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How Do You Get A Digital Twin Running in the Cloud with ThingWorx?

How do you get a digital twin running in the cloud with ThingWorx? How do you set up an IoT-connected digital twin? And why would you want to do that? Let’s take a few minutes and talk about it.  Companies might be capturing sensor data off of a product in the field and applying AI/machine …

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Industry Veteran Arvind Krishnan Joins Lifecycle Insights

Companies are increasingly looking to tech-led initiatives to grapple with rising product complexity. Lifecycle Insights recognizes this and is deepening its coverage of such initiatives for product design and engineering. To aid in this effort, we are welcoming industry veteran Arvind Krishnan to our team. Arvind brings over two decades of experience in design and …

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CCE EnSuite-Cloud ReVue: Do We Need Another Mechanical Design Collaboration Tool?

Do we need another collaboration tool for mechanical design? Let’s talk about CCE’s EnSuite-Cloud ReVue. It really is focused on enabling mechanical design collaboration. There are a couple of these types of tools that are out there. But this is a really interesting one, especially in the context of the pandemic. Everybody is working from …

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Siemens PCBflow: What is it? Why Does it Matter?

What is Siemens PCBflow offering and why does it matter? Recently, Siemens, specifically the Valor group within Siemens, has come out with a new solution called PCBflow. It is targeted at design for manufacturing assessments for electronic boards earlier in the product development process. The Process of Assessing Manufacturability of Electronic Boards First, it’s important …

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Big Data and the Engineer

The Internet of Things (IoT) has unleashed a new wave of interconnected products. Almost every company is now switching from traditional, mechanical offerings to smart ones requiring a lot of software, electronics, and electrical systems. But design engineers must go further than simply integrating the right hardware and software into today’s products. As the world …

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The Lifecycle of Systems Simulation

Manufacturers are using systems engineering approaches to mitigate the complexity of developing increasingly sophisticated products. Systems simulation is a key component of such efforts.

The Digital Engineering Approach

Let’s talk about systems development’s full potential, which only results from a comprehensive approach. What are the aspects of a digital engineering approach?

Engineering Co-Design Across Domains

As products get smarter and more interconnected, engineering co-design is more critical than ever. How can you improve your organization’s capacity for co-design?

Effective Embedded Software Development in the Midst of Exploding Complexity

68% of the respondents in our Engineering Executive Strategic Agenda Study reported that the complexity of on-board or embedded software is increasing or increasing greatly, the highest of any engineering domain.

What are some of the key advances in embedded software development that can mitigate the risks of this explosive growth?