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Is Direct Modeling Really Better at Capturing Design Intent?

CAD industry analyst Chad Jackson struck a chord with readers of this blog recently when he declared that “Direct modeling is better at capturing design intent.” At last count, the blog post had generated 220 likes on Facebook, so I think it’s safe to say that many designers agree with Jackson’s assertion that when it Continue reading

Creo Simulation at Work: GE Healthcare

A little over a week ago, the US Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to GE Healthcare’s new imaging product, the Revolution CT. Like a typical computed tomography scan machine (more commonly called a “CT scan”), the Revolution uses X-rays to capture cross-section images of a body. But now it does it faster, Continue reading

Fischer: PTC Creo Simulate stands out for ease of use, robust features

Fischer: PTC Creo Simulate stands out for ease of use, robust features

PTC’s flagship simulation offering — PTC Creo Simulate — is optimized for more than just the Ph.Ds. and analysts working within your product design and engineering organization. It’s also a great tool for engineers and designers at all skill levels, according to Mark Fischer, the director of PTC’s simulation products & CAD partner strategy. Continue reading

The Rise of the Simulation and Test Executive

The Rise of the Simulation and Test Executive

Aren’t inter-departmental politics fun? They occur in any organization when resources are few. And since the economic downturn and executive’s turn towards cost control strategies, budgets have been rare resources indeed. In this post, we’ll look at how the often conflicted relationship between simulation and test is taking a friendlier turn, especially under a Continue reading