Cyon Research Names Randall S. Newton as Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of A-E-C Automation Newsletter

BETHESDA, MD -- October 30, 2002. Cyon Research Corporation announces that veteran CAD technology journalist Randall S. Newton has joined Cyon Research as the new Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of A-E-C Automation Newsletter, a Cyon Research publication.

A-E-C Automation Newsletter, originally founded by Ed Forrest in 1977 and published by David Weisberg between 1992 and 2000, is a high-level publication covering the strategic use of information technology for architecture, engineering, construction and facility management. Each issue provides in-depth analysis, reporting and insight into this highly complex and diverse market. The publication is available by subscription only.

For the past five years, Randall Newton held the position as Editor of MicroStation Manager magazine. Prior to that, he covered the retail CAD industry as Editor and Publisher of CADD Times. He is the author of seven books on CAD technology and developer of two third-party CAD applications. He has also worked as a CAD industry consultant on software development, marketing, documentation and user training for a variety of clients.

"We are fortunate to have someone with Randall’s expertise and experience join Cyon Research and take the helm at A-E-C Automation Newsletter," comments Brad Holtz, president and CEO, Cyon Research Corporation. "The AEC industry today stands at a technology crossroads. AEC technology decisions are no longer about the desktop; they are about the enterprise. Decisions made in the coming months by AEC firms will make or break their ability to compete, grow and prosper throughout the decade. Randall’s knowledge, industry connections and seasoned insights will make A-E-C Automation Newsletter an essential resource."

More information about A-E-C Automation Newsletter is available at or via email at

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a leader in providing market knowledge, research and direction for the CAD and PLM industries. The company was formed by CAD industry consultants Brad Holtz, Joel Orr, and Evan Yares to foster clarity and provide vision to users and vendors of CAD and PLM tools. Current products include:™, a leading provider of online news and analysis; COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software; Engineering Automation Report™, and The CAD Rating Guide®. Information about Cyon Research can be found at:

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Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2002


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