Articles by Glenn Whyte

Articles by Glenn Whyte

Glenn Whyte is the Director of Technical Sales at Hawk Ridge Systems. He is involved in the implementation and support of SolidWorks Simulation tools for mechanical, thermal, and fluid flow analysis, serving HRS customers up and down the West Coast.
SOLIDWORKS 2022 Upgrade: What You Need to Know

SOLIDWORKS 2022 Upgrade: What You Need to Know

We’re really excited about some of the new developments within SOLIDWORKS 2022, as well as the performance enhancements that have been added to the latest release of the software. Explore some of the frequently asked questions surrounding the release!

December 29, 2021
What is the 3DEXPERIENCE? Let's Find Out!

What is the 3DEXPERIENCE? Let's Find Out!

Like most of us, you’ve likely heard of the 3DEXPERIENCE – the new design and business information platform from Dassault Systemes, makers of SOLIDWORKS. You likely don’t have a clear idea of what it actually does, however, and how it might affect you as a current SOLIDWORKS user. In this article, we’re going to try to change that!

September 21, 2021
This Year's Virtual (And Free) 3DEXPERIENCE World Is Approaching

This Year's Virtual (And Free) 3DEXPERIENCE World Is Approaching

Somewhere between late January and early February is my favorite time of the year – when I’m lucky enough to attend 3DEXPERIENCE World (formerly SOLIDWORKS World). It is a time to connect with others in the community and be inspired by the innovation and brilliance of SOLIDWORKS users around the world.

January 30, 2021
Network Licensing Still Available with SOLIDWORKS and Draftsight

Network Licensing Still Available with SOLIDWORKS and Draftsight

The software industry is constantly changing. One of the recent trends, particularly in CAD software, is a move to named-user licensing where each individual user has a license assigned to their individual email address. This has become the primary mode of delivery for vendors like Autodesk and Adobe, and covers popular products like Inventor, Fusion, AutoCAD, Illustrator and Photoshop.

January 28, 2021
3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Explained

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Explained

On July 6, 2020, SOLIDWORKS released 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS, a variant of the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software that is connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. This new version represents a shift in the delivery and operation of SOLIDWORKS CAD software. A new offering like this often leads to a lot of questions, and we’re going to do our best to answer them.

July 7, 2020