Global Electric Solution Provider Migrates from SMARTEAM to 3DEXPERIENCE

August 11, 2020

By: Ilan Madjar, Partner/Senior Consultant A team of expert consultants from xLM Solutions recently completed the first phase of a major data migration project, migrating a global electric solution provider from SMARTEAM to 3DEXPERIENCE. The project involves implementing out-of-the-box options and customizations, based on the company’s business model and site requirements. About the Customer The […]


December 03, 2019

  Throughout its history, the experts at xLM Solutions have worked hard to give customers options for the best ways of using PLM and PDM products. In this three-part blog series, we’re reviewing the three main products from Dassault Systèmes: CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA.   In this blog, we focus on ENOVIA software. It delivers […]

Thoughts from 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World)

February 19, 2020

I want to share what I learned during my three days at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World). In addition to seeing colleagues, connecting with friends, partners and customers, eating some delicious food, and listening to good music, I thought the conference was educational and inspiring. As the name change implies, the focus of the […]

3DEXPERIENCE 2021x and the New Compass Experience

April 23, 2020

Dassault Systèmes will upgrade the 3DEXPERIENCE cloud platform to R2021x during the weekend of April 25-26, 2020. DS is framing the 3DX Platform upgrade as a “new Compass experience.” Here are some of the highlights of the upgrade: Access to Roles and Apps Navigate the Entire 3DS Solutions Portfolio A Global UI Refresh   3DX Platform […]

3DEXPERIENCE Administration Tools: Video

May 06, 2019

Ilan Madjar, xLM Solution’s Managing Partner and Senior Consultant, presents a technical, high-level review of the discontinued studio tools in 3DEXPERIENCE ENOVIA 2019X and the alternative apps available on the platform. He compares these alternatives and presents pros and cons of each 3DEXPERIENCE Administration tools. This video is geared to solution architects and applications engineers. […]

More Thoughts on 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Options

May 31, 2019

If you’re following a variety of PLM blogs, perhaps you read Oleg Shilovitsky’s recent Beyond PLM Blog, titled 3DEXPERIENCE CLOUD – PROS, CONS, NUTS AND BOLTS…. It’s a worthwhile read and a good assessment of cloud platform choices. We discussed the topic of 3DEXPERIENCE platform options in depth in our recent blog Which 3DEXPERIENCE Platform […]

3DEXPERIENCE – FCS File Validator

June 20, 2019

Have you ever discovered files missing from your file store in 3DEXPERIENCE? xLM Solutions’ new tool, 3DEXPERIENCE FCS File Validator, is the answer. Whether due to a network fault, application flaw or bad migration, it is possible for files in the FCS or Remote FCS server (store) to appear missing, although 3DXPERIENCE assumes the files […]

Lessons Learned from the Ericsson PLM Implementation

July 09, 2019

We’ve heard them before and they’re easy to find: quotes about the positive aspects of mistakes. I like this witty one from Eleanor Roosevelt: “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Surely, we learn more from our mistakes than from our successes. We have seen many […]

9 Best Practices to Kick Off a Successful 3DEXPERIENCE Implementation

July 16, 2019

Note: This blog originally appeared on Dassault Systèmes North America blog, Navigate the Future on July 12, 2019.  Adding new or upgraded technology to a business’ operations can get complicated, even when it promises streamlined processes and efficiency. We know from experience that certain steps project teams take before the implementation will improve the chances […]

SmarTeam Roundtable 2019 Wrap-Up

August 06, 2019

We recently moderated a roundtable webinar about SmarTeam among current users. We focused on three main areas of discussion: the current status of SmarTeam, suggestions for the future, and how to move to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The Current Status of SmarTeam In our roundtable, we discussed how the ENOVIA SmarTeam PDM application remains a supported […]

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