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Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready? Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready?
By ANSYS
Read this article to see how simulation technology pervasively addresses disruptive automotive technologies.
Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready? Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready?
By ANSYS
See how A & D companies are using simulation to evaluate thousands of product scenarios and overcome barriers to get products to market faster.
Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together
By John MacKrell, CIMdata
John MacKrell of CIMdata explains the necessary strategy for bringing PLM, ERP, and MES together to form a complete product realization strategy.
Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike
By Robert Farrell, Rev-Sim.Org
Robert Farrell makes the case on the benefits of putting computer-aided engineering tools in the hands of non-expert analysts too.
Tips & Tricks
7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in SOLIDWORKS 7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in SOLIDWORKS
By Zach Brown, GoEngineer
Are you ever annoyed by that soft snapping thing while adding dimensions? Read this tip from GoEngineer to learn how to get around that and more.
Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs? Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?
By John Setzer, GSC
Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip by John Setzer of GSC.
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool 4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool
By Simran Rekhi, TriMech
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine or a Server machine.
Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS
By John Hall, TriMech
Avoid errors and learn about the different options for importing models and translating data back and forth between SOLIDWORKS and other software.
Case Studies
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress
Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO
By ESI Group
JSC used ESI IC.IDO (I-see-I-do) to bring their customers on board for proposed marine compartment layouts without costly mock-up construction.
Columns
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete? Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.