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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.
Inventor Turns 19! Performance Improvements Then and Now Inventor Turns 19! Performance Improvements Then and Now
By Autodesk
The latest 2019 version includes a host of 3D navigation and drawing view creation performance improvements, and is built to handle large assemblies.
Does Your SMB Need PLM? Does Your SMB Need PLM?
By Lynn Manning, Parker Group
Lynn Manning talks to Adaptive's Jon Gable and Razorleaf's Jonathan Scott about if PLM is practical for SMB's and if they should adopt.
Tips & Tricks
iLogic and the Inventor API- A Generative Approach iLogic and the Inventor API- A Generative Approach
By Jonathan D. Kriek, KETIV
Watch this video to see how KETIV uses a templated approach with generative capabilities with iLogic to create highly-customizable designs.
Losing Your License When Disconnected from the Internet? Losing Your License When Disconnected from the Internet?
By Synergis EDS
Losing your Autodesk license when disconnected from the internet can happen for multiple reasons. Synergis EDS has a few tips to prevent this.
Tips for Heavy Inventor Task Scheduler Users Tips for Heavy Inventor Task Scheduler Users
By Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Technologies
IMAGINiT's Mark Flayler shares tips on the Task Scheduler, including why you should start by taking a backup of the database it generates.
Inventor Sectioning Participation Inventor Sectioning Participation
By Jim Swain, Synergis EDS
This tip takes a look at how to control which parts are sectioned in a section view and how to find the specific part you are looking to change.
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.