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Your Training Wake-Up Call, Part 1 Article
Your Training Wake-Up Call, Part 1   12 Apr, 2017

CAD Manager Column: Don’t let trendy issues push essentials to the back burner! Build a training plan that engages users, advances management’s goals, and ultimately makes your life easier. More>>

Stratasys Replaces Dimension Line, Reflecting Shifts in Rapid Prototyping Market Article
Stratasys Replaces Dimension Line, Reflecting Shifts in Rapid Prototyping Market   4 Mar, 2017

The F123 series is intended to help less-experienced users produce prototypes at a lower cost than the company’s previous generation of 3D printing technology.More>>

Carry Out Mass Project Path Updates for AutoCAD Electrical Project Files Article
Carry Out Mass Project Path Updates for AutoCAD Electrical Project Files   2 Mar, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Whenever AutoCAD Electrical is upgraded, the default symbol library paths must be updated on all past project files — a time-consuming process. This tutorial demonstrates using a LISP routine to make this task easier. More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 1: New Products and Services for SOLIDWORKS Users Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 1: New Products and Services for SOLIDWORKS Users   16 Feb, 2017

Event report: Virtual reality, 3D printing, and much more are highlights of this year’s Partner Pavilion.More>>

Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2 Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2   8 Feb, 2017

The rental software licensing model has benefits, but in order to make wise decisions for your company, you must also learn about its potential problems.More>>

Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data — for less than $3,000 a seat.More>>

Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami   18 Jan, 2017

CAD Manager Column: The move from perpetual to rental licensing is well under way — evaluate your needs and strategies now so you don’t get swamped.More>>

AMD Embraces Streaming and VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update Article
AMD Embraces Streaming, VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update    9 Dec, 2016

Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition is designed to help developers and professional users create and share vivid visual experiences. More>>

Autodesk University 2016, Part 1: Tomorrow's Design Reality is Already Here Article
Autodesk University 2016, Part 1: Tomorrow's Design Reality Is Already Here   8 Dec, 2016

Event Report: At its annual user conference, the company details how “futuristic” technologies such as machine learning, generative design, and virtual reality are becoming integral to the CAD workflow. More>>

When You’re a CAD Manager and You Don’t Even Know It Sponsored
When You're a CAD Manager and You Don't Even Know It   7 Dec, 2016

Even though CAD management isn't listed in your job description, it might still be your responsibility. These tips can help you juggle your official duties and your CAD management tasks effectively.More>>


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