And now for something different – a guest blog from my colleague in arms Pat Jenakanandhini (Pat J12i for short). He's a great addition to our team, and more involved in day to day product creation than I am as of late. I'll let him introduce himself as he takes a shot at blogging. -- Ursula
Hi World! I want to introduce myself and join my colleague Ursula in blogging about all things in the pipes – well maybe not all things. J My name is Pat Jenakanandhini and I am one of the Product Managers working on Plant Solutions at Autodesk. My background includes degrees in Process & Piping Design, Computer Science and a recently completed MBA. I also spent a lot of time early in my career working for another plant design software maker. I have two wonderful kids (2 yrs and 1 month), an incredibly supportive wife and family, and live in the great state of New Hampshire. Ursula has graciously offered to let me try guest blogging through her blog – so here goes!
AutoCAD Plant 3D 2012 was released just a couple of months back. The engineering team have been hard at work and we are getting close to having new beta of Plant 3D soon. Yes – that's right just a few short months and we already have a beta of the next version. We need YOUR help though. We need your feedback and help with looking at the new beta and finding problems with it. This will help our team fix as many problems as possible and deliver a high quality product that will delight you.
So, you are ready to help! What next you ask?
Sign up at http://beta.autodesk.com The picture below shows the site. If you have previously participated in Autodesk beta, you can just login with your existing login information. If you are new, click the link for new users and register.
Once you are logged in, click on "About Me" link on the left side.
- Scroll down and select the products you are interested in providing feedback on. Select AutoCAD P&ID and AutoCAD Plant 3D of course!
- That's it! Once the beta starts, you will get added to the project and notified with further instructions. You can then download the latest software and give us direct feedback on what works or more importantly what doesn't work.
So there you have it – my first blog post. I'll be back with more posts in the future. Please give me your feedback or let me know if you want to hear about any particular topic. Thanks.