ePDM Tips and Tricks: Update References Tool

One of the benefits of EPDM is that it takes over responsibility for managing file references. Once you have files in EPDM and linked, you will not have to worry about the references again. If you bring files into EPDM with broken references, you need to use the Update References Tool. User Interface The Update Reference Tool is a handy tool for cleaning up broken references on files as you bring them into EPDM. Before we get into the nuts and bolts of how we can use this tool, a word of warning: If you check in a file with broken references, those files will be removed from the reference tree. So, if you want to […]

DriveWorks World June 2012

DriveWorks, the premiere design automation tool for SolidWorks, has just wrapped up their summer conference held near their headquarters in Cheshire, England. The week long event started off with certification in both the solo and pro editions of the software. The entire DriveWorks' team was on hand to answer questions and show even veteran users new ways of bringing their ideas to life. Once the certifications were complete, the users were treated to breakout sessions covering the advanced features found in the pro edition. Topics included: Modeling techniques; Advanced Form Controls; Using Specification Flow; 3D Works; Modifing web themes; introduction to DriveWorks API. The days were packed with loads of […]

SMARTEAM – Important information – DON’T INSTALL KB976576 on .NET Franmework

We have had several customers having an issue after a windows update. We have received confirmation from SmarTeam that there is an issue.   SmarTeam notice:   An issue with MICROSOFT .NET security update has been discovered with the use of SMARTEAM.   The incident is currently under analysis but we advise you to NOT install the following Microsoft patch:    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976576/en-us   If this update has been installed on a workstation the following issue appears: 1.       open Smarteam, login as admin (if you use PLMDB) 2.       close Smarteam ?  error message appears: error: DDE server Window: Smarteam.exe Application error The exception unknown software exception (0x0eedfade) occurred in the application […]

When People Think “PLM,” They Think “Dassault Systémes,” Says Analyst Firm CIMdata

"…CIMdata defines a mindshare leader as the company end-users most readily identified with the term “PLM.”  It is Dassault Systémes’ third straight year at the top of the industry mindshare rankings. " Source: http://www.3ds.com/news-events/press-releases/release/1758/1/?no_cache=1 Inflow-Technology, of course, deploys solutions based on Dassault’s product. So, if Dassault is PLM, then Inflow-Technology is the PLM Solution! Chant that three times and tell your friends!

ENOVIA Americas Customer Conference (EACC 2008)

We are pleased to invite you and your customers to the inaugural Dassault Systémes ENOVIA Americas Customer Conference (EACC) to be held at the Marriott Orlando World Center Resort in Orlando Florida, May 6 – 9, 2008. EACC 2008 will build on the best practices of the PLM industry leading MatrixOne Global Customer Conference (GCC) which was held for eight years prior to MatrixOne joining Dassault Systémes ENOVIA family of PLM solutions. EACC 2008 builds on those traditions, expanding the networking, educational and strategic business planning opportunities to you and all ENOVIA SmarTeam, ENOVIA VPLM and ENOVIA MatrixOne customers. This is a valuable opportunity to share your services and solutions […]

Enterprise Gets Flexible Notification!

PDMWorks Enterprise will allow you to notify participants of a WorkFlow during changes in a process. However, the users that are notified are static and set up during the creation of the process. Inflow has addressed a need and has provided a solution to our customers that allow them to selectively choose users during a change in the process at runtime. The customer merely sets up what WorkFlow "Transitions" require runtime notification. As the process traverses each state in the WorkFlow, the user will be prompted for whom should be notified.  The notifications are carried out using PDMWorks Enterprise’s notification subsystem. Therefore, depending on how you have the system setup, […]