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Are mechanical engineers falling behind?

In my last blog post I referred to the famous “Software is eating the world”. Today I am wondering if this is also true for the field of mechanical and civil engineering and how their world will look like in 10 years.

As Rodrigo Martinez from Point Nine Capital points out, ...

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on June 17, 2016

Digital's changing

Digital is changing more than your product

When famous venture capitalist Marc Andreessen wrote that “software is eating the world” in 2011, he used a number of different examples of how software is disrupting traditional industries. Today it is even more obvious that software is fundamentally changing the way we as individuals interact with each other, companies and governments. We see software based and very successful business models in a wide range of different industries. Precondition for this rapid progression is that today’s software programming tools and Internet-based services make it easy to launch new software applications - without the need to invest in new infrastructure and train new employees. ...

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on February 11, 2016


A $ 6 billion loss due to an Excel error? - 6 reasons to replace your engineering spreadsheets

Either loving or hating them, we all use spreadsheets. However, as useful as spreadsheets can be, they are often pushed heavily beyond their limits when implemented calculations grow and are further developed several times, when analytics are performed on the basis of the implemented calculations, or when teams or departments need to collaborate. ...

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on January 26, 2016


Five Ways engidesk can Spur Innovation

Most articles, conference talks or public contribution about digitalization, networking or the Internet of Things tackle the really big picture problems facing humanity in the coming decades—climate change, resource scarcity, and other scary stuff. But unless you wake up every morning striving to save the world, your daily to-do list is probably more prosaic—how do I innovate faster, cut costs deeper, and stop a crisis before it starts? Here are five aspects of engidesk that can make an immediate impact on your business. ...

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on January 06, 2016

engidesk Pulishing Area

Engineers Get Their First Tools Marketplace Thanks to New engidesk Launch

Over the last 24 months, engidesk has developed and evolved its development platform for technical applications enough to find engaged users all over Europe and the US. It is commonly estimated that engineers that are using our platform - either alone or collaboratively in their team - save as much as 5x in development time. This is substantial and plays a key role in reducing cost, risk and - most importantly - time to market. ...

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on Dezember 18, 2015


engidesk introducing customer engagement tool

Your ideas, your feedback, your priority – Our mission. Use the engidesk uservoice portal to feedback the software or suggest new ideas and vote on existing ideas in order to influence the development of engidesk according to your requirements.

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on April 24, 2015

WTH Aachen University

Chamber of Commerce and RWTH invests in engidesk

In 2004, the Aachen Chamber of Commerce and the RWTH Aachen University have formed a joint venture (GSI) in order to professionalize fast-growing entrepreneurial ideas by both financial and structural/operational support.

Posted by Lars Lambrecht on June 04, 2014