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Autodesk Releases 2014 Design and Creativity Suites » The TEC Blog
Revit products and Autodesk AutoCAD software have tight interoperability, so when it is time to import forms from AutoCAD into Revit products, the forms retain greater integrity, or when it is time to output drawings in AutoCAD, users can generate 2D documentation within Revit products. Suites containing Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Inventor software allow customers, such as building product manufacturers, to simplify and export an Inventor model into a Revit file format for the construction environment
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TIE Catalog Manager
: TIE Catalog Manager offers a set of implementation services that enable companies to organize, prepare, and manage item information for use with the UCCnet registry, its members and trading partners throughout the global retail supply and demand chain.
Autodesk University 2012: Of Design Cloud, Mobility, and Community
The Autodesk University 2012 conference was a big deal—with about 9,000 attendees from about 100 different countries, and with thousands of virtual attendees taking advantage of more than 1,000 online classes. All were eager to learn about the latest in product design technologies, including the cloud, mobility, product lifecycle management, and real-time simulation. Get all the details in P.J. Jakovljevic’s report.
: Autodesk 360, AutoCAD, Autodesk Fusion 360 Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Learn more about Technology Evaluation Centers Readers who downloaded this TEC Report also read these popular documents! Best Practices for ERP Implementation Sales Process Map The Importance of Data Representation: Best Practices in Creating a Usable Report Practical Guide to ERP for Recipe/Formula-based Manufacturers TEC 2013 Supply Chain Management Buyer’s Guide
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Aras Announces VPLM for Autodesk Vault » The TEC Blog
three-dimensional product design and AutoCAD for two-dimensional design. Aras VPLM for Autodesk Vault provides packaged functionality for corporate-wide PLM business processes within companies that run Autodesk product data management (PDM) software. Built on top of Autodesk Vault Professional, Aras VPLM extends the capabilities of Autodesk Vault for new product development and introduction (NPDI), complex configuration management, enterprise change management, outsourced manufacturing, quality
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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Evaluation Report
: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision.
10 Secrets Every Software Buyer Should Know: A Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers
10 Secrets Every Software Buyer Should Know: a Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers. This paper discusses the basics of a Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers. Engineer-to-order (ETO) and project-based companies look to information technology (IT) to improve processes and gain a competitive edge. However, building complex products to exact customer specifications requires unique software. But what exactly are the software requirements of ETO and project-based manufacturers? Remember, the wrong software can cost about the same as the right software—until you try to use it!
: Design (CAD) packages like AutoCAD have greatly improved the speed and productivity of the design engineer. However the engineer s view of the world is different from manufacturing operations. The engineer creates part and BOM information in the CAD system. Typically this information is then re-keyed manually in the ERP system. This leads to duplication of effort and the chance for errors. It is important not to have multiple versions of the same data in different systems. Ask: Is the CAD system fully
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CRM For Complex Manufacturers Revolves Around Configuration Software
While pundits have been debating whether the configuration software deserves to be a CRM module on its own, it is certainly a part of the much broader CRM class of products, which typically includes front-office applications for sales force automation (SFA), marketing automation, and field service/call center management.
: catalog translation, compatibility with AutoCAD products, and a point-and-click Rules Manager, to provide sales representatives and customers the ability to visualize different variations of a product in real time. Additionally, AOC should enable users to review and verify product configurations from remote desktops and laptops, or via the Internet or direct enterprise network connections. The product will supposedly operate either as an independent application, or, more logically, integrated with its
Infor Partners with CAD Service to Enhance EAM Proposition » The TEC Blog
made easily without using AutoCAD or MicroStation. The solution is 100% Web-based, supports multiple languages, and is accessed through standard functions in the EAM system. OpenCAD comes as an additional module available to users of Infor EAM Enterprise Edition V.8.3 and above. Having a tightly integrated, seamless CAD solution as part of the EAM system solves a number of issues commonly encountered when a system has loose integration to a CAD tool. No longer will people have to search some shared
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Entrada Brings New MOTIVAtion to Market
The acquisition of Motiva Software allows Entrada to offer a greater complement of applications for the complex discrete manufacturing industry.
: with graphics software like AutoCAD . The product fit is a natural one that allows Entrada to offer a greater complement of applications for the complex discrete manufacturing industry. Market Impact Entrada has announced significant steps toward restoring user confidence in Motiva s e-Change and other products. Shortly after the acquisition, Entrada dedicated a portion of its engineers and business consultants to providing technical support and upgrades for Motiva customers. More recently, the company
Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business SystemsPart Five: Challenges and User Recommendations
Having to deliver a number of functionalities through third-party solutions, which are natively offered by many larger competitors, may deter some interface-wary customers. Thus, Relevant should try to provide as many third-party solutions as possible as a standard configuration, which should make customers oblivious to the origin of the module.
: , MS Office , AutoCAD , Crystal Reports , etc., should be questioned, possibly during software demonstrations. Very detailed information about the Relevant ERP product is contained in the ERP Evaluation Center at http://erp.technologyevaluation.com .
INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 1: Recent Developments
If Relevant Business Systems has for any reason deliberately maintained its INFIMACS II ERP system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a bevy of viable solutions from more renowned vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.
: various reports and queries. AutoCAD parts and bills of materials (BOMs) transfer into the ERP creating the standard item master and BOM records within the INFIMACS database - The interface also allows AutoCAD 14 and AutoCAD 2000 users to input INFIMACS information within AutoCAD drawings; users can also create a purchasing item master, validate all incoming data and generate messages in the error log, as the transfer process enforces strict quality control checks and balances. Automatic generation of
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