3DVIA Sync is a companion product to 3DVIA Composer. 3DVIA Sync is a tool that can generate data for 3DVIA Composer to use or synchronize changes between source data and 3DVIA Composer deliverables, such as images and animations.
Integrating business systems is always a hot topic. How do you get the information from a CAD system into a PDM system and then into an ERP system? Where do the information handoffs take place? Does the native file get passed along? Do we create a neutral-format rendition (eDrawing, PDF, DWF) to pass along?
Dassault recently made available Service Pack 4 (SP4) for V5R19 of ENOVIA SmarTeam. This is a significant service pack because of the support for integrated applications, including SolidWorks 2009 (32-bit and 64-bit), Inventor 2009 (64-bit), and Office 2007 SP1.
Microsoft recently announced the latest version of its SharePoint platform, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. With this release, Microsoft will be dropping “Office” from the name of the product, meaning that the acronym will no longer be MOSS.
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How is Sharepoint different than PLM? Let’s establish the definition of both products. SharePoint is a technology platform designed to facilitate collaboration. PLM, or Product Lifecycle Management, is designed to manage the data and processes related to our product from inception to end of life.
If you’re an experienced SmarTeam CAD integration user, you may be familiar with SmarTeam’s Check Out ‘on the fly’ functionality. This feature senses whether documents are Checked Out as you modify them, warns you if they are not Checked Out, and allows you to instantly check them out as you modify them.
A project team led by Don Dorff, a project manager in PLM and software technology at Beckman, discovered a product called 3DVIA Composer. The company immediately realized that this tool could solve many of the problems being faced by paper-based documentation.
Fusion, one of VMware’s more recent products, brings virtualization to the Apple world, allowing users to run Windows on their Mac. Fusion is similar to VMware’s other desktop product, VMware Workstation, which allows desktop and laptop users to run multiple operating systems concurrently on a single piece of hardware.