Product Development using 3D CAD Design
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    Creating Inheritance Models for Manufacturing with Creo Parametric (Formerly Pro/ENGINEER)

May

14

Mar

12

Different Product Configuration Approaches

Product Configurators gives companies a possibility to manage product variants in an efficient way, for PTC Creo Parametric, we use PDS Creo Configurator, but more about that later. You hear often people talking about product configurators as a solution to quite different and sometimes even conflicting needs. Whereas configurator gives a company a possibility to […]

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Jan

08

Windchill 11.1 – PLM in the modern web

Windchill 11.0 has been around for the last two years. With its release PTC started a journey to renew the interface of the system and with this update to more modern web technologies. In 10.2 a lot of compatibility issues arose when web browsers quickly had to steer away from java, due to security reasons. […]

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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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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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May

05

Feb

09

Five tips from our Support

It has become time to post the second blog entry from Technical Support and I thought it would be nice to give you five pieces of advice with “good-to-know”-tips and pointers on how you receive help in the quickest possible way. I hope the advices will be of use. 1. Stay Updated – with Afterthought […]

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Oct

28