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Autodesk Takes PDM to the Cloud at Accelerate 2016…

Autodesk has added PDM capabilities to their cloud-based PLM solution, Fusion Lifecycle, which was formerly Autodesk PLM 360.…
How Does Your IoT Activity Stack Up to Others?…

Take the Dell/ConnectPress survey and see how your company measures up to other engineering groups using the Internet of Things (IoT).…
New Autodesk Portfolio Combines Additive and Subtractive…

Autodesk introduced its Portfolio for the Future of Manufacturing, including Inventor HSM, FeatureCAM, Fusion 360, Netfabb and more.…
SmartCAM Takes CNC Programming to the Cloud…

SmartCAM ShopFloor Milling on the Predator Cloud Network offers a secure shop floor network in the cloud for a low cost monthly subscription.…
SofTech to Sell PLM Product Line…

SofTech has agreed to sell its PLM technologies, including ProductCenter and Connector product lines, to Essig Research Inc. for $3.25 million.…
CIMdata Ranks Mastercam 1st in Installed Seats Worldwide…

CNC Software worked closely with machine shops around the world on the 2D, multi-axis, mill-turn enhancements in Mastercam 2017.…

 

Webinar: Integrating Simulation and Process in PDM-PLMWebinar: Integrating Simulation and Process in PDM-PLM…

We share the results from our PLM survey, plus Autodesk and ESTECO discuss integrating simulation and processes into PDM and PLM.

Is the New PLM Right for You? Surveys Reveal All

This month's PLM Spotlight is brought to you by Autodesk and ESTECO. Key topics include cloud-based PLM, design optimization, collaboration…
Join the Discussion on the Present and Future of MDO

Bringing together simulation data, expertise and technology within the PLM system is key in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO).…
Enhance Vault with Hagerman's Lifecycle Connection

Matt Lane makes the case for why you should be using Autodesk Vault and how you can enhance it with…
A Pragmatic Approach to IoT

Listen to this on-demand webinar as Dell highlights case studies, an architecture framework for IoT technology, and specific solution blueprints.…
Cummins' Analysis-led Design and Optimization Approach

In this video Bob Tickel discusses how an optimization and analysis-led design approach enables the company to get products right…
Hidden Gem for Creating Sketches in Inventor 2017…
This new feature is called controlling the opacity/transparence of a sketch in a shaded model.…

Changing the Zoom Wheel Increment in Autodesk Inventor…
AutoCAD has a system variable called ZOOMFACTOR. Mark Flayler shows you how to do in…

How to Use Inventor Assembly Representations…
There are 3 different types of representations in the assembly environment: Design View Representations, Master…

Do's and Don'ts for Network License Files…
KETIV offers some tips on consolidating Autodesk Network Licenses, including how to edit your license…

Print BOM from Sheet Metal Part…
How do I print the BOM from the flat panel dimensions of a sheet metal…

Add a Round Rubber Seal to a Groove…
How do I set the mates for a round rubber seal I wish to add…

Sharing ILogic Files…
What is the best practice for sharing ILOGIC files? Source: Autodesk Forums…

Inventor 2016 mould modeling…
I'm trying to do some modeling which involves a set angle on vertical faces. This…

Copy a Design with This Code and Enhanced Save As…
Here is a code snippet that will search for the name of the part as…

How Tos for Uprading to Autodesk 2017 Software…
If you haven't yet updated to Inventor 2017, now is the time. KETIV has the…

Parameter dialog box not showing up…
My paramater dialog box is not showing up all of a sudden in Inventor.- From…

Downloading a 3D CAD model…
Can you please describe the procedure that I need to do to download a 3D…

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Cummins' Analysis-led Design and Optimization Approach…
In this video Bob Tickel discusses how an optimization and analysis-led design approach enables the company to get products right…


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Cummins' Analysis-led Design and Optimization Approach…
In this video Bob Tickel discusses how an…


Real-time Collaborative Edit is Coming to CAD &…
The manufacturing industry could benefit from real-time collaboration…


Exara Boosts Lifecycle of Equipment with Dell IoT…
Oil & gas company, Exara, anchored a robust…


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