Plastic Part and Mold Design (survey invitation)

How do leading companies improve the quality of their plastic parts? What steps do moldmakers take to reduce the length of mold trials? If your company designs or produces plastic parts or molds, please share your experience. We are conducting new research on the design of plastic parts and molds and common challenges manufacturers face. We are

Empowering Engineers with Better Design Decisions (Survey Invite)

How do leading companies empower their engineers to become even better design engineers? Please share your experience. We are conducting new research on engineering and design, examining the impact of late changes vs. early changes. What do engineers do when they are not 100% confident in a design decision? Can simulation help?   If you already

Customizing Products in 3D (survey invitation)

How do leading companies leverage 3D to configure and sell customized products? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in this new customizing products in 3D survey. If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” buttons on this page. If you haven’t taken the

The CAD Interoperability Survival Guide (eBook)

How can manufacturers survive when they can’t consolidate on a single CAD format? Is that even a possibility? Given the unavoidable reality of multi-CAD, let’s see if there’s a better way to manage the mayhem without spending so much non-value-added time. This eBook shares our perspective on the most practical way to manage designs created

Is Your CAD Tool Ready for 2020? (survey invitation)

Is your CAD tool ready for the 2020s? Does it have the features you need to keep your company competitive in 2020s? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned  in this new CAD survey. What technologies will be important to your company in 2020? Which ones will be important to your peers? Are you looking

Siemens Digitalization Strategy and Investment Updates

What has Siemens PLM been doing over the past couple of years to deliver on their product innovation, product development, engineering, and production software platform strategy? This post expands on our recent post sharing our high level perspectives on Siemens PLM Strategy. It provides more detail on recent history and their new strategy to focus on digital