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aPriori: Adding Costing to the Engineering Toolbox

If there’s one finding that seems to be show up again and again in our research studies, it’s that engineers are seriously time constrained. There’s simply too much to do in too little time. That’s made me more aware of tools that can aid engineers do things at a higher quality in a short amount …

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Disposition Rates of Product Development Projects

Disposition Rates of Product Development Projects

This finding from the PLM Study reveals that only 13% of all development projects are launched on time without a major shift in resources.

CORRELATING PROTOTYPING AND TESTING FAILURES TO THE INABILITY TO HIT DESIGN RELEASE DATES

Correlating Prototyping and Testing Failures to the Inability to Hit Design Release Dates

This finding from the PLM Study shows a correlation between prototyping and testing failures and the inability to hit design release dates.

Correlating Shifting Development Resources to Missing Product Launch Dates

This finding reveals a verified correlation the frequency of shifting resources between projects to the likelihood of missing product launch dates.

3D CAD model of a brake clutch

Facing Your 3D CAD Demons

Most organizations have not achieved their desired level of Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) maturity. What to do? Step 1: face your demons. That is, identify the barriers preventing your organization from becoming the MBE “of your dreams.” It’s easier to move forward once you understand what’s holding you back. CULTURE and TECHNOLOGY are the two common …

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Program Management for Marine Industries

Programs in the marine industry are only getting more complex. This eBook provides guidance in terms of strategies, processes and enabling technologies to successfully execute programs.

The Democratization of Simulation through Usability

Usability is a central consideration when empowering engineers with simulation tools. In this webinar, Chad Jackson speaks to the intersection of knowledge needs and usability in the application of Simulation-Driven Design initiatives.

Webinar hosted by NAFEMS.

Update on SPLM Strategy for Engineering Solutions

It is that time again! Every year, in the fall, Siemens PLM holds an analyst event where they provide an update on their perspective on the industry, their overall strategy and updates for their products. This year, it was the week of September 7th. This post provides an update on Siemens PLM‘s strategy for engineering …

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Hardware Design Engineer Study

This study researched the correlation of engineer’s traits and characteristics to compensation and technology use.