CPQ helps companies configure product offerings, price them and produce quotes and proposals. It is functionality used by sales people and can be extended to customers via a self-serve portal. Ultimately, it is about minimizing the quoting effort and accurately conveying the specific requirements for downstream processes. As can be seen in the acronym itself, CPQ involves multiple disciplines. The elements of a quote include …
As much as we like to talk about all the wonderful things you can do with Aras Innovator as a PLM solution, it can easily be used as a product data management (PDM) platform to manage CAD data.
Recognizing this need, Aras developed best-in-class PDM functionality inside Aras Innovator. You can effectively manage all your CAD data and share this across the business.
To support this, Aras offers an open, CAD-neutral environment for developing packaged and custom integrations. It is used by various CAD Connector partners as the basis of their Connector products and can be used by customers or partners to develop custom PDM solutions.
January 2016 has gotten off to a rough start for the global markets. Manufacturers already face the pressures of competition, innovation, compliance, liability, distributed supply chains and more. But, this year’s start has thrown in uncertainty with a dash of volatility. No doubt this has prompted internal discussions for many businesses about what all this may mean for the coming year and how best to respond.Read More