You know you want it. Or maybe you don’t. Know, that is. Either way, the point is, you ought to be aware, as a CAD manager, of the many career paths seductively curling their come-hither fingers for you. Like the sound of “CIO”? Cadalyst columnist Robert Green tells you how to go for it.
Make no mistake: This is a big transition. But if you really like delving into software, IT, and corporate strategy—and believe you can develop your chops to succeed on a much-larger-than-CAD-alone stage—the role of CIO could be just the ticket. No surprise: Pay’s better, too.
This article was developed by the editors of Cadalyst—purveyor of information, advice, and tips for CAD managers and users—and is published in the Autodesk CAD Manager Center with permission of the publisher.
Inside the Autodesk CAD Manager Center: The Adventure Continues….
This is the sixth in a series of shout-outs to the Autodesk CAD Manager Center. Earlier in the tour, I pointed you to…
- Week 1: Autodesk CAD Manager Center—Intro, plus videos of the 2015 CAD Manager Summit
- Week 2: Autodesk CAD Manager Center—3 Ways Good CAD Management Confers a Competitive Advantage
- Week 3: Autodesk CAD Manager Center—CAD Manager’s Guide to Software Trial Success
- Week 4: Autodesk CAD Manager Center—5 Questions to Ask When Considering Cheap-o CAD
- Week 5: Autodesk CAD Manager Center—AutoCAD, and Product and Building Design Suites