Use CFDWhy Should You Use CFD? (guest post)

Is structural analysis enough or should design engineers use CFD too? This guest post on the Siemens Solid Edge Blog explores this question. With product complexity increasing, it is harder than ever for engineers to make the right decision decisions. Complexity comes from the ever increasing amount of components, configurations, and electronics. Consequently, greater complexity has

Agile Product Development5 Ways Agile Improves New Product Development – Part 2 (guest post)

In the second part of this two-part blog series, Michelle Boucher continues to explore the question, should you consider an agile methodology to support new product development, beyond just software? Proceeding from the first part, which explained what agile is and two reasons for using the agile methodology, the second part provides three more reasons

Product Design ToolsBuyer’s Guide for Engineers: How to Select Essential Tools for Product Design (buyer’s guide)

What software tools do engineers need to support product design? Which capabilities will help engineers develop products that are higher quality, more personalized, more innovative, and lower in ownership cost? These are challenging tasks to achieve that are further complicated due to increasing product complexity, engineering changes, and multiple engineering disciplines. However, with the correct

Toolmakers Transforming OperationsBreaking the Mold: How Toolmakers Are Transforming Operations (survey results)

What does it take for toolmakers to be competitive? What can mold makers do to improve their business? Tech-Clarity’s eBook, Breaking the Mold: How Toolmakers Are Transforming Operations to Stay Competitive explores these questions. The business of mold making is tough. Firstly, there is the time consuming bidding process where you need to provide an accurate,

Modern Collaborative DesignEmpower Engineers with Cutting-Edge Design Tools (ebook)

Do your design tools hold product development back? With the pressures of global competition, and the never-ending struggle of bringing innovative, cost-effective products to market efficiently, a smooth product design process is paramount.  Unfortunately, the vast majority of companies, 99%, report they experience design bottlenecks that hold them back, which consequently hurts their success and

Avoid Non-value Added WorkHow-To Guide: Avoid Non-Value Added Work for Engineers (ebook)

How can a company better utilize engineers’ time? Today’s market is hyper competitive; it is hard to stand out. To be successful, companies must empower their engineering teams to focus on product innovation, quality, performance and cost. Balancing those key criteria is challenging enough, but made even more challenging as engineers report they waste a