How to Reduce Non-Value-Added Work in Engineering (survey results)

Did you know engineers waste so much time on non-value-added work, they only spend about 54% of their time actually designing? How can you prevent them from wasting too much time on non-value-added work? Our research uncovered some significant engineering inefficiencies that contribute to this including: 29% percent of engineering time is spent working with

CAD and Product Development Needs (Survey Invitation)

Do your CAD and product development solutions (PDM/PLM) make your job easier or get in the way? What makes your job harder? How do you spend most of your time? We are researching questions like this in our latest study. We invite you to participate in our survey, Future CAD and Product Development Needs. The

MBE Survey: Becoming a Model-Based Enterprise (Survey Invitation)

What does it take to become a model-base enterprise (MBE)? Is your company considering adopting MBE? Are you curious about what others are doing? Would you like to transition from 3D CAD to MBD (Model-Based Definition), but get more from it? We are researching MBE adoption trends, best practices, and common challenges associated with becoming

New Product DevelopmentHow to Stop Missing NPD Due Dates (survey results)

What is more important to meeting new product development due dates, individual engineering productivity or product development efficiency? We surveyed over 160 companies to find out. Please enjoy the summary below.* For the full report, please visit our sponsor SOLIDWORKS (registration required). Table of Contents Executive Overview Individual Productivity or Process Efficiency? The Impact of Product Development

How to Engineer Innovation from Concept to Test (Survey Invitation)

Which technologies does your company rely on to engineer innovation? Which technologies help engineers manage complexity to make informed design decisions?  What steps do you take to ensure engineering model accuracy? We are researching engineering trends, which new technologies help to engineer innovation, and the role of simulation and test. We invite you to participate

Design Data Management (survey invitation)

How do leading manufacturers manage their design data? We invite you to join a research study on managing design data like CAD files, bills of material, and other product-related information. We’re following up on our 2011 study to understand what’s changed. Please take about 10 minutes to fill out this short survey. As a thank