Last week Dassault Systèmes announced that Gian Paolo Bassi has been appointed CEO of SOLIDWORKS, replacing Bertrand Sicot, who was promoted to Vice President Sales of Dassault Systèmes’ Value Solutions sales channel. Coming out of last week’s announcement, we connected... Continued
The world of design has changed in many ways since I joined SOLIDWORKS in 1997. Computer hardware becomes faster and more powerful every year, which is changing the way that our customers do their jobs. These days, engineers are required... Continued
Achieving speed and ensuring functionality might seem mutually exclusive. However, CAD-embedded simulation is bringing efficiency and effectiveness closer than ever, and SOLIDWORKS Simulation customers are already reaping the rewards. By using SOLIDWORKS Simulation, engineers in any industry can create and... Continued
One evening at SolidWorks World 2011 I was having a conversation with Matt Lorono, who manages the SolidWorks Legion blog. During our talk, Matt brought up the topic of certification, and asked if I had already earned my Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP) certification. I had to admit that I hadn’t, but promised Matt that I would have it by SolidWorks World 2012.
Early last month, I started working toward meeting that goal, and thought that some of you might be interested in following me through the process. So over the next few months, I plan to post occasional updates letting everyone know how things are going. First, some background.... Continued