Tag Archives: Brian Thompson

Creo Community: VP of Product Management for Creo Takes Questions from Press

By Lauren Browne At PTC Live on Tuesday, myself and six other journalists had the chance to sit down with Brian Thompson, VP of Product Management for Creo and discuss the past, present and future of Creo. While the conference didn’t debut the 3.0 version of Creo, it did announce the virtualization of Creo, along […]

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Desktop Engineering: Simulation for Small Businesses, Part 1

PTC’s goal has always been to put good structural analysis tools at the fingertips of the desktop engineer — tools that don’t require the expertise of a full-time finite element analysis (FEA) expert. Brian Thompson, PTC vice president of product management, notes, for example, that the company’s meshing approach uses P elements instead of typical […]

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PlanetPTC Live Recap: Brian Thompson’s Creo Roadmap

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Brian Thompson, Vice President of Product Management for Creo, led a PlanetPTC Live session on the Creo product roadmap.  You can watch the full presentation here. His agenda consisted of the Creo Strategy, Creo Roadmap Technology Roadmap, and Creo 2.0.  Thompson stated that many roles and technologies contribute to product development.  Each person chooses different […]

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Unlock Design Productivity with Creo 2.0

Brian Thompson, VP of Product Management for Creo at PTC, introduces the key highlights of Creo 2.0 including short demonstration of new apps, extensions, and key new capabilities for those familiar with Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Creo 2.0 helps companies unlock their team’s design productivity by introducing capabilities for modular concept design and new tools to help […]

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Viva Las Vegas! Viva Creo! Viva PlanetPTC Live!

You’ve more than likely heard the song and perhaps even seen the 1964 American movie,  Viva Las Vegas! (That’s “long live Las Vegas” for you gringos.) It starred singer and actor Elvis Presley before his white cape and sequined jumpsuit period. Elvis sang that Las Vegas could set your soul on fire, and that’s exactly […]

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Creo 1.0 Demonstrated to PTC/USER Technical Committees

Brian Thompson, Director of Creo Product Management at PTC, hosted some key Creo sessions at January’s face-to-face technical committee meetings in Needham, Massachusetts. In these sessions customers had the opportunity to view Creo 1.0 in action and give feedback on what they’d like to see in future releases. We caught up with Brian Thompson to […]

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Behind the Scenes: How PTC users shape Creo & Reactions to Creo 1.0

Previously, we described the internal processes PTC uses to develop, test, and release Creo. But how do we decide what to develop? How do we know our ideas will resonate outside our own lab? Of course, we look at market trends, analyst data, and changing technologies. But ultimately, we ask our users. One of our […]

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Creo AnyMode Modeling: Behind the Scenes with Brian Thompson

Brian Thompson, PTC product manager, talks in depth about how developing a solid understanding of the differences in how users go about doing their jobs using various modeling tools was key to the development of Creo. Q: What was one of the biggest challenges when your team set upon the task of creating this “AnyMode” […]

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