Useful Links

CyDesign Labs
An early stage innovator in Model-Based Design Optimization (and my employer).

MSC Software
The grandaddy of all FEA companies. If you must explore the toughest of simulation challenges, this is a great place to start.

Rand CFD Consulting Blog
Rand’s acquisition of Informative Design Partners in 2012 included a little gem of a blog from cofounder Ryan Stamm. IDP was a unique CFD consulting company, focused 100% on being the on-demand CFD extension of your engineering team. Before choosing a consultant, read some of the great insight here.

Schnitger on the CAE Biz
Monica Schnitger hyper-specializes in business stories related to the CAE industry.

Seth Godin’s Blog
A guru who says the best marketing is remarkable products.

Horse Bits
A fascinating diversion from the eclectic and mesh-minded Pointwise President, John Chawmer.

Another Fine Mesh
Quality, unbiased CFD industry reporting from Pointwise.

Develop3D Magazine
My favorite magazine devoted to the design and engineering community.

Shipulski on Design
Mike Shipulski, an experienced engineering executive, shares his insights on modern day manufacturing and philosophy.
Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights writes high quality, practical content about CAE, CAD, and PLM.

Paul Hamilton’s Blog
Paul of CoCreate explains Direct Modeling.

Evan Yares’ Blog
Mr. Yares provides a no-BS look at the world of Engineering Software.

Kenneth Wong’s Blog
Great reporting on the latest in Engineering tech.

The Virtual Engineer
Derrek Cooper writes about life as a virtual enginer.

Bob Cramblitt’s Blog
Brilliant tech writer. One of the best for turning highly technical topics
into understandable, compelling prose. Hire him today.