Announcing the new Digital Twin area

I’m pleased to announce a brand new area in the Siemens PLM Software Community for readers who want to learn more about the digital twin and the digital thread!

This Digital Twin area was …

How the digital thread transforms verification management

More Americans are living to 100 years or older than ever before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of centenarians in the U.S. rose 44 percent between 2000 and 2014…

Powering A&D business agility with digital integration

Sometimes cars are faster than planes.

They roll off the production line in less time, of course, but the auto industry also is known as an innovation leader among discrete manufacturers. …

How digital twin technology is increasing competition, innovation

The digital twin is giving companies the ability to enable a fully digital enterprise and get their products to market faster than their competitors.

I recently spoke with two colleagues a…

Product lifecycle data for a truly A&D digital program management

If you’re a program manager at an aerospace and defense company, you’re probably a spreadsheet expert. It’s common for aerospace and defense (A&D) program managers to use huge spreadsheets—some w…

Changing the shipbuilding technology conversation

As the editor-in-chief of Digital Transformations, I have the chance to highlight the fascinating work my colleagues do, and I also get to see the responses our customers have to their work. One rece…

Digital shipyards: How to maximize investments in a modern fleet

Changing the course of a ship that weighs more than thousands of tons takes coordination and collaboration. So does shipbuilding. But to meet the needs of today’s ship buyers, shipyards themselves ha…

Digitalization in marine engineering and the future fleet

The Dream Chaser® faces a tough mission. Once completed, the world’s fastest “Space Utility Vehicle” will be taxiing passengers and goods to and from the International Space Station at speeds of over…

Shipbuilding 4.0: the digital thread in shipbuilding technology

In December 2016, the U.S. Navy increased its current shipbuilding goal from 308 to a staggering 355 ships, so shipyards are being tasked with adding 18 vessels to their current production schedules …