Posts with tag: ‘GitHub’

Debunking the cons to CAD file sharing tools

In a post I wrote last week I described why Dropbox, GitHUB, Box and other mainstream file sharing tools are not enough for a complex industry like Manufacturing. Yesterday, Oleg Shilovitsky wrote a post listing the top 3 pros and cons to using a CAD file sharing tool as opposed to generic tools.

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I completely agree with Oleg’s top 3 pros and think these are only the beginning. As for the cons, I think they need a closer look.
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Why using Dropbox, Github or Box for CAD sharing is a mistake

In the past couple of months, I've heard thought leaders talk about how companies should approach CAD sharing. Should companies use tools that solve one problem for a broad set of people? Or, should companies use a set of tools for one group of professionals or consumers.

Wrong tool for the job (Apple saw via http://www.on24.com)

This is an important question for CAD professionals to think about since more and more engineering and manufacturing companies are moving to SaaS tools. Do you want tools that are one-size-fits-all or tailored for your business? Technical companies, especially engineers and designers, need specialized solutions and this is why.
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