Posts Tagged ‘RefWriter’

The importance of integrating CAD and IT – An interview with Ken Shigemitsu

Friday, 7 December 2007

Washington, DC, USA — As Director of IT at Shalom Baranes Associates, the lead design firm working on the Pentagon after the terrorist attack of 2001, Ken Shigemitsu knows the importance of keeping everyone on the same page. The project, when it is finished in 2012, will have rebuilt space equivalent to two Empire State Buildings. As busy as Ken is, we managed to persuade him to take a few minutes to answer some questions for MicroStation Today.

From karate to mountain climbing to 3D, Shalom Baranes’ Ken Shigemitsu loves a challenge

MicroStation Today: Hi Ken, …
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Mississippi Department of Transportation CAD Manager’s three favorite design tools: FileFixer, RefWriter and Microsoft Office Importer.

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

Jackson, Mississippi, USA — This month the MicroStation Today user spotlight shines on John Ward from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (DOT). John gave us an overview of how he uses FileFixer, RefWriter and Microsoft Office Importer to keep Mississippi DOT’s CAD standards up to par.

John Ward of the Mississippi Department of Transportation

MicroStation Today: Please give a brief description of your CAD history.
John: I graduated with special honors from a local community college in 1982 with an Associate’s Degree in Drafting and Design. Straight out of school, I started working with the Highway Department’s …
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Time travel is possible, if you use RefWriter.

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

Is time travel possible? Does my time end if I don’t beat this deadline? The Axiom labs have discovered ways to bend time, meet deadlines and stop the neighbor’s dog from barking. This article will show you one method for traveling to and from reference files while shortening the time line between them.

Using Axiom’s RefWriter is like taking a shortcut through a wormhole.

How does this work?
Using Axiom’s RefWriter, the time saved editing reference files and returning to the master file is like taking a shortcut through a wormhole (a “wormhole” is a hypothetical …
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Cedric Hider shares how he saves Cobb, Fendley & Associates $500 per week.

Sunday, 7 May 2006

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA — Cobb, Fendley & Associates are no strangers to implementing strategies to maximize profits while keeping costs down. Twice ranked in the University of Houston Small Business Development Center’s Top 100 fastest-growing privately owned businesses, CFA keeps their focus on providing high-quality engineering services by adopting time-saving and productivity-boosting strategies in the design phase of a project.

Cedric Hider and his son ready to go to a Dallas Mavericks basketball game

Cedric Hider, Design and Project Engineer for CFA, took some time to share with MicroStation Today how he uses Axiom’s RefWriter to …
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Duty of the CAD Manager

Sunday, 7 May 2006

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, USA — When facing tough deadlines, it’s often the CAD manager who takes responsibility for getting a project completed on time. CAD managers have been known to go to great lengths — from extensive MicroStation training for users to pulling all-nighters — to avoid costly project delays.

Always in the forward-thinking CAD manager’s corner, MicroStation Productivity Toolkit offers a multitude of software programs to boost everyday user productivity, as well as tools to automate time-draining modifications that need to be performed in bulk. This article highlights some of the MicroStation Productivity Toolkit components that can increase the quality …
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Enhancing MicroStation Productivity Toolkit.

Wednesday, 7 December 2005

Axiom staff is working overtime!

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, USA — Axiom’s Development and Certification personnel are in a continuous blur of activity keeping up with client demands – Axiom has recently maintained an average of one or more new releases every week.

Each new release is promptly sent at no charge to Axiom maintenance holders for their immediate deployment and boosted productivity. MicroStation Today readers may already be aware that MicroStation sites with active maintenance have seen four major releases of FileFixer during their most recent 12-month maintenance period. Also they have seen six releases of Microsoft Office Importer, four releases of …
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Small Texas civil engineering firm saves 50 hours per project using Axiom software.

Wednesday, 7 September 2005

BEAUMONT, TEXAS, USA — If you go east from Houston on Interstate 10, about two hours into your journey you’ll come across the City of Beaumont. Beaumont is a city of about 114,000 people, and is a part of the area known as the “Golden Triangle” — an area of Southeast Texas rich in petroleum and natural gas bordered by Beaumont, Port Arthur and Orange — due to the economic prominence of the petrochemical industry in the area. Beaumont has a rich history (Beaumont was the site of the first major oil-field discovery in the United States in 1901, …
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