Forbes: Ask Not What Your Career Can Do For You, Ask What You Can Do For Your Career

PADT’s Manager of Human Resources, Lara Maack contributed a fantastic post to Forbes’ “Grads of LifeVoice” blog with her observations on how young employees in tech can improve their careers.  In “Ask Not What Your Career Can Do For You, Ask What You Can Do For Your Career” she outlines ten basic steps every young tech […]

Discover the Power of Pervasive Simulation – ANSYS R 18

Introducing the Release of ANSYS 18 Manufacturing is undergoing the most fundamental transformation since the introduction of the assembly line. Trends like the Internet of Things, additive manufacturing and machine learning are merging the physical and digital worlds, resulting in products that defy imagination. Join the new CEO of ANSYS, Ajei Gopal, and visionary customers […]

PADT Named ANSYS North American Channel Partner of the Year and Becomes an ANSYS Certified Elite Channel Partner

The ANSYS Sales Team at PADT was honored last week when we were recognized four times at the recent kickoff meeting for the ANSYS North American Sales orginization.  The most humbling of those trips up to the stage was when PADT was recognized as the North American Channel Partner of the Year for 2016.  It was humbling […]

Be Alert and Always Inert – The importance of an inert environment with Metal 3D Printing (Video)

Metal 3D Printing is one of the more exciting areas of additive manufacturing, and we are learning a lot about how to safely operate our new system.  Our very own Dhruv Bhate, PhD shared those lessons learned in this new video: The video stresses the importance of keeping an inert environment to keep part quality […]

Work for a startup or know someone who does? – Don’t miss this opportunity!

We here at PADT would like to remind you that our webinar covering the significance of simulation for startups is taking place soon! Join us: Wednesday January 25, 2017 From 12 pm – 1 pm MST PADT’s Co-owner and Principal, Eric Miller, will be presenting on the various benefits that simulation software can provide for […]

Phoenix Business Journal: ​Voice recognition, the new thing in computing

Let’s be honest, the mouse and keyboard are outdated interface methods that serve us well, but voice recognition is pretty dang awesome and efficient. In “​Voice recognition, the new thing in computing” I write an entire post using voice recognition about the pros and cons of voice recognition.  That is almost meta. Please enjoy, it […]

ANSYS Startup Program – Webinar

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies Presents: ANSYS Startup Program: The Significance of Simulation Wednesday January 25th, from 12 pm – 1 pm MST We here at PADT would like to remind you about our upcoming webinar covering the importance of simulation software for startups. Not only can the use of such programs help to shorten […]

Phoenix Business Journal My View: Tech leaders need to take a stand for facts and truth

I’ve had enough.  The destruction of facts and truth in public and business is not acceptable.  The Phoenix Business Journal has allowed me a nice big soap box to rant from as a guest this week on their regular “My View” feature. Usually I don’t make a direct apeal for anyone to read my musing, […]

ANSYS HPC Distributed Parallel Processing Decoded: CUBE Workstation

ANSYS HPC Distributed Parallel Processing Decoded: CUBE Workstation Meanwhile, in the real world the land of the missing-middle:  To read and learn more about the missing middle please read this article by Dr. Stephen Wheat. Click Here This blog post is about distributed parallel processing performance in a missing-middle world of science, tech, engineering & […]

Phoenix Business Journal: ​Um, the coffee machine needs more water and 5 rules to improve your user interface design game

Usually getting coffee is just getting coffee, but a recent trip turned into some deep thoughts on user interface design.  “​Um, the coffee machine needs more water and 5 rules to improve your user interface design game” explains my encounter with the office caffeine dispenser as well as five key rules that everyone should follow […]

Press Release: Concept Laser, Honeywell, and PADT Build Largest Additive Manufacturing Center in Southwest at Arizona State University

On January 18th, ASU will officially Launch their Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub, the Largest Additive Manufacturing  research and teaching center in the Southwestern US.  PADT is proud to have partnered with ASU as well as with Concept Laser and Honeywell to get this important piece of the local manufacturing ecosystem started and to keep it […]

ANSYS Startup Program: The Significance of Simulation – Webinar

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies Presents: ANSYS Startup Program: The Significance of Simulation  Do you work for a startup of know someone who does? PADT would like to invite you to attend our upcoming webinar in support of the ANSYS Startup Program. Click Here to register for this webinar Wednesday January 25th, from 12 pm […]

Christmas Left-Right Gift Exchange Story: Western

For our Christmas parties at PADT we generally have over 40 employees so a traditional secret Santa gift exchange takes to long. So a couple of years ago we downloaded a right-left gift exchange story from the internet and it was a big hit. We ran out of stories on the internet, so we started […]

Phoenix Business Journal: ​Is acquiring disruptive innovation good for everyone?

It seems like the trend these days is for large companies to not do R&D in house. Instead the let StartUps develop innovation and then buy it when the market proves it out.  I had to ask myself “​Is acquiring disruptive innovation good for everyone?”  I don’t think it is and explain why in this […]

Phoenix Business Journal: ​When did we start thinking amateurs were a good idea?

We have a problem. At some point it become not just OK, but prefered to count on amateurs to tackle difficult problems. In politics and in business it is a trend to go with people who have no background and no experience. Seeing the results, I a not a fan.  In “​When did we start thinking amateurs […]