What is Design Automation?

Written by Jessica Taylor on January 25th, 2018.

We’ve specialised in design automation for SOLIDWORKS and helping engineers to work smarter since 2001. What is design automation and how can you benefit?

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Mike Loftus Joins the DriveWorks Team

Written by Jessica Taylor on January 25th, 2018.

We’re pleased to welcome Mike to the DriveWorks team as a Technical Specialist. Mike has known our team and our product for many years, using DriveWorks software throughout his career. Mike brings with him extensive knowledge of industry, design, manufacturing and SOLIDWORKS. Look out for some of the great content he will be creating!

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Are You On the Latest Version – 15.2?

Written by Jessica Taylor on January 19th, 2018.

The core DriveWorks functionality is continuously extended and improved based on customer feedback and enhancement requests. A new version is released yearly with a further 2 service packs for each release. Make sure you are on the latest version to take advantage of the latest functionality and performance enhancements.

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SOLIDWORKS World Partner Pavilion Schedule

Written by Jessica Taylor on January 18th, 2018.

Whilst at SOLIDWORKS World 2018, be sure to visit the Partner Pavilion where you can meet SOLIDWORKS Partners, preview new technology and view innovative products. We’ll see you where the action is, in the SOLIDWORKS Partner Pavilion. You’ll find us at booth #511.

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Join Our Certified Partner Theatre Presentation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Written by Danielle Brown on January 16th, 2018.

Over the course of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, you’ll choose from over 200 breakout sessions which cover a wide range of subjects. We’re hosting a number of Design Automation and CPQ presentations and we hope you can join us to learn more. Our first presentation is hosted by John Bannon, our Technical Territory Manager, and it kicks off on Sunday 4th February in the Partner Pavilion.

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Save 25% with the DriveWorks World 2018 Early Bird Rate – Ends Soon!

Written by Jessica Taylor on January 12th, 2018.

DriveWorks World 2018 is just around the corner, register now to secure your place! Register before the 16th of February 2018 and you’ll save £200 per person with the early bird rate.

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We’re Attending the Manchester Digital Skills Festival 2018

Written by Danielle Brown on January 9th, 2018.

The Manchetser Digital Skills Festival is an annual, four-day event that includes a skills conference, the largest digital careers fair in the UK and opportunities for school children to learn digital skills in a practical setting. Mark and Bridie from the DriveWorks Team are attending the talent day on Wednesday 14th February – if you’ll be there, make sure you say hello!

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SOLIDWORKS & DriveWorks at RJ Watson Inc. by CADimensions

Written by Danielle Brown on January 2nd, 2018.

RJ Watson Inc. were able to reduce errors associated with product assembly and reduce the amount of time needed for fulfilling project proposal requirements by 50% using SOLIDWORKS and DriveWorks.

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Project Management Training with a Festive Twist

Written by Jessica Taylor on December 21st, 2017.

The DriveWorks team recently completed project management training and to put our new techniques to the test, we decided to organise our own Christmas party this year!

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DriveWorks Earns Silver Investors in People Award

Written by Jessica Taylor on December 21st, 2017.

Having achieved Bronze Investors in People accreditation in 2014, we recently applied for the 3-year re-assessment and we’re really proud to have now achieved Silver accreditation! We will continue to invest in our people and work together to execute beyond expectation.

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DriveWorks Presentations at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Written by Danielle Brown on December 12th, 2017.

Over the course of SOLIDWORKS World, you’ll join more than 5,000 of your peers and select from more than 200 breakout sessions on a range of topics. Make sure you learn about design automation and CPQ. Even if you’re already automating there’s always something new to see and learn!

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‘The Power of Generic Rules for Scalability’ by Paul Gimbel of Razorleaf

Written by Danielle Brown on December 7th, 2017.

In this blog Paul Gimbel, Business Process Sherpa at Razorleaf, discusses how they use intelligent rules in DriveWorks to help their customers extend their implementations.

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Movember at DriveWorks

Written by Jessica Taylor on November 30th, 2017.

Some of the DriveWorks team have been taking part in Movember this year, growing a moustache during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Unfortunately, many of us on the team struggle to grow a moustache, but we’ve still given it a good go! It’s for a good cause and we are pleased to raise awareness.

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Managing Your DriveWorks Implementations Using Trello

Written by Jessica Taylor on November 30th, 2017.

Planning and managing your DriveWorks implementation well is key to its success. Free tools like Trello make managing tasks and tracking the progress of your DriveWorks implementation quick and easy. Trello offers loads of great features, like check lists and due dates that help you define project details and hit deadlines.

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