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Free at Last, BYE ZW3D
And don’t let the door hit you on your way out! This will be my last post on ZW3D. I have been using Solid Edge for design for four years now whereas I used to use VX. Quit VX because … Continue reading → [more...
CAM for Solid Edge Moves Forward
As I sit here using a CAM program I have grown to despise this journey to CAM integrated with Solid Edge has been an endless journey. Geometric is working with Siemens to develop this with a partnership that was started … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Works Users, Send Me Your Problem Files
I have mentioned this and no one has taken this seriously yet so I am going to try again. I am looking for MCAD files from Solid Works users that fall into the following categories. Problems creating it in SW, … Continue reading → [more...
Ten Year Plan or No Plan, What Would You Prefer?
OK, I am going to take a stab at being an unpaid junior marketing guy for Solid Edge today. Really it is an easy job because the very nature of the difference between Dassault’s handling of Solid Works and Siemens … Continue reading → [more...
Autodesk Sez Don’t Worry Be Happy!!
This is going to be a long post today. It covers a topic that is in direct response to people like Carl Bass at Autodesk 2012 and Teresa Payton former Whitehouse CIO who was a speaker there. In thinking about … Continue reading → [more...
Dassault and now Autodesk “Experience” Software on the Cloud
http://www.3dcadtips.com/understanding-dassault-systemes-3dexperience/ Author Evan Yares. If you don’t read Evans posts you might consider taking a look and I certainly recommend them. Quoted below from his post. “Taken from the Dassault Systemes website: Dassault Systèmes has entered a new phase in the evolution of how … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge University 2013 Update, CAM Woo-Hoo!!
Looking forward with great anticipation to the end of June and SEU2013. Spent some time last week working with some goodies I am prohibited from discussing much so I will have to just hint and make vague generalities and be … Continue reading → [more...
Final Agenda for Solid Edge University 2013
OK folks here is reputedly the final final final agenda for SE2013. http://www.solidedgeu.com/assets/docs/seu2013agenda_handout.pdf Also of interest for those of you considering Solid Edge is the new Solid Edge community and it is found here. Unlike the long time closed BBS … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge ST6 Auto-Align Dimensions Teaser
I am not crazy about beta testing as it obligates you to spending time you can spend in other ways. I kind of think that the companies that write the stuff look for volunteers to help them do their job … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge University 2013 and Manufacturing
There are times where knowing about things and not being able to talk about them is a mixed blessing. It is a privilege to be told and shown things in confidence. But it is a PITA when you know you … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge for Manufacturing Series
I have decided to take a bit of a new direction regarding MCAD specific program commentary. While I am interested in what is happening in the MCAD world I don’t have enough real hands on knowledge to talk from a user … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge University 2013 BE THERE
Let me take a moment of your time here to just mention a few things. In many ways what I had hoped for with SE has been delayed for a few years or has never been a part of SE … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge SHOULD be the Best Software You Hear of.
Reading today a post http://ontheedge.dezignstuff.com/is-solid-edge-the-best-cad-program-youve-never-heard-of/1044 over at Matt’s “On The Edge” blog about SE. I was writing a reply there when I realized that it should be a post here on my blog as it was becoming way to long … Continue reading → [more...
The Absurdity of Linkedin Endorsements
I get occasional emails which state that I have been endorsed for skills from LinkedIn. Now not many show up in my about me because I suppose I don’t reply or reciprocate or approve or something. So I click on … Continue reading → [more...
User Group Wrapup
Thanks to everyone who helped to make this possible. Saratech and Swoosh as participant VARS who contributed some great door prizes and remembered that this was a user group event and not a sales meeting. It is good to have … Continue reading → [more...
Northern Alabama Southern Middle Tennessee 2-13-13 User Group Meeting
Just a reminder folks that our meeting is coming up quickly. We need to have those who are interested in showing up register for this meeting at http://www.saratechinc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=714 I hope anyone who is interested enough to be reading this would … Continue reading → [more...
Surfcam Acquired by Vero
Surfcam was my first CAM program and at that time, 2002, it was perhaps one of the leading programs out there. Some of the building blocks they had were the best tool libraries of any program and this may still … Continue reading → [more...
ZW3D 2013 Beta, Dirge not Drumroll
Downloaded the Beta of ZW3D 2013 today for the heck of it. I am trying to figure out whether I am disgusted or angry that this is supposed to be worth more money for subscribers. Maybe it is both. I … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge User Groups, Huntsville 2-13-13 at 2:00PM
Just a reminder Edgers. There are user groups starting up in various places and now is the time if this is of interest to you to get involved. The people who are first in to these types of organizations generally … Continue reading → [more...
So, Why Isnt Solid Edge Marketed Effectively?
Why Solid Edge remains so poorly marketed is a mystery to me. I can tell you this was a topic amongst users and VAR’s at SEU2012 and since then in private conversations I have had with these two groups. A … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge University 2013
Pleased to receive this in my email today and look forward to attending. http://www.solidedgeu.com/?stc=wwiia420000 Please go to the website for further information. This year will be four days long and will be in Cincinnati Ohio which is central to quite … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge Social Community
I want to announce the formation of the Solid Edge Social Community. Here is the link to it. http://www.soliddna.com/SEcommunity This has been started by Luc Poulin of SolidDNA who is linked to here at the sidebar. I think it bears … Continue reading → [more...
Solid Edge Huntsville User Group Meetings
Due to deaths in my family and just stuff in general in my life the user group in Huntsville has had a lengthy hiatus of meetings for some time now. This will end soon and a letter was sent this … Continue reading → [more...
You DO NOT Have Property Rights Over Your Data on the Cloud
This is not going to be a long post today because it does not need to be. http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/11/02/1737219/us-government-you-dont-own-your-cloud-data-so-we-can-access-it-at-any-time In part I quote below from this article. “But in addition, the government’s approach should terrify any user of cloud computer services—not to … Continue reading → [more...
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