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Infor Partners with CAD Service to Enhance EAM Proposition


Infor has announced a worldwide partnership with CAD Service, a provider of computer-aided design (CAD)–led asset management software. CAD Service’s enterprise asset management (EAM) OpenCAD solution is  fully integrated with the Infor EAM application, not a standalone application. The tight integration will help organizations boost asset visibility without the need to run two or more separate

autocad drawings  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 Read More

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.

autocad drawings  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 Read More

Hitachi Rail Adopts PTC PLM Globally


At the upper-end of the product lifecycle management (PLM) software market, brand new deals are rare, and expanding business with existing customers is much more common. To that end, PTC recently announced that Hitachi, Ltd. Rail Systems has selected the PTC Global Product Development solution based on PTC Windchill PLM technology as its single enterprise platform for global product development throughout its railway vehicle engineering and manufacturing business.

autocad drawings  3D CAD tools ( AutoCAD and SolidWorks ), Hitachi needed a system with the flexibility and broad capabilities to manage heterogeneous CAD data. The company also required the capability to manage the engineering bill of materials (eBOM) and the manufacturing bill of materials (mBOM).   The implementation of the PTC solution has reportedly increased Hitachi’s visibility into daily workload on the shop floor by improving the accuracy of bill of material (BOM) information, resulting in part inventory Read More

INDYCAR Takes Autodesk’s 3D Software for a Spin


In late November 2012, at the time of the Autodesk University 2012 conference, Autodesk, the leader in cloud-based design and engineering software, and INDYCAR, the auto racing sanctioning body behind popular racing events such as the Indianapolis 500, have signed a three-year technology partnership. INDYCAR already employs Autodesk’s desktop-based software within its operations for a variety of

autocad drawings  example, the organization uses AutoCAD software to create detailed garage layouts before each event, which helps improve the logistics of load-in and load-out at venues. In addition, the detailed drawings that are used for sled crash tests—which play a critical role in improving driver safety—are prepared with AutoCAD. The partnership will now provide broad access to Autodesk’s software offerings, including Autodesk Product Design Suite, Autodesk Simulation 360, Autodesk Entertainment Creation Read More

IFS Continues Its Reinvention Through Pruning Part One: Event Summary


Is selling-off of its Brazilian subsidiary and of tangential CAD and payroll applications a sign that IFS is grasping the realities of a mature enterprise applications market, which requires, among many other things, finding a perfect balance between cultivating the install base versus the zeal for hitching brand new customers?

autocad drawings  site for potential disgruntled AutoCAD users facing forced retirement of their AutoCAD 2000i and AutoCAD LT 2000i software products by Bentley''s archrival Autodesk (for more info on Autodesk, see Autodesk to Bring Microsoft Business Solutions Closer to PLM ). As to benefit from its nemesis'' predicament, Bentley has devised a survey on its Web site, and will use the survey responses to tailor its upgrade program, which will supposedly include special program pricing and services, to the needs of these Read More

They're Us, But We're Not Them!


e-Commerce initiatives that are launched without a clear vision of how customers are engaged and what they experience carry significant risk of failure. Of equal importance is a clear understanding of the degree to which web-based customer interactions are integrated across the organization.

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Glovia Confirms the Potential of Its G2 ERP at User Conference


Recently I was kindly invited to attend the Glovia G2 user conference, hosted by Glovia, a subsidiary of Fujitsu, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event wasn’t particularly large in terms of the number of attendees, so it was quite focused, and Glovia’s management and key people were fully available for questions in a very open and casual manner. I also discovered that many Glovia clients have known

autocad drawings  well as external links (AutoCAD, FedEx, etc.), improved visual planning displaying and selection capabilities, and some Repetitive Schedule enhancements. Enhanced product configurator, including support of multi-level local structure bills of material (BOMs) and routings analysis, ability to call the configurator from sales quote functionality, widened re-configuration functionality, and more. Multiple inbound and outbound Web service integrations, such as some adding, changing, and cancelling sales and Read More

What Are Manufacturing Execution Systems?


A manufacturing execution system (MES) can be defined as a collection of business processes providing event-by-event, real-time execution of planned production requirements. However, market ambiguity and functional overlap with enterprise resource planning systems obscure what an MES can bring to an enterprise.

autocad drawings  Are Manufacturing Execution Systems? Originally published - November 29th, 2005 Revised and updated March 5th, 2008 Plant execution software systems have many different scopes, forms, and formats, and they mean different things to different folks. Although plant execution software is used widely in a number of industries, it is rarely described similarly, and its functions are hardly ever identical. An execution system used at an electronics discrete manufacturing facility is similar only in concept Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


MAPICS hereby joins the raft of enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors that are making their way into the product lifecycle management (PLM) market by bundling or partnering strategically to embed PLM functions within their suites.

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PTC Offers PLM Cloud for Improved Product Development


PTC recently announced a new product lifecycle management (PLM) software offering, PTC PLM Cloud, catering to the needs of SMB product companies. This solution leverages the flagship PTC Windchill platform, while simplifying PLM adoption with a flexible subscription offering that matches the team collaboration and product data management needs of SMBs.

autocad drawings  users will have Creo, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and Inventor workgroup management (WGM) capabilities included. (Autodesk recently announced that the same CAD data management solutions are all included for free using the patent Transfer Avoidance technology). Like in cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, a slightly different price is rarely the key driver, and the Autodesk cost difference will not be a game changer. But the cloud PLM competition is only going to intensify, as noted in our recent Read More

The Fashion and Apparel Retailers' Conundrum


Retail remains a very tactile industry, focused on the hand, drape, and durability of fabrics and trim—besides which, designs are still being sketched on paper and pinned on size models or mannequins.

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Sales and Operations Planning Part Two: Common Scenarios


The nature of an S&OP game plan depends on several factors, such as the need to anticipate demand and the item's primary source of supply. Consideration of these factors can be illustrated with four common scenarios. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

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Critical Components of an E-PLM System


E-business has prompted a lot of vendors to move towards creating electronic product lifecycle management (e-PLM) suites. However, enterprise resource planning vendors with extensive e-commerce initiatives, development staffs, and renewed interest in PLM, are as likely to lead the way.

autocad drawings  Components of an E-PLM System Background Electronic product lifecycle management (e-PLM) is an evolving and collaborative application suite that is building steam and gaining momentum thanks to e-business. However, most traditional product data management (PDM), computer-aided design (CAD) integration, and project management vendors cannot yet offer a complete suite of applications to meet all e-business requirements. Traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors with heavy investment in Read More

PLM Coming of Age: ERP Vendors Take Notice


With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers, suppliers, and employees amid the increasing pressures of mass customization, globalization, regulatory compliance, outsourcing, and product accountability, which are just some market driving forces.

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