6 (More) Productivity Tools Engineers Should Be Using

    Posted by Mark Driscoll on Nov 8, 2016 9:55:00 AM

    By implementing more efficient design and collaboration tools to boost engineer productivity, companies can save up to $50,000 per month in labor costs. And with the help of such tools, CAD users can improve their designs faster and easier than ever before. Below, we’ve highlighted six of the best productivity tools to save time when working in CAD.

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    Tags: 3D CAD, Productivity, Communication

    How Engineers Benefit from Better Communication

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jul 14, 2016 10:30:00 AM

    According to a study conducted at Queens University of Charlotte, nearly 75% of employers rated teamwork and collaboration as being “very important”. However, only 61% of surveyed employees worldwide believed their organizations collaborated enough.

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    Tags: Engineering, Communication

    How Engineers Can Transform Their Presentation Skills With 3 Easy Tips

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jul 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    When it comes to presenting their work, engineers need to be equipped with strong presentation skills to sell themselves and their work. It’s important to know how to present ideas to both internal audiences, like managers or executive teams, as well as external audiences, which may include customers and vendors.

    Engineers who are able to communicate their ideas well stand out from their colleagues and the competition, which leads to better results within the organization. By being able to clearly explain their ideas, engineers may also establish a reputation as the go-to-person for future projects.

    Ready to start improving your presentation skills? Follow these simple tips.

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    Tags: Engineering, Productivity, Communication

    CAD Links Worth Your Time: 3D-Printed Wheelchair, Subscription-Based CAD Software and More

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jun 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    CAD News

    This 3D-Printed Motorcycle Only Weighs 35 Kg

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    Tags: Engineering, Architecture, Creativity, Productivity, Communication

    3Dconnexion Partners With Onshape – And Everybody Wins

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Sep 17, 2015 1:33:00 PM


    3Dconnexion builds its line of SpaceMouse 3D mice and its brand new CadMouse to make designing more comfortable, productive and fun. This is only possible by working closely with the movers and shakers in the CAD software world, which is why our new partnership with Onshape has us so excited.

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    Tags: Engineering, Design, 3D Mice, 3D mouse, 3D design efficiency, 3D CAD, Productivity, Communication, 3D product design, CAD Management, onshape

    How To Be A Great CAD Manager

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Mar 25, 2015 5:00:00 AM

    Becoming a great CAD manager isn’t easy. But continually developing your management skills pays dividends. Without a great manager, CAD teams can be technically skilled, but still underperform. That makes advanced management skills critical to the success of your career and company. 

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    Tags: Engineering, Design, Architecture, CAD Tips and Tricks, Productivity, Communication, CAD Management

    3 Essential Competencies for CAD Managers

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Nov 10, 2014 5:29:00 AM

    CAD management is both a science and an art. A science because it deals with specific, tangible design specifications and deliverables. An art because to deliver those designs, you must manage teams, deadlines, and competing interests from clients and superiors. 

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    Tags: Engineering, Design, Architecture, Communication

    The Bulletproof Communication Checklist for Engineers

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on May 15, 2014 6:00:00 AM

    The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is a vital competency for great engineers.

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    Tags: Engineering, Communication

    How Engineers Can Better Communicate with Managers and Colleagues

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Apr 10, 2014 8:14:00 AM

    What skills do successful engineers possess? Obvious ones include strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as boatloads of creativity and ingenuity. However, one other skill matters more than you might think: communication.

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    Tags: Engineering, Communication