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Avoid the Top 5 Inventor Mistakes Organizations Make
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies Watch this on-demand webinar on common mistakes organizations make in the areas of modeling, design representation techniques and sharing files.
Inventor Generative Design Workflow
By Luke Mihelcic, Autodesk Check out this video on how to take advantage of a Generative Design workflow using Fusion 360 and Inventor.
An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP
Compiled by ConnectPress Adaptive Corporation's John Gable discusses trends affecting the need for both PLM and ERP systems, including mechatronics, Industry 4.0 and more.
You Asked and Autodesk Delivered- Inventor 2020.1 is Here You Asked and Autodesk Delivered- Inventor 2020.1 is Here
By Jim Byrne Autodesk Users can expect a new addition to the hole command, improvements to the iProperties dialog, frame generator and more. Peep the video!
Biggest Updates in Autodesk’s Industry Collections Biggest Updates in Autodesk’s Industry Collections
By Claire Collins, Autodesk Autodesk product managers highlight the biggest updates in the AEC, Product Design & Manufacturing, and Media & Entertainment Industry Collections.
See What's New in Inventor 2020 See What's New in Inventor 2020
Announcement by Autodesk New commands like Unwrap have been added. With Inventor 2020, you can use Unwrap to flatten nearly any set of faces into a flat surface.
Avoid the Top Five Inventor User Mistakes Avoid the Top Five Inventor User Mistakes
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies Watch this on-demand webinar on common mistakes organizations make in the areas of modeling, design representation techniques and sharing files.
Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond
Compiled by ConnectPress Generative design, artificial intelligence, robots. See what Autodesk CEO and President and VP of Research of CIMdata have to say about 2019.
Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready? Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready?
By ANSYS Read this article to see how simulation technology pervasively addresses disruptive automotive technologies.
Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready? Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready?
By ANSYS See how A & D companies are using simulation to evaluate thousands of product scenarios and overcome barriers to get products to market faster.
Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together
By John MacKrell, CIMdata John MacKrell of CIMdata explains the necessary strategy for bringing PLM, ERP, and MES together to form a complete product realization strategy.
Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike
By Robert Farrell, Rev-Sim.Org Robert Farrell makes the case on the benefits of putting computer-aided engineering tools in the hands of non-expert analysts too.
Inventor Turns 19! Performance Improvements Then and Now Inventor Turns 19! Performance Improvements Then and Now
By Autodesk The latest 2019 version includes a host of 3D navigation and drawing view creation performance improvements, and is built to handle large assemblies.
Does Your SMB Need PLM? Does Your SMB Need PLM?
By Lynn Manning, Parker Group Lynn Manning talks to Adaptive's Jon Gable and Razorleaf's Jonathan Scott about if PLM is practical for SMB's and if they should adopt.
3 User Pitfalls When Migrating Data from AutoCAD to Inventor
By IMAGINiT Technologies Inventor and AutoCAD have different tools, terminology, and workflows, which can make the migration a challenge. Avoid these top 3 mistakes.
8 Myths About ANSYS Discovery Live 8 Myths About ANSYS Discovery Live
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress This article looks at misconceptions about analysis and simulation software, such as ANSYS Discovery Live, is only for specialists.
Netfabb 2019 is Here with Updates and New Support Actions Netfabb 2019 is Here with Updates and New Support Actions
By Kimberly Stout, Autodesk This latest release brings updates to two of the most powerful Netfabb features: simulation and latticing, along with new cloud viewing and more!
What’s New: Autodesk Inventor 2019.1 Update
By Loren Welch, Product Manager, Autodesk Frame generator and Content Center enhancements are great examples of where user feedback helped drive workflow improvements.
Cloud Connected Autodesk Inventor
By Loren Welch, Autodesk Learn about the three cloud connections our Inventor 2019 subscribers have access to, including Shared Views, Autodesk Drive and AnyCAD with Fusion 360.
Autodesk Inventor 2019 Modernization Efforts
By Garin Gardiner, Autodesk Check out this post from Autodesk's Garin Gardiner to learn about changes in 2019 to improve the experience of commands such as Hole and Measure.
Autodesk Inventor 2019 Is Here! Autodesk Inventor 2019 Is Here!
By Loren Welch, Product Manager, Inventor Product Line, Auttodesk Autodesk Inventor is available today, and now has MBD and 3D Annotation with Face Status Coloring, iLogic automation enhancements and more.
Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training? Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training?
By Paul Burden, ASCENT Center for Technical Knowledge ASCENT's Paul Burden thinks so. When you do consider eLearning offerings there are factors to consider when evaluating. Learn more.
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress ConnectPress speaks with ESI, Elysium, Virtalis and Theorem Solutions about the company's solutions and use of AR and VR in product design and AEC.
What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics See how Mentor Graphics CAD-embedded CFD solution FloEFD provides a complete environment for performing heat-transfer and fluid flow evaluation.
Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling
By ANSYS ANSYS Discovery Live offers a full set of geometry tools enabling you to create virtually any 3D CAD file or import and edit 3D CAD and STL files.
Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live! Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live!
By ANSYS See how this simulation software provides real-time simulation and its intuitive interface makes it easy for any engineer to learn and use.
Using SpaceClaim for 3D Printing Preparation Using SpaceClaim for 3D Printing Preparation
By ANSYS SpaceClaim Learn how to prepare files for 3D printing without having to become an expert in specialized software, how to shrinkwrap faceted models and more.
The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics
By Mentor Graphics This paper debunks 10 excuses to avoid using general-purpose CFD software to solve Navier-Stokes equations, and how it can improve product performance.
JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation
By Robert Dow, Jon Peddie Research JPR compares @Xi Computer's @Xi PowerGo 15/7 mobile workstation to the Dell Precision 5510. What do they think? Find out here!
Configuration of Model-Based Definition in Inventor 2018 Configuration of Model-Based Definition in Inventor 2018
By IMAGINiT Technologies MBD will become an important tool for users wishing to review part model designs before the 2D drawing is created or skip the drawing process.
Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action
By ANSYS If you're a design engineer hesitant to learn engineering simulation software then this short session is for you. See how easty it is in ANSYS 18.1.
ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design
By ANSYS ANSYS AIM provides all of the physical models and simulation tools needed to diagnose and optimize a heat exchanger within a single user interface.
Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology
By Rize This paper will define Rize's one-of-a-kind Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD), how it works and describe the advantages of the technology.
Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20% Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20%
By Rize A global consumer packaged goods manufacturer compared the part turnaround speed and costs of their Stratasys Fortus and Rize One 3D printers.
3D Printing: The Impact of Post-Processing 3D Printing: The Impact of Post-Processing
By Rize Industry expert, Todd Grimm, interviewed six global manufacturers to learn the impact of post-processing on time, cost, quality, and more.
Are You Using DfX Practices? Are You Using DfX Practices?
By ConnectPress and HCL Technologies This spring ConnectPress and Geometric (now part of HCL Technologies) surveyed readers to see how they were deploying Design for X (DfX) practices.
The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond
By Rize Rize's Julie Reece discusses market potential for 3D printers to enable new direct manufacturing applications beyond the additive manufacturing lab.
ANSYS AIM Simplifies Simulation of LED Fixtures ANSYS AIM Simplifies Simulation of LED Fixtures
By ANSYS Thermal management of LED fixtures can be complicated by the multiple physics involved. See how ANYS AIM can simplify this process.
Democratizing Computational Fluid Dynamics Democratizing Computational Fluid Dynamics
By Mentor Graphics This paper looks at why CFD technology has a low uptake to being utilized by designers and has been reserved for engineers and how to overcome that.
7 Tips to Increase Productivity by Frontloading CFD 7 Tips to Increase Productivity by Frontloading CFD
By Mentor Graphics Read this paper by Mentor to see how to achieve the full benefits of frontloading CFD, including a successful implementation and early assessments.
ANSYS 18 Innovations - Signal Integrity, Power & EMI ANSYS 18 Innovations - Signal Integrity, Power & EMI
By ANSYS In this webinar learn about enhancements for the Chip-Package-System workflow to address design challenges in power and signal integrity, and ESD.
ANSYS AIM Streamlines Fatigue Analysis in a Single Interface ANSYS AIM Streamlines Fatigue Analysis in a Single Interface
By ANSYS ANSYS AIM is an excellent tool for gas cylinder design because it integrates structural analysis, fatigue life prediction and parametric design tools.
Webinar On Electronics Cooling Simulation in ANSYS 18 Webinar On Electronics Cooling Simulation in ANSYS 18
By ANSYS This webinar covers importing chip thermal models (CTM) from ANSYS RedHawk to ANSYS Icepak for thermal analysis of the complete IC, package and PCB.
Integrating PLM is Not a One-size-fits-all Approach
By Razorleaf Razorleaf provides 3 approaches to PLM integration, including an introduction to CLOVER, Razorleaf's integration platform, in this on-demand webinar.
Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak
By ANSYS Traditionally the design engineer would have to pass the design to the mechanical/thermal engineer. ANSYS Iwave solves this issue.
Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis
By ANSYS This paper explains the challenges and opportunities in preparing ECAD geometries for use with solvers associated with MCAD geometries.
Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design
By ANSYS ANSYS' latest release (R17) adds significant improvements in the area of predicting thermal responses for system design early in the design cycle.
Accurately Predict Performance of Printed Circuit Boards Accurately Predict Performance of Printed Circuit Boards
By ANSYS This paper presents a reference design flow for solving electrical, thermal and mechanical challenges of PCB's using simulation tools from ANSYS.

Learn How Better PLM Integration Leads to Better Business
By Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity In this webinar series Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity share best practices for PLM integration and survey findings. Listen on-demand and join April 25th.
Why Is CFD So Difficult to Democratize? Why Is CFD So Difficult to Democratize?
By Keith Hanna and Ivo Weinhold of Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics discusses the complications and eight approaches and enabling technologies that the CFD industry is employing to address this.
Intuitive Tools Bring Efficiency to Reverse Engineering Intuitive Tools Bring Efficiency to Reverse Engineering
By ANSYS SpaceClaim See for yourself how ANSYS SpaceClaim offers intuitive tools that are simple to use and how to solve reverse engineering challenges with ease.
ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development
By ANSYS SpaceClaim See how with SpaceClaim users can produce better responses to RFPs, bid more accurately and increase business win ratio by up to 50%.
ANSYS in ACTION: A Simple 3D Tool for Fast, Flexible Design ANSYS in ACTION: A Simple 3D Tool for Fast, Flexible Design
By ANSYS SpaceClaim Watch this video to see how to autosurface any STL for rapid reverse engineering create, edit and prepare models for 3D printing and more.
Inventor Vs. Fusion 360- Which One is Right for You Inventor Vs. Fusion 360- Which One is Right for You
By IMAGINiT Technologies Get a look at the similarities and differences between Autodesk Inventor and Fusion 360, including the interface, file types and features.
The Business Value of the IoT in Design, Maintenance & PLM The Business Value of the IoT in Design, Maintenance & PLM
Compiled by ConnectPress This report discloses ConnectPress survey results on the Internet of Things, along with examples of industry adoption and overcoming barriers.
The Current State of 3D Printing and Its Future Value The Current State of 3D Printing and Its Future Value
Compiled by ConnectPress This paper looks at how automotive, aerospace and AEC industries are utilizing 3D printing, along with ConnectPress member results from our survey.
Wondering How to Get Started with the IIoT? Wondering How to Get Started with the IIoT?
By Jordan Reynolds, Kalypso Jordan Reynolds of Kalypso says industrial business leaders should take a structured three-part approach to evaluating their IIoT investments.
What's in Store for Design Tech in 2017? What's in Store for Design Tech in 2017?
Compiled by Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor ConnectPress talked to Tony Glockler of SolidProfessor, Carl Smith of IMAGINiT and Stan Przybylinski of CIMdata to get their take on emerging trends.
SmartCells- Enabling Fast & Accurate CFD SmartCells- Enabling Fast & Accurate CFD
By Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics explains how SmartCells in FloEFD simulation software can reduce simulation time by 65% compared to traditional CFD tools.
ANSYS in ACTION: Evaluating Fatigue on a Bicycle Frame ANSYS in ACTION: Evaluating Fatigue on a Bicycle Frame
By ANSYS Join this 20-minute on-demand webinar to see how simulation from ANSYS can make evaluating these options virtually fast and easy.
ANSYS in ACTION: Pressure Drop Through a Valve ANSYS in ACTION: Pressure Drop Through a Valve
By ANSYS Watch this on-demand webinar to see how simulation from ANSYS can help make simulations for valve selection easy and straightforward in just 20 min.
ANSYS in ACTION: Evaluating Bolted Connections & Tightening ANSYS in ACTION: Evaluating Bolted Connections & Tightening
By ANSYS Simulating bolted connections enables you to accurately determine the structural performance before you invest time and money in physical prototypes.
Webinar: GE Digital and Dell Discuss Connected Products Webinar: GE Digital and Dell Discuss Connected Products
By Dell Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about using industrial embedded PCs to collect IoT data, and tools for connecting data sources to analytics.
Product Updates and Previews from Autodesk University Product Updates and Previews from Autodesk University
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor At AU Autodesk announced some exciting updates on Fusion 360, BIM 360 Docs, and gave a preview of a new cloud-based solution, Autodesk Quantum.
My First AU, Memorable Moments & Making the Most Out of It My First AU, Memorable Moments & Making the Most Out of It
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor This week Autodesk University is taking place at The Venetian in Vegas. ConnectPress looks back at some memorable AU's and what's in store.
Part Quality, Print Speed & Simplicity Matter in 3D Printing Part Quality, Print Speed & Simplicity Matter in 3D Printing
By 3D Systems Watch this webinar to learn why three buying criteria are critical considerations when evaluating a professional 3D printer for concept modeling and design.
How Do ISV's Rank on the Simulation Scale? How Do ISV's Rank on the Simulation Scale?
By Stan Przybylinski, VP of Research, CIMdata, Inc. CIMdata reports on revenue by top analysis & simulation software vendors. See how Dassault, Siemens and Autodesk rank compared to ANSYS and Mentor.
Additive Manufacturing Aids for Jigs and Fixtures Additive Manufacturing Aids for Jigs and Fixtures
By Stratasys Watch this on-demand webinar to see how manufacturing companies like Volvo Truck are using 3D printed jigs and fixtures for increased productivity.
How Do You Measure Workstation Performance-Benchmark It How Do You Measure Workstation Performance-Benchmark It
By Bob Cramblitt, SPECapc SPECapc offers a benchmark for Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, along with a few pointers on measuring workstation and graphics performance.
Webinar: Integrating Simulation and Process in PDM-PLM Webinar: Integrating Simulation and Process in PDM-PLM
By ConnectPress We share the results from our PLM survey, plus Autodesk and ESTECO discuss integrating simulation and processes into PDM and PLM.
Is the New PLM Right for You? Surveys Reveal All Is the New PLM Right for You? Surveys Reveal All
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Our latest PLM Spotlight covers updates on key topics such as cloud-based PLM, design optimization, collaboration and more.
What's New in Fusion Lifecycle? What's New in Fusion Lifecycle?
By Michelle Stone, Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle sees improved report management, better email notifications, clone import projects feature, and adds cloud PDM.
Join the Discussion on the Present and Future of MDO Join the Discussion on the Present and Future of MDO
By ESTECO Bringing together simulation data, expertise and technology within the PLM system is key in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO).
Enhance Vault with Hagerman's Lifecycle Connection Enhance Vault with Hagerman's Lifecycle Connection
By Matt Lane, Hagerman & Company Matt Lane makes the case for why you should be using Autodesk Vault and how you can enhance it with Hagerman's Lifecycle Connection product.
A Pragmatic Approach to IoT A Pragmatic Approach to IoT
By Dell Listen to this on-demand webinar as Dell highlights case studies, an architecture framework for IoT technology, and specific solution blueprints.
The Battle of Autodesk Inventor vs. Fusion 360 The Battle of Autodesk Inventor vs. Fusion 360
By Craig Bashor, Advanced Solutions Craig Bashor covers the comparison of Autodesk Inventor Professional to Fusion 360, reminding users there is room for both in mechanical design.
6 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in 5 Minutes a Day 6 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in 5 Minutes a Day
By Tony Glocker, SolidProfessor SolidProfessor's CEO, Tony Glockler, hashes out six tips on how to increase engineering productivity by following these guidelines.
Struggling with Sharing Large CAD Files? Go Lightweight! Struggling with Sharing Large CAD Files? Go Lightweight!
ConnectPress Commentary See how many companies have overcome obstacles in data planning, validation and collaboration of complex parts with Lattice Technology.
How Software and the Cloud Are Revolutionizing 3D Printing How Software and the Cloud Are Revolutionizing 3D Printing
By Stratasys One game changer is GrabCAD Print, giving designers the ability to organize print queues, monitor material levels and stay up to date on activity.
Autodesk Industry Collections are Here!
By Anthony Rodriguez, KETIV KETIV looks at the value of the collections, including more cloud services, multi-user access and what else you can expect.
3D Printing Across Diverse Fields Now and Beyond 3D Printing Across Diverse Fields Now and Beyond
By Hod Lipson See how companies like Airbus, Trek and Unilver are using Stratasys polyjet multi-material technology for their 3D printing needs.
Manage Data Within Inventor with These PDM Options
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor This month we're looking at some of the pioneers in PDM with direct integration to Inventor like Synergis Adept, DesignDataManager and DBInventor.
The Digital Thread from Manufacturing to Facilities The Digital Thread from Manufacturing to Facilities
By Edward J. Martin, CIMdata CIMdata's Ed Martin says one of the most important changes that is occurring is the erosion of a conceptual barrier between PLM and BIM.
Why Do We Need Non-matching Mesh Technology? Why Do We Need Non-matching Mesh Technology?
By CoreTech Systems CoreTech Systems makes the case for Moldex3D Designer BLM, which can greatly benefit the simulations of multi-component molding (MCM) process.
Make Prototypes in Less Time with Multi-Material 3D Printing Make Prototypes in Less Time with Multi-Material 3D Printing
By Stratasys In this webinar Stratsys explains how PolyJet can speed up multi-material 3D printing with multiple material properties and colors.
3D Printing Goes Boom-Literally 3D Printing Goes Boom-Literally
Compiled by ConnectPress This Spotlight highlights advances in additive manufacturing, including how LANL is 3D printing explosives, the latest materials and 3D printers.
3D Printing Could Revolutionize Explosives 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Explosives
By Eleanor Hutterer, Los Alamos National Labratory Los Alamos National Labs is using optically cured and FDM additive manufacturing to create next-generation high explosives.
Benchmarking the @Xi MTower PCIe Workstation Benchmarking the @Xi MTower PCIe Workstation
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor We benchmarked @Xi's Mtower PCIe and tested out the differences between 3 NVIDIA graphics cards, including the M2000, M4000 and M5000.


A 3D Electronic-Printer 5000x More Conductive Than Others
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor The Voxel8 3D printer and Autodesk ProjectWire bring this creation of the Lewis Lab to the forefront of multimaterial 3D printers.
See Who Caught Our Attention at RAPID 2016 See Who Caught Our Attention at RAPID 2016
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor RAPID 2016 in Orlando, Florida this past week brought out the best and brightest in additive and subtractive manufacturing.
Opening Thoughts on RAPID 2016 and PLM World 2016 Opening Thoughts on RAPID 2016 and PLM World 2016
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress President One of the key points mentioned at both conferences was additive processes will outweigh subtractive methods within the next decade.
Trends in 3D Scan-to-Print and How to Choose Solutions Trends in 3D Scan-to-Print and How to Choose Solutions
By Mcor Technologies Mcor Technologies discusses the rapid shift in 3D scan-to-print applications, examples of industry-use and how to choose 3D scanners and 3D printers.
Why You've Not Heard of the World's Leading 3D Printing Co.? Why You've Not Heard of the World's Leading 3D Printing Co.?
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress Publisher XYZprinting leads worldwide shipments of 3D printers with an astonishing 31% of the global market, so why haven't you heard of them?
RAPID 2016 Preview -- Keynotes and More RAPID 2016 Preview -- Keynotes and More
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress subscribers can get 10% off Rapid 2016 admission when they register for RAPID 2016. Details within.
Selecting the Right Material for 3D Printing Selecting the Right Material for 3D Printing
By ProtoLabs The success of a 3D printing job depends on the materials used. This article by ProtoLabs covers how to select the one most suited to any job.
Webinar: The Power of 3D Model Based Enterprise Webinar: The Power of 3D Model Based Enterprise
By Anark Corporation Learn how leading OEMs and suppliers are working with Anark's Model Based Enterprise approach to transform manufacturing operations in this webinar.
Webinar: Is the New PLM Right for You? Webinar: Is the New PLM Right for You?
By ConnectPress In this webinar we share the results of our PLM survey and industry experts from Autodesk and Beyond PLM discuss new PLM options like cloud-based PLM.
Autodesk Simulation Software--Which is Right for You? Autodesk Simulation Software--Which is Right for You?
By Mark Lautenbach, Hagerman and Co. Autodesk offers Autodesk Simulation Mechanical, Autodesk Simulation CFD, and Autodesk Simulation Moldflow. Which one will work best for your needs?
Collaboration Improves with New PLM and Translation Tools Collaboration Improves with New PLM and Translation Tools
Compiled by ConnectPress This month's Spotlight on PLM Collaboration looks at the benefits of cloud-based PLM, integration improvements, and best practices for data migrations.
The Next Wave of 3D PDF Applications is Here The Next Wave of 3D PDF Applications is Here
By Ian Curington, Visual Technology Services Visual Technology Services looks at how the 3D PDF has evolved over 10 years to include dynamic annotations, part attributes and labels.
Data Interoperability and How to Choose a Solution Data Interoperability and How to Choose a Solution
By ProtoTech Solutions ProtoTech Solutions highlights some of the solutions for translating files between CAD systems, including Datakit, Tech Soft 3D and CoreTechnologie.
Action Engineering Takes the Ropes on 3DCIC This Week Action Engineering Takes the Ropes on 3DCIC This Week
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor The 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress takes place in Colorado this week and will focus on commercial applications of model-based business.
Now On Demand: Integrating PDM into PLM
By Synergis Join Synergis Technologies and Autodesk to learn more about PLM 360 as a PDM integration service, the difference between PLM and PDM, and more.
Cyon Research, JPR, and Cambashi Talk About the Future Cyon Research, JPR, and Cambashi Talk About the Future
By Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM Beyond PLM's Oleg Shilovitsky discusses the future of the industry after sitting in on presentations at COFES 2016.
Kubotek Launches New Graphics Kernel: KCM Kubotek Launches New Graphics Kernel: KCM
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress Publisher Paul Stallings has revealed a new graphics kernel, KCM, which could play a major role in changing the way engineering software is developed.
Top 3 Updates in Inventor 2017 Top 3 Updates in Inventor 2017
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor We spoke with Senior Product Manager Jon den Hartog about the new collaboration, interoperability, and sketching capabilities of Inventor 2017.
Survey Reveals Top Performers Manage CAD in PLM Survey Reveals Top Performers Manage CAD in PLM
By Jim Brown, Tech-Clarity A survey examining the business value of PLM revealed that not only do top performers manage their CAD with PLM, but they do far more.
PLM is Dead, Long Live PLM PLM is Dead, Long Live PLM
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress Publisher Dan Raker looks at new PLM offerings like OpenBOM's task-oriented PLM, and cloud solutions, such as PropelPLM and Jitterbit, SaaS and more.
Addressing the Complexity of Multiple Domains with ECAD Addressing the Complexity of Multiple Domains with ECAD
By Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics CEO describes how digital rules and verifying systems have evolved, and continue to, in the ECAD world- with lessons for MCAD.
On Demand Webinar on Custom Manufactured Parts in 24 Hours On Demand Webinar on Custom Manufactured Parts in 24 Hours
By Stratasys Learn how lighting-controller manufacturer Marlin Controls turns fully-manufactured deliverables in 24 hours using Stratasys 3D printing.
Enhanced AnyCAD Reference Models in Inventor 2017 Enhanced AnyCAD Reference Models in Inventor 2017
By Daniel Hwang, KETIV Daniel Hwang from KETIV takes a look at which features from Inventor 2017 that have him most excited, including improved interoperability.
Progress and Hurdles in CAD Data Translation Progress and Hurdles in CAD Data Translation
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A discussion with Theorem Solutions on progress and challenges in data translation tools and neutral file formats for multi-CAD collaboration.
FLSmidth Adopts Systems Level Engineering FLSmidth Adopts Systems Level Engineering
By Maplesoft Maplesoft's Engineering Solutions team helped FLSmidth save millions while developing their Dual Truck Mobile Sizer.
Model-Driven Innovation Helps Fix Problems and Avoid Delays Model-Driven Innovation Helps Fix Problems and Avoid Delays
By Maplesoft Tools such as MapleSim drive model driven innovation techniques that can be invaluable for fixing problems, avoiding delays and analyzing systems.
Maple Handles Complex Calculations Maple Handles Complex Calculations
By Maplesoft Engineers often rely on Excel but tools such as Maple offer inherent knowledge of multiple mathematical disciplines and reduced errors.
Analyzing and Modeling Devices for the Human Spine Analyzing and Modeling Devices for the Human Spine
By Altair NuVasive uses HyperMesh to predict how their medical devices will perform while being used in the surgical treatment of spine disorders.
Moldex 3D Predicts Final Warpage Analysis for EMCs Moldex 3D Predicts Final Warpage Analysis for EMCs
By Moldex3D See how you can visualize warpage behavior during the post-mold cure stage in IC Packaging using the advanced CAE capabilities in Moldex3D.
IoT and the Business Value of Connected Devices IoT and the Business Value of Connected Devices
By Jordi Soler, Altair Altair provides some examples on how electromagnetic simulation tools, like JMAG and FEKO are being used to design IoT devices.
Life Quality, Salary, and More Indicate Best of STEM Life Quality, Salary, and More Indicate Best of STEM
Complied by ConnectPress New reports discuss the best STEM jobs based on life quality, salary and more, as well as the best places for STEM workers to live.
Cloud-based Rendering Boosts the Potential of Render Farms Cloud-based Rendering Boosts the Potential of Render Farms
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor Denise Valdovino of Rendercore talks about how cloud-based rendering is giving render farms the advantage in time, costs, and more.
Mishimoto Prototypes Quicker with 3D Printing Mishimoto Prototypes Quicker with 3D Printing
By MakerBot From cardboard and sheet metal to realistic 3D models, all Mishimoto Automotive needed to take their prototyping to the next level was a MakerBot Z18.
Benefits of Pairing up MakerBot and GrabCAD Benefits of Pairing up MakerBot and GrabCAD
By MakerBot Watch this webinar on how using GrabCAD's Workbench with any MakerBot 3D printer makes the prototyping process efficient, effective, and productive.
Ideas Become Bigger Projects Quicker with MakerBot Ideas Become Bigger Projects Quicker with MakerBot
By MakerBot Car coolant parts, offshore design, and Abe Lincoln's head? This webinar discusses some of the interesting user cases for the Replicator Z18.
Putting KeyShot 6.0's Real Time Rendering to the Test Putting KeyShot 6.0's Real Time Rendering to the Test
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress recently got their hands on a copy of KeyShot 6.0. See how the real time rendering software measures up, in this test drive.
Robbie Maddison Literally Rides the Tahitian Waves
By Sam Uliano, ConnectPress Editor Talk about innovation! The world-record breaker puts a modified motorcross bike in the last place you might expect.
Same Day, Strong Parts For Every Engineer Same Day, Strong Parts For Every Engineer
By MarkForged With MarkForged's Mark Two 3D printer, engineers can get parts with carbon fiber, fiberglass, or Kevlar, and have it in their hands the same day.
A Range of Material Possibilities with PolyJet Technology A Range of Material Possibilities with PolyJet Technology
By Stratasys Stratasys' PolyJet Technology offers over 1000 different material combinations, with 22 base resins and a full spectrum of sharp, vibrant colors.
Optimizing your CAD for FDM 3D Printing Optimizing your CAD for FDM 3D Printing
By Rob Stipek, Fisher/Unitech Here are some tips to consider for your next design, to get the best possible 3D print, while reducing material waste.
Going Beyond the IoT to Create New Experiences Going Beyond the IoT to Create New Experiences
By Laura Wilber This article provides examples of IoT, from improving air and water quality to automating cars like Tesla's Autosteer and Autopark features.
IoT Design Accessible Today with Autodesk SeeControl IoT Design Accessible Today with Autodesk SeeControl
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor See how Autodesk is enabling designers to change the way they operate, service and design products with their cloud-based IoT service, SeeControl.
Autodesk Explains Move to Subscription Model Autodesk Explains Move to Subscription Model
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor As of Jan. 31 Autodesk is no longer selling perpetual licenses of most software and suites. Autodesk's Lance Grow discusses the new changes.
Internet of Things is More Than Just a Buzzword Internet of Things is More Than Just a Buzzword
By Ashley Fantigrossi, iVEDix IoT technology is being used in the medical and building industries to predict early detection of catastrophic illness or a factory energy outage.
Orbital Computers' Desktop Gets Thumbs Up in Review Orbital Computers' Desktop Gets Thumbs Up in Review
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Find out how Orbital Computers' C2000 workstation benchmarked, using powerful CAD and rendering software, in this review by ConnectPress.
Skills Students Need to Enter Engineering Workforce Skills Students Need to Enter Engineering Workforce
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor SolidProfessor's Jason Wright says competency in trending technology, CAD certifications, and a mix of soft skills and technical know-how are key.
New from Lenovo: ThinkPad P40 Yoga, P50s & ThinkStation P310 New from Lenovo: ThinkPad P40 Yoga, P50s & ThinkStation P310
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Lenovo's Rob Herman explains what users can look forward to in new offerings including Digital Sketching Technology and Hot Swapping coming in Q1.
Webinar: What's Really Going on with MBE, Now Available Webinar: What's Really Going on with MBE, Now Available
By Anark Corporation This webinar by Anark discussed how top-tier companies in automotive and aerospace are using MBE to solve high-level challenges.
3D Printing From Mcor, 3D Systems and More at CES 2016 3D Printing From Mcor, 3D Systems and More at CES 2016
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor Mcor released it's first full-color desktop and EnvisionTEC showcased the new Micro Plus Hi-Res and Micro Plus Advantage 3D printers. More from...
Webinar Tackles 3D Scanning, Reality Capture Webinar Tackles 3D Scanning, Reality Capture
By ConnectPress If you missed it or want to listen to it again, check out our webinar on 3D scanning and reality capture, brought to you by 3D Systems and Creaform.
3D Scanning w/ Geomagic Used in Dinosaur Research 3D Scanning w/ Geomagic Used in Dinosaur Research
By Ian Sayers, PEAK Solutions LLC. Specialists used Geomagic Capture to Wrap system by 3D Systems to scan and catalog a massive amount of fossils from Alaska's Liscomb Bonebed.
Secrets to Success in the IoT Space Secrets to Success in the IoT Space
By Arena Solutions Arena Solutions white paper highlights how companies like GoPro and FitBit are using cloud-based PLM for IoT-incorporated products.
Many Choices When It Comes to 3D Scanning-Which is Best Many Choices When It Comes to 3D Scanning-Which is Best
By Creaform Creaform explores 3D scanning options like scan-to-CAD bridge software or using a stand alone reverse engineering software, along with 3D printing.
Integrate Photographs and Metadata With ContextCapture Integrate Photographs and Metadata With ContextCapture
By Bentley Systems ContextCapture creates 3D models using photos taken with any digital camera and ContextCapture Center expedites processing times for very large models.
Check Out IMAGINiT's Latest Scan to BIM Release Check Out IMAGINiT's Latest Scan to BIM Release
By IMAGINiT Technologies Get a first-hand look at IMAGINiT's latest Scan to BIM software with a free webinar taking place on Dec.15, and 21-day trial subscription.
AU 2015 Spotlights Future of Work, Human Augmentation AU 2015 Spotlights Future of Work, Human Augmentation
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk executives Carl Bass and Jeff Kowalski, plus special guests, thrill AU 2015 attendees with vision of augmented future.
Autodesk University 2015 -- It's Here! Autodesk University 2015 -- It's Here!
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor Get a look at what's new, what's not to be missed this year, including the Innovation Forums, InfraWorks 360 Design Slam and much more.
UI Upgrade Highlights New Geomagic Design X Release UI Upgrade Highlights New Geomagic Design X Release
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor We recently caught up with 3D Systems, which showed off improvements like HD mesh construction and a new Windows- and CAD-standard user interface.
A Primer on Rapid Desktop Prototyping Machines A Primer on Rapid Desktop Prototyping Machines
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor A new white paper explores the pluses and minuses, no pun intended, of additive vs. subtractive prototyping.
Compact CAM Devices Coming to a Desktop Near You Compact CAM Devices Coming to a Desktop Near You
By Brian Hartz, ConnectPress Editor Computer-aided machining devices are getting smaller and smaller. Here are five to watch as the market for these machines continues to develop.
CAM Market Rises; Vendors and Trends Leading the Way CAM Market Rises; Vendors and Trends Leading the Way
By Stan Przybylinski, VP of Research, CIMdata CIMdata shares findings on the CAM market including trends like greater use of multi-task machines, expanded use of additive manufacturing and more.
Webinar Focuses on Demands of 3D CAD Interoperability Webinar Focuses on Demands of 3D CAD Interoperability
By CoreTechnologie CoreTechnologies' webinar addressed many of the questions surrounding the demands that are changing and influencing CAD interoperability.
Buying a Large-format Printer- New Vs. Used? Buying a Large-format Printer- New Vs. Used?
By Canon Solutions America Buying a used large-format printer can save you money, but there are many other factors to consider, such as licenses, updates, service, and parts.
Insider Tips on Whether to Print In-House or Outsource Insider Tips on Whether to Print In-House or Outsource
By Canon Solutions America Printing large-format documents involves much more than just the cost of the printer itself. A new white paper will get you in the know.
New Wide-Format Printer Buyers Guide New Wide-Format Printer Buyers Guide
By Canon Solutions America This free guide filled with tips and advice will help you understand the many factors to consider when buying a wide-format printer.
Consumer and Manufacturer Views on IoT Consumer and Manufacturer Views on IoT
By Autodesk Autodesk shares the results for a survey they conducted on the value of internet-connected devices for consumers and manufacturers.
Fusion 360 Adds CAE Functions, Stays $25 a Month Fusion 360 Adds CAE Functions, Stays $25 a Month
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress talked to Daniel Graham of Autodesk about Fusion 360's new simulation features including linear stress and modal analysis capabilities.
Webinar: Virtualization and Hardware Productivity Trends Webinar: Virtualization and Hardware Productivity Trends
By ConnectPress Check out this webinar on demand to hear our survey results, a discussion on workstations and virtualization trends, and lessons learned.
Hardware and Computer Graphics Market Update Hardware and Computer Graphics Market Update
Compiled by ConnectPress This industry spotlight includes coverage of virtualization and other trends, a workstation market update, 3Dconnexion CadMouse review and more.
JPR Talks About the Future of Virtualization Technology JPR Talks About the Future of Virtualization Technology
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Jon Peddie discusses the challenges and potential of virtualization technology, and why it's going to be a major part of how businesses operate.
Aras Adds Azure and CloudSAFE to PLM Cloud Options Aras Adds Azure and CloudSAFE to PLM Cloud Options
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor We caught up with Doug Macdonald of Aras to learn more about Aras Innovator 11 available on Microsoft Azure and the new CloudSAFE Appliance.
New Workstations Slim Down, But Don't Skimp on Power New Workstations Slim Down, But Don't Skimp on Power
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Here's a look at some of the mobile and desktop options released this fall including BOXX's APEXX 1, Dell Precision mobile workstations and more.
FTP and SMTP's May Be Convenient- But Are They Safe? FTP and SMTP's May Be Convenient- But Are They Safe?
By Kalie Clay, PROSTEP PROSTEP's OpenDXM GlobalX integrates into Outlook for both sending and receiving large data packages, sending data through a secure DX Server.
Webinar and Roundtable on Analysis & Simulation Webinar and Roundtable on Analysis & Simulation
By ConnectPress The results are in for our A & S survey, and industry experts from ANSYS and ASSESS weigh in, plus user perspectives from Rolo Bikes and more.
How Adopting Technology Has Helped Ford How Adopting Technology Has Helped Ford
Annoucement by Autodesk Ford's FiVE Lab virtual environment is enabled partially by Autodesk VRED 3D visualization software.
Meet Hunter Norrgard, IMAGINiT Applications Expert Meet Hunter Norrgard, IMAGINiT Applications Expert
Compiled by ConnectPress Get to know IMAGINiT's Hunter Norrgard and see what he thinks of software usability, Inventor and what tools he can't do without.
Webinar: Validate Your Engineering Change Orders Webinar: Validate Your Engineering Change Orders
By CT CoreTechnologie Learn about the capabilities in CoreTechnologie's Advanced Compare Module, to help users validate and confirm engineering changes.
Four Ways 3D Printing is Shaping Product Design Four Ways 3D Printing is Shaping Product Design
By Stratasys See how the Stratasys Mojo 3D printer enables functional prototypes, tangible ideas at the design stage and more, without leaving your desk.
Use Workgroup Material DatabasePro for Group Collaboration
By Matereality Workgroup Material DatabasePro helps teams maintain a material database containing materials information, properties, and CAE input cards.
Advances and Challenges in Analysis and Simulation Advances and Challenges in Analysis and Simulation
By ConnectPress This Industry Spotlight looks at advances like cloud, data management, CAE democratization and challenges in analysis and simulation technology.
Simulation Tools and Processes on the 3DEXPERIENCE Simulation Tools and Processes on the 3DEXPERIENCE
By DS SIMULIA The integration of simulation tools like 3D modeling, finite element, CFD & optimization are demonstrated in this webinar by DS SIMULIA.
Steps and Strides in Simulation-driven Design  Steps and Strides in Simulation-driven Design
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor We talked to many vendors this year about analysis and simulation and they all had a common goal of enabling simulation-driven design.
The Advantages of CFD in the Mixing Industry The Advantages of CFD in the Mixing Industry
By CD-adapco This article discusses how CD-adapco's STAR-CCM+ is used for measuring the mixing quality in a number of products like food, polymers and biofuels.
Not a Simulation Specialist- No Problem Not a Simulation Specialist- No Problem
By Robert Farrell, Farrell MarCom, LLC Robert Farrell makes the case on how simulation software is not just for experts anymore with software like Comet Solutions' SimApps.
Simulation and Modeling Collaboration with PLM Simulation and Modeling Collaboration with PLM
By Kenneth J Rasche, P.E. Senior Engineering Manager, Whirlpool Corp In this presentation from the 3DCIC, Whirlpool discusses how organizational collaboration of simulation and modeling offers huge advantages.
Introducing ANSYS AIM
By ANSYS Introduced in ANSYS 16.0, ANSYS AIM is an integrated and comprehensive multiphysics simulation environment designed for all engineers.
Top CAE Challenges and Solutions Proposed Top CAE Challenges and Solutions Proposed
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor The Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Summit (ASSESS) founders explain how to improve workflows and simulation software.


Get Your Hands on Fabrication Tools at Your Local Fab Lab
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Fab Labs offer prototyping tools like 3D design software, 3D printers and laser cutters and are available to students and the public.
Quickly Create & Customize Infills for 3D Printing Quickly Create & Customize Infills for 3D Printing
By ANSYS SpaceClaim Customize infills for your models quickly and easily to ensure a successful and cost effective 3D print.
Easily Prep Models for 3D Printing with SpaceClaim Easily Prep Models for 3D Printing with SpaceClaim
By ANSYS SpaceClaim Watch this demo to see how to quickly thicken complex models for 3D Printing and speed up time to your 3D printed part.
Lean Principles Drive Boeing's Design Strategy Lean Principles Drive Boeing's Design Strategy
By Dr. Alfredo Herrera, Boeing Military Aircraft-Global Strike Mesa Lean, Engineering Lead Learn about how Boeing incorporates Lean Plus, DFMA, and Value Engineering to design the Apache Attack Helicopter from start to finish.
Vantage Power's Vision & Viewpoints on Design with Inventor Vantage Power's Vision & Viewpoints on Design with Inventor
By Autodesk In this interview Vantage Power's CEO talks about how the company uses Autodesk Inventor for its retrofit hybrid powertrain for buses.
Using Altair to Prepare Your 3D Models for 3D Printing Using Altair to Prepare Your 3D Models for 3D Printing
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Altair has two offerings OptiStruct and solidThinking Inspire for optimized lattice structures and getting your models 3D print ready.
Track Your Environmental Impact with Trayak Track Your Environmental Impact with Trayak
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Trayak offers designers tools such as EcoDesigner, EcoLabel, and EcoImpact for sustainable design and lifecycle analysis.
What's New in FloTHERM XT V10? What's New in FloTHERM XT V10?
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor The new version of Mentor's CFD software, FloTHERM, includes 40+ user requested enhancements including EDA Tool Connectivity and Joule Heating.
The Results Are In from our PLM Migration Survey The Results Are In from our PLM Migration Survey
Compiled by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Our readers weighed in on PLM migration challenges and in June we hosted a roundtable featuring PROSTEP, Beyond PLM and others to share the results.
Product Crush: Hive Active Heating 2 Thermostat Product Crush: Hive Active Heating 2 Thermostat
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor We're totally crushing on the new design by fuseproject's Yves Behar for British Gas. Check out the specs on the next generation Hive thermostat.
Improving Wind Turbine Reliability Improving Wind Turbine Reliability
By Roly Roberge, Morgan Advanced Materials Morgan Advanced Materials discusses the design and implementation of a more reliable wind turbine, including installing a reliable gearbox.
What's New in Large Format Scanning What's New in Large Format Scanning
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Leaders like Contex, Colortrac and Paradigm Imaging Group inform us about the latest large format technology and share their outlook on the industry.
ANSYS Announces Version 16.1, Introduces Enterprise Cloud ANSYS Announces Version 16.1, Introduces Enterprise Cloud
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Last month ANSYS announced ANSYS 16.1 now available in the cloud with ANSYS Enterprise Cloud, plus enhancements to ANSYS AIM, ANSYS Redhawk and more.
Tolerance Stack-up-What is it? Why is it Important? Tolerance Stack-up-What is it? Why is it Important?
By Sigmetrix Sigmetrix makes their case on why tolerance stack-ups are important and how they help product design companies reduce errors.
Tolerance Analysis 101 and Why You Should Use It Tolerance Analysis 101 and Why You Should Use It
By Sigmetrix Sigmetrix provides a quick intro to tolerance analysis so you can find imperfections in the early stages of the design.
Your Guide to Choosing a Wide Format Scanner Your Guide to Choosing a Wide Format Scanner
By Image Access If you're considering buying a wide format scanner, check out this white paper for information on speed, CIS and CCD scanners, warranties, and more.
NORDAM Protects IP with PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D NORDAM Protects IP with PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D
By ConnectPress for PROSTEP NORDAM shares how they adopted PROSTEP's PDF Generator 3D for sharing part data and making sure their intellectual property is secure.
Inventor 2016 Features New 3D Printing Environment and More Inventor 2016 Features New 3D Printing Environment and More
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Inventor 2016 was released last month, and we recently talked to Autodesk's Lance Grow to find out what makes this release interesting.
3 Questions to Answer Before Your Migration Project 3 Questions to Answer Before Your Migration Project
By Barbara Schick and Zachary Segundo, Kalypso Kalypso discusses questions you should answer, and six data migration roles and responsibilities to help define and support your project team.
Challenges in PLM Deployments & Plan of Attack Challenges in PLM Deployments & Plan of Attack
By Hermann Paetzold, PLM Systems Manager, Autoneum & Founder, PLM Culture This white paper investigates the challenges of implementing a PLM system and how to overcome the frustration of end-user and management resistance.
Webinar: Leveraging MBD for Accurate Tolerance Analysis Webinar: Leveraging MBD for Accurate Tolerance Analysis
By Sigmetrix This on-demand webinar covers how CETOL 6 can be used to perform tolerance analyses and update models faster than using a spreadsheet.
10+ 3D Printing Options from Leading Vendors (and Some New) 10+ 3D Printing Options from Leading Vendors (and Some New)
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor See what's new with the 10 3D printing companies we caught up with recently, including Mcor Technologies, Roland, Formlabs and Airwolf.
Software Vendors Get in on the 3D Printing Action Software Vendors Get in on the 3D Printing Action
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at software and 3D printing services to prepare CAD files for 3D printing, including Microsoft's Model Repair Service, TransMagic and netfabb.
From a Rookie to 3D Printing in Almost No Time From a Rookie to 3D Printing in Almost No Time
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor CP's own Rita Stange gets her hands dirty with a Formlabs Form 1+ 3D printer. Find out what she's learned about the SLA desktop 3D printer.
Materials, End-use and Markets Expand in 3D Printing
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor We recently talked to Wohlers Associates, Stratasys and EOS on advances in 3D printing like materials, end-use parts and more.
3D Printing Helps Architects Improve Customer Communication 3D Printing Helps Architects Improve Customer Communication
New York architect Piet Meijs explains how 3D printing is transforming the way architects design the structures we live, work and play in.
3D Printing Functional Parts 3D Printing Functional Parts
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor We talked to some industry leaders about how industries like aerospace, automotive and medical are using 3D printing to make functional parts.
Protect IP and Reduce File Sizes with CT Core Protect IP and Reduce File Sizes with CT Core
By CT CoreTechnologie Watch CT Core's Webinar and learn how their Geometry Simplification module can protect intellectual property and reduce file sizes.
Utilizing 3D Printing for Rapid Prototyping and More Utilizing 3D Printing for Rapid Prototyping and More
By Stratasys More and more consumer products start off as 3D printed prototypes, and in this white paper Stratasys discusses the advantages of the technology.
3D Printing Finds Early Adoption in the Aerospace Industry 3D Printing Finds Early Adoption in the Aerospace Industry
By Stratasys In this white paper Stratasys explains how aerospace companies and government agencies like NASA, ACS Helicopter and SelectTech are using 3D printing.
How to Design Your Part for Direct Digital Manufacturing How to Design Your Part for Direct Digital Manufacturing
By Jim Comb, Stratasys Jim Comb of Stratasys covers the benefits of direct digital manufacturing (DDM) and helpful tips to get you started.
Stratasys Compares and Contrasts FDM and PolyJet 3D Printers Stratasys Compares and Contrasts FDM and PolyJet 3D Printers
By Stratasys Stratasys compares FDM and PolyJet additive manufacturing technologies in this white paper, highlighting the different benefits of each.
Autodesk 2016 Design Suites Enable Manufacturing Innovation Autodesk 2016 Design Suites Enable Manufacturing Innovation
By Autodesk Autodesk unveiled its 2016 Design Suites and applications for manufacturing industry professionals, providing several new software solutions.
Motorola Solutions' PLM Migration with PROSTEP Motorola Solutions' PLM Migration with PROSTEP
By ConnectPress for PROSTEP When the time came for Motorola Solutions to migrate its Windchill PLM system, they turned to PROSTEP to help them move to an in-house server.
3D Printing Can Help Bring Better Products to Market Faster 3D Printing Can Help Bring Better Products to Market Faster
By Stratasys Stratasys gives an overview of 3D printing and explains how it accelerates design, enables more effective design, and reduces product design costs.
In-House or Outsource? 6 Advantages of Owning a 3D Printer In-House or Outsource? 6 Advantages of Owning a 3D Printer
By Stratasys Stratasys makes the case for owning a 3D printer including lower costs, accelerated time to market and competitive advantage.
Autodesk Inventor 2016 Features Improved Home Dashboard Autodesk Inventor 2016 Features Improved Home Dashboard
By Craig Bashor, Advanced Solutions Advanced Solutions' Craig Bashor introduces Autodesk Inventor 2016's new Home Page dashboard, which has a new look and is somewhat customizable.
15 CAD Trends in 2015 15 CAD Trends in 2015
By Business Advantage Business Advantage has announced the results of its 2015 worldwide CAD Trends Survey, which predicts both the PLM and PDM fields to grow.
PLM Proves Important for CPG Brand Management PLM Proves Important for CPG Brand Management
By CIMdata The latest CIMdata paper explains why PLM has been so important to brand management for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
The Internet of Things Adoption Spreads Across Industries The Internet of Things Adoption Spreads Across Industries
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Rob Black of ThingWorx talks about adoption of the IoT in product design and other industries who are likely to embrace it like the building industry.
On Demand Webinar by PDES on LOTAR & 3D Standard On Demand Webinar by PDES on LOTAR & 3D Standard
By PDES Gain an understanding of Long Term Archival and Retrieval (LOTAR) in this webinar and see what was discussed about the next 3D standard.
Faster Time to Machine with ANSYS SpaceClaim Faster Time to Machine with ANSYS SpaceClaim
By SpaceClaim ANSYS SpaceClaim makes it easy to convert, clean up, and repair CAD files for machining.
Minimize Shop Floor Downtime with ANSYS SpaceClaim Minimize Shop Floor Downtime with ANSYS SpaceClaim
By SpaceClaim ANSYS SpaceClaim 2015 offers machinists more flexibility with their models, providing essential tool upgrades and unique features.
Faster Time to CFD with ANSYS SpaceClaim Faster Time to CFD with ANSYS SpaceClaim
By SpaceClaim ANSYS SpaceClaim makes volume extraction and model repair fast and easy.
Faster Time to Analysis with ANSYS SpaceClaim Faster Time to Analysis with ANSYS SpaceClaim
By SpaceClaim ANSYS SpaceClaim 2015 contains many new features for CAE prep, including improved imprinting, accurate wrapping of traces of PCBs and more.
Increase Your 3D Print Success Rate with ANSYS SpaceClaim! Increase Your 3D Print Success Rate with ANSYS SpaceClaim!
By SpaceClaim The STL Prep for 3D Printing module from SpaceClaim allows users to repair, prepare, and edit faceted files to ensure a successful print.
PLM Crucial to Responding to Third Industrial Revolution PLM Crucial to Responding to Third Industrial Revolution
By Monica Schnitger, President, Schnitger Corp. Check out this commentary from Monica Schnitger, Pres., Schnitger Corp., to see how PLM can help companies adapt to the third industrial revolution.
The GAP Between PLM and ERP Narrows with New Partnerships The GAP Between PLM and ERP Narrows with New Partnerships
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor See what developments have taken place between ERP and PLM vendors and get an update on the latest ERP products.
Software Options Improve to Help Designers Render Better Software Options Improve to Help Designers Render Better
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Check out the latest rendering products for the AEC and MCAD industries, including 3ds Max, MODO, Maxwell Render, REDsdk, LightWave, V-Ray, and more.
Three Steps to Drones Becoming a Reality Three Steps to Drones Becoming a Reality
By Jeff Walsh, Autodesk There's a lot more in store for drones than delivery service, and some industries that benefit from real-time, drone-based modeling may surprise you.
Keeping Up with 3D Systems-Their Latest 3D Printers Keeping Up with 3D Systems-Their Latest 3D Printers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor From 3D printers that print chocolate to metals, we've got an update on some of 3D Systems latest 3D printers and other software and stuff.
Autodesk Offers Details on Transition to Subscription Model Autodesk Offers Details on Transition to Subscription Model
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk recently announced that after February 1, 2016, new commercial seats of its desktop software will be available only by Desktop Subscription.
Autodesk Helps Malaysian Automaker Cut Production Time Autodesk Helps Malaysian Automaker Cut Production Time
By Autodesk PROTON, Malaysia's largest automobile manufacturer , saves production time and costs by leveraging Autodesk Alias Automotive and Autodesk Maya.
Webinar On-demand: Automate CAD Translation with Scripting Webinar On-demand: Automate CAD Translation with Scripting
By CoreTechnologie Watch this webinar to see how customers have automated processes with the latest version of CoreTechnologies's 3D_Evolution data exchange solution.
Data Exchange Vendors Race to Keep Up w/ Latest CAD Formats Data Exchange Vendors Race to Keep Up w/ Latest CAD Formats
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor See what's new with 7 companies, including Datakit, KISTERS, PROSTEP, CoreTechnologie, TransMagic, CCE and Tech Soft 3D.
Art Institute of Chicago Discovers Paper-Based 3D Printing Art Institute of Chicago Discovers Paper-Based 3D Printing
By Mcor Technologies Learn how dramatic cost reduction and expanded color capability attract students from across disciplines at the Art Institute of Chicago.
6 Reasons Mcor 3D Printing is the Best Choice for Education 6 Reasons Mcor 3D Printing is the Best Choice for Education
By Mcor Technologies Learn why Mcor 3D printers are a better choice than hobby-class, plastic-based 3D printers for student use in this free white paper.
How SDL Paper-Based 3D Printing Works How SDL Paper-Based 3D Printing Works
By Mcor Technologies Learn how paper-based 3D printers produce a durable physical object from a 3D file, and which applications are best suited for paper 3D printing.
Objet500 Connex3 Maximizes Multi-Material and Color Objet500 Connex3 Maximizes Multi-Material and Color
By Stratasys In this white paper learn about the expanded material offerings, the 10 color palettes and various techniques such as overlaying the shell.
Autodesk's Diego Tamburini Highlights 2014 and 2015 Trends Autodesk's Diego Tamburini Highlights 2014 and 2015 Trends
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor We recently talked to Autodesk's Manufacturing Industry Strategist who talked about customization, manufacturing as-a-service and more to come in 2015.
HP Announces Newest Mobile Workstations and Displays HP Announces Newest Mobile Workstations and Displays
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor HP introduced their newest mobile workstations in addition to curved and VR displays at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
3 Big Trends that Will Shape 2015 3 Big Trends that Will Shape 2015
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor CIMdata's Peter Bilello talks about what we can expect for the PLM industry in 2015, including new industries that will leap into PLM.
Four Technologies Changing PDM Four Technologies Changing PDM
By Consilia Vektor for GrabCAD This white paper from Consilia Vektor for GrabCAD explains how cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies are changing product data management.
Finding the Right PDM System for New Engineering Needs Finding the Right PDM System for New Engineering Needs
By Lifecycle Insights for GrabCAD GrabCAD's white paper covers fundamental criteria to consider when selecting a PDM system and gives a framework for comparing different PDM systems.
Making the Case for PDM Making the Case for PDM
By GrabCAD Although costly errors may convince your boss of the need for PDM, this white paper lists the best points to make if any persuasion is necessary.
Tech-Clarity Offers Insights on the Basics of Managing CAD Tech-Clarity Offers Insights on the Basics of Managing CAD
By Tech-Clarity for GrabCAD Tech Clarity argues in this white paper that CAD data management can now be achieved through a cloud-based approach that requires less investment.
Survey Shows MBSE Users Receive Real Value Survey Shows MBSE Users Receive Real Value
By CIMdata In conjunction with ANSYS CIMdata has released a new whitepaper covering recent research on Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
An Intro to Tata Technologies PLM Assessment Program An Intro to Tata Technologies PLM Assessment Program
By CIMdata The PLM Analytics Maturity Assessment Program is designed to provide insight and guidance to customers about the state of PLM within their enterprise.
Holiday Gift Guide and Wish List- 25+ Cool Products Holiday Gift Guide and Wish List- 25+ Cool Products
Compiled by ConnectPress Editors ConnectPress Editors weigh in with their favorite picks for gift giving this season, including books, kitchenware and fashion accessories.
Autodesk Reaffirms Relevance to the Future at AU 2014 Autodesk Reaffirms Relevance to the Future at AU 2014
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor At Autodesk University 2014 last week in Las Vegas, Autodesk announced its goal to once again be a disrupter in the design software marketplace.
Inventor Users Face Two Important AutoCAD Deadlines Inventor Users Face Two Important AutoCAD Deadlines
By ConnectPress Staff as a Member Benefit A critical deadline is approaching for AutoCAD users. ZWSOFT is offering a solution.
The Benefits of a Collision Detection System and DMU The Benefits of a Collision Detection System and DMU
By CoreTechnologie CoreTechnologie explains why collision detection is essential to ensure that changes are not going to have a cascading effect on downstream designs.
CP Editor Jill Jerabek Makes the Rounds at AU CP Editor Jill Jerabek Makes the Rounds at AU
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor This year Autodesk University featured more than 150 exhibitors- everything from hardware, CAD/CAM, 3D printing, laser scanning, and more.
The Role of the MuCell Process for Lightweight Parts The Role of the MuCell Process for Lightweight Parts
By Moldex3D How using the MuCell process and Moldex3D can help with lightweight design concepts, without compromising the product's mechanical strength.
Autodesk Kicks of AU 2014 with Keynote from CEO Carl Bass
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk CEO Carl Bass and CTO Jeff Kowalski discuss generative design, 3D printing and more during Tuesday's keynote at Autodesk University.
Cloud-enabled CAM by DP Technology Cloud-enabled CAM by DP Technology
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Many vendors are now offering CAM solutions via the cloud. We talked to DP Technology to learn more about this trend and their cloud-enabled CAM.
Get an Inside Look at A360 at AU 2014 Get an Inside Look at A360 at AU 2014
By Lisa Darrah, A360 Senior Program Manager Autodesk University (AU) 2014 is just around the corner and it's your chance to learn more about A360.
An Update on The Code of PLM Openness (CPO)  An Update on The Code of PLM Openness (CPO)
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress talks to Mathias Keller about progress in The Code of PLM Openness, which includes a new version and plans for a U.S. based event in 2015.
CAM Best Practices CAM Best Practices
By Ken Wilson, CAD/CAM Connect Ken Wilson is back with his latest column on choosing the right CAM software, CAM job management and toolpath & machining strategies.
Mentor Graphics' Tutorial Introduces Users to FloEFD Mentor Graphics' Tutorial Introduces Users to FloEFD
By Mentor Graphics See this video Ball Valve tutorial with FloEFD for Creo to get a feel for the software's capabilities. And sign up for a free trial!
PLM: The Future Belongs to Open Platforms PLM: The Future Belongs to Open Platforms
By Contact Software In the future monolithic PLM systems will be replaced by modular platforms like CONTACT Elements that are easier to introduce, extend and customize.
HP Announces New 'Blended Reality' Ecosystem HP Announces New 'Blended Reality' Ecosystem
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor At a press event recently in New York City, HP unveiled its new 3D printer and 'Sprout,' its new 3D scanning computer.
Best Practices for Converting Files to JT Format Best Practices for Converting Files to JT Format
By CT Core Technologies Convert your data to the increasingly popular JT format using these steps and the 3D_Evolution tool set.
Best Practices for Converting Files to JT Format Best Practices for Converting Files to JT Format
By CT Core Technologies Convert your data to the increasingly popular JT format using these steps and the 3D_Evolution tool set.
What Does the Future Hold for Sustainable Cargo Ships? What Does the Future Hold for Sustainable Cargo Ships?
By Gregory R. Trauthwein, COMPASS MAGAZINE There is a trend toward fewer, larger operators due to regulations aimed at making ships more fuel-efficient and reducing their environmental impacts.
CT Core Represents Webinar on JT and 3D Evolution CT Core Represents Webinar on JT and 3D Evolution
By CT Core Technologies Learn about the added value of using 3D Evolution with JT in this on-demand webinar by CT Core Technologies.
PLM's Role In Enabling Design For Environment (DFE) PLM's Role In Enabling Design For Environment (DFE)
By Jim Brown, Tech-Clarity Jim Brown's report discusses how to adopt a sustainability strategy and how PLM software provides capabilities that can be applied to DFE.
Why the Cloud is Working Out for Arena and Its Customers Why the Cloud is Working Out for Arena and Its Customers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Arena Solutions has grown four times faster than the PLM market in 2014 and they attribute their success to the cloud. Learn more in this interview.
10 Tips for Sustainable Design 10 Tips for Sustainable Design
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Bringing Sustainability to Manufacturing Customers Bringing Sustainability to Manufacturing Customers
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3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures for More Profitable Production 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures for More Profitable Production
By Stratasys As 3D printing grows beyond just prototyping, manufacturers like Thogus Products, are finding a valuable asset in the production of jigs and fixtures.
Why You Should Attend the Virtual Conference Why You Should Attend the Virtual Conference
By Kathleen Maher, Jon Peddie Research JPR thinks it's time to hand the discussion over to the people who will be using virtualization technology. Get your discount for this week's event!
How FloEFD Simplifies LED/lighting Analysis How FloEFD Simplifies LED/lighting Analysis
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PLM Framework for Sustainable Product Design PLM Framework for Sustainable Product Design
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Autodesk ReCap Pro 1.4 and Reality Computing Autodesk ReCap Pro 1.4 and Reality Computing
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Additive Manufacturing Trends in Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Trends in Aerospace
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Capture Reality from Anywhere With Portable Laser Scanners Capture Reality from Anywhere With Portable Laser Scanners
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On-demand Model-Based Enterprise Webinar On-demand Model-Based Enterprise Webinar
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15 Third-party PDM Product Approaches 15 Third-party PDM Product Approaches
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Join GoEngineer for a Webinar on Cloud-based PLM Join GoEngineer for a Webinar on Cloud-based PLM
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Autodesk's Latest Fusion 360 Update Is Largest Yet Autodesk's Latest Fusion 360 Update Is Largest Yet
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Model-Based Enterprise at GE Power and Water Model-Based Enterprise at GE Power and Water
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Collision Detection for Large Assembly Digital Mockup Collision Detection for Large Assembly Digital Mockup
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30 Minutes on Cooling Electrical Machines with FloEFD 30 Minutes on Cooling Electrical Machines with FloEFD
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ISVs Help Ensure the Future of STEM Education ISVs Help Ensure the Future of STEM Education
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CAD to CAE Best Practices CAD to CAE Best Practices
By Mentor Graphics The purpose of this webinar is to shed light on an alternate method whereby analysis is performed directly in the MCAD environment.
HP Unveils New Line of Z Workstations HP Unveils New Line of Z Workstations
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Ford Enhances V8 Crankshaft Prototype with Steinbichler Ford Enhances V8 Crankshaft Prototype with Steinbichler
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The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics
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15 Third-party PLM Tools for Your Choosing 15 Third-party PLM Tools for Your Choosing
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From Photoshop to the 3D Printer Within One Click
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Autodesk Offers New Simulation Tools From NEi Acquisition Autodesk Offers New Simulation Tools From NEi Acquisition
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SME's View on 3D Printing Industry SME's View on 3D Printing Industry
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3D Printed Parts for the Medical Industry 3D Printed Parts for the Medical Industry
By Gary Polio, CAPINC Can Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) materials be used when sterilization is required? CAPINC and Stratasys investigate...
Power Up with the Latest Graphics Cards by AMD and NVIDIA Power Up with the Latest Graphics Cards by AMD and NVIDIA
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Leading graphics card manufacturers AMD and NVIDIA offer competitive products to meet design and analysis needs.
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Xi PowerGo 15/7 Notebook An Ideal Fit For 3D MCAD Designers Xi PowerGo 15/7 Notebook An Ideal Fit For 3D MCAD Designers
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10 Third-party CAE Cos. Worth Looking At 10 Third-party CAE Cos. Worth Looking At
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor These third-party ISV partners offer tools to streamline and enhance analysis and simulation tasks including ETESCO, Varatech and more.
Prop Maker Creates Two Meter Tall Rabbits with Delcam
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Webinar: Deliver 3DPDF Work Instructions from your CAD Files Webinar: Deliver 3DPDF Work Instructions from your CAD Files
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Autodesk Puts Their Head in the Cloud Autodesk Puts Their Head in the Cloud
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Removing the Blindfold for PLM Upgrades/Migrations Removing the Blindfold for PLM Upgrades/Migrations
By iSEEK Corporation This paper discusses how iSEEK's CADseek shape analysis search engine can automate seemingly impossible tasks in PLM upgrades and migrations.
The Big Plan for ANSYS' $85 Million SpaceClaim Acquisition The Big Plan for ANSYS' $85 Million SpaceClaim Acquisition
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor John Myers talks with Barry Christenson of ANSYS about how SpaceClaim fits into their vision of simulation-driven design.
Get Chrysler's Story on CT Core's 3D Evolution Get Chrysler's Story on CT Core's 3D Evolution
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Managing Your Analysis and Simulation Data Managing Your Analysis and Simulation Data
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Keith Meintjes of CIMdata explains why simulation data management is important and the challenges it presents from small and medium businesses.
3 Cloud-based Collaboration Companies to Watch 3 Cloud-based Collaboration Companies to Watch
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Cloud-based collaboration leaders Kenesto, CadFaster and GrabCAD are expanding their market focus and making changes you should be aware of.
How Paper-based 3D Printing Works How Paper-based 3D Printing Works
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Using CADSeek Shape-based Search in PLM Using CADSeek Shape-based Search in PLM
By iSEEK In this video learn how CADseek enables users to search their vast databases of parts using shapes directly from within their PLM system.
Shape Search for CAD and PLM: Benefits, Use Cases, and ROI
Dr. Don Flugrad, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering SVP and COO Companies are adopting shape-based search tools to save money by helping them reuse parts and retrieve valuable intellectual property data.
Dr. Suna Polat to Lead CIMdata's Collaboration Practice Dr. Suna Polat to Lead CIMdata's Collaboration Practice
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Dr. Suna Polat, the new Director of CIMdata's Collaborative Innovation and Social Product Development council, discusses the goals of this practice.
GrabCAD's Press Event in Boston GrabCAD's Press Event in Boston
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor GrabCAD hosted the press in Boston last week for their Summer Release of GrabCAD Workbench and PTC integration news.
Webinar on CADSeek Search Now On Demand! Webinar on CADSeek Search Now On Demand!
By iSEEK Corporation Join this webinar to learn how CADseek works for part reuse, model reuse, cost estimation and elimination of existing duplication.
How 3D Printing Can Change Your Business How 3D Printing Can Change Your Business
By Stratasys Inc. This white paper looks at how 3D Printing can bring better products to market.
12 Essentials for Moldability with Protomold 12 Essentials for Moldability with Protomold
By Proto Labs As a resource, we've gathered some of our most useful manufacturing advice from the past decade in a collection of essential tips.
3D Proven Systems Brings 3D Printing to New Mexico 3D Proven Systems Brings 3D Printing to New Mexico
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor 3D Proven Systems is one of the first 3D Systems resellers to come to the Albuquerque area. Is Albuquerque ready?
Getting Ready to Upgrade to Inventor 2015? Getting Ready to Upgrade to Inventor 2015?
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Unlock PDM and PLM Data with Theorem Solutions Unlock PDM and PLM Data with Theorem Solutions
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CIMdata Addresses The Big 3 in Aerospace CIMdata Addresses The Big 3 in Aerospace
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor CIMdata's Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group addresses three challenges including global collaboration, PLM integration and obsolescence management.
Guidelines to Achieve Better Molded LSR Parts Guidelines to Achieve Better Molded LSR Parts
By Proto Labs Proto Labs' comprehensive white paper on liquid silicone rubber offers guidelines to achieve better molded LSR parts.
IntrinSIM CEO Joe Walsh Reflects on Simulation IntrinSIM CEO Joe Walsh Reflects on Simulation
By ConnectPress Staff During the NAFEMS conference co-located with the 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress IntrinSIM CEO discusses the role of simulation.
Updates from the 3DPDF Consortium at 3DCIC Updates from the 3DPDF Consortium at 3DCIC
By ConnectPress Staff A conversation with Phil Spreier, Technical Director of the 3DPDF Consortium, about some issues surrounding 3D PDFs and his organization.
3DCIC 2014 Attendee Profiles 3DCIC 2014 Attendee Profiles
By ConnectPress Staff Thoughts from Josh Rosvold, Engineering Manager of Simulation for Tangent Design Engineering Ltd. and others from the 3DCIC.
CAM Approaches in Aerospace CAM Approaches in Aerospace
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor JETCAM's Martin Bailey, Delcam's Peter Dickin and CNC Software's Steve Bertrand, talk about CAM use in the aerospace industry.
SENER Aeronautica Designs Satellite Mechanisms with Autodesk SENER Aeronautica Designs Satellite Mechanisms with Autodesk
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Our latest Innovator of Month is SENER Aeronautica, chosen for its use of Autodesk to design of satellite mechanisms for the Living Planet Program.
3DCIC Kicks Off in Colorado this Week! 3DCIC Kicks Off in Colorado this Week!
By ConnectPress Staff Dr. Ted Hall, founder and CEO, ShopBot Tools, presented an engaging conversation on digital fabrication during Wednesday's keynote at the 3DCIC.
Selecting the Right PLM for Your Organization- Part 2 Selecting the Right PLM for Your Organization- Part 2
By Vipin Goyal and Sergio Martinez, Kalypso Companies that define a PLM strategy and roadmap first, before getting into PLM selection and implementation, are more likely to maximize benefits.
Highlights from ACE 2014 Highlights from ACE 2014
By Marc Lind, Aras The event featured Microsoft, 3D PDF Consortium, Fisher/Unitech, I-Cubed, ITI and customers MAN Diesel & Turbo, Schrader Electronics and more.
Implementing Next-Generation Integrated Digital Enterprise Implementing Next-Generation Integrated Digital Enterprise
By Tim Nichols, Siemens Industry Automation The aerospace industry is deploying high-definition 3D PLM platforms that integrates and harmonizes engineers, designers, etc.
Estimate the Savings You Can Get with Exalead OnePart Estimate the Savings You Can Get with Exalead OnePart
By Dassault Systemes This interactive video will show users how their company can save time and money using Exalead OnePart- and includes a free customized saving estimate.
Introduction to Simulation & Analysis (S&A) Governance Introduction to Simulation & Analysis (S&A) Governance
By CIMdata Simulation & Analysis (S&A) Governance is a strategy to manage simulation for maximum effectiveness over the full product lifecycle.
Feature-based Cost Analytics Feature-based Cost Analytics
By I-Cubed Learn how a feature-based cost analytics approach can help companies gain a clearer and more accurate picture of the true costs of materials.
Like the Prius, Aras Offers Their Own Hybrid Option Like the Prius, Aras Offers Their Own Hybrid Option
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Peter Schroer, Aras CEO and founder, explains why his company chose to offer hybrid, cloud and on-site PLM solutions.
Four Key Components to Building an Effective Workstation Four Key Components to Building an Effective Workstation
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Wes Shimanek, workstation segment manager, Intel talks about how to build the best workstation for multi-tasking.
The Secrets of Maintaining Long Term CAD Data Integrity The Secrets of Maintaining Long Term CAD Data Integrity
By I-Cubed Join I-Cubed for this webinar to learn about risks when working with CAD data and methods on how to identify latent data integrity problems.
Mobile Workstations Transform the AEC & MCAD Industries Mobile Workstations Transform the AEC & MCAD Industries
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor In light of the increasing importance of mobile workstations for design professionals, we've taken a look at some of the best options in the market.
Autodesk's Cloud-based PLM Strategy Autodesk's Cloud-based PLM Strategy
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Brian Roepke explains why Autodesk chose to launch its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution Autodesk PLM 360 exclusively on the cloud.
CIMdata Analyzes Aras' No-cost Version to Version Upgrades CIMdata Analyzes Aras' No-cost Version to Version Upgrades
By Aras What they've found is Aras Innovator is redefining customization in the PLM market and the days of worrying about the impact of upgrading are over.
Enabling Mobility for 3D Information, Processes and Practice Enabling Mobility for 3D Information, Processes and Practice
By Simon Floyd, Microsoft The consumerization of IT has changed the way we think about work, the devices we use and the role of the enterprise in managing them.
A Model-based Approach for Improving Communication A Model-based Approach for Improving Communication
By Isha Gupta, Geometric The use of 3D model-based work instructions is becoming more prevalent in manufacturing operations as it enables an automated approach.
Automated Geometry Simplification for PLM Applications Automated Geometry Simplification for PLM Applications
By CT Core Technologies Learn how Core Technologie's Geometry Simplification module can protect IP and reduce model complexity in this webinar.
NREL Rebrands Education Efforts NREL Rebrands Education Efforts
By David Glickson, NREL New objectives include preparing future generations of scientists and engineers, along with the public to make empowered energy choices.
How the Apparel Industry is Shaping Up with CAD and PLM
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress talks to PTC, Siemens and Dassault about shifts in the apparel industry and how their apparel customers are using CAD and PLM tools.
Fashion Designers Make a 3D Printed Wardrobe a Reality Fashion Designers Make a 3D Printed Wardrobe a Reality
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Having made revolutionary changes to fields like architecture and medicine, 3D printing is now making itself felt in the fashion world.
Autodesk Launches 2015 Design Suites Autodesk Launches 2015 Design Suites
By Autodesk New in the 2015 version of Product Design Suite 2015 are Freeform and Direct Edit modeling with enhanced Sketch features.
12 Key Considerations in Enclosure Thermal Design 12 Key Considerations in Enclosure Thermal Design
By Mentor Graphics Read this white paper from Mentor Graphics for insights into optimizing the airflow in electronics enclosures using the modeling software FloTHERM.
Webinar Now On Demand on Removing the Barriers to Simulation Webinar Now On Demand on Removing the Barriers to Simulation
By Carl Smith, Professional Services Manager, IMAGINiT IMAGINiT hosts this webinar on the benefits of simulation in early product development, types of simulation and some of the tools they provide.
11 Top Tips for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design 11 Top Tips for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design
By Mentor Graphics This white paper looks at how Mentor Graphics' tools help engineers meet a major cost and the growing challenge of cooling data centers.
A High Level How-to Guide for PCB Thermal Design A High Level How-to Guide for PCB Thermal Design
By Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics helps engineers navigate the important thermal layout design phase, when thermal issues with PCB design are largely 'locked in.'
Mentor Graphics Helps Engineers Align Models with Reality Mentor Graphics Helps Engineers Align Models with Reality
By Yafei Luo, Mentor Graphics While 3D thermal analysis can be very accurate, Mentor Graphics' Structure Function allows users to verify simulation models in real world settings.
3D Visualization Technology for the Manufacturing Industry 3D Visualization Technology for the Manufacturing Industry
By KISTERS This white paper covers how Kisters 3DViewStation product family capably meets a wide range of demands for collaborating and visualization.
Autodesk PLM 360 Integrates Operations at Beaver Group
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Beaver Group relies on Autodesk PLM 360 to bring together multiple processes, including quotation, costing, design, manufacture and installation.
Autodesk's Flow Design Gives Designers a Virtual Wind Tunnel Autodesk's Flow Design Gives Designers a Virtual Wind Tunnel
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Empowering designers and engineers to make better design choices early on, Autodesk provides them with Flow Design, a virtual wind tunnel.
The Value of 3D Part Catalogs in Model-based Design The Value of 3D Part Catalogs in Model-based Design
By Tim Thomas, CEO, CADENAS PARTsolutions This 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress presentation covers popular myths of parts management in the 3D MBD context.
Six Cool Connected Products Six Cool Connected Products
Product designers are making headway with the Internet of Things by making home appliances you can control straight from your smart phone.
Accelerating PLM Value for the Shipbuilding Industry Accelerating PLM Value for the Shipbuilding Industry
By CIMdata CIMdata's research shows that the Value Gap is wider for PLM implementation followers when compared to leaders.
10 Visualization Products to Try 10 Visualization Products to Try
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Visualization and rendering developers are expanding with holographic and augmented reality systems and tools that run from web-browsers.
Autodesk PLM 360 Helps Suretank Transition to the Cloud
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Watch a video about Suretank's adoption of Autodesk PLM 360 and how it helped the company manage information and improve business outcomes.
Why Archiving Data May Already be Obsolete Why Archiving Data May Already be Obsolete
By James DeLaPorte, Partner and Business Transformation Leader, NexTec This presentation proposes new strategies on archiving data and explores innovative solutions to difficult and abstract problems.
Common PLM Integration Challenges Common PLM Integration Challenges
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Vivek Kotru, director, global marketing, Geometric explained which common issues emerge and how companies can respond to them.
Eight Critical Success Factors for CAD Data Migrations (CDM) Eight Critical Success Factors for CAD Data Migrations (CDM)
By I-Cubed This paper identifies eight critical success factors for CDM and explains the consequences for not properly addressing each.
Shipmakers Aim for Energy Efficiency in Design Practices Shipmakers Aim for Energy Efficiency in Design Practices
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Shin Yang Shipbuilding talks about how competition and EEDI regulations are impacting the way they design and build ships.
On Demand: Webinar on EXALEAD OnePart On Demand: Webinar on EXALEAD OnePart
By Dassault Systemes EXALEAD OnePart is an application for locating and reusing 2D/3D legacy parts, designs, and associated documentation.
Autodesk Announces Delcam Acquisition Autodesk Announces Delcam Acquisition
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk's acquisition of Delcam, a leading supplier of advanced CAM software, signals the company's ongoing efforts to enter the CAM marketplace.
What's in Store at the 3DCIC What's in Store at the 3DCIC
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress talks to 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress (3DCIC) founder David Prawel about what's in store for the event.
Autodesk Asserts Itself in Manufacturing with CAM 360 Autodesk Asserts Itself in Manufacturing with CAM 360
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk CAM 360 offers a cloud-based design-to-manufacturing solution, providing collaboration tools and shared data storage as well as flexibility.
Tesla's Supercharger Network Expands Across United States Tesla's Supercharger Network Expands Across United States
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Tesla has plans to install over 100 electric vehicle charging stations by 2015.
3D Printing Makes Self-Repairing Shoes a Reality 3D Printing Makes Self-Repairing Shoes a Reality
Attendees to the recent Wearable Futures conference got to see how 3D printing might make self-repairing shoes a reality.
CAD Data Translation Validation CAD Data Translation Validation
By Dr. T. Charles Chen, The Boeing Company After translating a CAD model from one CAD system to another CAD system it is important to make sure that the CAD models are exactly the same.
PLM in the Automotive Industry PLM in the Automotive Industry
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Large automotive OEMs such as Daimler choose a CAD system that works well with their PLM. In the past it was the other way around.
Improve Your Product Development IT Infrastructure Improve Your Product Development IT Infrastructure
By I-Cubed I-Cubed provides support for manufacturing firms needing scalable, reliable, and frugal product lifecycle information technology.
Trends and Predictions of 2014 Trends and Predictions of 2014
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor We talked to three industry professionals about trends that will shape the future of CAD in 2014 and beyond.
The 2014 NAIAS Showcases a Revitalized Auto Industry The 2014 NAIAS Showcases a Revitalized Auto Industry
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Over 60 companies will exhibit their newest and most innovative vehicles at this year's 25th annual North American International Auto Show.
HP Launches New HP Z1 G2 Workstation HP Launches New HP Z1 G2 Workstation
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor HP's new HP Z1 G2 workstation offers customers a 27-inch touch screen and includes Intel's Thunderbolt 2 technology.
10 New Products from 3D Systems 10 New Products from 3D Systems
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor 3D Systems celebrated the end of 2013 with the release of 10 new products including 3D printers, laser scanners and other software tools.
The 2014 CES Introduces the Most Exciting New Tech Products The 2014 CES Introduces the Most Exciting New Tech Products
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Ultra HDTV, wearable technology, and 3D Printing will be just a few of the new product trends on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Last Minute Green Gift Ideas Last Minute Green Gift Ideas
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor In the spirit of Christmas and this month's topic on sustainable design we've picked out twelve innovative products that sparked our attention.
PLM Gets Closer to Adopting Systems Engineering  PLM Gets Closer to Adopting Systems Engineering
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor How far is the product lifecycle management industry from adopting systems engineering? John MacKrell of CIMdata has the answer.
IMAGINiT Answers Common Inventor Questions at AU IMAGINiT Answers Common Inventor Questions at AU
By IMAGINiT This year at Autodesk University Eric France, Solutions Consultant for IMAGINiT, answered three big questions Inventor users will not want to miss.
Highlights from the 2013 CIMdata PLM Road Map Highlights from the 2013 CIMdata PLM Road Map
By CIMdata The event took place in conjunction with the Product Innovation Congress in Chicago drawing in 300+ attendees.
AU Media Briefing and Q &A with Autodesk CEO Carl Bass AU Media Briefing and Q &A with Autodesk CEO Carl Bass
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress President In Tuesday's media briefing members of the press got a preview of Autodesk 360 and learned about the future of digital prototyping.
AU Keynote Kicks Off with Tricks, Hot Rods & Dancing Robots
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress President Tuesday's opening keynote at Autodesk University featured entertainers Penn and Teller, Aston Martin and Bot and Dolly robots.
Autodesk Takes CAM to the Cloud with CAM 360 Autodesk Takes CAM to the Cloud with CAM 360
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress President Autodesk has announced its latest addition to its 360 platform, CAM 360, a cloud-enabled computer-aided machining solution.
What to Look Forward to at AU (Autodesk University) What to Look Forward to at AU (Autodesk University)
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor See what's new this year, including an Automotive Summit and what's back by popular demand at AU taking place in Vegas this week.
Engineer-To-Order Better with CRM in PLM Engineer-To-Order Better with CRM in PLM
By Peter Schroer, President, Aras If your company is in a configure-to-order or engineer-to-order market, embedding CRM within PLM makes sense.
Thermal Optimization Helps Toyota with Hybrid Design Thermal Optimization Helps Toyota with Hybrid Design
By Boris Marovic, Product Marketing Manager, Mentor Graphics Learn how Mentor Graphics T3Ster Transient Thermal Characterization system helps hybrid vehicle designers optimize their models.
Digital Prototyping Helps Designers Break Water Speed Record Digital Prototyping Helps Designers Break Water Speed Record
By Koen Beyers, Voxdale BVBA Analysis software by Mentor played a key role in the development of the Formula 2 speed boat that set the world water speed record.
Combining 1D and 3D Analysis for Optimized Aerospace Designs Combining 1D and 3D Analysis for Optimized Aerospace Designs
By John Isaac, Business Development Manager, Mentor Graphics By combining 1D and 3D analysis technology users can solve challenging aerospace problems such as designing air-to-air refueling systems.
1D Simulation Helps Eurotecnica 1D Simulation Helps Eurotecnica
By Alberto Deponti, EnginSoft Francesco Castelletta, Eurotecnica Learn how Eurotecnica uses Flowmaster to meet the challenges of working with solar power and energy storage systems.
Curtiss-Wright Custom Deployments with FloTHERM Curtiss-Wright Custom Deployments with FloTHERM
By Andrea Schott, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Defense Solutions Bringing together both mechanical and thermal simulation know-how can help electronics designers create better products.
The CPO Offers a New Way to Look at PLM Implementations The CPO Offers a New Way to Look at PLM Implementations
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor The Codex of PLM Openness (CPO) gives customers and developers of product lifecycle management (PLM) systems a new way to handle their implementations.
Reliability in Avionics Systems - Managing Excessive Heat Reliability in Avionics Systems - Managing Excessive Heat
By Mentor Graphics This white paper covers how thermal simulation tools such as FloTHERM XT can help avionics designers.
Geomagic Capture Makes 3D Scanning a Key Tool for Engineers Geomagic Capture Makes 3D Scanning a Key Tool for Engineers
By Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor Engineers can save time and effort using 3D Systems' new suite of Geomagic Capture 3D scanning technology. Learn more!
Join CIMdata, IBM, Citrix and NVIDIA in this Webinar Join CIMdata, IBM, Citrix and NVIDIA in this Webinar
By CIMdata Presenters review business issues associated with graphics intensive data and 3D applications that can now be addressed by remote access technology.
Astec Reduces Development Times with 3D Printing Astec Reduces Development Times with 3D Printing
By Michael Swanson, Burner Systems Astec This video presentation covers how Astec leveraged 3D printing to reduce their asphalt production equipment development times.
5 Frequently Asked Questions About MultiJet Printing 5 Frequently Asked Questions About MultiJet Printing
By 3D Systems Find out the answers to five of the most frequently asked questions about MultiJet Printing.
CIMdata Evaluates 3D Graphics in New Whitepaper CIMdata Evaluates 3D Graphics in New Whitepaper
By CIMdata CIMdata reviews business issues associated with data and 3D applications that can now be addressed by remote access technology.
Webinar on Boeing Insitu's PLM Migration to Aras Webinar on Boeing Insitu's PLM Migration to Aras
By Aras Learn how Boeing's Insitu recovered a failing PLM implementation and hear from AESSiS on Teamcenter integration and migration scenarios.
Automating the Process for Feature to Feature Translations Automating the Process for Feature to Feature Translations
By CT CoreTechnologie Learn how you can use 3D Evolution to automate translating 3D models with full parametric features between applications in this webinar.
Go Big with These Large Format Printers Go Big with These Large Format Printers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at the latest large format printers from HP, Canon, Oce, Xerox and Epson.
It's Never too Early for Protoquote It's Never too Early for Protoquote
By Proto Labs See how Protoquote can help part designers learn how to configure the best possible design for the lowest cost.
How to Find Data Sheets for the Best Resin Selection How to Find Data Sheets for the Best Resin Selection
By Proto Labs Get detailed data sheets on most of the world's resins by following these steps.
Designing for Moldability with Protomold's How-to Guide Designing for Moldability with Protomold's How-to Guide
By Proto Labs Get the best results on Protomold's rapid injection molding process with this guide.
Bridging the Gap Between Prototypes and Production Bridging the Gap Between Prototypes and Production
By Proto Labs This white paper explains how companies can use rapid injection molding to ensure their final products meet their overall goals.
Key Questions for Choosing a Prototyping Process Key Questions for Choosing a Prototyping Process
By Proto Labs This white paper explores the advantages and shortcomings of the major prototyping processes available to today’s designer.
Guide to Selecting Thermoplastic Materials and Resins Guide to Selecting Thermoplastic Materials and Resins
By Proto Labs Selecting the best material for your part design can be challenging, especially and with nearly 85,000 options. This white paper can help.
Using 1D and 3D CFD for Electrical Vehicle Batteries Using 1D and 3D CFD for Electrical Vehicle Batteries
By Mentor Graphics An example of using 1D and 3D CFD for thermal management of an electrical vehicle battery pack.
Tackling the Thermal Design Challenges of Avionics Tackling the Thermal Design Challenges of Avionics
By Mentor Graphics This white paper covers how computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can help companies develop lighter and more efficient avionic systems.
Incorporating EDA and MDA Design Flows in Thermal Design Incorporating EDA and MDA Design Flows in Thermal Design
By Mentor Graphics Specialized software that has been optimized for electronics thermal applications offers users the chance to improve their design processes.
Set Up Email Alerts for Your 3D Printing Jobs Set Up Email Alerts for Your 3D Printing Jobs
By Dave Tupper, CAPINC If you ever have to set a project to print over the weekend setting up an email alert will keep you in the loop if you can't monitor it in person.
Tetra4D's Motto: Not All PDFs are Created Equal Tetra4D's Motto: Not All PDFs are Created Equal
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor As the only authorized provider of native 3D PDF solutions for Adobe, tetra4D offers Revit and Inventor users impressive 3D PDF functionality.
Household Names Choose Inventor Users EnviroGuard Household Names Choose Inventor Users EnviroGuard
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor With the Autodesk Product Design Suite EnviroGuard can easily share their product vision with their customers like Apple and Ford Motor Company.
10 PLM Systems That Could Help Your Business 10 PLM Systems That Could Help Your Business
By Business-Software.com Business-Software.com provides a comparison of who they are calling the top 10 Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software vendors.
FiberSIM Helps HDW Build Better Submarines FiberSIM Helps HDW Build Better Submarines
By VISTAGY HDW has used FiberSIM composites engineering software to increase the amount of composites on its new submarines by 10 percent a year.
SpaceX Uses Their Hands to Visualize Rocket Engines SpaceX Uses Their Hands to Visualize Rocket Engines
By NVIDIA With NVIDIA technology SpaceX is able to visualize and explore designs using hand gestures. See how in this video.
Reports Point to 3 Big Trends in Industrial Machinery Reports Point to 3 Big Trends in Industrial Machinery
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ThomasNet reports that the ability to manage tools remotely has been an increasing priority for the industrial machinery sector.
Intuitive Surgical Named on List of Top Innovative Companies Intuitive Surgical Named on List of Top Innovative Companies
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robotic systems have assisted a surgeon in 1.5 million surgical procedures.
Technology Key in Educating Boys Technology Key in Educating Boys
By Sean Dudley, Compass Magazine Technology like Jumpido uses whole body interaction in a series of exercises and games, particularly suited to engaging boys in learning.
Balancing Physical and Virtual Composites Testing Balancing Physical and Virtual Composites Testing
By Ginger Gardiner, Compass Magazine Aerospace and automotive companies are developing newer and better composites with the help of virtual prototyping.
Toy Line Let's Girls Know Engineering is for Them Too Toy Line Let's Girls Know Engineering is for Them Too
By Rachel Callery, Compass Magazine The GoldieBlox toy building block set was designed by Stanford-trained engineer Debbie Sterling.
Choosing the Right CAD Training for Your Needs Choosing the Right CAD Training for Your Needs
By Chris Dimler for CADCAMConnect CAD consultant Chris Dimler provides some resources and advice on staying up to date with your design software.
Developing Trends and Drivers in PLM Developing Trends and Drivers in PLM
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Mercury PLM Service's Nat Workman takes us through some of the developing trends in product lifecycle management (PLM).
New Iteration of Project Scandium Available New Iteration of Project Scandium Available
By Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab Find out what's new in the 2014 versions of Project Scandium for Simulation Moldflow Insight.
3D Printing Hits the Runway
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor From customized bikinis to the runways of Paris 3D printing is turning heads in the fashion industry.
Shout Out to Bespoke Innovations Shout Out to Bespoke Innovations
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Bespoke Innovations has combined 3D scanning and 3D design software to create custom prosthetics.
Damen Shipyards Earns Praise for Hybrid Tugboat Damen Shipyards Earns Praise for Hybrid Tugboat
Damen Shipyards has been called one of the Netherlands' greenest companies for its work on the ASD Tug 2810 Hybrid, a hybrid tugboat.
Key Patents in 3D Printing Set to Expire Key Patents in 3D Printing Set to Expire
Summary by John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at copyright in 3D printing and how patent expirations will affect the industry.
Programs Aim to Encourage Engineering Programs Aim to Encourage Engineering
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor FIRST, PACE, Greenpower and the STEM Education Coalition are working to round up the next generation of engineers with these programs.
NREL Internships Offer Mentorship for Clean Energy Careers NREL Internships Offer Mentorship for Clean Energy Careers
By David Glickson, NREL Students interested in renewable energy work with researchers at NREL to help investigate solutions to energy challenges.
Autodesk's Education and Training Strategy Autodesk's Education and Training Strategy
By Peggy G. Snyder, Director of Education, Autodesk In order to cultivate the next Leonardo da Vinci, Frank Lloyd Wright or Steve Jobs, see what Autodesk is working on to make this happen.
Simulation Data Management, Why You Need It Simulation Data Management, Why You Need It
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Keith Meintjes of CIMdata talks about the importance of simulation data management and why businesses have been slow to adopt it.
Innovative Seat Designs Earn Acclaim Innovative Seat Designs Earn Acclaim
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. explains how the company met the challenges of designing a new train passenger seat with Inventor software.
Analysis and Simulation for the Renewable Energy Market Analysis and Simulation for the Renewable Energy Market
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at how renewable energy companies are utilizing and befitting from analysis and simulation technology.
Altair Discusses New ALM and Simulation Driven Design Altair Discusses New ALM and Simulation Driven Design
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Combining topology optimization technology with additive layer manufacturing (ALM) can create lighter, more durable parts.
A How-To Guide for Successful PLM Implementation A How-To Guide for Successful PLM Implementation
By Mark Beaulieu, Aras PLM Adopting the right approach for a PLM system is key to its success. This paper outlines the value of the iterative strategy.
Best-in-Class Simulation Strategies Best-in-Class Simulation Strategies
By Michelle Boucher, Aberdeen Group This report highlights how companies can take advantage of best-in-class simulation processes and strategies.
Highlights from CIMdata's New PLM Market Report Highlights from CIMdata's New PLM Market Report
By CIMdata The 2013 Executive PLM Market Report provides CIMdatas perspective on PLM across a variety of industries, identifies market trends and more.
PLM Industry Review and Trends Report PLM Industry Review and Trends Report
By CIMdata A new report from CIMdata looks at how product lifceycle management (PLM) has grown and how its focus has changed from technology to business.
The Benefits of Having an Outsourced Prototype The Benefits of Having an Outsourced Prototype
By Doug Girard and Matt Brown, 3D Systems With 3D printers right at your fingertips why use outsourcing businesses like Quickparts? Learn why here!
Key Takeaways from CIC 2013 Key Takeaways from CIC 2013
By Jack Thornton, MINDFEED Marcom The growing value of part validation and other lessons from the Longview Advisors' 10th annual 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress (CIC).
The State of 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Report The State of 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Report
By Longview Advsiors and Lifecycle Insights The report focuses on design data interoperability, model-based initiatives and more based on the Longview Advisors annual survey.
3D Printing Field Guide: Something for Everyone? 3D Printing Field Guide: Something for Everyone?
By Todd Grimm, TA Grimm & Associates Todd Grimm goes over products, prices and processes in 3D printing, along with a few highlights from the Rapid 2013 conference.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Offered at Low Price with GrabCAD Access Autodesk Fusion 360 Offered at Low Price with GrabCAD Access
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Editor Fusion 360, Autodesk’s cloud-based 3D CAD software, is now available for a $25 subscription fee per month, and users can publish directly to GrabCAD.
Avoid the Pitfalls of PLM Migration and Integration Avoid the Pitfalls of PLM Migration and Integration
By PROSTEP This webinar will cover the challenges and solutions associated with large scale product lifecycle management (PLM) migrations.
The Case for Cloud ERP in Manufacturing The Case for Cloud ERP in Manufacturing
By Nick Castellina, Aberdeen Group This report illustrates trends in cloud deployment and lays out the reasons for manufacturers to consider cloud ERP.
Design Error-free SLS Parts Design Error-free SLS Parts
By 3D Systems The guide features specific tips and instructions for creating a wide range of parts including, axles, coil springs and living hinges.
3D Systems Guide to Prototyping Die Cast Parts 3D Systems Guide to Prototyping Die Cast Parts
By 3D Systems The intent of this document is to guide the user through the process of creating prototypes of die cast components.
Ensure Your Designs are Optimized for Injection Molding Ensure Your Designs are Optimized for Injection Molding
By 3D Systems This injection molding guide covers injection mold tooling process comparison, size limitations, straight pull design and more.
The Vision, Innovation and Technology of Inkjet 3D Printing The Vision, Innovation and Technology of Inkjet 3D Printing
By 3D Systems Learn about the history of inkjet 3D printing and how it can be used to turn 3D models into physical parts and improve design intent.
From the Printer  To The Real World! From the Printer To The Real World!
By Kristian Ustrud, 3D Systems A look at differences in 3D printing and rapid prototyping; and whats to come for the manufacturing industry.
SPARTAN MOTORS Fuels Innovation and Productivity with Aras SPARTAN MOTORS Fuels Innovation and Productivity with Aras
By Aras Spartan Motors, a provider of high-quality specialty vehicles, chassis and truck bodies has standardized all of its processes using Aras.
U.S. ARMY Attains Six Sigma Agility with Aras Enterprise U.S. ARMY Attains Six Sigma Agility with Aras Enterprise
By Aras The United States Army has streamlined and modernized many of its processes with the help of Aras Enterprise.
MEILLER Replaces Legacy PLM and Accelerates Performance MEILLER Replaces Legacy PLM and Accelerates Performance
By Aras MEILLER, a provider of heavy duty trucking systems has adopted the Aras product lifecycle management platform to streamline its server processes.
Aras Accelerates Innovation at GETRAG FORD Transmissions Aras Accelerates Innovation at GETRAG FORD Transmissions
By Aras GETRAG FORD Transmissions has gained flexibility, speed and efficiency by implementing Aras' enterprise-wide PLM platform.
10 Tips on Design For Manufacturability 10 Tips on Design For Manufacturability
By David Watson, 3D Systems Before submitting a design for 3D printing, keep an eye out for these ten common mistakes concerning part design and file conversion.
Airbus Conquers LOTAR Challenges Airbus Conquers LOTAR Challenges
By CT CoreTechnologie This webinar will cover a Long Term Archiving and Retrieval (LOTAR) implementation scheme with CT CoreTechnologie and Airbus.
Watch and Learn About Aras Secure Social Watch and Learn About Aras Secure Social
By Aras This video covers how Aras Secure Social makes it easy for people to interact on items such as parts, bills of material and computer aided design files.
Migrating 215,000 Items to Aras in 134 Days Migrating 215,000 Items to Aras in 134 Days
By Aras In this webinar, Nidec shares their experience on migrating 215,000 items to Aras PLM.
XEROX PLM Migration with Aras XEROX PLM Migration with Aras
By Aras XEROX achieves immediate results in their worldwide PLM migration using Aras' enterprise open source PLM solution suite.
MJM vs Polyjet: Postprocessing Showdown MJM vs Polyjet: Postprocessing Showdown
By PCS Engineering PCS Engineering tests out 3D Systems ProJet and the Objet30Pro photopolymer based high detail technologies.
Doctors in Belgium Use Mcor Paper-Based 3D Printing Doctors in Belgium Use Mcor Paper-Based 3D Printing
By Mcor Working from the digitally scanned contours of patients’ bones, doctors create full-size 3D physical models they can use as surgical guides.
10 Factors to Help You Select a 3D Printer 10 Factors to Help You Select a 3D Printer
By Joe Hiemenz, Stratasys, Inc. When planning to purchase an additive manufacturing system, buyers will find capabilities and a price range wider than products from most any industry.
Rapid 2013 Event Featured 3D Prints of Andy Warhol Replicas Rapid 2013 Event Featured 3D Prints of Andy Warhol Replicas
Press Release Issued by Materialise The event sponsored by Materialise marked one of the first times that works by Andy Warhol have been reinterpreted by 3D Printing technologies.
Change Management: One Size Will Never Fit All Change Management: One Size Will Never Fit All
By Peter Schroer, President, Aras Aras President discusses how change management is one of the toughest parts of PLM, and also the most important.
Xerox Uses Aras for Global Product Development Xerox Uses Aras for Global Product Development
By Aras See Xerox's presentation on how they are using Aras PLM to control and collaborate across their global product development lifecycle.
How Lear Successfully Manages Over 100,000 Parts How Lear Successfully Manages Over 100,000 Parts
By Aras Hear from Lear in this video on how they work with more than 100,000 parts and succeed with PLM using Aras' solutions.
Lear on Global Change Management
By Aras Watch the video to learn how Lear met their unique business needs for global change management, while remaining intuitive for end users.
Webinar: Avoid the Pitfalls of PLM Migration and Integration Webinar: Avoid the Pitfalls of PLM Migration and Integration
Announement by ConnectPress and PROSTEP This webinar will introduce attendees to the challenges and solutions associated with large scale product lifecycle management (PLM) migrations.
Aras' PLM Implementation for Lear Corporation Aras' PLM Implementation for Lear Corporation
By Aras Hear how Lear is using Aras PLM software to improve global product development and configuration management in this video.
Help with Power and Transmission Components Design
By Nino Caldarola B.SC. CET, IMAGINiT The requirement of any machinery to have complex power and transmission systems becomes a design task in itself. This article will help.
Tips on Accelerating Design Time by CAM Logic Tips on Accelerating Design Time by CAM Logic
By CAM Logic Learn and see first hand in this 30 minute webinar presented by CAM Logic how you can accelerate design time. Featuring the Edison2 Very Light Car.
Sunglass Expands Web-based Platform with Parts Library
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Sunglass provides collaboration and product data management in a cloud-based, CAD-agnostic atmosphere.
Get OpenDXM Global X for Free-Up to 30 Users Get OpenDXM Global X for Free-Up to 30 Users
The managed file transfer platform OpenDXM GlobalX allows you to exchange all of your data via the Internet easily, securely and reliably.
3D Systems Founder Talks Past and Future of 3D Printing
Watch Charles Hull, co-founder of 3D Systems, answer questions at the 2013 Maker Faire about the past and future of the technologically he helped invent.
Neutral File Formats: Is IGES Officially Dead? Neutral File Formats: Is IGES Officially Dead?
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor David Opsahl from the 3D PDF Consortium provides an update on 3D PDFs, JT, IGES and STEP.
Delcam's PowerINSPECT  2013 Offers Dual-Device Inspection Delcam's PowerINSPECT 2013 Offers Dual-Device Inspection
By Delcam Other enhancements in the new version include improved handling of point-cloud data, group editing of probing parameter and more.
Webinar: Understanding Validation for LOTAR Webinar: Understanding Validation for LOTAR
By CT CoreTechnologie Understand the requirements of LOTAR issues facing organizations and see the automated approach using 3D Evolution to validate STEP files.
SpaceExplorer 3D Mouse Revs Up Motorcycle Design SpaceExplorer 3D Mouse Revs Up Motorcycle Design
By 3Dconnexion Farmer Plastics & Machining are using the SpaceExplorer 3D mouse to reduce worker fatigue and create great designs faster.
Framework Creative Finds 3D Mice Imperative in Workflow Framework Creative Finds 3D Mice Imperative in Workflow
By 3Dconnexion 3Dconnexion 3D mice have become an essential part of the design tool kit at 3D design studio, Framework Creative.
Video: Sharing Data Seamlessly with PROSTEP Open DXM Video: Sharing Data Seamlessly with PROSTEP Open DXM
If you want to learn more about how to use the Open DXM format to share large data files this video can help.
Video: Using PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D for Rights Management Video: Using PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D for Rights Management
Want to learn more about how 3D PDFs can help you and your company track and manage who has the rights to alter your data? Watch this video.
Video: See PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D in Action Video: See PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D in Action
Make even better use of your engineering product data and profit from improved communication and fewer design errors with PROSTEP solutions.
Video: PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D Reader Extension Module Video: PROSTEP PDF Generator 3D Reader Extension Module
Add comments, measurements, save and print forms and even add an electronic signature with the Reader Extension Module.
Webinar: Get More ROI from Your 3D Models Webinar: Get More ROI from Your 3D Models
By Lattice Technology Learn how a single, ultra-lightweight, CAD agnostic model can be the backbone for sharing across your enterprise for the entire product lifecycle.
New Suites Deliver Affordable Access to Advanced Workflows
By Autodesk's In the Fold Blog Autodesk's 2014 Simulation portfolio delivers a faster, more accurate and flexible approach to predicting, optimizing and validating designs earlier.
@Xi Tests Out Various Graphics Cards @Xi Tests Out Various Graphics Cards
By @Xi Computer Corp. In this video card review, you can decide whether you are under spending or over spending when selecting a video card for your workstation.
An Update On LOTAR For Long Term Archival An Update On LOTAR For Long Term Archival
By Richard Zuray, Boeing A presentation on long term archival and retrieval of digital design and PDM data from the Collaboration & Interoperability Congress.
How to make Your Workstation go from Sluggish to Superior How to make Your Workstation go from Sluggish to Superior
By Sean Young, HP HP's Sean Young suggests HP Workstations with NVIDIA Maximus to keep your computer from freezing up when performing a complex process.
Learn What the Autodesk ReCap Product Line Consists Of Learn What the Autodesk ReCap Product Line Consists Of
By Autodesk's In the Fold Blog A key addition to the 2014 Suites is Autodesk ReCap, desktop and cloud software and services to create 3D data from captured photos and laser scans.
Using Geometry Simplification for IP Protection Using Geometry Simplification for IP Protection
By CT CoreTechnologie CT CoreTechnologie introduces their Geometry Simplification module for protecting IP and reducing file sizes.
Automated Geometry Simplification for IP Protection Automated Geometry Simplification for IP Protection
By CT Core Technologies Learn how their Geometry Simplification module for protecting intellectual property can reduce the overall size and complexity of the model by 65%.
PDM or PLM? Both! PDM or PLM? Both!
By Peter Schroer, President, Aras Aras President Peter Schroer makes the case on why companies need both a product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) system.
Autodesk Announces What to Look Forward to in 2014 Portfolio Autodesk Announces What to Look Forward to in 2014 Portfolio
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Press and customers learned that Autodesk continues the upwards trajectory of suites and cloud computing, offering more options than ever.
The Impact of Social Networks on PLM and Supply Chain The Impact of Social Networks on PLM and Supply Chain
By Chad Jackson, President,Lifecycle Insights This presentation looks at potential benefits and challenges of applying social technologies to product development.
A Tour of Mentor's New FloTHERM Simulation Solution A Tour of Mentor's New FloTHERM Simulation Solution
Compiled by John Myers, ConnectPress Editors In this video presentation Mentor Graphics explains how FloTHERM XT helps customers improve product design with thermal simulation.
Back by Popular Demand, CIC's PLM Vendor Panel Back by Popular Demand, CIC's PLM Vendor Panel
Moderated by Brad Holtz, President, Cyon Research Panelists at last year's Collaboration & Interoperability event included Stephen Bodnar of Autodesk and Blake Courter of SpaceClaim, among others.
How Do I Get My Boss To Buy A 3D Printer? How Do I Get My Boss To Buy A 3D Printer?
By CAPINC Here are some tips to help make the case on why a 3D printer can be an important and productive asset for product development.
Embedded Software Development: with an Agile Methodology Embedded Software Development: with an Agile Methodology
By Michelle Boucher, Aberdeen Group This report examines how best-in-class companies make use of agile methodology to ensure success.
CIMdata Looks at SAP 3D Visual Enterprise CIMdata Looks at SAP 3D Visual Enterprise
By CIMdata Learn more about CIMdata's recently released report on the SAP 3D Visual Enterprise software in this summary.
Managing Systems Design Complexity: 3 Tips to Save Time Managing Systems Design Complexity: 3 Tips to Save Time
By Michelle Boucher, Aberdeen Group Aberdeen shares information on how to obtain a framework for improving systems engineering practices in this report available until the end of March.
JETCAM's Outlook on CAM and the Company in 2013 JETCAM's Outlook on CAM and the Company in 2013
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor JETCAM talks about how the demand for enterprise wide collaboration is driving the focus of future products.
Custom Solutions Lead Dental Industry to Rely on CAM Custom Solutions Lead Dental Industry to Rely on CAM
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Even the smallest dental offices are taking an interest in the ways computer aided machining (CAM) technology can improve their businesses.
Open Standards-Based Simulation Data Management Open Standards-Based Simulation Data Management
Audio Presentation from CIC Congress 2012 Keith Hunten from Lockheed goes over an open standards system for Simulation Data Management (SimDM) they have been developing.
The Past, Present and Future of Requirements Management The Past, Present and Future of Requirements Management
By ConnectPress An interview with Peter Schroer, president of Aras, to find out what's happening with Requirements Management in the world of PLM.
Integrating PLM Visualization with Secure Social Integrating PLM Visualization with Secure Social
By John Sperling, Director of Product Management, Aras This presentation covers how secure social can be brought together with PLM visualization to deliver a new level of global collaboration.
Using Change Management for Competitive Advantage Using Change Management for Competitive Advantage
By Michelle Boucher, Aberdeen Group Based on the experiences of over 200 companies, this report identifies best practices that ensure change management creates efficiency.
Filabot Turns Waste into 3D Printing Material Filabot Turns Waste into 3D Printing Material
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Mechanical engineering student Tyler McNaney launches his invention, the Filabot, with the help of Kickstarter.
Free BOM Management Report on Best Practices Free BOM Management Report on Best Practices
By Michelle Boucher Survey results identifies the key role Bill of Materials (BOM) management plays in maintaining efficiency in the face of product complexity.
Lessons Learned in Over 40 Years in Aerospace and Defense Lessons Learned in Over 40 Years in Aerospace and Defense
By Jack Harris, from CIC Congress 2012 With over 40 years at Rockwell Collins, Jack held numerous leadership positions in engineering, advanced technology, programs and operations.
Design-for-Environment Methodologies for Reducing Costs Design-for-Environment Methodologies for Reducing Costs
By Technology Forecasters This webinar focuses on Design-for-Environment (DfE) methodologies for reducing costs, stress, design time and more.
Autodesk University Sets Stage for 2013 Autodesk University Sets Stage for 2013
A look at what's new with some AU exhibitors and the trends they see affecting the future of design.
Five Benefits of Cloud Computing for CAD Five Benefits of Cloud Computing for CAD
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Mike Payne, Kenesto CEO, discusses five major benefits of cloud-based CAD software including improved security and accessibility.
What They Didn't Teach You in School About Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School About Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics This white paper covers how to improve processes by using CFD throughout the design phase.
Leverage the Power of 1D and 3D CFD Simultaneously Leverage the Power of 1D and 3D CFD Simultaneously
By Mentor Graphics By characterizing 1D and 3D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions users can save up to 75% on simulation time.
Using CFD to Solve Thermal Transfer Problems Using CFD to Solve Thermal Transfer Problems
By Mentor Graphics This white paper explains how Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) can help companies solve heat transfer problems and improve product design processes.
Time Slashed for Train Design with Sculptor Time Slashed for Train Design with Sculptor
By Optimal Solutions A look at how engineers can achieve huge times savings on high speed train design using Optimal Solution's Sculptor.
Reducing Motorcycle Drag Reducing Motorcycle Drag
By Optimal Solutions Sculptor helps a team rapidly create dozens of models to help them minimize drag on a motorcycle design.
Webinar: Sculptor 2.3.1 Features Webinar: Sculptor 2.3.1 Features
By Optimal Solutions This webinar highlights all of the features that can be found in Sculptor version 2.3.1.
Webinar: Multi-Objective Optimizations Webinar: Multi-Objective Optimizations
By Optimal Solutions In this webinar viewers learn how they can create robust designs by creating multi-objective optimizations.
Webinar: Mitigating Sonic Booms Tunnel Webinar: Mitigating Sonic Booms Tunnel
By Optimal Solutions This webinar will show users how Optimal Solutions' Sculptor family of solutions can be used to help designers reduce the effects of sonic booms.
Rapid Improvement of Engine Intake Port Design Rapid Improvement of Engine Intake Port Design
By Optimal Solutions Sculptor helps a design team improve the aerodynamic performance of an intake port.
Streamliner Design, Faster & Cheaper Streamliner Design, Faster & Cheaper
By Optimal Solutions Electric streamliner sets a world land speed record for its weight class using optimized design shapes from Sculptor.
Hot to Cold Turbine Blade Shape Matching Hot to Cold Turbine Blade Shape Matching
By Optimal Solutions Turbine-machinery maker improves their designs by matching their "cold" FEA model to their "hot" CFD model with Sculptor.
Decreasing Optimization Time Decreasing Optimization Time
By Optimal Solutions Sculptor's Arbitrary Shape Deformation (ASD) technology significantly reduces the time in aerodynamic performance optimizations.
Airplane Wing Shape Morphing Airplane Wing Shape Morphing
By Optimal Solutions Sculptor uses shape morphing to help aerospace designers improve the efficiency of a commercial airplane 3D wing design.
Automotive HVAC Optimization Automotive HVAC Optimization
By Optimal Solutions Automotive designers improve the Heating, Ventilation and Air / Conditioning (HVAC) ducts of their latest designs with Sculptor.
Adjoint Based Design Optimization Adjoint Based Design Optimization
By Optimal Solutions In this webinar viewers will learn how Optimal Solutions' Sculptor takes advantage of new adjoint based optimization techniques.
Webinar: Many Designs from a Single Mesh Page Webinar: Many Designs from a Single Mesh Page
By Optimal Solutions In this webinar viewers will learn how Optimal Solutions' Sculptor can be used to create hundreds of designs from a single 3D mesh model.
Leveraging the Rise of the Social Consumer Leveraging the Rise of the Social Consumer
By Rob Fisher, Director of Marketing, Madison Electric Products This session focuses on how to harness the social web for new product ideas and industry insight.
Leveraging The Rise Of The Social Consumer Leveraging The Rise Of The Social Consumer
By Rob Fisher, Director of Marketing, Madison Electric Products This session focuses on how to harness the social web for new product ideas and industry insight.
PartMaker Adds Surface-Milling Module PartMaker Adds Surface-Milling Module
By Delcam The latest version of Delcam's PartMaker software includes new tools for surface-milling and a restyled interface.
aPriori Releases Latest Product Cost Management Platform aPriori Releases Latest Product Cost Management Platform
Press Release Issued by aPriori aPriori 2012r2 enables customers to effectively leverage data hosted in other critical enterprise applications such as ERP and PLM systems.
Geomagic and SpaceClaim Partner Up to Create Spark Geomagic and SpaceClaim Partner Up to Create Spark
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A preview of Geomagic Spark, a tool from SpaceClaim and Geomagic that combines reverse engineering tools with direct modeling solutions.
How PMI and Data Modeling Standards Affect 3D MBD and MBE How PMI and Data Modeling Standards Affect 3D MBD and MBE
By Bryan Fischer, President, Advanced Dimensional Management The importance of standards increases as companies move to implement 3D Model-Based Product Definition and Model-Based Enterprise concepts.
Addressing the Big Data Problem Addressing the Big Data Problem
By CIMdata This paper focuses on the intersection of PLM and what has come to be known as Big Data.
Popularity of PLM Mobility and the Cloud Continue Popularity of PLM Mobility and the Cloud Continue
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at the top five trends driving PLM including mobile applications, cloud computing and more.
Autodesk Introduces Fusion 360 and More Cloud Apps at AU Autodesk Introduces Fusion 360 and More Cloud Apps at AU
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Autodesk University Keynote focuses on new cloud apps, connectivity and accessibility of tools beyond the professional designer.
Media Get Heads Up of Autodesk University Announcements Media Get Heads Up of Autodesk University Announcements
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Autodesk continues focus on cloud-based solutions releasing new FormIt iPad app and Project Mercury at Autodesk University.
TurboCalc Offers Improvements in Engineering Calculations TurboCalc Offers Improvements in Engineering Calculations
By Geomate TurboCalc offers designers and engineers an all-in-one solution to define their geometry and handle their calculations.
Advice on Model Based Enterprise Implementations Advice on Model Based Enterprise Implementations
By James DeLaPorte, Partner and Business Transformation Leader, NexTec This presentation provides insight into changes that need to be considered when implementing MBE to insure success and avoid failure.
Simplifying and Delivering Mobile PLM Simplifying and Delivering Mobile PLM
By CIMdata In this paper, CIMdata reviews business issues associated with data and 3D applications that can now be addressed by remote access technology.
Why is Oracle Growing its PPM Toolset? Why is Oracle Growing its PPM Toolset?
Oracle has recently purchased two product portfolio management companies, but it is unclear how they will use them.
Air Methods Implement a Virtual Engineering Environment Air Methods Implement a Virtual Engineering Environment
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Combining Metadata from CAD/ PLM/ PDM/ ERP and More Combining Metadata from CAD/ PLM/ PDM/ ERP and More
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Trends in 3D CAD Visualization - Part 1 Trends in 3D CAD Visualization - Part 1
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By PROSTEP Customer demands create complicated choices for engineering consumers. Should one stay with their current infrastructure? Can one afford to upgrade?
PLM: A Way Out of the Crisis PLM: A Way Out of the Crisis
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Insufficient Communication Could Wreck Shipbuilding Projects Insufficient Communication Could Wreck Shipbuilding Projects
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3D Formats in the Field of Engineering - a Comparison 3D Formats in the Field of Engineering - a Comparison
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Efficient Use of 3D-Data in Business Process Efficient Use of 3D-Data in Business Process
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Selecting the Right Visualization Format for Your Needs Selecting the Right Visualization Format for Your Needs
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3D PDF GENERATOR - EXPERT SERIES PART 2 3D PDF GENERATOR - EXPERT SERIES PART 2
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Graphics Cards Trends in 2012 Graphics Cards Trends in 2012
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Adopting 3D PDFs for Enterprise Sharing Adopting 3D PDFs for Enterprise Sharing
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Top Reasons to Foster a Collaborative Workspace Top Reasons to Foster a Collaborative Workspace
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Designing for Moldability Designing for Moldability
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A Vision of PLM-to-Simulation Workflow A Vision of PLM-to-Simulation Workflow
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Speed Up Collaboration With Vault and Riverbed WAN Speed Up Collaboration With Vault and Riverbed WAN
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Use of Inventor Helps Manufacturer Save Money Use of Inventor Helps Manufacturer Save Money
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Enhanced Product Portfolio Management Techniques Enhanced Product Portfolio Management Techniques
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Realize the Top 10 Benefits of PLM Realize the Top 10 Benefits of PLM
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The ROI of Concurrent Design with CFD On Demand Webinar The ROI of Concurrent Design with CFD On Demand Webinar
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Automate and Improve your Engineering Change Order Process Automate and Improve your Engineering Change Order Process
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CFD to Design Household & Domestic Appliances CFD to Design Household & Domestic Appliances
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Autodesk on Product Data Management Autodesk on Product Data Management
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Autodesk VAR to Sell V-Ray Rendering Software
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CIMdata Reports on Reusable Frameworks for Simulation CIMdata Reports on Reusable Frameworks for Simulation
Intelligent templates in product development support simulation for use by a wider audience of product developers without requiring deep expertise.
Design of Health Care Facilities Using CFD Design of Health Care Facilities Using CFD
By Mentor Graphics This web seminar discusses the advantages of applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in system design.
Quirky Helps Potential Inventors Bring Products to Market Quirky Helps Potential Inventors Bring Products to Market
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Social product development company Quirky helps everyday people bring their inventions to life utilizing the crowdsourcing approach.
Simulating and Optimizing Heat Transfer with CFD Simulating and Optimizing Heat Transfer with CFD
By Mentor Graphics This web seminar identifies the complexities of cooling design and integration in the manufacture of injection mold tools, and its implications.
3DBOXX 3970 XTREME Praised for its Incredible Performance 3DBOXX 3970 XTREME Praised for its Incredible Performance
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Lenovo Helps Cancer Researchers Speed Up Analysis Lenovo Helps Cancer Researchers Speed Up Analysis
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Using Concurrent CFD to Design for Olympic Speed Using Concurrent CFD to Design for Olympic Speed
By Mentor Graphics This web seminar outlines the history and benefits of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) engagement in various sports design equipment.
Engineering Efficiency: How to Get More Engineering for Less Engineering Efficiency: How to Get More Engineering for Less
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Accelerate Automotive LED Designs with MCAD Embedded CFD Accelerate Automotive LED Designs with MCAD Embedded CFD
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Hybrids Hot Commodity at Detroit Auto Show Hybrids Hot Commodity at Detroit Auto Show
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Many new hybrid vehicles were introduced at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, including luxury cars from Mercedes and Acura.
SpaceMouse Pro Review Reveals Best 3D Mouse Yet SpaceMouse Pro Review Reveals Best 3D Mouse Yet
By Rick Holets Applications Engineer Rick Holets tests out the new 3Dconnexion, SpaceMouse Pro, gives thumbs up.
What's to Come in 2012? What's to Come in 2012?
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor According to Siemens, Autodesk, Dassault, PTC and others mobility will continue to progress in the CAD industry.
Green Structures Voted Autodesk Inventor of the Year Green Structures Voted Autodesk Inventor of the Year
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk's December Inventor of the Month Green Structures developed an energy saving ventilation system for building retrofits.
First Look:  North American International Auto Show First Look: North American International Auto Show
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PLM Makes the Worlds Biggest Telescope Possible PLM Makes the Worlds Biggest Telescope Possible
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Video Games and CAD Make Powerful Allies Video Games and CAD Make Powerful Allies
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Video games may offer CAD users a window into future CAD technology.
Fiat's Crowd-sourced Car Story to Debut Fiat's Crowd-sourced Car Story to Debut
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Fiat will reveal details about the challenges and achievements of the project at the PLM Innovation Congress in Munich, Germany Feb. 22nd-23rd.
Keeping Your Beer Cold on Game Day Keeping Your Beer Cold on Game Day
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Break Yourself from the Tyranny of 2D Break Yourself from the Tyranny of 2D
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Inventor and Beyond Inventor and Beyond
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Top Tips for Selecting a Concept Design Tool Top Tips for Selecting a Concept Design Tool
In this webcast RKS Design shares their strategy on selecting a concept design tool.
The Best Workstation for Your Needs The Best Workstation for Your Needs
By Wes Shimanek, Workstation Product Manager, Intel Corporation How to choose the processor, memory, graphics, and storage technologies that can best benefit your workflows.
New JPR Report Predicts Growth New JPR Report Predicts Growth
By Kathleen Maher The 2012 CAD report from Jon Peddie Research sees some hangover from the recession but also predicts an era of strong growth.
Tech Gift Ideas Tech Gift Ideas
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress shares holiday gift ideas for the technology aficionado in your life.
Software Vendors Speak on Shipbuilding Trends Software Vendors Speak on Shipbuilding Trends
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor One trend software vendors see having an impact on the shipbuilding industry is mobile computing.
On Demand Webinar on Realistic Simulation On Demand Webinar on Realistic Simulation
By Adaptive Corporation SIMULIA's Realistic Simulation Solutions are helping users validate designs and ensure confidence in their analysis results.
New Approach to Computational Fluid Dynamics New Approach to Computational Fluid Dynamics
By Jack Thornton, Principal, MINDFEED Marcomm Informative Design Partners confronts analysis challenges with its Collaborative Consulting model.
AU 2011 Exhibit Hall Highlights AU 2011 Exhibit Hall Highlights
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Software and hardware that extend and enhance Autodesk products were showcased at at AU. Z Infinite debuts zSpace 3D visualization technology.
Autodesk Unveils New Cloud-based PLM Product Autodesk Unveils New Cloud-based PLM Product
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress editor Anti-PLM until now, Autodesk jumps into the world of Product Lifecycle Mangement (PLM) with a new cloud-based solution, Autodesk 360 for PLM.
Autodesk University General Session Keynote Autodesk University General Session Keynote
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor In the General Session Keynote Jeff Kowalski talks about what he called waves of technology disruption and Carl Bass comments on PLM.
3Dconnexion Introduces the SpaceMouse Pro 3Dconnexion Introduces the SpaceMouse Pro
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor The SpaceMouse Pro is the latest in 3Dconnexions line-up of 3D mice and features the ability to add functionality using an onscreen interface.
Autodesk Executives Discuss Opportunities in CAD Autodesk Executives Discuss Opportunities in CAD
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Views on the cloud in CAD and more were shared at media briefings at Autodesk University.
Versatile New Products from Contex Versatile New Products from Contex
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Beta testers share feedback on large format scanner manufacturer Contexs new products in a recent press briefing from Contex.
GPDIS Attendees Take Interoperability Head On GPDIS Attendees Take Interoperability Head On
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Industry professionals group up to defeat data migration challenges at the Boeing/Northrop Grumman Global Product Data Interoperability Summit.
Malaysia Based Company Uses Inventor in Faade Designs  Malaysia Based Company Uses Inventor in Faade Designs
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor PMB Faade was recently named Inventor of the month for their work on innovative projects like the Tornado Tower and a floating SkyPark.
Survey: Improvements in Design-analysis Interoperability Survey: Improvements in Design-analysis Interoperability
By David A. Prawel, Ph. D. Founder & President, Longview Advisors Inc However, cost and waste resulting from poor collaboration and interoperability practices continue to plague global manufacturing productivity.
Speakers At CIMdata Conference Detail PLM Successes Speakers At CIMdata Conference Detail PLM Successes
By Jack Thornton, Principal, MINDFEED Marcomm What the 200-plus attendees experienced at the 18th annual PLM Road Map conference October 4 & 5 in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Beyond Design for Assembly Beyond Design for Assembly
By Rahul Rajadhyaksha, Geometric This whitepaper discusses the issues that afflict designers such as clearance requirements and alignment checks.
CSI CEO Joe McBurnie's Philosophy on Ease of Use CSI CEO Joe McBurnie's Philosophy on Ease of Use
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Joe McBurnie talks about his career from the technical drawing board to CEO of CSI and why easy to use systems are so important.
Secure Customer/Supplier Access to Real-time Data Secure Customer/Supplier Access to Real-time Data
This webinar shows how CSI's data management solution DesignDataManager (DDM) can help deliver projects on time and on budget.
Online Tools Let Users Work Almost Anywhere Online Tools Let Users Work Almost Anywhere
By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk Cloud is now available for Autodesk subscribers.
Software Combo Makes Plant Design Easier Software Combo Makes Plant Design Easier
By Brock Haroldson, Connect Press Editor Autodesk described the various suite features of the recently announced Autodesk Plant Suite 2012 in a webcast for the media.
SolarSinter 3D Printer Powered by the Sun and Desert Sand SolarSinter 3D Printer Powered by the Sun and Desert Sand
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Markus Kayser has created a 3D printer that is powered by sunlight and uses desert sand to create simple items.
Can Custom Manufacturing be a Mass Market Can Custom Manufacturing be a Mass Market
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Geomagic, Bespoke Innovations and others talk about how custom manufacturing has potential to change the products we buy and use every day.
Five Workstation Performance Drivers Five Workstation Performance Drivers
By Wes Shimanek, Workstation product Manager, Intel Corporation What are the factors that make up a good CAD workstation?
Affordability is Big Request in Large Format Printing Affordability is Big Request in Large Format Printing
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor The industry is shifting toward more internet based solutions as customers move away from outsourcing and look for affordability.
The Next Five Years for PLM The Next Five Years for PLM
By Peter A. Bilello, President of CIMdata, Inc. CIMdata President Peter Bilello discusses where PLM is headed, including his prediction on the parity of PLM and ERP.
Optimize Early Design Decisions with Trade-Off Analysis Optimize Early Design Decisions with Trade-Off Analysis
By PTC Learn how Mathcad can help you conduct early design studies and trade-off analyses to develop high-quality, cost-effective product designs.
Autodesk Delivers AutoCAD 2012 for Mac Autodesk Delivers AutoCAD 2012 for Mac
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Autodesk shares preview with the media on the new AutoCAD 2012 line for Mac, including AutoCAD WS for Mac and AutoCAD LT for Mac.
Enventix Voices Experience with Digital Prototyping Software Enventix Voices Experience with Digital Prototyping Software
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Renewable energy company Enventix has created a system that generates energy from waste products with the help of Autodesks Inventor software.
Where Social Product Engineering Stands Today Where Social Product Engineering Stands Today
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Analysts Jim Brown, Chad Jackson and Bill Boswell discuss the place that social networking occupies in todays engineering organizations.
Traditional Approaches to Risk Analysis Traditional Approaches to Risk Analysis
By Robb Knock, Regional Director, SimuTech Group Inc. A discussion of the core principles behind risk analysis and utilizing specialized tools.
Reevaluating Risk Analysis in 2011 Reevaluating Risk Analysis in 2011
By Robb Knock, Regional Director, SimuTech Group Inc. An examination of how risk analysis has evolved in the face of recent disasters and world events.
Complying with Aerospace Requirements for Model Validation Complying with Aerospace Requirements for Model Validation
By CT Core Technologies This webinar covers how aerospace manufacturers are using CT Core's 3D_Analyzer for comparing models and 3d_Evolution for modifying models.
Technical Review of MCAD Data Migration Technical Review of MCAD Data Migration
By CT Core Technologies, Inc. In this webinar CT Core Technologies demonstrates how 3D_Evolution was used in one of the largest migrations from CAD A to CAD B.
Analysis and Simulation Vendors See Adoption by New Fields Analysis and Simulation Vendors See Adoption by New Fields
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor New industries such as life sciences and alternative energy continue to take notice of the importance of analysis and simulation software.
A CIMdata Review on Computational Fluid Dynamics A CIMdata Review on Computational Fluid Dynamics
By CIMdata This paper provides CIMdatas perspective on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis; plus describes Mentor Graphics FloEFD CFD solution.
What Does the Cloud Mean for PLM? What Does the Cloud Mean for PLM?
By Jim Chilton, CIO-Americas, Dassault Systmes When analyzed closely, the benefits of cloud-based PLM practices are led by accessibility, collaboration and security.
An Inside Look at 3DCIC An Inside Look at 3DCIC
By Paul W. Downing, Vice President, PROSTEP INC PROSTEP's VP, Paul W. Downing, gives readers a rundown of the 2011 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress.
Dress Up Your Designs for Ultimate Visualization Dress Up Your Designs for Ultimate Visualization
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Get your point across clearly with the help of these rendering and visualization solutions.
5 Myths of Cost Estimating 5 Myths of Cost Estimating
By MTI Systems Get a close-up look at what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to cost estimating.
Autodesk Aims to Tighten Up Customer-VAR Relationship   Autodesk Aims to Tighten Up Customer-VAR Relationship
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor At last month's Autodesk Global Channel Summit the media got to hear about Autodesk's efforts for strengthening their Channel Partner Program.
Portable Habitat Manufacturer Expands Thanks to Inventor Portable Habitat Manufacturer Expands Thanks to Inventor
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Weatherhaven discusses the improvements to their design processes after incorporating digital prototyping three years ago.
Defining and Delivering Clean Technology Defining and Delivering Clean Technology
By Susan Gladwin, Autodesk A look at the clean tech design movement and Autodesk's clean tech Partner Program, including company's innovating in this area.
Prepare Your Templates for Inventor 2012 Prepare Your Templates for Inventor 2012
By Jonathan Landeros, KETIV In this tip users learn how to migrate their templates from a previous release of Inventor to Inventor 2012.
Understanding Fused Deposition Modeling Understanding Fused Deposition Modeling
By Growit3D In this video melted material is extruded through a small nozzle depositing production grade ABS or Polycarbonate material in the shape of the part.
Viewing CAD from a New Angle Viewing CAD from a New Angle
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor NVIDIAs 3D Vision stereoscopic 3D technology offers CAD professionals a way to visualize their designs in depth, offering greater context.
Understanding Product Costs Understanding Product Costs
By Nilesh Kauthekar, Geometric A look at "Should Costing," a system for understanding a product's total cost by tracking the amount spent on manufacturing, materials and overhead.
3D Formats in the Field of Engineering  a Comparison 3D Formats in the Field of Engineering a Comparison
By Prostep This White Paper provides serves as an orientation guide for identifying which 3D format is the more appropriate for a given use case.
HP Workstations are Light on Weight and on Budgets HP Workstations are Light on Weight and on Budgets
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at some of the upcoming workstations that MCAD and AEC users can look forward to.
CT Core Technologies Webinar: 3D_Evolution 2011 CT Core Technologies Webinar: 3D_Evolution 2011
By CT Core Technologies In this webcast CT Core Technologies demonstrates the newest version of its conversion engine, 3D_Evolution 2011.
Whats New in Inventor 2012? Whats New in Inventor 2012?
Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Technologies Mark Flayler goes over key features of Inventor 2012 by providing a hands-on view of videos.
The Medical Industry Puts 3D to Good Use The Medical Industry Puts 3D to Good Use
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at how various 3D technologies are being popularized by the medical industry for forensic research, dental work and prosthetics.
Autodesk Announces New Design Suites at Virtual Event Autodesk Announces New Design Suites at Virtual Event
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor This year Autodesk packages their 2012 design tools to create a more complete design experience, delivered on a thumb drive for easy installation.
Dell Wants You to Know Before You Buy Dell Wants You to Know Before You Buy
This selection of articles was hand-picked to provide an overview of the benefits of owning a workstation and bring you up to speed on the market.
Creating the Next Generation of Wind Blades Creating the Next Generation of Wind Blades
By Olivier Guillermin, Director of Product and Market Strategy, VISTAGY, Inc. A look at what companies can do to start creating a new era of bigger and better wind blades.
Working Toward A Better Understanding of Lean Practices Working Toward A Better Understanding of Lean Practices
By Nikhil Shintre, Geometric This whitepaper discusses 'Lean' to continuously enhance product and manufacturing engineering processes.
DraftSight Delivers DWG for Free DraftSight Delivers DWG for Free
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Dassault Systmes talks about their target goal with their new 2D drawing tool, DraftSight, and how clients are adapting so far.
Footsteps in Cloud Computing Technology   Footsteps in Cloud Computing Technology
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor A look at companies who have joined the bandwagon and taken their technology to the cloud including analysis, collaboration, rendering and CAD vendors.
Changing Businesses with the Cloud Changing Businesses with the Cloud
By Peter Schroer, Aras Peter Schroer discusses how cloud computing can be used to manage information resources.
Understanding the Collaboration & Interoperability Market Understanding the Collaboration & Interoperability Market
By Longview Advisors This market report by Longview Advisors discusses their discoveries on the state of collaboration and interoperability in 2010.
Getting the Most from Engineering Projects Getting the Most from Engineering Projects
The Aberdeen Group presents a summary of findings from a new research paper explaining how companies can keep engineering projects running smoothly.
How to Collaborate Successfully on a Global Scale How to Collaborate Successfully on a Global Scale
By Rahul Rajadhyaksha, Geometric This white paper discusses how organizations can ensure they are ready for the realities of a global operation.
How the Apparel and Footwear Industry is Cashing in on PLM How the Apparel and Footwear Industry is Cashing in on PLM
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor A look at how the fashion industry has rapidly been adopting PLM systems and taking advantage of other technology, such as CAM and 3D printing.
Why a Digital Workbench is Essential to Stay Competitive Why a Digital Workbench is Essential to Stay Competitive
By Randall S. Newton, Author This white paper discusses how a digital workbench delivers performance benefits, enables new workflows, and improves user productivity.
Reduce the Overhead and Headache of Managing Data Reduce the Overhead and Headache of Managing Data
By Concurrent Systems Inc. Get an overview of DesignDataManager in this webcast and see how you can spend less time managing data and more time being innovative.
AutoCAD 2011 and HP Z Workstation Productivity Study AutoCAD 2011 and HP Z Workstation Productivity Study
By David Cohn A comparison of AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD 2011 running on HP xw4600 and HPZ200 workstations using NVIDIA Quadro graphics.
Maximize Performance with these New Analysis Tools Maximize Performance with these New Analysis Tools
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at some of the recent updates to toolsets for analysis and simulation users including offerings from ANSYS, MSC and Mentor Graphics.
Grow Your Own Parts Additively with Multi-Material Polyjet Grow Your Own Parts Additively with Multi-Material Polyjet
By GROWit This first episode demonstrates the multi-material polyjet technology offered by GROWit.
Is There More to PLM than Just CAD? Is There More to PLM than Just CAD?
By Joe Barkai, Manufacturing Insights Joe Barkai of Manufacturing Insights explains how PLM can evolve beyond its CAD origins.
Making Collaboration Portable Making Collaboration Portable
By James Rodden, Ubermind Inc. In this audio presentation readers learn how 3D web content can be leveraged on mobile devices.
Linking Business Strategy to Technical Execution Linking Business Strategy to Technical Execution
By IBM This white paper describes a solution and approach to help organizations take winning ideas and turn them into successful product portfolios.
Green Collar Jobs Provide Hope in this Economy Green Collar Jobs Provide Hope in this Economy
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor A look at the manufacturing and AEC green jobs sector that is being developed and how it will help combat unemployment.
Green Jobs Market Continues to Look Positive Green Jobs Market Continues to Look Positive
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Brad Collins, national campaign director for SOLAR NATION, explains how the green jobs market is progressing in late 2010.
ConnectPress Best Of Consumer Products ConnectPress Best Of Consumer Products
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor ConnectPress celebrates the holidays by honoring some of the hottest companies cranking out innovative consumer products.
Simulation Tools Provide Long-Term Payoff Simulation Tools Provide Long-Term Payoff
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor With more and more of MasterGraphics customers switching to 3D platforms, simulation tools are an important element to consider.
Ford Leverages Collaboration to Help Endure Economic Crisis Ford Leverages Collaboration to Help Endure Economic Crisis
By Richard Riff, Ford Motor Company In this presentation Richard Riff explains how Ford Motor Company is using PDM-type solutions to help mitigate the current economic crisis.
SpaceClaims Approach to Complex-free Design SpaceClaims Approach to Complex-free Design
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor SpaceClaim co-founder Blake Courter explains how the companys software is targeted to help engineers design without added complications.
Collaboration is Still a Challenge for Aerospace Industry Collaboration is Still a Challenge for Aerospace Industry
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress consults with three aerospace industry experts to learn about the challenges of aerospace design.
All Good Things Must Come to an End: AU 2010 All Good Things Must Come to an End: AU 2010
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor AU 2010 closes out with themes centered around cloud computing, BIM and sustainable design.
Autodesk Customers Headline Autodesk University Keynote Autodesk Customers Headline Autodesk University Keynote
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk lets customers who are making serious impacts in major world-wide issues have center stage for the majority of the opening keynote.
How Companies Across the Globe are Applying Specifications How Companies Across the Globe are Applying Specifications
By James Martin, President Jotne North America In this presentation Jim Martin explains how the AP239/PLCS specifications are being leveraged by companies throughout the world.
5 Reasons Why Digital Prototyping Improves Plastic Designs 5 Reasons Why Digital Prototyping Improves Plastic Designs
By Keith Perrin, Autodesk Senior Industry Manager See what Autodesk has to say about the benefits of digital prototyping in plastic product design.
NREL Gives Cleantech Startups a Shot at the Big Time NREL Gives Cleantech Startups a Shot at the Big Time
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor This years 23rd Industry Growth Forum included 38 competitors, 3 of which took home cash awards and commercial support from NREL.
Stimulating Early Development of Manufacturing Processes Stimulating Early Development of Manufacturing Processes
By G.M. Westig, Northrop-Grumman Technical Services This presentation outlines eight case studies demonstrating the effectiveness of the Defense-Wide Manufacturing Science and Technology Program.
Aligning Business Objectives with Engineering Deliverables Aligning Business Objectives with Engineering Deliverables
A Webinar by IBM Learn how to overcome rapid technological changes, shorten product lifecycles and turn innovative ideas into profitable business opportunities.
Why Leading Companies Choose 3d_Evolution for Collaboration Why Leading Companies Choose 3d_Evolution for Collaboration
By CT CoreTechnologie Learn how 3D_Evolution's Model Compare module allows users to validate their CAD data's geometric accuracy without the need for a CAD license.
12 Document Management Problems You Can Solve in Weeks 12 Document Management Problems You Can Solve in Weeks
A Webinar by Synergis Software Synergis Software explains how Adept can solve the most challenging document management problems in a short period of time.
Leveraging a PLM Infrastructure Leveraging a PLM Infrastructure
By Rick Mihelic, Peterbilt Motors Company In this case study readers learn how Peterbilt Motors Company is progressing in their overall implementation of a PLM infrastructure.
CFD Analysis for MCAD Designers - Better Products, Faster CFD Analysis for MCAD Designers - Better Products, Faster
By Mentor Graphics and CIMdata In this web seminar CIMdata will discuss recent industry trends and business drivers for mechanical product companies.
Concurrent CFD for Electronics Cooling Applications Concurrent CFD for Electronics Cooling Applications
A Webinar by Mentor Graphics This web seminar will show you how to prepare a model for analysis, analyze it and then evaluate the results.
Choosing an Effective Grid System for CFD Meshing Choosing an Effective Grid System for CFD Meshing
By Mentor Graphics This paper discusses why automated adaptive meshing is advantageous and how new designs can be meshed most effectively.
Accelerate Mechanical Design with Embedded Flow Simulation Accelerate Mechanical Design with Embedded Flow Simulation
By Mentor Graphics This white paper describes the philosophy and key technologies behind a new breed of CFD software known as Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD).
Mission Critical for Next-Generation Aerospace Design Mission Critical for Next-Generation Aerospace Design
By Mentor Graphics This paper explains how Concurrent Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technology has become a cornerstone for aerospace mechanical design today.
Concurrent CFD Boosts Automotive Design Productivity Concurrent CFD Boosts Automotive Design Productivity
By Mentor Graphics This white paper discusses how mechanical design teams can accelerate the design process and increase their productivity with CFD.
Tamra Muir Encourages Other Women to Embrace the Channel Tamra Muir Encourages Other Women to Embrace the Channel
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Read about what Autodesks Senior Director of Distribution and Alliances lure to the sector is and how her focus on e-learning will benefit partners.
Project Lightning Becomes Creo, a New Open Design Platform Project Lightning Becomes Creo, a New Open Design Platform
By John Myers. ConnectPress Editor PTC has finally revealed its much discussed Project Lightning as a new open design platform titled "Creo."
Will Crowdsourcing Fly in the Engineering Community Will Crowdsourcing Fly in the Engineering Community
By Christian DeNeef, Fast Track Consulting In this audio presentation listeners learn how crowdsourcing, which includes input from many sources, will affect the engineering industry.
Why PDM is a Mission Critical Initiative Why PDM is a Mission Critical Initiative
By Jim Brown, President of Tech-Clarity This paper looks at how to get engineering data securely under control and make it easily accessible to those who need it.
Turning Product Development into Competitive Advantage Turning Product Development into Competitive Advantage
A White Paper by IBM Learn best practices for building smarter products with Integrated Product Management.
The Foundation of Success in Complex Systems The Foundation of Success in Complex Systems
A White Paper by IBM This white paper looks at a number of key techniques to optimize the systems engineering process and ensure project success.
Four Key Strategies for Smarter Products Four Key Strategies for Smarter Products
A White Paper by IBM Get the top four ways your organization can use an integrated product management process to thrive on a smarter planet in this informative paper.
How Enterprise Verification Management Can Help You How Enterprise Verification Management Can Help You
By IBM This white paper addresses the multidimensional challenges posed by verification management and offers a compelling solution.
How Value-Added Resellers are Evolving How Value-Added Resellers are Evolving
By Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Monica Schnitger discusses how VARs are finding ways to adapt to the modern marketplace.
Advice on Implementing Next Generation PLM Advice on Implementing Next Generation PLM
By Rick Stavanja, Wagstaff A look at how companies can survive the experience of instituting a system-wide PLM transition.
Avoiding Sticky PLM Situations Avoiding Sticky PLM Situations
By Jennifer McCullough, Director of the Aras Community Peter Schroer explains why companies have problems with their PLM systems and how they can solve those problems.
Strategy and Standards at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Strategy and Standards at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
In this audio presentation listeners learn how Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation maintains long-term product lifecycles.
Accelerate ROI with Design-Integrated Simulation Accelerate ROI with Design-Integrated Simulation
A Webinar by Dassault Systmes In this webinar Dassault Systmes discusses how to achieve product development and business goals with design-integrated realistic simulation.
These Large Format Printers Streamline the Workflow These Large Format Printers Streamline the Workflow
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Canon, HP, Xerox and Oc offer new large format printing solutions to assist AEC and MCAD industries.
Industry Retires Old School Reference of Rapid Prototyping Industry Retires Old School Reference of Rapid Prototyping
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Analysts Terry Wohlers and Todd Grimm talk about changes in the rapid prototyping industry despite slow growth and how that could be about to change.
Evaluating 3D Printers by Cost and Features Evaluating 3D Printers by Cost and Features
By Todd Grimm, T.A. Grimm and Associates T.A. Grimm and Associates break down many of the industry's leading 3D printers by cost and features.
Custom Product Manufacturing Creates New Business Models Custom Product Manufacturing Creates New Business Models
By Terry Wohlers, Wohlers Associates Terry Wohlers talks about how additive manufacturing is opening up new possibilities for makers of custom parts.
PLM Without Long Deployment Schedules PLM Without Long Deployment Schedules
By Steve Wolfe, Cyon Research Steve Wolfe talks about how business realties are changing once acceptable standards for PLM.
A Serious Look at Sustainable Design A Serious Look at Sustainable Design
By Marc Halpern, Gartner Marc Halpern explains the realities involved with long term implementations of sustainable design solutions.
Find the Best Ways to Returns on Simulation Solutions Find the Best Ways to Returns on Simulation Solutions
By Bruce Jenkins, Ora Research Bruce Jenkins of Ora Research discusses what is happening in the world of simulation technology and features that are working best for businesses.
Simulation Proves Critical for Calibration of Mars Lander Simulation Proves Critical for Calibration of Mars Lander
Submitted by ANSYS In this case study readers learn how ANSYS's simulation tools proved critical to the proper maintenance of the Phoenix Mars Lander.
Are We Ready for Cloud-based Services? Are We Ready for Cloud-based Services?
By Allan Behrens, Taxal Limited Allan Behrens of Taxal Limited explains what the industry needs to do to be ready for cloud-based services.
Whats Happening with Mechatronics? Whats Happening with Mechatronics?
By Don Brown, CPDA Chairman CPDA founder Don Brown explains to readers what the can expect from the world of Mechatronics.
See Additive Manufacturing in Action
Michal Neil of GROWit shows readers the basics of 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Protect Intellectual Property with the Click of a Button Protect Intellectual Property with the Click of a Button
A Webinar by CT CoreTechnologie This webinar provides an overview and Q & A on CT Core's conversion software, 3D_Evolution and the Geometry Simplification for IP protection module.
Pt. 3 of PDM Expert Series- Success of a Federation Project Pt. 3 of PDM Expert Series- Success of a Federation Project
A Webcast by PROSTEP This session takes a deeper dive on technology and architecture considerations that may influence the success of a federation project.
CPDA PLM Roadmap 2010 Keynote Part Two Featuring Penske CPDA PLM Roadmap 2010 Keynote Part Two Featuring Penske
By Stephen Pickett, Penske Listen to this webinar where Stephen Pickett shares examples of how relationships with companies like PTC help get their cars in the victory lane.
Listen to the CPDA PLM Roadmap Keynote Today! Listen to the CPDA PLM Roadmap Keynote Today!
By Bruce Powel Douglass, IBM Bruce Powel Douglass, author of Real-Time Agility, talks about how agile methods have had a tremendous impact on the development of embedded software.
Geometric Search Enhances Product Development Geometric Search Enhances Product Development
By CIMdata This CIMdata brief examines Sconce Solutions Bingo!, a geometric search capabilities tool, and how it supports knowledge capture and reuse capability.
Pt. 2 of PDM Expert Series: Engineering Integration Success Pt. 2 of PDM Expert Series: Engineering Integration Success
A Webcast by PROSTEP This session explores real life examples of each of the core integration strategies; replication, migration, and federation.
The Next Step in PLM for SMBs The Next Step in PLM for SMBs
By Chad Jackson Chad Jackson discusses if it is possible for SMBs to get the next increment in value from PLM without extensive customization.
How Ford  Motor Company Handles Sustainability How Ford Motor Company Handles Sustainability
By Richard Riff, Ford Motor Company Richard Riff discusses Ford's sustainability strategy, where they think PLM plays an important role.
COFES 2010 Features Q & A on Autodesk Products COFES 2010 Features Q & A on Autodesk Products
By Teresa Anania, Autodesk Industry Management Director Autodesk was on hand at this year's Congress On the Future of Engineering Software conference to answer questions about their CAD software. Listen in!
Experts Breakdown COFES Presentation Experts Breakdown COFES Presentation
By Omid Moghadam A panel of experts attending COFES discuss Omid Moghadam's keynote presentation.
Improving Communication Amongst Analysis and Test Engineers Improving Communication Amongst Analysis and Test Engineers
By Steve Wolfe, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research In this presentation Steve Wolfe discusses how businesses can improve communication between the analysis and test engineering side of an operation.
Digital Prototyping Helps Facilitate Energy Management Digital Prototyping Helps Facilitate Energy Management
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor West Hills Construction uses Autodesk Inventor to design and optimize energy management systems for large facilities looking to offset utility costs.
Part 1 of PROSTEP Federation Expert Series Now Available Part 1 of PROSTEP Federation Expert Series Now Available
A Webcast by PROSTEP Part 1 focuses on the various approaches of PDM management including replication, migration and federation.
The Potential of Model-Based Definitions The Potential of Model-Based Definitions
By Paul Huang, Army Research Laboratory and Simon Frechette, National Institute of Standards and Technology In this presentation users learn how reusing model-based definitions can help organizations reduce the time and cost of a products lifecycle.
Standout with these Training Options for the Modern Engineer Standout with these Training Options for the Modern Engineer
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Get well versed in your industry with training options and certifications, thanks to organizations like the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Autodesk Training Essentials Autodesk Training Essentials
Compiled by ConnectPress Learn about Autodesk's training offerings, including certifications and some of the most sought after classes available from the company.
Avoid PLM Woes with PLM Leadership Program Avoid PLM Woes with PLM Leadership Program
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor An interview with CIMdata President Peter Bilello on the research firm's PLM Leadership certification program.
The PLM Transformation as Covered at the CPDA PLM Road Map The PLM Transformation as Covered at the CPDA PLM Road Map
By CPDA This years conference focuses on the need to address growing complexity and the need for integration, with emphasis on simulation and mechatronics.
Z Corp. Introduces New 3D Printers Starting at $14,900 Z Corp. Introduces New 3D Printers Starting at $14,900
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor A look at the new ZPrinter 150 (monochrome) and ZPrinter 250 (multicolor) 3D printers, and Z Corp.s company vision.
Using 3D Visualization to Expand Business Potential Using 3D Visualization to Expand Business Potential
Dan Armour, Joy Mining Machinery In this presentation Dan Armour of Joy Mining Machinery talks about how his organization has expanded a number of its capabilities by using of 3D.
Simulating and Optimizing Heat Transfer Simulating and Optimizing Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics In this on-demand webinar the presenter discusses the complexities of designing and integrating cooling into injection molds while managing heat.
Additive Manufacturing Official Term for New Decade Additive Manufacturing Official Term for New Decade
By Terry Wohlers, Wohlers Associates Terry Wohlers talks about how additive manufacturing has been declared the official term when referring to rapid prototyping.
Including Non-Specialists in Product Development, Really? Including Non-Specialists in Product Development, Really?
A recent blog post discusses the potential and the drawbacks of a new design approach called crowdsourcing considered in product development.
Lessons Learned in Computer-aided Engineering Lessons Learned in Computer-aided Engineering
By George Wong, Boeing This presentation from CIC 2010 discusses whether the design engineer or an analyst should be responsible for analysis testing.
Heatsink 201 - Even More About Heatsink Design Heatsink 201 - Even More About Heatsink Design
By Mentor Graphics This webinar focuses on practical issues in the design of heatsinks and optimization strategies to achieve the most appropriate heatsink design.
Interoperability Tools See Incremental Updates in 2010 Interoperability Tools See Incremental Updates in 2010
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ConnectPress looks at the latest developments and trends in the collaboration and interoperability market place.
A Review of Manufacturing Quality Interoperability Efforts A Review of Manufacturing Quality Interoperability Efforts
By John Horst, NIST and DMSC A look at interoperability progress in quality control functions in this presentation from the Collaboration and Interoperability Congress 2010.
Heatsink 101: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know Heatsink 101: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know
By Mentor Graphics This web seminar will focus on how heatsinks work and how to design a heatsink while considering all the critical factors.
Automate Engineering and Accelerate Sales with KBMax Automate Engineering and Accelerate Sales with KBMax
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Find out how KBMax Configurator can save time by automating quotes, BOMs, office documentation and more.
Vindby Breezes through Regulations with Digital Prototypes Vindby Breezes through Regulations with Digital Prototypes
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Wind energy company Vindby, discusses how it was able to address difficult government regulations with digital prototyping.
Collaboration & Interoperability Session Kickoff Collaboration & Interoperability Session Kickoff
By Doug Cheney, Solution Manager ITI TranscenData This month we launch the first of many sessions from the Collaboration & Interoperability Congress 2010, starting with one on CAD model validation.
Multiple Prototypes with One System Multiple Prototypes with One System
Learn about how the Objet Connex prototyping system can create parts with multiple materials.
CAM Software Leaders Vent About Industry Growth & Direction CAM Software Leaders Vent About Industry Growth & Direction
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A look at how some of the leading companies in the CAM industry are focusing their strategies in 2010.
CAM Continues to Mature and Meet Market Demands CAM Continues to Mature and Meet Market Demands
A report from Cambashi discusses how CAM has continued to evolve and adapt to new market necessities.
What You Should Know Before Investing in CAM Software What You Should Know Before Investing in CAM Software
By Sescoi Sescois new Investing in CAM Software guide helps engineers examine their motives for investing in CAD/CAM software.
ECOs: 30 Minutes Will Change Your ECO Process ECOs: 30 Minutes Will Change Your ECO Process
By ConnectPress and Concurrent Systems ConnectPress and Concurrent Systems offer this on-demand webinar to help make commercial decisions regarding your data management needs.
Turning Strategy into Success Turning Strategy into Success
A Whitepaper by IBM How best in class companies make optimizing their processes for strategy determination, innovation and portfolio management their top priority.
What do the Worlds Leading Companies Know that You Dont? What do the Worlds Leading Companies Know that You Dont?
By Tom Gill, TAG Consulting Find out why Textron and other Fortune 500 Companies have moved to Aras Enterprise Open Source PLM Software.
Students Use Tools Like FloEFD in Design Challenge Students Use Tools Like FloEFD in Design Challenge
By Mentor Graphics From September - March high schools participated in the nationally accepted STEM initiative, the Real World Design Challenge.
Breaking the Mold with ANSYS Breaking the Mold with ANSYS
By Gary Latham, Design Office Manager, Pratt & Miller Engineering ANSYS helps automotive manufacturer Pratt & Miller Engineering solve their pedal cracking issues in this case study.
Workstations: Do They Still Hold their Niche? Workstations: Do They Still Hold their Niche?
Compiled By ConnectPress Regardless of the economy, workstations continue to hold their niche in making it easier for users to have a smooth CAD experience.
Power up your CAD Processes with the Latest Workstations Power up your CAD Processes with the Latest Workstations
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Here are some of the workstation, processor and graphics cards options to help you maximize your workflow.
Ensuring the Next Generation of Women Engineers Ensuring the Next Generation of Women Engineers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Karen Panetta discusses her role as Chair for the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee to keep women involved in engineering.
CAD Society Promotes Growth in Engineering Fields CAD Society Promotes Growth in Engineering Fields
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor CAD Society President Rachael Dalton-Taggart talks about her role and what goals the organization is focusing on in 2010.
The Benefits of Upfront Computational Fluid Dynamics The Benefits of Upfront Computational Fluid Dynamics
Compiled by ConnectPress Find out why CFdesign could be a great fit for your company in this collection of articles and videos.
How Much Can Your Company Save with Upfront CFD How Much Can Your Company Save with Upfront CFD
By Blue Ridge Numerics Blue Ridge Numerics shares ROI data from hundreds of companies using CFdesign computational fluid dynamics software.
Electronics Cooling Design Study Electronics Cooling Design Study
By Blue Ridge Numerics Watch a video on how CFdesign can help you make better electronics cooling design decisions.
A Solution for Solving Flow and Thermal Management Problems A Solution for Solving Flow and Thermal Management Problems
By Blue Ridge Numerics Watch a video on how CFdesign can help you make better fluid flow design decisions.
Inventor Electronics Cooling Setup with CFDesign Inventor Electronics Cooling Setup with CFDesign
By Blue Ridge Numerics In this video Blue Ridge Numerics provides an understanding of how Inventor and CFdesign integrate together to conduct an electronics cooling setup.
Video on Inventor Internal Flow Setup with CFdesign Video on Inventor Internal Flow Setup with CFdesign
By Blue Ridge Numerics Inventor and CFdesign integrate together to provide design engineers with a proven CAD-Driven simulation tool for an internal flow setup.
KBMax Helps Streamline Operations and Eliminate Repetition KBMax Helps Streamline Operations and Eliminate Repetition
By Citius Corporation KBMax may just be the solution the manufacturing industry needs in order to lower costs and improve product quality.
Embedded Systems Development Embedded Systems Development
By Michelle Boucher, Aberdeen Group In the white paper businesses learn how to meet the challenge of systems complexity.
Value-driven Product Management Value-driven Product Management
A White Paper by IBM This paper explains the six key concepts of value-driven product management, to create a repeatable process for developing successful products.
A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality
Submitted by IBM This white paper examines the changing role of quality assurance and looks at approaches to effectively extend application lifecycle management.
Establishing a Strategic Advantage in Managing Change Establishing a Strategic Advantage in Managing Change
By IBM This white paper offers critical information on how companies can achieve a critical advantage by managing change.
Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management
By Dominic Tavassoli, IBM Learn how to prevent poorly expressed requirements tracking in this white paper.
Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster
Submitted by IBM Find out about the benefits of application lifecycle management in this white paper.
Improving Traceability and Auditability Improving Traceability and Auditability
Submitted by IBM Learn how businesses can improve traceability and auditability through the adoption of an agile software platform.
Systems Engineering- What You Need to Know from 5 Experts Systems Engineering- What You Need to Know from 5 Experts
Compiled by ConnectPress ConnectPress and IBM have hand-picked a collection of articles to help you get familiar with systems engineering and start increasing productivity.
Design Tips to Increase Profit Margins and Smart Products Design Tips to Increase Profit Margins and Smart Products
By Michelle Boucher, The Aberdeen Group This report offers guidance to implement successful systems engineering practices that will lead to greater profitability.
Best Practices for Developing Smarter Products Best Practices for Developing Smarter Products
A Whitepaper by IBM This white paper explores best practices that businesses can employ to build smarter products and drive innovative technologies.
Conquer Design Obstacles with the IBM PLM Approach Conquer Design Obstacles with the IBM PLM Approach
A Whitepaper by IBM Learn how the IBM PLM Approach can strategically transform business processes for saving costs and accelerating product innovation.
Confronting Product Complexity with Systems Engineering Confronting Product Complexity with Systems Engineering
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor An interview with Steve Shoaf, marketing manager for IBMs system engineering division, on the benefits of implementing systems engineering.
Streamline Your Data Migration Projects Streamline Your Data Migration Projects
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Paul Downing of PROSTEP uses this webcast to explain some of the best approaches for tackling big data migration projects.
Why Does Marketing Need CAD Content? Why Does Marketing Need CAD Content?
By John Major, CEO Catalog Data Solutions Find out why, according to Catalog Data Solutions, CAD downloads may be the most efficient online marketing tool available.
PLM Update: New Trends and Practices PLM Update: New Trends and Practices
Compiled by ConnectPress Get the latest on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) in this collection of articles featuring analyst and vendor commentary.
PLM Trends and Predictions PLM Trends and Predictions
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Gartner analyst Marc Halpern discusses some of new trends in PLM practices. Find out which ones he predicts will stick around.
PLM Buyers Must Demand More from PLM Suppliers PLM Buyers Must Demand More from PLM Suppliers
By Peter Schroer, Aras Peter Schroer, president of Aras, discusses the concepts of Kaizen, incremental improvement, and Kaikaku, radical improvement, in the PLM space.
Record Setting Prototype Achieved with FDM in Weeks Record Setting Prototype Achieved with FDM in Weeks
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Nino Caldarola used Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) to complete a record setting prototype of a turbo prop engine.
The Potential of the iPad in PLM The Potential of the iPad in PLM
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Oleg Shilovitsky of the Daily Think Tank Blog discusses what potential if any the iPad will have for PLM users.
Competition Aims to Inspire Engineering Careers Competition Aims to Inspire Engineering Careers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor John Stuart SVP global education and community relations for PTC talks about where the industry may find the next generation of engineers.
How 3D Printing Works How 3D Printing Works
By Z Corporation Learn about the process of 3D printing and how it can help save time and money on expensive prototypes in this white paper from Z Corporation.
2011 Inventor, Revit, AutoCAD and 3ds Max Released 2011 Inventor, Revit, AutoCAD and 3ds Max Released
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk focuses on the user experience, better visualization and easier transition between products in new 2011 software releases.
2010 Alternative Energy Industry Spotlight 2010 Alternative Energy Industry Spotlight
Compiled by ConnectPress ConnectPress provides a collection of articles on the role of CAD in the alternative energy industry.
Alternative Energy Design Progresses Thanks to CAD Alternative Energy Design Progresses Thanks to CAD
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Find out how design and simulation are changing the alternative energy landscape.
Harnessing the Power of Ocean Waves Harnessing the Power of Ocean Waves
Submitted by ANSYS Read how engineers used hydrodynamic analysis to optimize wave-powered generators.
Considerations for Implementing a Document Management System Considerations for Implementing a Document Management System
By Synergis Software A practical guide to understanding document management system requirements.
2010 Laser Scanning & Reverse Engineering Industry Spotlight 2010 Laser Scanning & Reverse Engineering Industry Spotlight
Compiled by ConnectPress Trends, how far the industry has come, and the future of laser scanning are featured in this Industry Spotlight.
The Latest in Savvy Laser Scanning Tools The Latest in Savvy Laser Scanning Tools
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A rundown of recent developments in the field of reverse engineering.
27 Years of Unusual & Wacky Laser Scanning Projects 27 Years of Unusual & Wacky Laser Scanning Projects
By Limited Design Inc. & GKS Global Services Steve DeRemer and Larry Carlberg of GKS share some of their favorite, unusual scanning projects in the last 27 years.
The Status of Laser Scanning The Status of Laser Scanning
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor An overview of the laser scanning industry and where it could be headed.
Get the New Inventor 2010 Subscription Bonus Pack Get the New Inventor 2010 Subscription Bonus Pack
By Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Learn about the enhancements in this whitepaper which include updates to Drawing Manager, FEA Environment, and Interoperability aspects of the software.
Alternative Energy Lights up the Detroit Auto Show Alternative Energy Lights up the Detroit Auto Show
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A rundown of the many alternative energy operated vehicles from the 2010 North American International, Detroit Auto Show.
The Building Blocks to a Smarter Planet The Building Blocks to a Smarter Planet
By IBM Manufacturers across all industries are delivering a new generation of smarter products.
Systems Development In The Twenty-First Century Systems Development In The Twenty-First Century
By IBM This executive brief explores the best practices and tools organizations can use to facilitate to increase the effectiveness of systems development.
Addressing System-On-Chip Development Challenges Addressing System-On-Chip Development Challenges
By IBM The competition is putting pressure on design teams and tasking them with integrating more functions into single system-on-chip (SoC) devices.
Developing Smarter Products Developing Smarter Products
By IBM Product success hinges on how well the product addresses the needs of the marketplace so capturing and prioritizing requirements is essential.
Model-Driven Systems Development Model-Driven Systems Development
By IBM The IBM solution for model-driven systems development is designed to help you deliver complex systems more quickly.
Delivering Smarter, Better Products Faster Delivering Smarter, Better Products Faster
By IBM IBM offers a comprehensive solution that can help you improve the quality of your systems while helping reduce your cost and risk.
Staying In Control When Requirements Change Staying In Control When Requirements Change
By IBM Learn how an effective change management process can help you better identify how alterations will affect cost and schedule.
Requirements Driven Product Development Requirements Driven Product Development
By IBM Learn how leading companies are improving product development by managing requirements across multiple disciplines.
Results from the 2009 Longview Market Report and Survey Results from the 2009 Longview Market Report and Survey
By David Prawel, Longview Advisors The report discloses 22 key findings and 12 key market trends in collaboration and interoperability.
Design Document Management Fundamentals Design Document Management Fundamentals
Webcast by Concurrent Systems ConnectPress and Concurrent Systems present this webcast to help you make cost-effective and viable decisions on your data management needs.
2010 Analysis and Simulation Industry Spotlight 2010 Analysis and Simulation Industry Spotlight
By ConnectPress ConnectPress presents an update on the latest trends and developments in computer-aided engineering (CAE) in this collection of articles.
CAE Confronts the Challenges of the 21st Centaury CAE Confronts the Challenges of the 21st Centaury
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor A discussion of how computer-aided engineering (CAE) can help an organization and how certain trends are shaping the technology.
The Benefits of Integrating CAD and CAE The Benefits of Integrating CAD and CAE
By Olivier Guillermin, Ph.D., VISTAGY Enhancing collaboration between aerospace designers and analysts is key to developing robust composite parts.
Industry Spotlight: Best Practices and Solutions by IBM Industry Spotlight: Best Practices and Solutions by IBM
Learn how IBM customers are leveraging IBM solutions to excel in product development and innovation in these whitepapers and webcasts.
System Engineering Trade Study to Support Green Initiatives System Engineering Trade Study to Support Green Initiatives
Submitted by IBM This paper looks at a model driven approach to designing an environmentally conscious, cost-effective family-size vehicle.
Validate Inventor Models in Revit with AEC Exchange Feature Validate Inventor Models in Revit with AEC Exchange Feature
By Forrest Judd, Hagerman & Company, Inc. The AEC Exchange environment and the ADSK file format are great steps toward the interoperability goal between Revit and Inventor.
CT CoreTechnologie Demo: Feature-based Conversions CT CoreTechnologie Demo: Feature-based Conversions
By CT CoreTechnologie The 3D_Evolution Feature Based kernel enables the representation of all feature types used by todays CAD systems.
Webcast on Making Product Portfolio Trade-offs Webcast on Making Product Portfolio Trade-offs
By IBM Learn how peers have been successful with best practices in today's tough market with the help of IBM's solutions.
Whitepaper on Improving Product Development Whitepaper on Improving Product Development
By IBM Learn about how automotive companies can successfully manage product development and engineering by taking a requirements-driven approach.
Integrating MDD and SPL to Manage Line Diversity Integrating MDD and SPL to Manage Line Diversity
By IBM This paper focuses on the Rational Rhapsody/BigLever Software Gears Bridge, which provides SPL extensions for SysML systems modeling and UML modeling.
Best Practices for Developing Smarter Products Best Practices for Developing Smarter Products
A Whitepaper by IBM This white paper explores best practices that businesses can employ to build smarter products and drive innovative technologies.
Webcast on Driving Product Strategy from theTop Down Webcast on Driving Product Strategy from theTop Down
By IBM If you manage, or are involved with product investment decisions for multiple products, this session is for you.
Now OnDemand: Webcast on Systems Development Now OnDemand: Webcast on Systems Development
By IBM This webcast features case studies in how IBM clients are applying IBM Rational systems development solutions.
Webcast on Risks and Rewards of Embedded Software Webcast on Risks and Rewards of Embedded Software
By IBM IBM welcomes Forrester Research for a discussion of how product development teams are using embedded software to fulfill customer demand.
Webcast on Product Line Engineering Webcast on Product Line Engineering
By IBM This presentation will highlight the latest advances in applying SysML and UML to product line engineering, illustrating best practices.
Going with the Flow, Moldflow Adviser 2010 Going with the Flow, Moldflow Adviser 2010
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Autodesk manufacturing technical specialist Aleaha Rice breaks down what users can expect from Moldflow Adviser 2010.
Get Tolerances Right Before Manufacturing with CETOL 6 Sigma Get Tolerances Right Before Manufacturing with CETOL 6 Sigma
By Praveen Gomer Head PowerTrain Engineering Quality and Tolerance Planning Group, Chrysler LLC This demonstration presents the application of simulation techniques in Chryslers PowerTrain division with CETOL 6.
Autodesk University Finale & Event Summary Autodesk University Finale & Event Summary
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor For those of you who missed Autodesk University this year here is a rundown of the event, including presenters, exhibitors and announcements.
AU Broadcasts What if Scenarios in Industry Keynotes AU Broadcasts What if Scenarios in Industry Keynotes
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Find out what's new and in store for Autodesk's manufacturing and architecture, engineering and construction divisions.
Updates from Autodesk University Updates from Autodesk University
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Find out about latest trends shaping the CAD industry and Autodesk's plans for future development.
Demo: Advanced Checker/Healing Demo: Advanced Checker/Healing
By CT CoreTechnologie The certified 3D_Evolution Quality Checker verifies all 3D geometries independent of the CAD format.
New Developments for Hydrogen Fuel Cells New Developments for Hydrogen Fuel Cells
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Icelandic Hydrogen helps bring hydrogen fuel cells a little closer to viability with the help of Autodesk Inventor.
Understanding Finite Element Analysis Understanding Finite Element Analysis
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Professor Toney Abbey answers two of the most common questions about finite element analysis (FEA).
Micro-Molding: More Than Just Small Parts Micro-Molding: More Than Just Small Parts
A Webinar by Accumold Jim Conkey and Greg Peterson from Accumold present a technical overview of micro molding and answer questions in this webinar.
The Prototyping Challenges with Micro Molding The Prototyping Challenges with Micro Molding
By Accumold A comparative study of prototyping needs for micro molding applications.
Conference Addresses Challenges in Greening Displays Conference Addresses Challenges in Greening Displays
By Chris Chinnock, Insight Media Insight Media's Green Display Expo receives positive feedback on greening up displays and making changes to the industry.
Opening Doors to Simulation Collaboration Opening Doors to Simulation Collaboration
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor David Nacy of MSC Software explains how the challenge of simulation interoperability has evolved over the years.
CT CoreTechnologie FEM Tools Demo CT CoreTechnologie FEM Tools Demo
By CT CoreTechnologie With FEM Tools, models of all native and standard data formats can be optimized for meshing and converted for FEM analysis.
Top 5 Misconceptions about Open Source PLM Top 5 Misconceptions about Open Source PLM
A Webinar by Jonathan Scott of Razorleaf This one hour presentation provides you with an in-depth overview of Open Source PLM along with strategies for your company.
KVAL Revolutionizes Shop Floor Processes KVAL Revolutionizes Shop Floor Processes
By Latttice Technology Learn how Lattice Technologys XVL applications enable the rapid enhancement of 3D data for downstream operations in this customer testimonial.
2009 High Performance Computing Industry Spotlight 2009 High Performance Computing Industry Spotlight
By ConnectPress Check out this insightful collection of articles on HPC, including an exclusive look at the industry by Jon Peddie Research.
A New Option for CAD: Blade Workstations A New Option for CAD: Blade Workstations
By HP Will this hardware trend make its way into the work environment, eliminating the CAD workstation?
Virtualized Workstations Lead the Way Virtualized Workstations Lead the Way
By Intel Corporation Learn how a digital workbench solution equipped with an entire suite of tools can help you play more what ifs locally and faster than ever before.
Three High Performance Computing Options from Lenovo Three High Performance Computing Options from Lenovo
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Lenovos S-20 and D-20 workstations, and the ThinkPad w700 mobile workstation provide CAD users with powerful, high performance computing.
Virtualization Solutions from HP and Intel Virtualization Solutions from HP and Intel
By HP Learn about the benefits of virtualization technology and how to leverage it in PLM applications, plus how HP and Intel can help.
HPC Simulations-Easier and Faster than Before HPC Simulations-Easier and Faster than Before
By Intel Corporation Once reserved for glass rooms, supercomputers can now be found in your deskside workstation. HPC solutions are now more accessible than ever before.
Whats in Store for High Performance Computing? Whats in Store for High Performance Computing?
By Kathleen Maher and Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research Kathleen Maher and Jon Peddie of JPR Research discuss the history of high performance computing and and what the future of HPC holds for CAD users.
What is Micro-Molding? What is Micro-Molding?
By Accumold Accumold, who has been in the micro business for more than two decades, discusses how to design small molded parts successfully.
Faster Simulation with ANSYS HFSS 12 Faster Simulation with ANSYS HFSS 12
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor ANSYS announced version 12 of its HFSS software, featuring the ability to improve simulation speeds by dividing the analysis across a cluster network.
Challenges of Safe Design 3: CAD Software Considerations Challenges of Safe Design 3: CAD Software Considerations
By Wayne C. Christensen, CSP, PE CAD systems provide great analysis capability and a capacity to animate, prepare physical models and test prior to production.
Countdown Begins to First Ever Green Display Expo Countdown Begins to First Ever Green Display Expo
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Get a glimpse of the upcoming Green Display Expo taking place at the LEnfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C., October 27, 2009.
How Does Access to Product Data Benefit the Non-Engineer? How Does Access to Product Data Benefit the Non-Engineer?
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Joe Schaefer, director of products for Actify, explains how 3D data can be leveraged in marketing and technical documentation.
PLM As an Enterprise Technology PLM As an Enterprise Technology
A Webinar by Andreas Lindenthal of Metafore The webinar focuses on price points for PDM and PLM and offers three approaches for moving from PDM to PLM, plus includes a Q & A session.
Live Simulcast of CPDA PLM Road Map Keynote Live Simulcast of CPDA PLM Road Map Keynote
By CPDA Mentor Graphics CEO Dr. Walter Rhines discusses how the MCAD and AEC arenas can learn from 40 years of ECAD development.
Combating the IP Risks of Using 3D Combating the IP Risks of Using 3D
By Garth Coleman, Dassault Systmes Without the right protections in place a company can easily be exposed to the risk of intellectual property (IP) theft.
Business Growth through Environmental Change Business Growth through Environmental Change
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor An overview of the developing trends in the field of sustainable design.
Greening Today's Products Greening Today's Products
By Aberdeen Group Aberdeen's research suggests that Green doesn't have to be a burden, but often requires taking a different view of innovation.
ThinkStation  As Green As It Gets ThinkStation As Green As It Gets
By Lenovo As part of Lenovos commitment to environmental sustainability all of the new ThinkStations are made from up to 50 percent recycled plastics.
2009 Sustainable Design Industry Spotlight 2009 Sustainable Design Industry Spotlight
By ConnectPress Just in! Check out this insightful selection of articles on sustainable design.
The Astroid Spatial User Interface The Astroid Spatial User Interface
By John Hilton, Spatial Freedom The Astroid Spatial User Interface is a 3D spatial controller that senses a combined 3D push and 3D twist.
The Path to Leaner, Greener Operations The Path to Leaner, Greener Operations
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Andrew Winston, author of the upcoming book "Green Recovery," shares his tips for making day-to-day operations more efficient.
The SD300: 3D Printing for Less than $10,000 The SD300: 3D Printing for Less than $10,000
By John Myers, ConnectPress editor A profile of Solidos SD300, the latest in a continuing trend of smaller 3D printers that cost under $10,000.
Instant Prototyping at Your Desk Instant Prototyping at Your Desk
By 3D Systems You can now own a 3D printer and quickly show off your ideas and designs with real parts.
2009 Rapid Prototyping/3D Printing Industry Spotlight 2009 Rapid Prototyping/3D Printing Industry Spotlight
By ConnectPress Just in! This informative report features a series of articles on the latest in the rapid prototyping industry.
Expanding Applications with Objet Polyjet Technology Expanding Applications with Objet Polyjet Technology
A Whitepaper by Objet Geometries Ltd. Objet PolyJet 3-dimensional rapid prototyping technology, first introduced to the market in 2000, addresses the needs of a wide range of industries.
Instant Prototypes Yield Higher Performance Instant Prototypes Yield Higher Performance
By Z Corporation This paper explores Z Corporations 3D printing technology and includes examples of how its used by three forward-looking organizations.
Faster Prototypes Fosters Big Changes in Industry Faster Prototypes Fosters Big Changes in Industry
By John Myers, Connect Press Editor The rapid prototyping industry is undergoing a period of dramatic change; find out more in this feature on the state of the industry.
Best Practices Need Standardized CAM Systems Best Practices Need Standardized CAM Systems
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Cameron Griffin, of Adapt