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vectorhappy
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A very timely post!
vectorhappy   11/9/2011 12:03:15 PM
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Beth, 

 

Thanks for posting this! We are in the process of evaluating PDM's and Solidworks PDM was hovering in the top of the short list!

 

Tnx,

Mike

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Re: A very timely post!
Beth Stackpole   11/9/2011 12:19:08 PM
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@vectorhappy: Glad it was helpful. What CAD platform do you use and what is your main criteria for PDM, if you don't mind me asking.

vectorhappy
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Re: A very timely post!
vectorhappy   11/9/2011 12:55:03 PM
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Beth, 

 

All new designs are modeled with Solidworks while legacy designs reside in Inventor. Basic requirements include:

Integration:

·         Acrobat (pdf)

·         AutoCAD

·         Inventor

·         Microsoft Word

·         Solidworks

Connectivity:

·         MRP / ERP

Revision Control:

·         ECN / ECO Process Support

·         Automated Document Approval Flow.

General Features:

·         Document Search.

·         File Find.

Security:

·         Access / Rights Management for Windows Server.

·         Document Check-Out Mode.

·         Managed Workgroups.

 Tnx,

Mike





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