the way it is delivered, and more. Here are the results.
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Third-Party Software - June 2006

We asked AUGI members to share their experiences with Autodesk add-on software provided by third-party suppliers. More than half of the respondents use third-party products to complement their Autodesk software. The value of these products - and how the respondents discovered them - are among the topics covered in this survey.
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CAD Management - May 2006

AUGI members were polled on CAD Standards this month. The existence of a corporate CAD standard - and how closely it is followed - are among the questions posed to AUGI members. Here are the results.
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AUGI Wish List - April 2006

What do AUGI members think about the "new-style" Wish List format for AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor? Improvements in the Wish List program include more time for AUGI members to submit wishes and the ability to vote for their top 10 wishes three times per year instead of just once annually. Here's what AUGI members had to say about the program.
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AUGI Training Program (ATP) - March 2006

The AUGI Training Program (ATP) is an AUGI asset, providing free online supplemental training for a variety of Autodesk products and industry disciplines. Find out how AUGI members view this educational resource.
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Benefits of AUGI Membership - February 2006

In February, we asked AUGI members to provide feedback about AUGI itself. When did they join AUGI and why did they join? Not surprisingly, the survey reveals that the ability to gain technical support from their peers was among the top benefits that bring new members to AUGI.
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AutoCAD Tools - November 2005

Our November survey shows that the vast majority of respondents customize AutoCAD. How they do it, on the other hand, varies greatly. Here, our survey respondents weigh in on their customization procedure and rank various AutoCAD tools according to the productivity boost our respondents receive.
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AutoCAD Communities - September 2005

AUGI Product Communities, such as the AutoCAD Community and Revit Community, are relatively new to www.AUGI.com and more are planned for release in the near future. See what the AUGI members told us about how (or if) these communities are beneficial to them.
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AutoCAD Certification - August 2005

Our August survey gauged your interest in pursuing official certification of your AutoCAD skills. While virtually all respondents were in favor of a formalized certification program and most would be willing to travel to a nearby facility to take the proposed series of tests, opinions varied on the finer points of test administration and fees that might be associated with such a program.
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Add-On Apps - June 2005

This month AUGI surveys members about their use of add-on applications and other third-party products created by Autodesk's software developer partners. See how AUGI members use third-party apps, how they find information about them, and more.
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Migration Madness - May 2005

With April bringing out new upgrades from Autodesk we asked our members to give their opinions on Migration and Upgrading. They reported on their platform, plans of platform changes, and migration challenges. See what they said about being on subscription and they felt about the current upgrade schedule.
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AUGI Services - April 2005

Our April Survey asked you to rate various AUGI services. We thank you for giving us your opinion on how we can improve AUGI and the features on its website. With your help, we can ensure that AUGI continues to meet the needs of all of our members, regardless of industry or geography.
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AUGI Gauge - March 2005

In March, our members offered their opinions on the AUGI Gauge, AUGI's benchmark suite for performance testing. The AUGI Gauge has helped users justify ROI for computer purchases, among other uses. Here's what members had to say about the AUGI Gauge, its value, and preferred delivery methods.
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Conference/Seminar - February 2005

AUGI members share their opinions about conferences, seminars, and training classes. See what members think about traveling to events, how long an event should last, and issues related to Autodesk University. See if you agree with our survey respondents.
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ATP (AUGI Training Program) - January 2005

ATP (AUGI Training Program) is one of AUGI's most valuable member services. This survey was geared toward those who have taken an ATP class in the recent past. We will be looking at these results to assist us in fine-tuning the program and ensure that it continues to meet the needs of our members.
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AUGI Forums - November 2004

This survey focuses on the AUGI Forums, an online support resource located at www.AUGI.com. Through the AUGI Forums, AUGI members display the characteristic common to all of them -- the ability and desire to help peers with technical problems, tips & tricks, and other types of support. In this survey, we learn about respondents' use of the AUGI Forums and the value they receive as a result.
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AUGIWorld - September 2004

AUGIWorld is one of the most valuable benefits AUGI offers its members. The membership overwhelmingly responded that they regularly read it. Based on the responses to this survey, the editorial staff is reviewing how they can present more how-to articles, educational/training, CAD management, and other beneficial articles for our readers.
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Autodesk Product Usage - May 2004

Examining the Autodesk product usage among our membership revealed the major areas of interest for AUGI members. In addition, our membership clued us in about the types of AUGIWorld articles they are most interested in reading. We learned a lot and AUGIWorld will improve as a result. Thanks to all who participated!
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Local User Groups – August 2004

The August survey—tracking AUGI members' involvement in local user groups (LUGs)—reveals that there is much work to be done to make LUGs a good source of support for users.
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