Reflecting on Autodesk’s Accelerate 2017 Convention

This past August I attended my first Autodesk Accelerate conference, and I can certainly say it was the best technical conference I have been to in years.  Accelerate, over the years, has evolved rapidly.  The same can be said for Autodesk’s PLM messaging.  When Autodesk first held the event, the speakers were mainly Autodesk employees, partners, or paid analysts discussing how Autodesk now had a PLM offering.

The Inevitability of Cloud Based CAD

The Revolution is coming. Are you ready? Many Engineering managers fondly recall the days of drafting boards and slide rules, but have embraced the concept and obvious benefits of desktop engineering solutions. The late 1990’s were quite revolutionary, and many businesses underwent drastic changes to their design and engineering processes. Of course, change often comes […]

Moving Beyond CAD: PDM vs. PLM

…Ok, so it was the late 1990’s, but the CAD world would be significantly changed by the technical revolution that several small companies like SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, and Autodesk with Inventor proposed to bring to the market. Until that time CAD fell exclusively in the domain of large companies, mainly Aero and Auto that helped […]