First, if you are upgrading to a new release of AutoCAD, let Mike Thomas remind you why AutoCAD is still a reliable workhorse in his article "AutoCAD, the Versatile Veteran."
Also in the May 2015 AUGIWorld...
Managing the Expectations of a Move Up - Mark Kiker's CAD Manager column deals with winning that promotion (even if by default) and then making those important next moves.
Implementation and Workspaces - Melinda Heavrin, AutoCAD Architecture expert, demonstrates how to manage and customize workspaces in the software.
Real Life Perspective: Transitioning from AutoCAD to Revit, Part 2 - In a follow-up to his article in the January issue of AUGIWorld, Michael Hopple dives deeper into implementation strategies to ensure a successful transition from AutoCAD to Revit Structure.
Optimizing Workstations for MCAD Applications - Robert Green with some advice about purchasing a new MCAD workstation: what is the best configuration to maximize performance and get the most for your money?
The Level After the Next Level - Todd Shackelford explores where the industry appears to be going. Watch closely, make smart decisions, and you can successfully ride the wave.
Also in this issue...
Implementing the Multileader to Stand Out in the Crowd - Sam Lucido reviews the multileader and some of the variables and concepts that make this tool an important part of standards implementation in AutoCAD.
Inside Track - Brian Andresen presents three new products for the Autodesk community. Ideate Sticky for Revit combines the ease and flexibility of Excel spreadsheet editing with the convenience of a sticky note; Solibri IFC Optimizer is built for optimizing ISO-standard IFC files; and Boost Your BIM is a file version reporter.
AUGIWorld May 2015 Issue Released!