PRODUCT DATA MANAGEMENT

Data Management systems provide a variety of programs with the potential to handle data files and documents rapidly and effectively in order to increase efficiency and enhance product quality.

PRODUCT DATA MANAGEMENT

Data Management systems provide a variety of programs with the potential to handle data files and documents rapidly and effectively in order to increase efficiency and enhance product quality.

SOLIDWORKS PDM
SOLIDWORKS MANAGE
EXALEAD ONEPART
INDUSTRY INNOVATION
SOLIDWORKS PDM

SOLIDWORKS PRODUCT DATA MANAGEMENT

SOLIDWORKS PDM is a full-featured data processing system for big and medium companies. It lets you locate papers, pieces, and sketches, and repurpose them. This helps users to exchange concept details, optimize workflows and ensure that the right product is still eligible for manufacture.

EKSPE has significant experience deploying PDM solutions for our clients, so we can combine the versatility of our pre-configured vaults with creative flexibility to suit the particular requirements of your enterprise-contributing to fast implementations.

Which SOLIDWORKS PDM kit would be perfect for you?

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is the ideal data management application for smaller single-site SOLIDWORKS customers with an easy-to- use solution that can be easily upgraded to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional when needs change. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard utilizes Microsoft® SQL Server Express.

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is an all-inclusive application that utilizes Microsoft SQL Server Standard to provide high performance and scalability, and is included along with integrations to various authoring applications, including third-party CAD applications and Microsoft Office.

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SOLIDWORKS Manage

SOLIDWORKS Manage is an advanced, record-based data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to include a comprehensive set of capabilities that you can use and distribute to many areas of your business.

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SOLIDWORKS MANAGE

SOLIDWORKS MANAGE

SOLIDWORKS® Manage is a unique set of advanced data management tools that leverages SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional's file management capabilities, adding powerful project, process, and item management capabilities with interactive dashboards and reports.

Why Choose SOLIDWORKS Manage?

SOLIDWORKS Manage is an advanced, record-based data management system that extends SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional's global file management and application integrations to include a comprehensive set  of capabilities that you can  use and distribute to  many areas  of your business.

Project Management

Provide critical information to help teams focus on important tasks, and provide an overview of resource capacity to better plan and use. Manage stages, timelines, and milestones of the project along with use and capacity of the resources. Use the user tasks and timesheets to track progress automatically.

Process Management

Streamline business processes, automate the creation of documents and bring together all stakeholders involved for new products, from sales and marketing to production and support. For all types of business processes, such as Engineering Change Requests (ECR), Orders (ECO), and Notices (ECN), transmissions and approvals, configure statements and decision points.

Item Management

Create , edit and compare complete bills of materials (BOM) by associating items, files and free text. Manage product variations for different use cases and applications. Drive SOLIDWORKS drawing the materials bill and the number of items directly from system data.

User Tasks

Provide users with the knowledge they need to work more effectively by utilizing tasks and calendars.

Dashboards and Reports

Create interactive graphic dashboards and distribute them to display critical information. Display the dashboards continuously updated on community monitors. Configure company standards reports, and publish them automatically or on demand.

File Management

Manage and control all data relating to your product development. With SOLIDWORKS PDM, a single data location and vault can be created and maintained which users can access to store and retrieve files. SOLIDWORKS PDM manages all the file references and updates them automatically whenever you move or rename a file to another folder, eliminating broken references or the time it takes to manually locate and fix lost references.

Design and Reuse

Locate and reuse existing design data quickly, saving time and cost control. You can create a framework to quickly locate and reuse existing design data, or repurpose them. You can use SOLIDWORKS PDM tools to quickly locate them instead of spending time trying to find prior designs on shared drives or local workstations – or recreating designs when you can't find them.

Revision Management

Track design changes and avoid the errors of manual methods. Track changes and maintain a complete revision history of a design’s evolution.

Secure File Vaulting

Establish a secure file vault to monitor access to sensitive or proprietary information about the product. With SOLIDWORKS PDM, a single data location and vault can be created and maintained which users can access to store and retrieve files. Data is kept secure, up-to - date, and accessible through SOLIDWORKS PDM products. The system eliminates duplicate labour and delays while saving time and cost of development. Easily establish and assign user rights to individuals and/or groups. In SOLIDWORKS PDM products, the product development process is represented graphically through an easy-to-use flowchart interface.

Revision Control

Ensure that you are always using the revision and version control capabilities to work with the "right version" of a design. Customize file naming and revision control schemes, keep document history, and manage document versions easily to avoid expensive fabrication errors associated with working with the wrong revision.

Audit Trail

Maintain a complete history of your product design, engineering, and development activities for reporting and auditing purposes.

Integrated Search

Save time and reduce development costs by reusing design by quickly finding required data across a range of file types using the powerful PDM search tools. You can quickly search for file contents on multiple data types (such as CAD files, Microsoft Word documents, Excel ® spreadsheets, Outlook ® emails, and image files) and locate documents using a variety of search criteria (including name , date, metadata, and workflow status).

eDrawings Preview

View eDrawings®, SOLIDWORKS, and AutoCAD® documents in eDrawings inside SOLIDWORKS PDM.

Engineering Change Management

Reduce the time required to complete your design approval and processes under the Engineering Change Order (ECO). The product development process is represented graphically via an easy to use flowchart interface. With SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, the documentation on engineering changes and approvals for modifications become completely electronic.

Bill of Materials Management

To support downstream applications and systems, keep, manipulate and leverage Bill of Materials (BOM) information. Create individual BOM objects from existing CAD file structures that update automatically parallel to the evolution of the CAD model, eliminating the frequent manual updates needed when using spreadsheets. Connect your CAD data to your Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP) or Manufacturing Resource Planning ( MRP) systems, allowing you to easily update BOM information in other enterprise business systems. Use customizable templates for displaying BOM information in multiple formats or for formatting BOM information to meet a user or group 's needs.

Regulatory Compliance

Facilitate compliance with government regulatory requirements and industry standards. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional can bolster compliance for several types of regulatory requirements, such as FDA, RoHS, ISO 9001 and 14000, ANSI, and others.

Distributed Collaboration

Work together throughout your organization, while keeping people connected, up-to - date and working on the same data set. Creating and maintaining a single data location and vault which users around the world can access to store and retrieve files. Configure the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional system to automatically notify users when documents in the electronic workflow you set have progressed through various states or stages. Automatically generate many types of neutral SOLIDWORKS file formats and other file types

Enterprise Scalability

Connect your entire enterprise to the design data needs. Creating and maintaining a single data location and vault which users around the world can access to store and retrieve files. In addition to preserving secure product design data backup, secure file vaulting eliminates multiple information "silos," duplicate files, and unsynchronized revisions. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional software includes tools that allow you to configure and tailor many aspects of your PDM system to suit the specific needs of organizations of all sizes.

Advanced Search and Favorites

Save and share search criteria as “favorites”, providing you with instant access to common searches.

Multi-Document Preview

View multiple documents in the Preview window.

Scalability

Easily connect all of your enterprise 's design data needs, whether for just a few users in one location or hundreds of contributors working in multiple locations. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional provides a convenient, vaulted location to store and retrieve data from colleagues. Efficient storage and retrieval of files allows for the management of millions of files.

Automated Neutral File Creation

Save time and effort communicating by configuring SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to automatically create neutral file formats.

Custom Configuration

In SOLIDWORKS files, map variables to both predefined properties (such as Title and Author) and custom named properties. If configurations are in a SOLIDWORKS file, the names of the configuration will appear as tabs in the datacard. The corresponding tab shows configuration-specific values.

Automated Data Import and Export

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional may import variable values into a vault database from an XML file. Existing files or items in the vault that match import criteria acquire the values in the file workflow at specified points. Create an export rule for exporting variables from SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM which can be read into ERP systems.

Serial Number Generators

Use serial numbers to assign files and folders with automatic names, assign items with unique IDs, or add unique running values to card controls. Any number of serial numbers can be set in each vault. Item Serial numbers are set to generate unique item IDs by default

Distributed Design Teams

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional provides the tools and capabilities your company needs to keep people connected, updated and working on the same set of data, regardless of where they are located. This global connectivity supports distributed collaboration, which is essential for compressing engineering cycles and speeding up time to market.

Remote Access

Enable staff and partners to contribute through web-enabled portals from various connected devices including smartphones and tablets.

Automated Approval Process

Automatically facilitate multiple required approvers with parallel transitions.

Email Notifications

A SOLIDWORKS PDM Notification can be added from the Local Vault so that the logged-in user will receive an email message when a predefined event occurs in a file or folder.

Microsoft Outlook® Integration

Create new records, like Cases, from Microsoft Outlook® emails based on information in the email including attachments.  Copy emails to existing records for reference.

EXALEAD ONEPART
EXALEAD ONEPART
To minimize duplication, find and utilize existing parts, 2D/3D designs and related product and manufacturing documentation.
Why Choose EXALEAD OnePart?
EXALEAD ® OnePart is an application for business discovery that speeds up the reuse of your parts, designs, specifications, standards, test results and related data for all your engineering and production needs. Taking advantage of EXALEAD CloudView™ proven web semantics, analytics, mashup, and indexing technologies, OnePart locates information from multiple sources and makes it available instantly. EXALEAD OnePart provides you with intelligence about sourcing and standardization.
3D Shape Search
Search for and discover similarly-shaped parts in your database using EXALEAD OnePart’s 3D shape search and comparison technology.
Metadata Search
Use metadata and tags to find CAD and non-CAD objects in your data vault.
CAD Agnostic
Search for 3D models from multiple CAD systems.
Rapidly Obtain Accurate Design Context
Because assemblies are managed in the "database" and not in the "files," only components that are manually selected or that result from intuitive 3D searches are recovered. Quickly a precise design context is established, Web-based visualization allows fast 3D navigation of a product as a whole to help quickly establish the right context allowing more time for innovation.
Analytics View
Leverage the deep and multifaceted view of data showing metrics, such as user contribution statistics and part usage across programs.
Multi-source Indexing
Index data from multiple sources, such as file systems, SOLIDWORKS® PDM Professional, ENOVIA® SmarTeam, ENOVIA Designer Central, and other Product Data Management (PDM) systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and databases.
INDUSTRY INNOVATION
INDUSTRY INNOVATION
Save, organize, and manage your content securely and collaborate on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform in real time with Industry Innovation.
Industry Innovation provides an essential set of apps on all product-related content for real-time, secure, and structured data management. It enables collaboration in a securely manner in real time, immersive business intelligence for managing business highlights, and easy task management and organization.

Discover the features in Industry Innovation

Basic Data and Lifecycle Management
Innovation in Industry introduces basic capabilities in data management. Your designs are stored online, iterated and administered securely. Data may not be lost or accidentally deleted.
It also provides a scalable infrastructure allowing you to manage the maturity of your products and designs using the capabilities of Lifecycle Management.
Manage and Share Content for Effective Collaboration
The 3DSpace app allows the distributed team members to share any content in a very simplified way. The app allows users to create and manage collaborative spaces, add members with different levels of access rights and provide direct access to any content stored. Access to collaborative spaces is secure because as a member of a collaborative space with a specific role for a given organization, each user is granted access.
Collaborate More Effectively with Streamlined Content Access
You can access your data from any device, anytime, anywhere. Industry Innovation makes it easy for global users to access product content and data via a browser. Industry Innovation supports the process of product development in any business or industry. It provides a robust set of collaborative services to virtual teams to dramatically increase the innovation, speed, and effectiveness of core processes (engineering, design, manufacturing, quality, marketing, etc).
Rapidly Obtain Accurate Design Context
Because assemblies are managed in the "database" and not in the "files," only components that are manually selected or that result from intuitive 3D searches are recovered. Quickly a precise design context is established, Web-based visualization allows fast 3D navigation of a product as a whole to help quickly establish the right context allowing more time for innovation.
Easily Find and Reuse IP
The metadata and geometry are indexed, allowing users to quickly find parts that meet their requirements from any location. Users can search by metadata, or use smart 3D-based searches in a single repository from millions of parts. Improved reuse by using proven technology reduces costs and improves quality.
Improve Product Quality
The real-time DMU (Digital Mock Up) is accessible to anyone in the enterprise with a very intuitive interface that does not require CAD skills, as the design is authored by globally dispersed teams. This allows all non-CAD users to participate in reviews to catch the problems much sooner that they can be expensive to solve later in the cycle, thus improving product quality and reducing costs
Product Explorer
With Industry Innovation, users can navigate in 3D regardless of the size of the entire product structure. Users can filter the structure of the product according to various criteria to quickly find the required parts. The filtering criteria used may be saved for reuse. Users can identify dependencies within one domain and between domains, thanks to the common data model and data-driven architecture. They can navigate between components of design and related items such as other designs, simulations, drawings, processes of fabrication, functional and logical views, etc. Better decision-making happens when a user can determine the impact of modifications to the design.
Enjoy Immersive Business Intelligence
Using the B.I, key performance indicators (KPIs) can be emphasized directly on the 3D design model. Essential Instrument. Different stakeholders can quickly visualize and present information, displaying specific attributes derived from different 3DEXPERIENCE ® apps. Examples include regulatory compliance, rate of failure, level of program risk and stage / maturity of the product lifecycle.

Would you have any questions about SOLIDWORKS PDM?

By managing data files and other product documentation, SOLIDWORKS PDM solutions allow you and your team to quickly transform new ideas into great products.
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Would you have any questions about SOLIDWORKS PDM ?

By managing data files and other product documentation, SOLIDWORKS PDM solutions allow you and your team to quickly transform new ideas into great products.
Learn more