Project Execution & Tracking in Autodesk PLM 360, Part 1 of 3: Using Milestones

Autodesk PLM 360 provides project execution and tracking through Project Management, Milestone, and Tasks functionalities. Moreover, Grid tab functionality can also be used to easily monitor completed tasks. Cool! But how do we break all these capabilities into understandable chunks? This post and the next two from me will be devoted to giving you the […]

The Hidden Cost of a Free PLM Migration

In recently reviewing Razorleaf’s 15+ years in business and several hundred PDM/PLM implementations, I came to recognize a pattern.  Of all of those implementations, just two were for brand new startups.  A company in the Pacific Northwest that was going to be developing and manufacturing virtual reality gear for use in military simulation as well […]

Dassault Systèmes Licensing and Virtualization Explained

What about their Licensing and Virtualization? Virtualization is a technology used by more and more businesses these days to reduce costs and increase capabilities related to their information systems. However, this technology isn’t always viable when vendors use specialized licensing tools. This is the case with Dassault Systèmes DSLS licensing and IBM’s LUM licensing, and it is […]

Autodesk A360 as a Collaboration Tool

Some while back, Autodesk made a technical preview of Autodesk A360 available. Billed as project collaboration software, users were invited to try out the product to view, search, and share project and design data in the cloud. A recent implementation of Autodesk PLM 360 provided a perfect opportunity to try out the collaboration capabilities of […]

DriveWorks 12 SP2 Released: Or Should It Be Called DriveWorks 12 Plus?

The “service” in software service packs typically means the same as servicing your vehicle, some repairs, some maintenance, a wash and a vacuuming of the interior.  However with DriveWorks 12 Service Pack 2, the team at Laskey Farm has harvested a bounty of new features and functions to go with the regular issue resolutions. You […]