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Is ECAD a Commodity?

Lots of folks aren’t sure. Is ECAD a commodity? In this post, we share of the capabilities that have emerged in the past few years that differentiate one offering from another.

What is Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE)?

Moving from documents and spreadsheets to a single, unambiguous model. That’s Model-Based System Engineering. This post and video gives an overview of this technology-led initiative.

Are Digital Twins Really New?

People have been feeding sensor data to simulations for years. How are Digital Twins different? This post explains the key difference between the two scenarios and where companies

Simulation Capabilities in Mentor’s Xpedition

This post reviews the simulation capabilities of the new release of Mentor’s Xpedition as well as its ability to empower electrical engineers to make better decisions earlier.

Disambiguating the Digital Twin

There’s lots of confusion around the Digital Twin. In this post and video, provide an overview of the three definitions used in the industry and highlight the one we use.

System Engineering Capabilities in Mentor’s Capital Suite

In this video, Chad Jackson discusses the system engineering capabilities in Mentor’s Capital solution and why they are important to companies making complex, smart, connected products.

Lockheed’s Agile System Engineering Transition

Over the course of the last year, I’ve found that advocates of system engineering share some common beliefs. The transition to smart, connected products is driving increased development complexity. System engineering is a means to mitigate that increasing complexity. Yet, system engineering can slow things down. While attending the INCOSE (International Council of System Engineering) Symposium …

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Solid Edge Expands Its Boundaries

This post shares electrical / electronic, modeling, cloud data management, and simulation updates to the Solid Edge offering from the 2018 user group event.

Visteon Embedded Software Strategy is Changing Everything

This post shares takeaways from Rebecca Fifelski’s presentation on how embedded software is changing development at Visteon.