Digitalization and the Digital Thread

Digital Transformation for Product Development

As the capabilities of computers and networks increase, new and better ways to work keep appearing. Change is no longer an occasional disruptive event; it is a constant operational imperative. Digital transformation for product development is more than a path—it is a rewrite of engineering and corporate DNA.

The foundation of digital transformation is the use of a single source of truth that is digital and holistic, encompassing every part of the product development process.

The Digital Thread for Electrical Engineering

Today’s products integrate a wide range of mechanical and electronic components to deliver the ever-increasing number of features that customers demand. To manage this growing complexity, many organizations implement a digital thread initiative.

Digital Transformation: A Business Perspective

Organizations that decide that digital transformation is the path forward must translate that vision to practical action. On the Zuken blog, Chad Jackson discusses five practical goals for digital transformation.

What are the implications for PTC’s acquisition of Onshape?

Today at Liveworx, PTC announced that Onshape’s cloud infrastructure, now dubbed Atlas, will be the platform for all of PTC’s products going forward. The CAD application Onshape and some Vuforia apps are immediately available and more are soon to follow. When PTC acquired Onshape, it certainly seemed like there was more to it than making …

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What is 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS?

Let’s talk about 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS and what it means, how it’s organized, what people are going to be using, and get a little clarity on that. So first off, how is it organized and what is it? What Is 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS? 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS is a set of solutions for the SMB space. It’s meant to …

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The Digital Thread: Is It Applicable to Virtual Commissioning?

Digitization is complicated. In this VirtualCommissioning.com post, we’ll explain and examine the emerging Digital Thread concept, investigate where the Digital Thread intersects virtual commissioning, the impact this concept has on organizations, and the opportunities a Digital Thread can bring to businesses.

ZWSOFT: What Do They Offer, What Applications Do They Provide and What Do They Do?

ZWSOFT is a Chinese-owned company that offers five applications worldwide. In this post, we will go through them one by one. First is ZWCAD, which has 2D functionality for sketching, drawing, manipulating those things. It is a straightforward but capable solution meant to be an alternative or replacement for Autodesk’s AutoCAD offering. Second is ZW3D, …

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Onscale: What is Simulation-as-a-Service?

What are the benefits of OnScale’s Simulation-as-a-Service solution? In this video, Chad Jackson discusses its capabilities and how its’ unique licensing/pricing model enables innovation.

What is Digitalization?

The term ‘Digitalization’ has been floating around more prominently this year. What is it? What is involved? Is it new? We answer those questions in this video.