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COExperience Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair 2019

We’ll be attending Dassault Systèmes Community of Experts COExperience Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair, February 24-27, 2019 in New Orleans. COExperience is a three-day event bringing together expert users of Dassault Systèmes solutions. We’re looking forward to the keynote presentations from industry leaders, seeing the latest product developments, and connecting with colleagues, experts and friends. The list of […]

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See You at SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas

We’ve made our reservations (and packed our cowboy boots) and we’re ready to head to Dallas for SOLIDWORKS World 2019 February 10-13. The theme this year is Where Possibility Takes Form which neatly aligns with xLM Solutions and our focus. We’re eager to network with SOLIDWORKS users, colleagues and partners to talk about the possibilities […]

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Considerations for Transitioning from 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Connector (DEC) to the new SOLIDWORKS XCAD – UPS (POWER’BY) Connector

We have worked with several clients recently helping them transition from SOLIDWORKS Connector (DEC – Designer Central) to the new SOLIDWORKS XCAD – UPS (POWER’BY) Connector. Here we share some of the considerations for making this transition. As always, contact us for help whenever you make software changes and upgrades. Basic PDM Functions Basic PDM […]

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The Good Times Keep on Rollin’ at xLM

In New Orleans during Mardi Gras, they have an expression — laissez les bon temps rouler – meaning “let the good times roll.” We’d say the same  about our activities in 2018 and for what we see ahead in 2019. It’s been another growth year for us at xLM Solutions as we expand our global […]

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xLM Solutions’ SOLIDWORKS PDM Batch Print, PDF Generation, Task Solutions

Are you looking for ways to conduct batch processes in SOLIDWORKS PDM? Do you need to create derived output, i.e., PDF files, for other file types beyond SOLIDWORKS files? Do you need more than the out-of-the-box tasks that come with SOLIDWORKS PDM? We know that conducting batch processes in SOLIDWORKS can be resource-intensive in terms […]

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Key Security Features in 3DEXPERIENCE

In this blog, I will shed some light on some of the key security features in 3DEXPERIENCE (mainly in ENOVIA) and review possible use cases. As a disclaimer, I must clarify that this information is based solely on my personal observation, understanding and experience and relates to version 2018x – you should test and validate […]

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It’s Budget Time

It’s the middle of Q4 and many manufacturers are looking at budgets – to plan for 2019 and to check out how their estimated 2018 budget fared compared to actual dollars spent. New or updated technology can deliver immense benefits – but can also bring disruption and expense. Is 2019 the year to tackle new […]

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3DEXPERIENCE Implementation Best Practices

At xLM Solutions, we are frequently called upon by manufacturers to implement the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Over the years, we have developed a core set of 3DEXPERIENCE implementation best practices which we summarize here. The Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform provides software solutions for all aspects of your enterprise, from engineering, design and simulation to marketing and […]

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SmarTeam Roundtable

Recently, xLM Solutions moderated a roundtable discussion about SmarTeam among current SmarTeam users. We discussed what’s next for SmarTeam and looked at the process for moving from SmarTeam to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.   The Future of SmarTeam From what we have heard, Dassault Systèmes will continue to support SmarTeam for the foreseeable future. It is […]

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Single Source for Speed for Industrial Equipment

We recently conducted a webinar about 3DEXPERIENCE Single Source for Speed for industrial equipment companies. Here are some of the insights from that webinar. In our work with leading industrial equipment companies, we have consistently seen a series of trends driving factors required to stimulate growth. Intelligent Systems – Products are evolving into intelligent systems, […]

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