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Everyone’s Talking About Digital Transformation: How’s it Going?

Marc Young, Founder and Owner, xLM Solutions We’re hearing a lot about digital transformation and digitalization – we even discovered a new abbreviation: SMACI for social, mobile, big data, analytics, and the Internet of Things, all rolled into one trend! xLM Solutions has focused on digital transformation and techniques to expedite technology solutions for manufacturers […]

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Thoughts from 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World)

I want to share what I learned during my three days at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World). In addition to seeing colleagues, connecting with friends, partners and customers, eating some delicious food, and listening to good music, I thought the conference was educational and inspiring. As the name change implies, the focus of the […]

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Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA

Here at xLM Solutions, we want our customers to have a variety of options for the best ways of using PLM and PDM products. In this three-part blog series, we’re reviewing the three main 3DEXPERIENCE products from Dassault Systèmes: CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA. In this blog, we focus on SIMULIA simulation software for designers and […]

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Are You Going to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 in Nashville?

We’re planning our visit to Nashville for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World) for February 9-12. Are you going? We’re very eager to hear about how Dassault Systèmes perceives the Industry Renaissance affecting how manufacturers use 3D design to produce their products. As always, we want to meet up and network with as many colleagues […]

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Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE ENOVIA

Throughout its history, the experts at xLM Solutions have worked hard to give customers options for the best ways of using PLM and PDM products. In this three-part blog series, we’re reviewing the three main products from Dassault Systèmes: CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA.   In this blog, we focus on ENOVIA software. It delivers a […]

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Lost Potential vs. Immediate Practical Implementation Dilemma in PLM

xLM Solutions works closely with customers providing a variety of consulting and PLM services, guiding the implementation of new solutions, conducting data migrations, integrating PLM/PDM solutions with other technology, and customizing PLM/PDM solutions to meet unique customer requirements. I recently visited a customer to review requirements for a new project on top of their PLM […]

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Dassault Systèmes CATIA

xLM Solutions guides customers in the most efficient and effective ways of using the various applications available from Dassault Systèmes. This blog series looks at three main products from DS: CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA. In this blog, we focus on CATIA, the software suite that includes computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided engineering, PLM and 3D […]

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EXALEAD – A Search Platform from Dassault Systèmes

Marc Young, President/Owner Summer is a great time to learn about products and functionality and that’s exactly what the xLM Solutions team did – we took a 4-day intensive enablement course on Dassault Systèmes EXALEAD and the various solutions DS offers under the EXALEAD brand. EXALEAD’s core engine, CloudView, is a high-end data discovery and […]

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What I Learned about EXALEAD OnePart and PLM Analytics

Ilan Madjar, Managing Partner/Senior Consultant This summer, the xLM team was trained on Dassault Systèmes EXALEAD products, with a focus on EXALEAD OnePart and PLM Analytics. Both products fall under the EXALEAD brand and both are based on the same CloudView indexing technology. However, while they share a common technology for indexing, they are different in […]

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Top 11 Things to Consider When Selecting PLM

Selecting PLM software is a challenging task. The cost of software and implementation can range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars, based on company size and project scope. A time-honored saying comes to play here: time spent up front will lead to cost savings down the road.  Here we present 11 […]

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