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Understanding Low Code Development Platforms, and How They are Becoming Critical for Businesses

by Mike Nieburg in CAD/CAE, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Democratization, Excel Spreadsheets, Finance and Insurance, Low-Code Development Platform, Simulation, Uncategorized

Spreadsheets are the original low-code development platform (Wikipedia). With spreadsheets, people who are typically directly involved in a work process can create applications that they need, quickly and normally without IT involvement. These people are not dedicated programmers, nor are they members of their company’s IT department, hence we refer to them as “citizen developers” […]

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What is “Appification”?

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, Appification, CAD/CAE, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Democratization, Simulation, Uncategorized

Web deployment and application building has begun to germinate some new definitions for old terms, and in some cases spawned brand new ones. Words like “appification,” “webification,” “democratization” and their related verb forms are becoming increasingly added to the software lexicon. Appification has most often been associated with the rapidly emerging mobile environment (see http://www.igi-global.com/dictionary/appification/50128), […]

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Eight dangers engineers, modelers and analysts need to be aware of when using Excel spreadsheets

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, Appification, CAD/CAE, Democratization, Simulation, Uncategorized

It’s pretty obvious why we use Excel so much – it’s everywhere, it’s initially easy, and it’s what we know. But when engineers and scientists look to Excel for performing modeling & simulation, data analysis or any complex scientific calculation, it can become quite the liability – for you, your engineering department and even your […]

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How are mortality, HPC and EASA related?

by admin in All Blog Posts, CAD/CAE, HPC, Simulation, Uncategorized

In his recent article featured in Desktop Engineering, “High-Performance Computing Needs to Be Simplified, Democratized,” Jamie Gooch opened with the bold assertion: “People are dying because scientists and engineers don’t communicate well.” He goes on to suggest that information and tools which could help solve many of humanity’s most pressing problems already exist. Gooch states […]

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EASA identified as 3rd Generation Simulation and Analysis Deployment Platform

by admin in All Blog Posts, CAD/CAE, Simulation, Uncategorized

In a recent article “New Frontiers in Simulation Process Automation” published on 3dCadWorld.com by Bruce Jenkins, President of Ora Research, EASA was identified as a 3rd generation simulation and analysis deployment platform. So what exactly does this mean, and how can it benefit engineering-focused enterprises? As we’ve discussed before, one of the major challenges that […]

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Motor Piston Design Optimization with EASA Software: Video

by admin in Uncategorized

Increasingly, we have seen enterprises realize productivity and efficiency improvements by applying EASA to processes which, by nature, are engineering-intensive. A good example of this comes from Front End Analytics (http://www.feasol.com/), an EASA partner. They have developed a web-enabled EASA-based application which enables rapid product configuration by streamlining the analysis process. Using EASA to power […]

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Using Spreadsheets as an Enterprise Application: Challenges and Solutions

by admin in All Blog Posts, Uncategorized

You’d be hard pressed to find a business that doesn’t use spreadsheets in some way. Microsoft Excel spreadsheets are a staple for many businesses, whether they are used to project scenarios, to model a manufacturing process, or to generate pricing and proposals. But Excel was designed as a desktop application, and falls down badly when […]

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When Time Is Money: How a Rapid Application Development Solution Cuts Costs

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, Uncategorized

The “time is money” cliché is an absolute truth for most businesses.  Whether it’s literal billable hours for service-based businesses, or maximization of productivity of your workforce, the amount of time spent on a given task or process directly affects your company’s bottom line. And this is why a rapid application development solution like EASA […]

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