To Suite or not to Suite? That is the Question.
Generally when you buy a suite of something you get more “Bang for your buck”.
Microsoft Word vs Microsoft Office
Inventor vs Product Design Suite
It’s clear that you get more for your money, but what are the real life advantages? Here are my top 5 reasons for buying a Product Design Suite over individual component software.
- Full Product Lifecycle – With individual software packages you generally complete one segment of a process, maybe 30% at a push; write a report in Word, calculate in Excel, present in PowerPoint, etc. The individual programs get a job done but a suite enables you to complete the whole process; from concept sketch to marketing and sales data in one set of products.
- Electrical and Mechanical integration – With Product Design Suite Ultimate you can design a harness in Inventor and create an electrical schematic in AutoCAD Electrical…
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