Efficient Engineering

“That’s Our Job”

By Pia Banasch

As you may already know, Cideon develops and implements integration solutions between market-leading MCAD and ECAD systems, as well as the SAP PLM system. But what is behind it? With the  SAP Engineering Control Center (ECTR) Interfaces you can “uniformly integrate all types of authoring tools into SAP PLM and thereby create a central repository for locally created product data” Reno Staschinski, Managing Director at Cideon, says. In general, the SAP Engineering Control Center Interface is an integration platform for authoring tools into the SAP PLM system.

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SolidWorks World 2018 – Part I

By Madeleine Neisler

It is coming up on the end of 2017 and this year’s events are coming to a close. We are already looking ahead to 2018 and the amazing events that will be taking place in the near future. SolidWorks World 2018 is no exception. We look forward to attending this event every year! Today we will go highlight the agenda, take a look at last year’s blog, what we have seen in years past and what we can expect for 2018. So without further ado, let us take a preliminary dive into SolidWorks World 2018.

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Rockwell Automation Fair 2017

By Madeleine Neisler

Rockwell Automation is a premier automation event where you will see the latest trends in the industry and how the Connected Enterprise is taking the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to the next level. This year, Automation Fair will be held November 15 to 16, 2017 in Houston, Texas. This event has hands-on labs, technical sessions, forums, exhibits and the chance to network with peers and industry experts. What’s not to love?

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Autodesk University 2017

By Madeleine Neisler

Autodesk University is an annual event where architects, engineers, and designers get together. Autodesk University started in 1993 and was originally an Autodesk software user conference that took place in San Francisco. Designers, architects, and engineers had the chance to come together and learn from Autodesk and industry experts and network with their peers. Since that first conference in 1993 was such a success, Autodesk decided to make it an annual event. As the attendance grew, Autodesk added new products and expanded their list of keynotes and other speakers, including but not limited to, Autodesk experts, software users, and industry leaders. In 2008, Autodesk decided to add international events, and later added Autodesk online so that individuals could learn anytime, from anywhere. Pretty sweet, right?

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Facility Design and Construction in Agricultural Engineering

By Madeleine Neisler

Just like the considerations taken to construct human dwellings, considerations are taken when constructing animal dwellings. Agricultural and biological engineers are the ones who design these structures. This is key to creating a more sustainable environment as it relates to agriculture. As an equestrian, and someone who has firsthand experience with livestock housing, I can attest to how important it is for these groups of talented engineers to be successful.

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SAP Leonardo

By Madeleine Neisler

SAP Leonardo came on the scene with a bang and had a major presence at Sapphire Now 2017. But what is it? How does it relate to SAP PLM and all of the recent developments regarding the digital supply chain space? Let’s start with a detailed overview of SAP Leonardo, then move on to SAP PLM and the role SAP Leonardo plays. Lastly, we will look at recent developments and news about SAP Leonardo. We will also include a recap of Sapphire Now 2017, where a detailed presentation of SAP Leonardo and Internet of Things (IoT) was provided, as well as the upcoming SAP Leonardo Summit in Chicago TODAY. There are many resources throughout the blog where you can learn more about these solutions and how they connect to take you into the realm of Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation.

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Automated Efficiency

By Christoph Fischer

Today we discuss automated efficiency. Its purpose, how it is done, what you need and why it matters. So what is the purpose of automated efficiency? To automate processes from engineering / PLM across the enterprise / ERP. How? For SAP users, with the implementation of SAP PLM. Why? Automated efficiency improves efficiency, productivity and profitability without the need to deploy and maintain additional systems and integrations.

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DSC User Meeting

By Madeleine Neisler

As mentioned in a couple of my previous blog posts, fall events are upon us! The DSC User Group is a private, invitation only event. It’s about bringing together those who use SAP as their central platform and have branched or are considering a move into SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and SAP Engineering Control Center (ECTR) for multiCAD integration and real time facilitation of collaborating across the enterprise.

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PI PLMx Texas – 2017

By Madeleine Neisler

Fall is upon us, along with many exciting events in the world of Product Lifecycle Management! Coming up in mid-October is PI PLMx Texas, bringing together a cross-industry group of manufacturers to discuss the rapid evolution of product development, engineering, and IT. Technological trends are constantly and quickly evolving as well as the way in which manufacturers are designing, manufacturing, and servicing their products. The CIO is a key player behind the business strategy and technology to make the magic happen. PI stands for Product Innovation and this conference is designed to help link attendees to a network of companies and individuals similar to one another. Each year this conference takes place on two continents and consists of keynotes, training courses, and multiple networking opportunities.

Venue and Workshops at PI PLMx

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