Digital Twins Powered by POWER’BY?

I am excited about Dassault Systèmes’ POWER’BY announcements recently. Not because I like using apostrophes for no good reason, but because I think it represents a useful evolution in CAD authoring tools. Before you jump in to correct me and note that POWER’BY is part of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform and not CATIA or SOLIDWORKS, let me explain what I mean.

Part 1 of 5: What Do You Mean by PLM?

IT acronyms are funny. Not everyone knows exactly what they mean, but they get used often enough that people understand the general context – and that’s good enough, mostly. Take ERP for instance. ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning.