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Design Automation – The Tool to Save You Time and Reduce Errors

Written by Jessica Taylor on

Capture and reuse design knowledge to automatically create the documents and data required to sell and manufacture custom products. Design automation enables you to turn around proposals quickly, design and manufacture efficiently and deliver on your promises consistently, all whilst maintaining a healthy profit.

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New DriveWorks 21 Functionality in Action

Written by Eve Glover on

As each new DriveWorks version gets closer to release, we all use the new functionality as part of our testing and QA process. Here. Phil Gilbanks, DriveWorks Key Account Manager. shares how he has learnt about, tested and used the new Forms Technology and User Experience capabilities in DriveWorks 21 and improved one of our existing configurator examples.

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Create Seamless Links Between Customers, Sales and Engineering with CPQ for Manufacturing

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CPQ helps manufacturers meet the increasing demand for custom products, faster and with greater accuracy. DriveWorks CPQ integrates seamlessly with other company systems to reduce bottlenecks, cut costs, optimize processes, and ensure accuracy. Improve communication between departments, keep everyone up to date and improve customer experience with CPQM.

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Registration is Now Open for DriveWorks World 2024

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DriveWorks World is the free, online knowledge sharing event for the DriveWorks Community. Join us on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th April 2024. Register now to secure your place at DriveWorks World 2024 via the MyDriveWorks Community, and you can even submit your interest in presenting at the event! We can’t wait to see you there.

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DriveWorks At An Event Near You

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Over the coming months, the DriveWorks team are heading out on the road. Well be spending time visiting resellers, and attending their customer appreciation and SOLIDWORKS 2024 launch events. We’re looking forward to showcasing our design automation and CPQ for Manufacturing software, catching up with our community, and keeping our own knowledge up to date. See you soon at an event near you!

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Overcoming the Barriers to Digitalization

Written by Amy Cooper on

Manufacturers who dont embrace and plan for digital transformation will be left behind. As with any change, going digital can seem intimidating and scary. There are misconceptions and fears around digital transformation. Over the past year, our digital transformation series has taken a look at the key information manufacturers need to know and weve shared advice, tips and tricks.

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DriveWorks Drivers – September 2023 Meeting Round Up

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On September 14th, we hosted the 3rd meeting of DriveWorks Drivers of the year. Thank you to all that attended, we had over 100 people from around the world in attendance as we shared news, stories and technical content. Here’s a round up of what happened at both DriveWorks Drivers September meetings.

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DriveWorks at the Warrington Annual Business Conference 2023

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As members of the Warrington Business Exchange (WBEx), we are great supporters of creating a better-connected and stronger economy in Warrington. Were proud to be sponsoring and attending the Warrington Annual Business Conference again this year. Find our team there and chat to us about all things Digital Transformation, Exporting and more!

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DriveWorks at DEVELOP3D LIVE 2023

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DriveWorks has been supporting DEVELOP3D Live since the first event in 2012 and this year we are proud to be Silver Sponsors again. DEVELOP3D LIVE is the UKs leading conference and exhibition celebrating design, engineering and manufacturing technology. It is a free conference and exhibition run by DEVELOP3D magazine.

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Adding More Digital Tools to Your Existing Processes

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Digital transformation doesnt mean completely changing the way you work. It doesnt mean overhauling every process within your company. Digital transformation is about finding what is right for you, your workforce, and your goals. The goal is to identify digital tools that fit in with, and enhance, your existing processes.

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How Door Manufacturers are Delivering Custom Products More Efficiently with DriveWorks

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Digital technologies are enabling manufacturers to design quicker, communicate better, and transform the customer experience. Read about how door manufacturers around the world are using DriveWorks software to improve their sales and manufacturing process, saving time and reducing errors.

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DriveWorks Drivers September 2023 Meeting Agenda

Written by Jessica Taylor on

DriveWorks Drivers aims to connect DriveWorks Users from around the world, featuring guest speakers sharing experiences and encouraging questions and dialogue about the technology. The next meetings will be on Thursday, 14th September at 1.30pm NZST and 3pm BST. See what’s on the agenda and register now to join us!

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Just Released: DriveWorks 21

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DriveWorks 21 is now available to download from the MyDriveWorks Community. Innovation and continuous improvement underpin our teams approach to software development. This release presents an essential upgrade to the technology used to display Forms in DriveWorks. Learn more about Whats New and download the latest version now.

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DriveWorks Solo Tech Tip: Easily Move or Distribute a DriveWorks Solo Project

Written by Amy Cooper on

A DriveWorks Solo Project Template File contains all the data needed to run a DriveWorks Solo Project, including SOLIDWORKS and DriveWorks files. These files make it easy to move or distribute a DriveWorks Solo Project. This blog explains the 3 easy steps to take to create a .driveprots file and how to use it.

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Extronics Drive Consistency and Reduce Lead Times with DriveWorks

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Extronics lead times for custom wireless solutions were extending and they needed to make a change. Investing in DriveWorks has enabled them to reduce a complicated process that was taking days, to just a matter of minutes. Learn more about how Extronics have reduced lead times and driven consistency with DriveWorks.

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