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.

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