There is one thing that all design engineers will agree on: creating and gathering all the required data for PLM is error-prone and can be a royal pain. We all understand the value of releasing our design data to the corporate PLM system but our design process dictates multiple release points, and each one has a different purpose and data requirements.
One of the more powerful capabilities of a good Data Management system such as DS-2 is searching and the ability to generate reports. A great example is the ability to generate Where-used information. These types of reports are extremely useful when performing impact assessments.
It is essential to insure that you are taking the necessary steps to maximize your product revenue while protecting your company’s intellectual property.
Have you ever finished generating the manufacturing release package for the latest product design and then it occurred to you that something may be wrong?
OK, just finished the last length tweaks that the engineer wanted based on the final prototype. Whew, can sit back and breathe a bit now. The design is finally done! Oh…well…not quite. There are...