Software developer Alibre has an interesting challenge for engineers: The company is betting that its Alibre Design Professional can help you do your design job, and if it falls short in any project, Alibre will pay you $500. It's part of the company's strategy to prove the software's production robustness. Certain conditions apply, of course. For example, you can't try to use the software for features that it doesn't have. Check out www.alibre.com for details.
The problem with a four-, five-, or six-year degree is that they don’t teach engineers the soft skills required to have a successful career. Here are seven skills that every engineering graduate needs to be successful.
Design teams are operating in a business environment that increasingly requires them to collaborate and share data across extended teams, multiple organizations, and widespread locations. Autodesk’s customers are looking for a solution that eliminates project bottlenecks, such as the time-consuming and error-ridden process of shuttling design reviews and revisions back and forth among team members.
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