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Design Trends: What's In, What's Overrated? Design Trends: What's In, What's Overrated?
Compiled by ConnectPress
CIMdata's Stan Przybylinski says generative design solutions have evolved and are ready for prime time. Find out what software he thinks is overrated.
Avoid the Top 5 Inventor Mistakes Organizations Make
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies
Watch this on-demand webinar on common mistakes organizations make in the areas of modeling, design representation techniques and sharing files.
Inventor Generative Design Workflow
By Luke Mihelcic, Autodesk
Check out this video on how to take advantage of a Generative Design workflow using Fusion 360 and Inventor.
An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP
Compiled by ConnectPress
Adaptive Corporation's John Gable discusses trends affecting the need for both PLM and ERP systems, including mechatronics, Industry 4.0 and more.
Tips & Tricks
Using the Inventor Shape Generator
By Trevor English
By running shape generator on a part design, you can find options of how to reduce mass or weight all the while maintaining strength under loads.
Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update
By Adam Evangelista, KETIV
This tip from KETIV looks at why your snapshot views won't update in your Inventor presentation files, and what to do.
Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update
By Adam Evangelista, KETIV
This tip from KETIV looks at why your snapshot views won't update in your Inventor presentation files, and what to do.
Modeling a Garter Spring (Simmerring) in Inventor Modeling a Garter Spring (Simmerring) in Inventor
By Stan Wile, IMAGINiT Technologies
Stan Wile, IMAGINiT Technologies, covers how to model this type of spring in Inventor.
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
Inventor 2020.2- What's New In Part Modeling Inventor 2020.2- What's New In Part Modeling
By Loren Welch, Autodesk
This latest update includes a Return to Hole icon in the ribbon to make it even easier for users to switch between sketching and hole creation.
The Top 5 Pitfalls and Possibilities for Autodesk Vault
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies
Caleb Funk explores the top pitfalls and possibilities for Autodesk Vault, and how you can begin maximizing your data management software today.
What's in Store for the Next Decade of PLM? What's in Store for the Next Decade of PLM?
By Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM
Beyond PLM's Oleg Shilovitsky discusses his PLM predictions for the 2020's, including SaaS, Digital Thread, Model-Based System Engineering.
Data Governance: Getting Off to a Good Start Data Governance: Getting Off to a Good Start
By Janie Gurley, Manager, CIMdata PLM Success Practice
CIMdata's Janie Gurley discusses how data governance issues are best addressed within a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) environment.