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 PDF Earlier this month, Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading nonprofit technology and manufacturing business association, hosted a group of southeast Michigan industry representatives to a “Tech Takeover” focused on “Designing Smart Products for the Internet of Things (IoT).” This event, which was sponsored by Fisher Unitech, set the stage for why…
 PDF Siemens PLM Software, in conjunction with Siemens AG, is taking a fresh approach to solving challenges in today’s energy industry. To drive further progress, the company recently held an Energy Executive Council event in Houston, Texas, with attendance from key influencers throughout the industry, including independent oil companies (IOCs);…
 PDF Key takeaways: Collaboration between aerospace and defense OEMs and their design chain suppliers has been identified as a chronic pain point by the OEMs, i.e., point of friction impeding information flow through the product lifecycle. CIMdata research has revealed that, in general, A&D OEMs and their partners have no…
 PDF Key takeaways: Dassault Systèmes’ aspires to the role of catalyst and enabler for realizing critical structural transformations across industry value chains that will allow customers to maximize benefits and profits from economic disruptors like the current trends such as smart, connected products and digitalization. Dassault Systèmes’ is driving their…
 PDF Key takeaways: Consumer Product (CP) companies have used PDM and PLM for years to support product design and manufacturing, but functions to deliver a consumer-ready product to the distribution channel or retail shelf have historically been siloed. In consumer product companies packaging, labeling, and artwork are critical to getting…
 PDF Key takeaways: Like a TED conference with an Additive Manufacturing (AM) theme, speakers came from government agencies, industrial companies, academia, and tech startups, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, to deliver the current state and future vision of an end-to-end AM design to manufacturing lifecycle. Problems such as repeatability, warpage, cost,…
 PDF Key takeaways: Dassault Systèmes, continues to follow through on implementing its vision to enable sustainable innovation through the use of its 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, supported by the BIOVIA, GEOVIA, and SIMULIA brands. SIMULIA continues to improve its Additive Manufacturing simulation and process capabilities to take advantage of the latest advances…
 PDF Key takeaways: Model-based, cross-domain engineering at the systems level is still in the very early stages of industry adoption, even within the larger OEMs in aerospace, defense, and automotive. In this respect, adoption of MBSE or MBE processes and tools is similar to the maturity level of mechanical CAD…
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

PTC’s LiveWorx 2017 (Commentary)

 PDF Key takeaways: PTC continues its evolution in support of IoT, demonstrating the convergence of the digital and physical worlds. Its IoT support, with ThingWorx at the heart, links the physical world to the digital twin while their Augmented Reality capabilities bring data in the digital twin onto the physical…
 PDF Key takeaways: Product lifecycle management (PLM) strategies and enabling solutions have been adopted in many industrial sectors, including the retail, footwear, and apparel (RFA) segment, well beyond PLM’s origins in aerospace and automotive. Successfully implementing PLM in RFA firms requires deep RFA industry experience and process knowledge, and access…
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