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Get It Done Faster: Product Development Productivity Apps

Everyone uses smartphones for way more than merely a telephone or a device for their favorite music playlists. Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS are platforms for a host of useful (and fun) apps. Productivity apps, news apps, social networking apps, and so much more. (At last count, according to Statista, Android has ~2.5 million apps […]

 

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Successfully Manage Entire Engineering Teams from Any Location

We get it. Sometimes you just have to get the job done. And, you probably don’t have the time (or the resources) to start setting up a PDM server and VPNs so you can work from home. So, you copy files to a memory stick and take them home with you—maybe not an ideal set up […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS CAD: Top 10 Features: Part 2

Have you installed SOLIDWORKS 2020 yet?  As a Subscription Services member, you can now immediately download the latest new software releases and service packs. For a list of all your Subscription Service benefits, Click here. We’re constantly improving and upgrading our software. Whether it’s a bug fix to increase performance and reliability, a community-requested enhancement, […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS CAD: Top 10 Features: Part 1

Have you installed SOLIDWORKS 2020 yet?  As a Subscription Services member, you can now immediately download the latest new software releases and service packs. For a list of all your Subscription Service benefits, Click here. We’re constantly improving and upgrading our software. Whether it’s a bug fix to increase performance and reliability, a community-requested enhancement, […]

 

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Marking Up and Red Lining with Social Distancing While Working From Home

As we’ve written before, Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS is committed to helping our customers be the most productive while working from home during this time of social distancing. Right now, it’s not possible to grab a drawing from the plotter or printer, mark it up, and drop it off on your coworker’s desk. This situation requires that […]

 

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Linear Static FEA Productivity with Simulation Professional

My first exposure to FEA was using SimulationXpress in my first semester of graduate school. Even today, when I hear “Simulation,” I immediately picture finite elements, stress plots and deflection – the tenants of linear static FEA. Even with the vast capabilities of today’s software, how many projects do you work on that rely on […]

 

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Intelligent Communication

Communicating design information is a key part of any workflow, and the SOLIDWORKS suite of products has three specialized tools to enable Intelligent Communication: SOLIDWORKS Composer for technical illustrations. SOLIDWORKS MBD for product manufacturing information, and SOLIDWORKS Visualize for photo quality renderings. Let’s check out some of the key enhancements to each of these products […]

 

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Make it Easier to Work as a Team – Collaborative Business Innovator

Irregular and inconsistent communication is usually the norm for most companies. It is entirely natural for each department to discuss issues only among themselves. Even within a single department such as engineering, sharing information, getting feedback, and keeping everyone up to date, can be a pain and prone to misunderstanding. Until now. The 3DEXPERIENCE® platform […]

 

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Remote Working with SOLIDWORKS PDM

Introduction & Background SOLIDWORKS PDM is a Server/Client application. All PDM clients must communicate with the PDM server over a network connection. Additionally, the PDM clients must be able to communicate with server-based SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager. Usually, all SOLIDWORKS PDM servers and clients are on a company’s ‘Local Area Network’ (LAN), so access […]

 

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Work from home with SOLIDWORKS

With the developing situation in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus, there is a growing possibility people will be self-isolating or working from home. While this could be inconvenient, it doesn’t mean that you cannot continue to work with SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS products are licensed via a number of methods and it may be possible with […]

 

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