NSF-Backed HAMMER Center to Prepare Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies and Workforce

The U.S. is historically known for making grand things. This country built the Hoover Dam, constructed the Golden Gate Bridge, and even invented the mass-manufactured automobile. Our nation’s ability to manufacture quality products at incredible rates even helped turn the…

An Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) are two terms that you may not hear too often. Chances are you are already following these processes in some way or form but just are not calling them PLM or…

Studies Show Cloud-Based Model Coordination Reduces Rework

There was a time when digital designs and project models resided on individual desktop computers or servers. Back then, sharing models with anyone outside the office was especially challenging. Building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) managers were responsible…