Technically Speaking 20 History- based Modeling History- free Modeling Desirability Technology Dimension Driven Inflexible when changes outside design are needed Highly Automated Feature- based Slow, fragile edits on many-featured parts Flexible Editing Feature-less Fast edits with many-featured parts Easy to use, direct Interaction Weak dimension- driven editing Little Design Automation Requires pre-planning Synchronous Technology Synchronized Solve Procedural Features Live Rules Driving 3D Dimensions More…
Practically Speaking Solid Edge Software Sales Grew ~50% CY2010 vs CY2009. Expect similar growth 2011. Solid Edge Development Staff Grew 15% last year. Expect similar growth this year. 21
Answer A CAD Manager’s NIGHTMARE New Training New Standards New Best Practices 23
Answer A CAD Manager’s Joy Multi-cad Data Increased Efficiency More Intuitive for Casual Users Easier FEA Prep 24
Don’t be “That Guy” Stop making excuses and start planning your move to Synchronous ◦Siemens Technology Roadmap is pushing you there ◦Industry & Market pressures are pulling you there ◦Young designers and engineers are already there 25 Where do you want to be? Innovator or Laggard? Where do you want to be? Innovator or Laggard?