Ideal Machine Design Solution Regardless of their performance, machine designers indicate numerous business advantages to using an ideal machine design solution (see graph). While products will still get out even without an ideal solution, engineers waste so much time on non-valueadded work, companies miss out on opportunities that would give them a competitive advantage. An ideal solution that supports easy access to product data from anywhere, maximizes reuse, improves collaboration, enables design automation, including mechanisms, and facilitates more opportunities for feedback will reduce this non-valueadded work and free up engineering bandwidth. As a result, engineers will have more time to improve design quality, lower costs, and innovate. There will be less risk for errors, which will save time. The result will be happier customers, helping you win customer loyalty and capture market share.