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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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Migrating Data to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

We know that data migration can be complex. At xLM Solutions, we have developed best-in-class tools, products and solutions for successful data migrations, while working with the many PLM/PDM systems and enterprise technology solutions used by manufacturers.  Here I want to focus on migrating data to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. At this year’s COE Annual Experience […]

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Configure or Customize Your 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Increased ROI

Manufacturers and engineering enterprises are eager to squeeze every bit of value from their software solutions. Using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform streamlines every organization in your company, from engineering to marketing to sales. Among its many functions, it powers industry solution experiences based on 3D design, analysis, and simulation in a collaborative environment. When you configure […]

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