Category Archives: Uncategorized Why PTC thinks that Smart, Connected Products will transform your business … and your PLM

“Where is PTC heading? There’s a lot of talk about Smart Connected Products, the Internet of Things, M2M, SLM and their new solutions ThingWorx and Servigistics. There is less talk about CAD and PLM. Have the priorities changed? ”On the contrary”, says Robert Gremley, PTC’s Executive Vice President (EVP) in this TV report. Gremley is […]

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What Readers Want: More Tips, More News, & a Sweet Touch Screen on Which to Read Them

In November, we posted a survey to find out more about our readers and what you hope to find here on the blog. Your answers help us decide what stories to write. They also confirm that we’re writing in a way that’s appropriate to our audience. Here’s what we learned: Who reads The majority […]

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PTC Featured in Closing Ceremony at NASDAQ

PTC rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ Stock Market in New York City last Thursday. PTC employees and management rang the bell to honor our record of innovation and success over the past 25 years as a public company. The ceremony also highlighted PTC’s vision for the world of the Internet of Things (IoT). […]

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Bicycle Components Maker Streamlines Product Teams with PTC Windchill

In 1990, a Japanese giant that dominated 85% of the market effectively locked up the bicycle component business. From the drivetrain to the wheels, Bike Magazine writes, “Most bikes were little more than a steel or aluminum pony used to showcase Shimano’s parts.” That didn’t worry a startup called SRAM. The Chicago-based company had a […]

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Tools and Resources for FIRST Student Engineers

It takes more than a few seats of free software to engage students in science and technology. So, as supporters of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), PTC has been developing webinars and workshops that students can stream, attend, or download to make sure they’re successful in their earliest ventures into engineering. […]

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Take the ‘Flipped Classroom’ Approach to Engineering Education

Flipped learning is a new way of teaching that embraces technology in ways not possible a few years ago. Students watch lectures over the Internet, and then attend class for in depth interaction with teachers and peers. How popular is this new learning model? One recent survey found that 78% of teachers have used this […]

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Visit the PTC Creo Facebook Page Today!

The PTC Creo Facebook page is an excellent source of all the latest news and information about PTC Creo. And with a community of more than 10,000 readers, it’s also a great place to find like-minded designers and engineers who face the same types of challenges – and achieve the same types of successes – […]

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How PTC Creo 3.0 Just Reinvented Concept Design

There are a lot of different ways to produce a good concept design. You might use a 2D sketch application—many vendors offer them free to download. Or you could go with something more detailed, producing a fully detailed and rendered life-like 3D model. Which is best? It depends on your situation, your place in the […]

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“Last year PTC was telling manufacturers to prepare for seven major external trends that are driving product development.  This year, they are focused on the Internet of Things mega-trend to enable superior product development. “At his keynote at PTC Live in Boston, CEO Jim Heppelmann cited a prediction for 50 billion connected devices, roughly 6X […]

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Free Tech Clarity eBook Offers CAD Consolidation Tips

Manufacturers should seriously consider standardizing on a single CAD solution because the cost savings and strategic benefits are too great to ignore, according to a recently released eBook from research and consulting firm Tech Clarity. The free eBook, which is entitled “Consolidating CAD: The Benefits of a Unified CAD Strategy,” goes on to say that […]

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