The challenges faced by the machinery industry's lead-to-order process underscore the importance of cross-disciplinary collaboration, stakeholder engagement, and technical integration. While speed is important, it should not come at the expense of accuracy. Discover how embracing model-based product development unlocks the potential for swifter, more informed decision-making.
In the ever-evolving machinery industry, the ability to meet customer demands for tailored products is essential for success. However, this customization often comes with its own set of challenges, from increased product variance to slow lead-to-order processes. In this blog post, we delve into the world of Engineer-to-Order and Configure-to-Order processes, exploring how the integration of these approaches, alongside model-based product architectures, can revolutionize the industry.
Managing complex requirements is a prevalent challenge in discrete manufacturing, worsened by the rise of electro-mechanical components in modern products. Discover strategies for optimizing the requirements process to avoid getting caught in the requirements trap.
Electrical and electronic engineering and design data represent a valuable investment that should be used and reused as often as possible, for reasons of cost and productivity. For this purpose, Zuken offers a comprehensive portfolio of data migration tools and services, which have just been used to successfully convert 18,000 projects from Windmüller & Hölscher's legacy data to the latest Zuken technology in a 24-hour batch process with up to 10 processes running in parallel.
On our way to achieving sustainable product development, we ask ourselves one central question: how do we engineer products so future generations have enough resources to prosper? Up to four-fifths of a product's lifetime emissions are determined by decisions made at the design stage. Having all the tools needed to get those decisions right is essential for designing sustainable products that meet performance and quality requirements while using fewer resources across the entire life cycle.
Model-Based Systems Engineering has met a growing interest over recent years and is often seen as a method to resolve system complexity and shave off a significant time of the product development process. The growing complexity of cyber-physical systems in modern machinery and equipment has fueled its adoption across a variety of industries. In this blog, you'll learn everything you need to consider before deciding on implementing MBSE.
Electrical and electronic design data represent a valuable investment, which should be used and reused as much as possible. In order to preserve the investment into existing design data throughout the product lifecycle, there will always be a requirement to process the original design data using a more modern and powerful ECAD tool. Learn more about the difference between data migration and data conversion, and find out what the right fit for your organization is.
In this week’s blog post we’re sharing an exciting sneak peek of the 2021 R2 release of GENESYS, the latest version of our model-based systems engineering development platform, including a new language option and an extended API.
Today, people are increasingly looking to the prospect of flying cars as a means of solving social problems such as traffic congestion in urban areas and transporting people and goods to mountainous areas or remote islands. While major automobile and aircraft manufacturers around the world are entering the market one after another, one university-derived start-up company is trying to challenge this increasingly competitive market.
Alex Grove, Account Manager at Zuken, talks about his personal MBSE journey, what his customers experience when embarking on such a journey, and the upcoming Annual Systems Engineering Conference.
Today's smart and connected products require the interaction of different components and systems. Their elements are developed in different engineering disciplines and departments. These disciplines speak different engineering languages and require unique views of the same product. The storage of these different versions in the respective departments leads to disconnected silos in terms of processes and data - but digital continuity is here to help!
The whole world is buzzing about the digital transformation. Without a doubt, a megatrend - right? Many emerging phenomena are proclaimed to be megatrends by different sources. At times with good reason, at other times inflated by the subjective view of individual industries. So what distinguishes a megatrend from just a regular trend?
A modular product approach is an established way of improving the calculating and realizing the value of investment goods. Yet modular product initiatives often fail to live up to expectations because of poor coordination between engineering disciplines. To deliver on the promise of a modular product architecture strategy, companies need to create a number of prerequisites in organization, process, and infrastructure.
Electronics and mechanics are two of the most important areas of modern engineering. ECAD and MCAD are the two tools available for the virtual design of electronic and mechanical systems. The integration of these two systems is essential for the advanced development of electromechanical products.
Digital Transformation should go beyond a simple mapping of analog documents and processes into the digital domain. This blog post explores new ways and opportunities to enhance today’s methods and processes for increased efficiency and accelerated innovation.
Many manufacturers are harnessing systems engineering approaches to mitigate the complexity of developing increasingly sophisticated products. Systems simulation is a key component of such efforts.