Mentor’s Xpedition is a software suite for electronic systems and circuit board design. This post details its capabilities and associated benefits.
Mentor’s Capital: Enterprise Electrical Design
Mentor’s Capital Platform is a software suite for electrical systems and harness design. This post details its capabilities and associated benefits.
Siemens PLM’s Vision: Realizing the Complete Digital Twin
Siemens PLM’s vision is to empower customers to realize digital twins of products. This post assesses the provider’s ability to deliver on their vision. Last week, Siemens PLM held their annual analyst event in Boston to give us some insight into their top-level vision. After two and a half days of presentations from various executives, …
A Single Source of the Truth for the BOM Still Doesn’t Exist
It is crazy how time flies. Blink and 2015 is gone. I guess that’s what happens when you get busy. I hope that 2016 decides to pass by a little more slowly. But I don’t think I’ll have much luck with that. Regardless, I have a topic that I’ve wanted to touch upon for quite …
Siemens PLM Teamcenter: Separating Platforms and Apps
In the past five years, CAD applications have undergone a significant amount of change. We’ve seen the advent of Direct Modeling. The use of 2D for design has seen some serious advancements. Interoperability seems to be improving, even if incrementally. And after getting all the attention for many years, CAD seemed to have gain the …
The Stalwarts of the 2014 CAD Landscape
The landscape of CAD application providers, like many tech areas today, is prone to big changes. This is the first in a series of posts where I’ll be providing my perspective on the state of things with respect to CAD. Strap in and read on. Where do we start this ride? The logical place is …
Software Profile: NX from Siemens PLM
NX is a longstanding combined desktop CAD and CAE software application with mature capabilities. From a modeling perspective, you’ll find a well developed set of parametric feature-based functionality you would expect from any CAD application that’s been around for a while. But the most interestingly, tools from Siemens PLM’s Synchronous Technology has been integrated into NX in unique ways.
2D Synchronous Technology in NX: Overlooked Tech of the Year?
Siemens PLM announced the addition of 2D Synchronous Technologies to NX at PLM Connections in Dallas. This post looks at the capabilities and advantages of this new technology.