As the year winds down and we go into another cold December in the Midwest, we are putting another always entertaining and informative Autodesk University behind us. This year we were able to once again spend time at keynotes surrounding Autodesk’s vision around their new and existing technologies.
Remember those days when project management information was dispersed among several file types, inconsistent templates and tools such as MS Office, Visio, & Project? Maybe your Project Management Office (PMO) deployed “new” tools such as Basecamp, Rally, Smartsheet, JIRA, etc? While these options are modern, agile, and collaborative, that information is most likely scattered throughout multiple network drives or databases.
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.
In early November Razorleaf attended Dassault’s annual 3DEXPERIENCE Customer Forum. This year the forum drew more than 500 attendees from North America and the event boasted industry-specific tracks covering 7 of the 12 industries Dassault addresses with its software portfolio.
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.
Today Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of No Magic, a global solutions company focused on model-based systems engineering and architecture modeling for software and system of systems. Dassault Systèmes said the move will strengthen its 3DEXPERIENCE platform by generalizing systems engineering for developing the “Internet of Experiences.”
Today CIMdata issued a press release about a new eBook that was jointly published with Aras and Razorleaf and outlines how to get the most from Model-Based Enterprise implementations (MBE).
DriveWorks provides excellent functionality for collecting information and performing the calculations, lookups and logic that our designs require. There are some situations, however, where tools outside of DriveWorks are still employed.
Razorleaf recently encountered a customer issue in which a CAD integration user attempts to launch a CAD object in the web UI from SOLIDWORKS that fails to show the web UI 3DEXPERIENCE blue header bar. We encountered this anomaly while assisting a customer. The customer stated they were experiencing an issue with the web UI […]
Over the last few years I have come to the belief that the next generation of Engineering tools will be cloud based. Of course, I am not alone in this opinion as Dassault, Autodesk, and Onshape are moving strongly in this direction with their messaging and products. As a member of the Razorleaf Autodesk Services […]