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ERP and PLM Faceoff ERP and PLM Faceoff
Compiled by ConnectPress
Adaptive Corporations's John Gable discusses trends affecting the need for both PLM and ERP systems, including mechatronics, Industry 4.0 and more.
You Asked and Autodesk Delivered- Inventor 2020.1 is Here You Asked and Autodesk Delivered- Inventor 2020.1 is Here
By Jim Byrne Autodesk
Users can expect a new addition to the hole command, improvements to the iProperties dialog, frame generator and more. Peep the video!
Biggest Updates in Autodesk’s Industry Collections Biggest Updates in Autodesk’s Industry Collections
By Claire Collins, Autodesk
Autodesk product managers highlight the biggest updates in the AEC, Product Design & Manufacturing, and Media & Entertainment Industry Collections.
See What's New in Inventor 2020 See What's New in Inventor 2020
Announcement by Autodesk
New commands like Unwrap have been added. With Inventor 2020, you can use Unwrap to flatten nearly any set of faces into a flat surface.
Tips & Tricks
Preparation in Reliable Part Modeling Part 3 is HERE! Preparation in Reliable Part Modeling Part 3 is HERE!
By Paul Mumford, Autodesk
Autodesk's Paul Munford series on reliable part modeling in Inventor continues! Learn about preparation modeling standards, origin planes and more.
Inventor with a Side of Generative Design and Fusion 360 Inventor with a Side of Generative Design and Fusion 360
By Luke Mihelcic, Autodesk
This article explores Generative Design within Fusion 360, along with Inventor and other tools you'll find in the Design & Manufacturing Collection.
Better Looking Weldment Cuts in Inventor Better Looking Weldment Cuts in Inventor
By Jason Johnson, IMAGINiT Technologies
If you want to document your assemblies that more accurately reflect their final physical appearance, this quick tip is for you!
Changing Your Visualization Settings in Inventor
By Trevor English
Changing your visualization settings within Autodesk Inventor allows you to customize your workspace to exactly how you want it.
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
Why Digital Twins Require Digital Threads Why Digital Twins Require Digital Threads
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata Inc.
CIMdata explains why the digital thread should be part of the digital twin, and how it ensures that the digital twin is always accurate.
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.