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Implementing MBD - Costs, Timeline, Process and Misconceptions

Posted by Tyler Barnes on Aug 4, 2017 2:52:06 PM

In this episode of Beyond 3D, Jennifer Heron, CEO of Action Engineering, goes deep into what MBD (model-based definition) really means, and the steps a company can and should take if they want to get started implementing MBD.  Jennifer highlights some real scenarios to illustrate cost, timeline and the process that a company can and should follow when looking to implement an MBD strategy.

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Topics: MBD

MBD is a Process, not a Product

Posted by Tyler Barnes on Feb 27, 2017 2:45:47 PM

In this episode we talk with Chad Jackson of Lifecyle Insights to clear up some misconceptions around model based definition (MBD) and model based enterprise (MBE).  The biggest thing to remember is that MBD and MBE isn’t a “thing” or a “product” – you can’t just say “let’s do MBD” or ask a services company “can you do MBD?”  It’s a process, and when done properly, companies can see tremendous benefits to productivity and the bottom line. 

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Topics: MBE, MBD

Igniting the 3D documentation revolution – 3D PDF for the model based enterprise

Posted by Dave Opsahl on Jan 7, 2016 10:58:00 AM

This blog originally appeared on the GrabCAD blog: http://blog.grabcad.com/blog/2015/12/22/igniting-the-3d-documentation-revolution-3d-pdf-for-the-model-based-enterprise/

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Topics: MBE, MBD, 3D PDF

MBE Blog 2: Visualization ≠ Communication

Posted by Dave Opsahl on Oct 6, 2014 10:26:00 AM

I began this blog series in my previous post by talking about what model-based enterprise (MBE) means. In this post, I’d like to dispel a perception that is quite common in manufacturing enterprises, and replace it with a different way of looking at collaboration.

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Topics: MBE, MBD, 3D PDF

MBE: What's it all about?

Posted by Dave Opsahl on Aug 21, 2014 6:05:00 AM

Chances are you have heard talk around the water cooler about MBE, and thought – what’s up with that? This is the first in a series of blogs that will answer that question.

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Topics: MBE, MBD, 3D PDF