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  • Matching Expectations with Reality for Model Re-Use

    Getting from Point A to Point B is rarely a straight line route. Despite our noble expectations and careful planning, we encounter twists, turns, and free falls along the way. It can look and feel like chaos. With four kids, … Continue reading →

  • Charting the Path to a Model-Based Enterprise in a Federated Organization

    When you get right down to it, Model-Based Definition (MBD) is all about communication. The annotated model with product and manufacturing information (PMI) as the single source of truth communicates the information required for manufacturing. The model communicates with engineers … Continue reading →

  • KEYNOTE: Quantifying the Benefits of MBD Initiatives by Chad Jackson

    You’re building your case to upper management about Model-Based Definition/Enterprise. You need data. Where do you turn? Who do you ask? Chad Jackson at Lifecycle Insights has built his career on providing unbiased, independent, clear, concise, and digestible insights on … Continue reading →

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  • Launching into the Model-Based Space Age by Brenton Moland

    3…2…1… United Launch Alliance is designing a new rocket to succeed the Atlas V as “America’s Ride to Space.” Vulcan’s development afforded ULA with the opportunity to implement Model-Based Definition from the program’s ground level. Even so, implementation of MBD … Continue reading →

  • Raytheon’s Transition to MBD on Production Programs by William Cockrell

    Can a 3D model be the single source of truth? Yes! Is this easy to accomplish? No, no it’s not. Dedicated organizational effort and coordination are required for the model to eventually take the top spot on the podium as … Continue reading →

  • Duane Hess Joins Action Engineering as Application Engineer

    Action Engineering continues to grow with the addition of Duane Hess as Application Engineer. Duane is responsible for PDM/PLM integration and training, technical writing, and general business management. “I’m excited to make the transition to the team at Action Engineering. … Continue reading →

  • Slow MBEvolution by Denise Fitzgerald & Barry Cavanaugh

    MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a Department of Defense federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and … Continue reading →

Action Engineering LLC

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  • KEYNOTE: Having Your MBD Cake and Eating It Too by Ryan Gelotte

    For every company implementing Model-Based Definition (MBD), there is a laundry list of successes, challenges, and failures discovered along the way. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Clint Eastwood and friends, if you will. What is learned from these, … Continue reading →

  • 2D Drawings are an Art, MBD is a Science

    Creating 2D drawings is an art – knowing what information is required and how to display it in a readable arrangement, while being efficient with the space provided, takes certain skill and experience. It used to also take a steady … Continue reading →

  • Identifying Critical Information for Model-Based Product Definition by Dr. Nathan Hartman

    2D drawings and annotated 3D models contain very different information. Moving from a largely paper-based product definition to annotated 3D models, or Model-Based Definition, is not a straightforward process. How can we ensure our models contain the right information? Who … Continue reading →

  • Inspection Automation with QIF 2.1

    If your organization is taking the next step and investigating automated inspection using the Renishaw EquatorTM, then come to the Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium booth (#E-5000) at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) on September 12-16, 2016. See firsthand how … Continue reading →

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