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Nancy Spurling Johnson


Nancy Spurling Johnson is the content director for Longitude Media, publisher of Cadalyst. Nancy is a former editor-in-chief of Cadalyst.


Choose the Best Keyboard for CAD Article
Choose the Best Keyboard for CAD   7 Jan, 2016
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

The right design and features can boost comfort and productivity for heavy computer users.

Onshape Moves from Beta to Commercial Release, Adds App Store Article
Onshape Moves from Beta to Commercial Release, Adds App Store   16 Dec, 2015
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

The 100% cloud-based CAD software had 10,000 users during testing, with more than half of sessions conducted via mobile device.

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Q&A with Dan Staples, Vice-President of Solid Edge Development   3 Dec, 2015
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

In an interview with Cadalyst, the executive discusses the state of Solid Edge ST, its position in the MCAD market, Solid Edge on the cloud, and more.

Solid Edge University 2015 Article
Solid Edge University 2015   12 Nov, 2015
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Event report: Annual user event highlights Solid Edge ST8, offers a sneak peek at ST9, and introduces the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, a tablet equipped for full-fledged CAD.

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Autodesk Announces Subscription-Only Access for Standalone Desktop Software    4 Feb, 2015
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Customers who own perpetual licenses without a Maintenance Subscription will have to move to a subscription plan the next time they upgrade.

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Internet of Things: What It Means for Designers and Their Companies   22 Jan, 2015
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

The growing network of web-connected products demands a new approach to product development.

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The Democratization of Manufacturing — and PLM Software   2 Oct, 2014
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

At the first-ever Accelerate 2014, innovative product developers discuss a new landscape where SMBs are thriving — and how the cloud-based Autodesk PLM 360 is playing a key role.

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MSC Aims to Take CAE from Frustrating to Efficient    1 Oct, 2014
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

New MSC Apex will enable a paradigm shift that accelerates design validation and enables rapid trade studies earlier in product development, according to the company.

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'Digitalization,' Systems-Level Design Are Keys to Manufacturing Success   11 Sep, 2014
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

At its annual media event, Siemens PLM Software executives share industry perspective, company strategy, and software updates.

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AMD to Round Out Next Generation of Workstation Graphics Cards   14 Aug, 2014
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Entry-level and midrange models, scheduled for release later this year, are designed to deliver more memory and increased computing and graphics performance for CAD workflows.

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