September 1, 2019
Inside this Issue
Subscription Pricing Meets the Design World
The desire for increased flexibility and an ongoing relationship with vendors is fueling a shift toward subscription-based pricing models.
Pick and Choose Purpose-built Bundles
Vendors assemble curated collections of engineering software to attract SMBs.
Bye bye, baby boomers. Move over millennials. Engineering software gears up for Gen Z.
The Path to Simulation
Industry veterans weigh in on how to make engineering simulation more accessible to a larger user base.
Consumer vs. Professional Tug of War
Can consumer hardware be adapted for professional usage?
Budget Workstations for Engineers
Tasks, not price, define today's entry-level engineering workstation offerings.
Affordable Power: A Tale of Two Dells
We evaluate Dell’s Precision 3540 and 3541 mobile workstations.
Manufacturing-as-a-Service: Dawn of a New Horizon?
Engineers are using online manufacturing services to meet design deadlines.
ParaMatters CogniCAD Walkthrough
Setting up topology optimization problems is clear-cut in CogniCAD.
Autodesk Fusion 360: Getting Better All the Time
Autodesk consolidates Fusion 360 into a single, more powerful package.
progeCAD Professional 2020: Low-Cost CAD
This affordable CAD program looks a lot like AutoCAD, but brings functionality at an affordable price.