Windows Registry Hack and Model Checker Configurator

Gonna start this post with the ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK warning. THIS POST INVOLVES MANUALLY EDITING YOUR REGISTRY AND IF YOU BREAK IT YOU BOUGHT IT. YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY. Seriously, if editing the Windows Registry is not your cup of tea, then feel free to skip. I know I said "hack" in the … Continue reading Windows Registry Hack and Model Checker Configurator

What I Learned at AU 2018

This is gonna be an atypical post. I think I am still processing this, and not 100% sure what to do with it. And it's not gonna be a shocker to a lot of you, but it came into sharp focus for me... in Las Vegas of all places. I really enjoy going to conferences … Continue reading What I Learned at AU 2018

Some Stupid Revit Wallpapers

I like making tee shirts and wallpapers. They are all dumb. I recently tweeted a couple Revit related wallpapers that I have show up on my work laptop's desktop and I thought I would collect them here. Feel free to grab and use on your PC, too! Just click on the image to open the … Continue reading Some Stupid Revit Wallpapers

What Revit Needs Now

I've been reading Peter Diamandis's great book, Abundance, and it's forcing me to stretch my brain more than I am used to. I am nowhere near smart enough to try to think about big world impacting issues like he outlines, so I thought I'd really noodle on Revit as a tool and try to figure … Continue reading What Revit Needs Now

The 100 Things Every Revit User Should Know

Back at the old CADD Blog, I just wrapped a series of tips blog posts covering a hodge-podge of tips and tricks for Revit users that I (and many other) have collected over the years. I thought I'd like to collect them all here for easy clicking. Enjoy! 100 THINGS EVERY REVIT USER SHOULD KNOW … Continue reading The 100 Things Every Revit User Should Know

Revit Model Performance Is Not a Magic Bullet

I get many opportunities to audit and review Revit project models. When I am approached by a company and asked people are invariably looking for that one thing that is slowing their model down. They want a smoking gun and I 100% understand. I like the quick fix, too. Unfortunately, it's usually not that simple. … Continue reading Revit Model Performance Is Not a Magic Bullet

Autodesk University 2017 Top Sessions and Tips on Speaking

This past November, I had the good fortune of presenting a session at Autodesk University 2017 with my office neighbor Donnie Gladfelter. Our session, Overcoming the Seven Deadly Sins of Corporate Training Programs, was just tagged as one of the top rated sessions at AU this past year. First off of, I am really proud … Continue reading Autodesk University 2017 Top Sessions and Tips on Speaking