Digitalization and the Digital Thread

Solid Edge Requirements Management: What’s Involved

Solid Edge has a solution for customers who want to have the capability for requirements management, but don’t want to invest in full PLM. Chad Jackson takes us through this alternative and how it operates.

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.

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.

STEM diversity drives innovation

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.

The Engineering Executive's Conundrum

The Engineering Executive’s Conundrum

Change initiatives represent a real opportunity for improvement… and disruption. In this post, we talk about this catch-22 for engineering executives.

The Evolution of PLM at Whirlpool

How do you manage the cultural side of a PLM deployment? Whirlpool gave solid advice as PTC’s Liveworx. I’ve added my commentary to theirs.

Email: The Enemy of Collaboration

Let’s face it: Design by its very nature is an iterative and collaborative process. In any design project, you will often try one thing to see if it works. When that fails, you try a different approach and eventually (hopefully) meet success. This happens again and again, day after day, as engineers develop new designs. …

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Documents and Spreadsheets: Highly Used by Those Making Design Decisions

This finding reveals how frequency and consistently those making design decisions use documents and spreadsheets.