#15 – Introducing Eugene

As some of you know, I am a bit of a nerdy geek regarding technology (sometimes known as tech). So, I took a bit of a leap last week, and I’d like to introduce you all to my new friend, Eugene. Eugene is a DJI Mini Pro 3, and I hope he will be the […]

#14: Being an ACI and an EE

No, I’m not talking a foreign language here. I am both Autodesk ACI accredited and a member of the Autodesk EE program. It’s a privilege to be involved with both of these Autodesk programs, and having been involved for many years now, I just wanted to explain what both programs are, and how honoured I […]

#013: Future-Proofing Your Career with AutoCAD

Welcome to that lucky number thirteen. This is the thirteenth Not Just CAD! blog under the new numbering system, which might be unlucky for some, but with the backup you have in the LinkedIn Learning library, luck isn’t needed. You just need to LEARN to stay ahead! Engineers have experienced a 70% change in the […]

#015 – It’s All About The View (And The Viewers)

Welcome to another issue of Not Just CAD!, published in numerous forms; on the CADFMconsultants website, in the Not Just CAD! LinkedIn newsletter and on the Autodesk Community Voices page. I’ve been away from social media for some time, purely for personal reasons, but I’m happy to say that I’m back with the Not Just […]

Fantastic Friday #011 | AU2020

So, here we are. Fantastic Friday #011. You may have noticed my absence from blogging for a while. I have had to focus on business and family. We are now in our SECOND lockdown here in the UK, and I just battened down the hatches for a while. COVID sucks. At this time of year, […]

Terrific Tuesday #005 | FM & COVID-19

I want to refer you back to last week’s Terrific Tuesday #004, where I talked you through a simple COVID-19 classroom drawing I created in AutoCAD. Imagine that scene in a classroom, back in 1918, with the Spanish flu pandemic. According to Wikipedia, it killed 500 million worldwide. There were no computers, no AI to […]

Terrific Tuesday #004 | AutoCAD – A simple COVID 19 classroom

I took a Monday out yesterday. Within the current climate, you must deal with personal stuff, and yesterday was one of those days. Right now, I see the lockdown as a way to be flexible. OK, so you might not get all the things done you want to in a day. Relax. You WILL get […]

Fantastic Friday #010 | AutoCAD – Customizing Your Crosshairs & Pickbox

Another Fantastic Friday. Fantastic Friday #010, in fact! As you start to enjoy the new features in AutoCAD 2021, did you know that you do not have to just use AutoCAD ‘out of the box’? You can customize the AutoCAD interface to fulfil your needs around what you are designing. I am going to cover […]