(2004), "On the desk", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 53 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijppm.2004.07953cab.009Download as .RIS
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On the desk
In response to requests and comments from the many users of its design software, Autodesk has released the next generation of its manufacturing software solutions and services, claiming to give manufacturing companies the most comprehensive combination of 2D and 3D design and data management solutions on the market today. These solutions include:
Autodesk Inventor Series 8 software, now with built-in Autodesk Vault design data management;
AutoCAD Mechanical 2004 DX software with exclusive Autodesk Inventor software interoperability; and
Autodesk Streamline(R) 5.3 collaboration service.
Autodesk also recently introduced AutoCAD Electrical 2004, a new AutoCAD-based product optimised for electrical controls design and engineering, which interoperates with Autodesk Inventor Professional software.
Autodesk Inventor 8 software’s user-requested features include powerful new capabilities that increase the performance of certain tasks such as drawing view creation as much as two to eight times faster and drawing annotations as much as 20 to 30 times faster, according to independent benchmark tests performed by Cyon Research. By incorporating built-in data management with the fully integrated Autodesk Vault functionality, Autodesk Inventor Series 8 dramatically improves engineering productivity and accelerates development cycles. It improves engineering productivity by decreasing search time and offering better organization of data to reduce errors and rework. It accelerates development cycles by synchronizing workgroup efforts of individual designers and ensuring that the proper versions are being used.
For more information on Autodesk Manufacturing Solutions, please visit www.autodesk.com/manufacturing