SolidWorks Vision 2014+

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SolidWorks is a 3D CAD product offered by Dassault Systèmes, targeted especially for small and medium sized businesses. The 3D design tool and supporting suite has the ability to create, simulate, publish, and manage engineering and product related data.  SolidWorks established itself with a focus on ease of use. Where is SolidWorks headed? How will the […]

PTC Creo Vision 2014+

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PTC Creo is an engineering design suite of applications which came from PTC products formerly called Pro/ENGINEER, CoCreate, and ProductView. Among the apps in the PTC Creo suite are Creo Parametric, Creo Direct, Creo View, Creo Simulate, and Creo Sketch. What led PTC to this unique apps approach and where are they looking to go […]

Siemens NX CAD Vision 2014+

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NX is one of the top 3D modelers in the world. It is a fully featured CAD system that offers deep capabilities for integrated CAD, CAE, and CAM as well as conceptual design. Its success in the automotive industry has even been recognized by General Motors as Supplier of the Year on multiple occasions. In an […]

The Strategic Visions of CAD and CAE Providers 2014+

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Tech-Clarity’s series on the 2014 strategic visions of PLM vendors is taking a look at the interesting things happening in the PLM space.  The unique approaches to the space make it a very exciting time for PLM. I’d like to complement this series by taking a deeper look at the design side of PLM. I’ll […]

The Basics of Managing CAD

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Tech-Clarity Insight The Basics of Managing CAD – When Brute Force Fails and PDM is too Much explains the need to manage CAD files and the current options available to manufacturers. The report analyzes the positives and negatives of manually managed approaches, implementing PDM/PLM, and utilizing cloud-based file management services. The research then reviews the […]

Tech-Clarity TV – CAD-PLM Integration

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV  looks at the future of product design software (CAD) and product development environments (PLM) and how they should work together. The video is based on our Integrating Product Design and Development report that shares how a well-integrated CAD-PLM continuum helps improve engineering and product development performance. Please see our sponsor […]