This is a post by Dave Martin on PTC site.
Many companies and product development organizations want to adopt model-based definition (MBD) to reap the enormous benefits. A NIST study shows that MBD can reduce the design to manufacturing to inspection process by an incredible 72%. Switching to model-based from drawing-based makes your workflows faster and easier. (To be clear, model-based does not mean drawing less.)
Manufacturers Resist Model-Based Definition Adoption
During this year’s LiveWorx conference, I attended a session where the speaker asked the audience to raise their hand if they like making drawings. Not a single hand went up.