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Implementing an engineering change process in SOLIDWORKS PDM only takes a few steps. In this article, we'll walk you through the typical changes we would make to a design workflow. Then, we'll talk about the ECO process we've crafted in our workflows. Finally, we'll dive into how we're using templates and references to tie everything together.

DriveWorks May 06, 2024

The wait is over, DriveWorks 22 is officially available! Let’s dive into some great new features in DriveWorks 22 including user interface improvements, new controls, and much more. 


Welcome to your GoEngineer Success Plan! This plan features our most-used tools that set you up for success, and we hope you’ll be able to take advantage of each one. In this blog, let’s go through what is included with your Success Plan and how to access the most important features, including your Customer Portal account, scheduling Application Mentoring Sessions, and assigning users to Training Plans to access their Supported Self-Paced Training courses.

DriveWorks Mar 01, 2024

Communication between departments can be challenging, whether due to struggling to communicate in a timely matter or difficulty conveying design requirements. That’s why many organizations are adopting CPQ solutions


3DEXPERIENCE Design Jan 10, 2024

Are you headed to Dallas for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2024? We hope we’ll see you there! Here’s everything GoEngineer will be up to all week: our Customer Party, more than a dozen technical presentations, and more!

3DEXPERIENCE has two easy ways to upload existing SOLIDWORKS files into a 3DEXPERIENCE cloud tenant. Both solutions do only the latest version of the file, so you won’t have version history for the initially migrated data. Instead, you’ll have every file set as the system’s initial revision, typically A. The two upload methods are: Bulk load tool and EDAT FTK (file-based transfer). The processes have some similarities in what they do and how they do it, but there are some important differences between them.

3DEXPERIENCE Design May 05, 2023

In this article, I show how I used the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to track my progress and manage my race plan. I wanted to use the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to visualize my training and race preparation not because I needed some sort tool to do so, but because I wondered if the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform had the flexibility to provide similar visualization to my training and if it could show me new data in different ways.  


3DEXPERIENCE Design Feb 16, 2023

3DEXPERIENCE World 2023 in Nashville was a success! It was quite a week for education, networking, and getting to (3D)EXPERIENCE the power of the Platform in the Partner Pavilion. Our very own Nick Sweeney recaps the latest news and updates from this years conference. 


One of the biggest (and most common) challenges companies face is properly managing data and information. Whether it's siloed information or simply not knowing where to look, a reliable and secure data management process is essential. 3DEXPERIENCE 2023x is officially out and includes many data management improvements, including new tools, dashboards, and more.