Survey: 3D Modeling Paves Road to Success (Cadalyst Daily Archive)

9 Oct, 2006 By: Kenneth Wong

Aberdeen Group questions 520 manufacturers, finds technology key in reducing costs, change orders and time to market


Don't keep two separate crews for drafting and engineering -- that's one of Aberdeen Group's tips to manufacturers trying to tighten the belt and trim the fat.p>

"Do more with less" has become the bosses' favorite slogan in manufacturing, observes market researcher Aberdeen Group. Yet, upper management is not about to compromise on product timeline, so how can manufacturers phase in technologies that'll help them produce more with fewer resources? Last month, in conjunction with Cadalyst, Desktop Engineering, and MCAD Cafe, the firm conducted an online survey of more than 520 enterprises. The results, along with Aberdeen's recommendations, are now available in The Transition from 2D Drafting to 3D Modeling Benchmark Report.  Read more >>


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