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Package Upgrades: A Cost-Effective Way to Grow Your Product Design Capabilities

Times change. You change. Business changes. It’s common to find that your needs expand  after moving to 3D as you gain more insight  into what other aspects of  product development can be improved by leveraging 3D even further. It turns out that customers who start with Pro/ENGINEER Foundation or PTC Creo Parametric often wish that […]

Aberdeen Research Reveals Best Practices for Product Developers

A new report from analyst firm Aberdeen Research is shedding light on what it takes to become a successful product design and development organization. The report, which looked closely at the habits of 148 product design firms, found that the right tools, the right talent, and a focus on eliminating waste in workflow processes are […]

Design Reviews: The “Forgotten Problem”

If it’s a weekday, you probably have a design review on your schedule. So says Chad Jackson, Principal Analyst at Lifecycle Insights and author of a new eBook, Mitigating Waste, Delay, and Risk in Today’s Design Reviews. Jackson writes that product developers participate in about 20.5 design reviews each month—almost one every working day. And […]

Aberdeen Research: Simulate Early to Increase Success

The ability to make quick decisions in the engineering department is more important than ever as companies struggle to innovate and beat competitors to market. And one way to achieve design and engineering success is by using stimulation tools early and often, according to report by analyst firm Aberdeen Research. The report, which is entitled […]

PTC Academic Program Offers Free Downloads of PTC Creo Student Edition

Attention science and engineering students: The PTC University Academic Program is offering free downloads of the PTC Creo Student Edition as well as a free PTC Creo Primer Guide for Students who want to get to know the software better. The primer will introduce students to the modeling, visualization and design tools in PTC Creo […]

A quick introduction to PTC Creo Options Modeler

Experienced engineers and product designers are no strangers to the problems that can arise when information is transferred from one part of the organization to another. For example, engineers take data from the marketing team to understand how the product should be architected. Product architects work with the engineers to make sure the right modules […]

Collaborate Everywhere with PTC Mobile Apps

One thing is certain – we don’t just work in the office any longer. A couple of mobility applications from PTC let you make decisions and get work done where ever you are. When you leave your office it’s a great help to have you projects in your pocket. The PTC mobile apps, PTC Creo […]

Beyond Concept Design: 7 More Ways Flexible Modeling Can Rock Your World

With PTC Creo, we introduced an extension that could bring the best of direct modeling to parametric software. The implications for concept design were immediately apparent. What might not have been so clear, however, is how the PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX) would change the way some companies approached business. PTC Creo FMX provides a […]

A quick introduction to PTC Creo Direct

The PTC Creo family of CAD solutions offers dedicated direct modeling capabilities in the form of PTC Creo Direct, a standalone part modeling and assembly modeling application. PTC Creo Direct gives users the opportunity to create new designs from scratch and also refine and edit existing designs without any concern whatsoever about feature definitions or […]

Aberdeen Shares Best Practices for Managing Changes in Engineering

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in our ongoing look at some of the biggest challenges facing engineering managers today. As part of our new partnership with Aberdeen Research, we will continue to bring you more study results and practical advice in the future. Designing a great product and bringing it to market requires […]
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