• The How-to Guide for Adopting Model Based Definition (MBD) reveals advice and best practices for implementing MBD.  The guide explains why 89% of companies are happy they made the transition and benefits they enjoy as a result. The hardest part of adopting MBD is overcoming the cultural resistance to change. The guide identifies what other companies have done to make the adoption of MBD a success, both internally and with suppliers.This eBook is one in a series of three:Transitioning from 2D CAD to 3D CAD Migrating from 3D CAD to a new 3D CAD Adopting model-based definition (MBD)Please … [ read more ]

    The How-to Guide for Adopting Model Based Definition (MBD) (eBook, survey findings)
  • How do leading manufacturers use cloud software to support product innovation, product development, engineering, and manufacturing?Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in this new survey on cloud software for product innovation and manufacturing.If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” buttons above. If you haven’t taken the survey  –> please: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW!Complete the survey and receive a free copy of the final report. In addition, 25 *eligible respondents will … [ read more ]

    Cloud for PLM and Manufacturing (survey invite)
  • This infographic shares survey results about quality and cost management in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. It visually communicates the results of our research that shows how Top Performing CPG companies are able to achieve better quality and better cost of quality, without trading one for the other. The research shares the methods these leading companies employ, including automation, integration, and a more holistic approach to managing quality.To learn more, please:View the full Stop Choosing Between Cost and Quality in CPG infographic from our sponsor Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA (free or … [ read more ]

    Choosing Cost versus Quality in CPG (infographic)
  • Jim Brown contributed a guest post, Innovation Platforms - the Operating System for the Digital Enterprise, on the value of innovation platforms published in the Dassault Systèmes' Navigate the Future blog. The post shares the value an integrated platform of solutions provides to engineers, the enterprise, and toward achieving digital transformation. The post also covers some basis of the innovation platform from people, process, and technology perspectives.Read the post now (free of charge, no registration required).   … [ read more ]

    Innovation Platforms are the Operating Systems for the Digital Enterprise (guest post)
  • Please join Tech-Clarity's Michelle Boucher, Mark Turner from Alcon Labs, and Swapan Jha from PTC on Tuesday September 12, 2017 for a discussion on the right software solution for medical device engineering. The discussion will feature an interactive discussion between the panelists coving topics such as:Challenges facing medical device manufacturers. Why to consider the complete product lifecycle with respect to:Managing product and requirements. Transitioning from document to product centric approaches. Enabling smart and connected products.The best selection criteria for … [ read more ]

    Selecting the Right PLM Software for Medical Device Engineering (webcast)

Webinar: Solving the Bottlenecks of Simulation: Postprocessing – May 18, 2PM ET

On Thursday, May 18, Michelle Boucher shared best practices to improve the efficiency of simulation postprocessing. During this webinar,  Shawn Wasserman, simulation editor at ENGINEERING.com, joined Michelle. This webinar reveals: Common challenges during the postprocessing phase Best practices to overcome those postprocessing challenges Case studies demonstrating the benefits of efficient postprocessing   Access the recording here.

Simulation Preprocessing Bottlenecks WebinarWebinar: Solving the Bottlenecks of Simulation Preprocessing

On Thursday, April 27 at 2:00 EDT, Michelle Boucher shared tips to improve the efficiency of simulation preprocessing. During this webinar,  Shawn Wasserman, simulation editor at ENGINEERING.com, joined Michelle. This webinar reveals: The top improvement areas you should focus on to get even more value from simulation Common challenges during the preprocessing phase Best practices to overcome

Bottlenecks in SimulationWebinar: Addressing Bottlenecks in Simulation

Michelle Boucher will share her recent research on Simulation Bottlenecks during a webinar on Thursday September 29 at 2:00 EDT. Digital Engineering’s Kenneth Wong will moderate this webinar sponsored by Siemens Femap. This webinar will reveal: The top improvement areas you should focus on to get even more value from simulation Best practices followed by Top Performing companies to overcome

A&D SimulationHow A&D Companies Get More Value from Simulation – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

How Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Companies Get More Value from Simulation is a new Siemens guest post. In this post, Michelle Boucher explores how A&D companies use simulation. The post highlights challenges faced by A&D companies and then shares survey results revealing some of the top ways A&D solve them. Read the post on the

Frequency for OptimizationWhat Is an Optimized Product Design? – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

In a new Siemens guest post, What Is an Optimized Product Design? Michelle Boucher discusses how companies use simulation to optimize their products. However, the term optimization came be a bit vague as it means different things to different people. To clarify the term, this post shares additional data from our recent study, Addressing the Bottlenecks of FEA

How Should You Use Simulation? – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

Michelle Boucher shares additional findings from our recent study, Addressing the Bottlenecks of FEA Simulation in this Siemens guest post, How Should You Use Simulation. This guest post discusses some of the  the top ways Top Performing companies apply simulation during product development. The post shares additional survey data on the benefits Top Performers report as a result of using simulation.