Microsoft Office Integration with PLM Solution
Microsoft Office Integration with PLM Solution

The design solution was Aras MS Office Connector, a full-featured, business-ready solution built on top of MS Office. It extends MS Office functionality into Aras PLM, providing a simple and flexible way to incorporate MS Office documents into PLM processes.

Sep 25, 2013
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Editing Microsoft Office Documents within PLM Environment
Editing Microsoft Office Documents within PLM Environment

The design solution was a Microsoft Office Connector for Aras Innovator product that enables users of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook applications to create, store, edit, search and manage documents in Aras Innovator while working within the familiar, easy to use Microsoft environment. At the same time the solution provides administrators of Aras Innovator with sophisticated capabilities for document control and security, including need-to-know access, configurable automatic document numbering and naming conventions, optional use of corporate templates, and more.

Sep 25, 2013
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Visualization and Collaboration Tools in PLM
Visualization and Collaboration Tools in PLM

PLM solutions need to accommodate collaboration, as well as providing markup and visualization capabilities. The PLM process involves many tools besides the PLM solution itself: e-mail and IM for collaboration, CAD tools and viewers for visualization, and various solutions for markup in 2D and 3D. But ideally, a PLM solution should be all-in-one, a single, comprehensive solution that integrates all PLM activities and users.

Jun 03, 2013
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Web UI for a Cloud Collaboration Community
Web UI for a Cloud Collaboration Community

3D Content Central web application is a community of users and suppliers that features millions of manufacturer-certified part and assembly models of commercial, off-the-shelf components. These can be downloaded for free in all major 2D and 3D CAD formats, including SOLIDWORKS, DraftSight, Autodesk Inventor, and AutoCAD. One of the key factors determining the success of this application is the availability of models for all possible needs. In order to encourage users and suppliers to upload models, the application requires a user-friendly interface that allows the simultaneously uploading of models of all degrees of complexity.

Jun 03, 2013
Web, UI
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Extending Enterprise PDM Tools into PLM Solution
Extending Enterprise PDM Tools into PLM Solution

SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM does an outstanding job managing SOLIDWORKS designs, but today's global businesses need more. Companies need additional functionality for business needs at the enterprise level, and control over processes that extend beyond engineering to encompass the entire company, while still retaining core product design functions and capabilities.

Jan 10, 2013
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Customizing PLM Installation
Customizing PLM Installation

Deployment of Aras Innovator based PLM system (or any PLM system) can be challenging, because the functionality needed for the business processes of a particular company may not be available when the system is installed out-of-box. But because Aras Innovator is a highly customizable platform, it is possible to fine-tune its functionality to make the system cover 100% of company processes. Customizing the system to fully address specific needs is a challenge that most companies face during deployment of an Aras Innovator-based PLM system.

Jan 10, 2013
PLM
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