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SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

I’ve been coming to SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018 with a hope to try xDesign. Well… it didn’t happen. It looks like xDesign is only available for a very small group of evaluators and not for people with PLM twisted mind. Although, based on the messages I’ve heard from the SWW18 stage,…

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Cloud and conservative CAD users

Cloud and conservative CAD users

Long time ago I found an interesting statistic about Dropbox usage by engineering departments. It was the time when PLM vendors just started to introduce their cloud PLM ideas to manufacturing companies. Navigate to my old blog – PLM cloud concerns and Dropbox reality for engineers. Here is the chart:…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage, RevZone & 3rd “PDM evolution”

SOLIDWORKS Manage, RevZone & 3rd “PDM evolution”

Earlier today, I attended Solidworks webinar providing details about new PDM package SOLIDWORKS Manage. The system was first time announced long time ago during SWW 2018 in Los Angeles. Check my earlier blogs – SOLIDWORKS Manage and 3DEXPERIENCE PLM: Clash or co-existence?  and SOLIDWORKS Manage – Does it look, swim…

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MCAD+PCB landscape and who will buy Altium?

MCAD+PCB landscape and who will buy Altium?

The days when design was mostly about mechanical assemblies is over. It is hard to imagine a product today that doesn’t include any electronic components. Most of modern high-tech products can be easily called “software and PCB wrapped in plastic”. In such context, the trajectory of companies providing solutions to…

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How to compete with Solidworks

How to compete with Solidworks

Worldclass Access blog by Ralph Grabowski caught my attention earlier today. The article says – Dassault on why Solidworks sells so much better brings few interesting data points. The first one is about Solidworks growth: Jay Vleeschhouwer from Griffin Securities: Let me start by asking about the continued momentum you’ve…

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