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What would Facebook look like if it was designed for mechanical engineers?

Autodesk

Summary

Social networking solutions like Facebook are not the answer for engineers' common collaboration challenges, the concepts behind them are more compelling themselves.

Engineering efficiency

Facebook has become commonplace amongst most people and businesses these days. Engineers are often checking in on things throughout the day on their mobile devices between designing great products. Research suggests that collaboration is one of the biggest challenges for engineers in a connected project and task-driven environment. Hence, what would the following five social media concepts look like if they were designed for mechanical engineers?

  • Friending
  • Posting
  • Attachments
  • "Like" buttons
  • Mobile

Download this eBook to explore why the concepts behind social networks like Facebook are compelling to help overcome collaboration tool challenges for mechanical engineers.