The Dassault Systèmes vision is to enable everyone—from product designers, engineers, and suppliers to end users and their respective communities—to create, share, and experience the three-dimensional virtual world, thereby maximizing the value of their intellectual property and digital assets. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the 3D design tools he recently saw demoed, how they enable collaboration, and their application to manufacturing and other sectors.
input and collaboration from suppliers and partners
Lately, consumers have ever-more input on upcoming products and their features, whereby innovation is going through significant democratization. In the past, innovation was led mainly by large organizations with large research and development (R&D) investments. The reality today is that many of the so-called BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries are the fastest growing because innovation is at the forefront of their policies. It is not necessarily companies, but rather groups of people (and