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Apr

14

Bye Bye Oracle – Welcome SQL Server!

Sometimes you need to let go of the familiar. Only a few years back Oracle was the favoured database. Now with the Microsoftianism of the server environment in KMU you mostly see MS SQL servers. To keep the administration overhead small for 2 database systems and the back-up architecture a switch for your PTC® Creo […]

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Mar

03

Ways to the Spare Parts List – E-Bom to S-Bom

…or when the service generates turnover. How do you create and maintain your spare parts list – if you even offer them? Manually in ERP, or in excel sheets or something entirely different? Particularly in special engineering – where effectively every machine is a new development – the administration overhead for the facility and upkeep […]

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Dec

15

Dec

14

Augmented Reality in Creo Parametric

I recently participated in PTC Forum in Stuttgart and the focus was around Augmented Reality (AR) and Internet-of-Things (IoT). According to PTC these business areas will revolutionize how products will be used and developed in the future. Most of all this gives new opportunities for product development and to connect the physical product with the […]

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Dec

12

Creo 4.0 – News and improvements – PT2

This is part two of my review of PTC Creo 4.0 I will now touch one of PTC´s focus areas, the development of Creo Parametric as a comprehensive tool for Model-Based Definition (MBD). This enable a drawing less product development process. 3D CAD Drawings Great improvements have been made in areas such as Datum Feature […]

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Nov

30

Nov

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Nov

03

Security in PTC Windchill – Part 2 of 2

In my last post on the theme security in Windchill I provided some general tips for creating a safer server environment and gave examples of what threats exist. The conclusion was that with good routines and with a complete backup we can manage most situations. Since my last post was published, major headlines around the […]

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Oct

20

PLM/ERP Integration out of the Box

The title sounds tempting, but what does it mean really is following: Think out-of-the-box when it comes to the integration of two systems. Traditional methods with file exchange are slow, error-prone and sometimes maintenance-intensive. Modern integrations save the overhead by deeper integrations with database-to-database connections, the usage of web services and ad-hoc provision of data […]

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Sep

12