March’s Top Five Blog Posts

As we turn the page from March, hopefully we won’t have the challenge of dealing with Smarch weather. If we do, last month’s top blog post will help keep you distracted until better, warmer days arrive. Quickly recapping, March included a Top 10 features in SOLIDWORKS 2015 video, a how-to guide for activating MySolidWorks Professional, a living-in-a-bionic-world infographic, virtual testing snow tires, and the free CSWA exam offer, which is now extended through April 30. Click the links below to see what you missed.

Top 10 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2015
SOLIDWORKS reseller Graphics Systems took the 200+ user-driven enhancements found in SOLIDWORKS 2015 and distilled the list into its favorite 10 features. Even more impressive: its Top 10 is covered in 2:32.

SOLIDWORKS Subscription Users: Activate MySolidWorks Professional Today
In late 2014, MySolidWorks announced its Professional service, which provides subscription users with several new professional development and productivity features. The catch–well it’s not really a catch– is that subscription users need to first activate their account. This blog post presents all of the steps necessary for activating your account today. As an added bonus, each step is accompanied by an image for ultimate simplicity. It’s like having text accompany furniture assembly instructions.

Bionic World: Better Living Through Technology
Last month we created an infographic showcasing inspiring engineering stories from the medical device world. Check out the infographic to learn how emerging engineering and design technologies are enabling great designers like you to completely transform lives through medical device innovations.

Snow Tire Simulation: Where the Virtual Rubber Meets the Road
Will anyone in the Northeastern United States ever stop talking about snow? Probably on a humid August morning? Guess we can chalk it up to Post-Snow Traumatic Syndrome (PSTS). However, this blog post has a good reason for talking about snow: your car tires. SOLIDWORKS Product Manager Stephen Endersby reviews virtual testing studies conducted by SIMULIA and Hankook, highlighting the simulation behind keeping your vehicle on the road and away from snow banks.


Learn For Free, Get Certified For Free
In case you haven’t heard, MySolidWorks is offering an amazing opportunity for SOLIDWORKS users to earn a free CSWA exam voucher. Originally slated to end in March, the offer is now being extended through April 30, and World Wide Certification Program Senior Manager Mike Puckett lets you know how to take advantage of this offer through MySolidWorks.


Stay tuned in April as we’ve got a new month’s worth of interesting tips and cool customers coming your way, including posts from CEO Gian Paolo Bassi, Senior Area Technical Manager Omar Zohni and Senior Product Portfolio Manager Justin Burton.


Mike Fearon

Mike Fearon

Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. Video game world champion and whisky advocate. I like turtles.