Liberating CAD Data to Drive Insights and Visibility

Liberating CAD Data to Drive Insights and Visibility

CAD models possess a richness of data reflecting intellectual property, design intent, spatial modeling, quality parameters, analysis and instructions for applications such as engineering, product development, processes/operations and construction.  Most anything that is manufactured and/or built today is characterized via CAD models.

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Highlighted Demo - Better Understand your PLM Data with Graph Navigation

Highlighted Demo - Better Understand your PLM Data with Graph Navigation

Graph Navigation is a platform service introduced in Aras Innovator 11.0 SP15 that allows users to quickly visualize and navigate data structures via a node-edge graph. Since Graph Navigation is a service of the Aras Innovator platform and not a feature of a specific application, users can explore data across all applications. Graph views also obey the permissions and access controls defined for your item data.

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Making Sense of Unstructured Data

Making Sense of Unstructured Data

Over the past several years, vdR has sought to represent the Aras Innovator solution to companies in the engineering, construction and manufacturing space.  Along the way, it is becoming clear that relevant data has settled into three categories … unstructured, legacy applications and database-oriented applications such as home-grown Access apps, PDM and even PLM.  Of course, Aras Innovator offers a breath of fresh air to the weary workers trying to corral the data and establish repeatable processes.

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Learning About Next Generation PLM has Never Been Easier

Learning About Next Generation PLM has Never Been Easier

Aras and the vdR Group are making it easy to learn about next generation PLM. So far this year there have been over 17 live webinars highlighting new capabilities and features in the Aras PLM platform, Aras Innovator. If you weren't able to participate in these webinars, That's okay! Most of them have been recorded and published on Aras' YouTube channel or our website. To help you navigate all these resources, we've collected the Webinars you might have missed and organized them below.  

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vdR Group Speaking at Aras Community Event (ACE)

vdR Group Speaking at Aras Community Event (ACE)

vdR will demonstrate how Aras’ new “options and variants” capabilities can be used to accelerate pre-award bill-of-material development, establish place-holder parts and/or assemblies, activate workflow routings based on customer and product types, and produce quotes leveraging Aras’ technical documentation module.

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Aras, vdR’s PLM Technology Partner, Joins the PLM Elite

Aras, vdR’s PLM Technology Partner, Joins the PLM Elite

In the PLM business, CIMdata’s “PLM Mind Share Leaders” list is a trusted resource for understanding which companies are making the largest impact on the PLM industry. Companies that get on this coveted list join the likes of Dassault Systèmes, Siemens PLM, Autodesk, SAP, PTC, IBM and Oracle.  The last few years have seen little change in the lineup and many industry commentators have suspected the “music had stopped” and the chairs were full.

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Aras Innovator as an Application Development Platform

Aras Innovator as an Application Development Platform

Let’s cut to the chase.  Why have the likes of Airbus, GM, Microsoft and others leveraged Aras Innovator to displace traditional PLM solutions?  Simply stated, they have discovered that Aras Innovator is more than just PLM.  It’s an application development platform that also does PLM.  They have embraced a fundamental shift that is being heralded and delivered-on by Aras. 

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