SOLIDWORKS World 2016

Exploring the Benefits of the SOLIDWORKS Design-to-Manufacturing Ecosystem

Great designs get built! SOLIDWORKS, combined with integrated applications from our more than 60 Gold Partners, provides a broad range of solutions giving you a complete “art-to-part” solution for your company – all without ever having to leave your familiar SOLIDWORKS CAD environment. This Manufacturing Ecosystem of products allows companies to go from concept design to […]

 

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The SOLIDWORKS Ecosystem: Designing Connected Products

The highlight of the Consumer Electronic Show this year was a seemingly endless number of innovative connected products on display. While exploring the halls, I was able to try everything from appliances and wearables to drones of all shapes and sizes. It appears that Gartner Research’s prediction that 4.9 billion connected devices in use by […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS World Day 3 General Session Recap

Rockstars by night, engineers by day. After the special event at Gilly’s, I think we’ve confirmed that’s how the SOLIDWORKS community rolls. Day three focuses on what’s next in SOLIDWORKS, including the always highly anticipated Top 10 and What’s New general session segments. SOLIDWORKS Senior Director of Product Management and Brand UX Leader Kishore Boyalakuntla […]

 

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Previewing SOLIDWORKS 2017

Each year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD, the Product Introduction Team delivers a Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality that is under development for SOLIDWORKS Desktop products. The Day 3 Skit the team produces has become one of the most highly anticipated events for our user community, and the 2016 version continued our […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS World 2016: Day 2 General Session Recap

Today is Groundhog Day, but it’s not the same old thing at SOLIDWORKS World. Day two is all about the community, and with a group of dedicated users as large and creative as this one, you never hear the same story twice. Today, we saw updates to MySolidWorks, SOLIDWORKS EDU, and the SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur program, […]

 

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Creating the Innovation Platform for the Future

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 is a great time to reflect on what we’ve done over the past year, but more importantly to look ahead to the future. The world of design and manufacturing has changed significantly and so have your needs. During my first year as CEO, I have met with many great customers from around […]

 

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Student Success in Education and Research Showcased at SOLIDWORKS WORLD

It’s SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016, time to celebrate with students, educators, and researchers that SOLIDWORKS is everywhere. Certification is center stage today. The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Academic program has created 70,000 CSWAs and now qualified schools on subscription that provide the CSWA exam to their students can also become CSWP-Academic Providers. Students that pass the CSWA […]

 

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New Online Environment Links Engineering Students Up With Businesses

There has been a lot of discussion among companies hiring newly graduated engineering students that this new class of millennials is not adequately prepared for work in the real world; that they lack relevant problem-solving and critical thinking skills. One remedy to this perceived problem involves getting engineering students more involved in actual engineering projects […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS App for Kids Hopes to Encourage Pursuit of STEM Careers

As announced today at SOLIDWORKS WORLD, SOLIDWORKS engineers and designers has been busy creating a collection of apps for their own kids to get them excited about design and art with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  The SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids are the kind of applications we want to use – in a fun, […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS Make Enables Customers to Personalize Products

Today’s Consumers are increasingly demanding more personalized products that are tailored to their specific needs. This personalization adds a level of complexity to the design process; however, innovative new tools have been introduced that make mass customization easier for customers both online or in stores. Attendees at this year’s SOLIDWORKS World 2016 were given a […]

 

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