Lawrence S. Gould

Some Like It Hot. CPUs Don't.

October 05, 2010 at 3:26 PM

New and sophisticated processors are advancing the computational performance in workstations, in enterprise servers, and in cars.

CAD: Historic, Simple & In The Cloud

September 01, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Changes are happening across the spectrum of computer-aided design (CAD) products. Here are three to show improved ease of use, modeling performance, and collaboration capabilities are still the major drivers for revising CAD software.

CAD For The Small, Medium, and Large

March 01, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Price, breadth of features, and product lifecycle management are what mostly separate CAD systems in corporate eyes.

Improvements To Plant Automation Software

July 01, 2009 at 12:00 AM

From machine control to operations management, software lets factory operators and manufacturing executives apply the right amount of factory control.

Simulation Makes Vehicles Real

July 01, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Advances in simulation software include integration with other CAx systems, simulations of more domains, and stunning virtual reality.

Making Sense Out Of Data Glut

May 30, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Business intelligence is getting more intelligent at turning enterprise data into useful information.

Microsoft's Mid-Market ERP Array

April 09, 2009 at 12:00 AM

New releases of Microsoft's ERP products come just in time for mid-market sensibilities.

What You Need To Know About PLM

February 01, 2009 at 12:00 AM

PLM is about product, lifecycle, and management.

Introducing Product Portfolio Management

January 01, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Project portfolio management (PPM) is a disciplined approach to objectively analyze potential investments, some requiring shared resources, against a common set of criteria so that a company can pick the right things to do.

Field Guide: Siemens

December 04, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Siemens covers all the bases in industrial automation, energy, healthcare, building management and even home appliances.

Beyond Rapid Prototyping: Direct Manufacturing

November 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) is different than common machining/milling techniques, which produce parts by removing material.

Field Guide: IBM Corp.

October 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

There's not a single bit of information technology, nor industry, nor industry need, nor business process untouched by the largest IT vendor in the world: IBM.