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CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM Article
CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM   24 Mar, 2018

By limiting themselves to product data management (PDM), many companies are missing out on the spectrum of product lifecycle management (PLM) uses and benefits, the consulting firm reports.More>>

How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users? Article
How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users?   28 Feb, 2018

SOLIDWORKS presentation explains the basics of the AI landscape, and some of the ways that the company is embracing the future of human–machine partnerships.More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing   24 Feb, 2018

Hardware providers had a heavy presence at the annual user conference, where they promoted 3D printing as the answer to product development needs ranging from prototyping to production parts — but the potential user base isn’t entirely convinced yet. More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon   17 Feb, 2018

Once CAD is finely honed for its original purpose, what’s left for a developer to tackle? At the annual SOLIDWORKS user event, Dassault Systèmes shows where its focus lies now. More>>

Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM Article
Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM   27 Jan, 2018

In a marketplace plagued by customer frustration, one product lifecycle management (PLM) developer takes an unusual approach — starting with open software.More>>