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Aras Innovator’s Engineering Enhancements

As a pure-play PLM provider, you might think that Aras might not be investing heavily in engineering capabilities. That, however, would be incorrect. In this video, Chad Jackson talks about how Aras has invested in simulation and system engineering capabilities for Innovator.

Solid Edge’s Database-less Data Management: How Does It Work?

Solid Edge has forgone the use of a database to manage their files. Instead, they are using the Windows Indexer in order to organize their system. Chad Jackson takes us through the reason behind the switch and the benefits of being database-less.

Agile for Hardware Development: Implications of Sprints and Working Prototypes

Agile seems to be making progress in the development processes for hardware. In this video, Chad Jackson talks about the implications of springs and working prototypes. They take on an entirely new meaning when #agile is applied to hardware.

The Need for Validation in MBE Initiatives

What is model validation? How does it fit into Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) initiatives? It is actually more important than you think. Chad Jackson provides an overview of this complex topic in our latest video.

Stratasys and Multi-Material 3D Printing

What if you could 3D print a model made of multiple, interwoven materials? Chad Jackson discusses this idea and how it might be practically implemented in the real world.

Soft Returns in Cost Justifications

In covering technology-led engineering initiatives, we get asked a lot of questions about return-on-investment. Many include soft returns, focusing on productivity. In this video, Chad Jackson points out the shortcomings in soft returns.

General Motor’s Deployment of Aras Innovator

General Motors is now working with Aras Innovator on a number of substantial programs. We break down how they are implementing this software.

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How is Engineering Documentation Managed Today?

How are companies managing engineering documentation? We break it down in one of our recent studies.

Onshape’s Latest Progress Data Management and More

Onshape has gone through a few changes recently. From data management to branching, we’ve broken down the companies latest improvements.