Brush up on your SOLIDWORKS skills at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021!

With 130 amazing classes, you will find super helpful SOLIDWORKS sessions with plenty of tips from seasoned users and SOLIDWORKS technical experts as well as how-tos on all the products in the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio. Author informationRead More

The Most Engineering Technology You’ve Seen Jammed into 13 Minutes

As 2020 came to a close, it’s fair to say it was a year defined by both its difficult challenges and inventive solutions. Its lasting effects remain to be seen, though some seem more predictable at the current moment than others. One large shift we saw, partially due to necessity,…Read More

Get Inspired: 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 Speaker Lineup Announced

This year’s 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 will be an all-virtual event, which means anyone anywhere can tune in and get inspired by this year’s stellar lineup of speakers. This year’s speakers represent many different industries and come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Translation: there will be something of interest for…Read More

Securing The Future of STEM Empowerment: This is Techwuman

One of my biggest excitements when we created the SOLIDWORKS Champions Program was that we’d be able to open previously locked doors to closer engagement with some of our most fascinating, skilled, certified, and involved users in industry from all around the world. When it comes to Melissa Ahmed and…Read More

Live Webinar: Render Them Speechless with the Beauty of SOLIDWORKS Visualize Connected

So you’ve designed an amazing product—now what? It’s one thing to have an incredible design, but if you don’t have imagery to share your design with external stakeholders or vendors, it’s difficult to promote your product and bring it to market. Luckily, the design and rendering solutions in 3DEXPERIENCE® Works can…Read More

3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 Technical Sessions: Champion-Approved

You find a quiet area in the concourse. You shuffle through your backpack in search of your 3DEXPERIENCE World event program. Your eyes scan the user agenda section for the upcoming time slot. You’re careful to ensure the next session touches on either 3D Sculptor (containing xShape) or SOLIDWORKS assembly design…Read More

Webinar Alert: Learn More About Cloud-Based Design Tools

Now more than ever, people are seeing first-hand the benefits of cloud-based design. With amazing benefits like being able to work from anywhere with an internet connection or actually getting to choose what kind of device you work with, it’s no wonder cloud-based design is turning more heads than ever.…Read More

Create Meaningful Connections with Lean Team Player

When it comes to collaboration, teams today face many challenges. Even before the pandemic-related hurdles of 2020, remote and in-person coworkers often have difficulties coming together for meetings and sharing ideas. Information visualization, meeting organization and structure, and operational processes that stifle innovation all make it hard for teammates to…Read More

Coming to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021: American Chopper Star Designer Jason Pohl Joins SOLIDWORKS as an “Industrial Design Champion”

A few years ago a prominent industrial designer told me that SOLIDWORKS is to Industrial Design what a chainsaw is to ice sculpting, “everyone knows that a chainsaw can cut a tree, but very few know that is an effective tool for ice sculpting.” This has been true for many…Read More

Discover How 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS Solutions Let Engineers Keep Engineering

It seems like, as you get closer to being market-ready, engineers end up having to do many tasks that are not really engineering or design-related at all: prepare the product data, assign part numbers, generate and manage BOMs, and then repeat these tasks and others for each different version of the…Read More

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Comes of Age

The traditional workplace took a huge hit this year. Displaced office workers found themselves working from home, struggling with VPN or Remote Desktop connections and wondering how they could work effectively as a team to design and produce products while not in the same physical location as their co-workers. Collaborating…Read More

3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 Call For Papers is Now Open

As many of you know  3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 will be an international virtual event.  While some of you may be sad that we don’t get to meet face-to-face, we also have a tremendous opportunity to extend our SOLIDWORKS user connection globally – with no physical limits!  Imagine the vast audience you can…Read More

Building the Design Platform of the Future

As most of you are probably aware, we have introduced a new cloud-based, design-to-manufacturing portfolio called 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS. We know this makes some of you a little uneasy, as you see it as a replacement of your beloved SOLIDWORKS. I am here to tell you that is simply not true.…Read More

Top Ten SOLIDWORKS Design-to-Manufacturing Enhancements

Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS® 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and manufacturing applications. SOLIDWORKS 2021 includes performance enhancements and expanded functionalities that improve workflows for design, documentation, data management, validation, and manufacturing. Users can also expand their capabilities by connecting to the 3DEXPERIENCE® WORKS portfolio…Read More

New Apps: 3DStory and 3DSketch

The cloud-based Collaborative Business Innovator apps on the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform enable you to advance projects with your co-workers, suppliers, and even customers in a single secure environment from home, on the road, or from the office without the hassles of accessing VPN lines or Remote Desktop connections. Even better, the…Read More

When Design, Engineering and Art Come Together Magic Happens

My first meeting with a Dassault Systèmes representative was in my office in Irving, Texas. The previous year, I had taken on the leadership of the global Engineering Systems team for an industrial company, responsible for over 200 applications used by 2,500 engineers. SOLIDWORKS was an essential tool for one of…Read More

Create Production-Ready Sheet Metal Designs with Powerful Browser-based Solution

Have you ever considered how many types of products contain sheet metal components? It is a vital component of electronics, computers, furniture, appliances, and more. Parts are designed in 3D but are typically produced or manufactured from a flat sheet. Therefore, the tie between 2D and 3D is critical to…Read More