Posts in category: ‘GrabCAD’

Get your partners involved in your design earlier with Partner Spaces – now with “link only” invites

Most engineers would agree that it’s important to get feedback from design partners early in the design process, before your design is solidified.  In fact, according to a recent survey of the GrabCAD community, almost 90% of engineers told us they have had to redo work because they got feedback too late.  This is especially true when dealing with partners outside your company, like suppliers.  But it’s such a hassle!  Fortunately we have some ideas to make it easier.

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What I was surprised to learn at SolidWorks World 2014 about CAD data management

Well, it’s been almost two weeks since Solidworks World 2014, and after enough times of saying “At SolidWorks World I learned…”, or “I talked to a guy at SolidWorks World who said…”, I thought I should probably write a post about it. But be warned: this is not your typical SWW14 recap.

http://michaellord.me/2014/01/29/solidworks-world-2014-general-session-day-2-photo-journal-part-1-sww14-solidworks/

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Given that as Director for Products at GrabCAD I’ve been working pretty heads-down on our GrabCAD Workbench for the past two years, I spent a lot of time at #SWW14 attending sessions on data management and talking to other SolidWorks users about data management. What I learned may surprise you.

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Lagoa brings powerful but simple cloud-based rendering to GrabCAD Workbench

GrabCADrs love to render, and GrabCAD just made it easier to create beautiful renderings of all your designs.  Today we welcome cloud-based rendering tool Lagoa to GrabCAD Toolbox – meaning you can access Lagoa’s great cloud rendering tool without having to leave your Workbench project. Click on the video below to see Hardi Meybaum (CEO, GrabCAD) and Thiago Costa (CEO, Lagoa) give a quick demo.

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