I just saw a great article that is very encouraging for our market. It is in today's Crain's Chicago Business, and it discusses a trend called "Near Shoring." http://www.chicagobusiness.com/section/multimedia?project=Chicago%20Business%20Today&title=Home%20field%20advantage#axzz17X0w9xuL
Please have a look at this interesting video about PLM 2.0 from DSS. Don't have time to watch the whole 7 minutes of the video? Just watch :48 seconds in through 3:20.
I have created quite a few workflow processes using SolidWorks Enterprise PDM. When processing a workflow route in Enterprise, you typically have to start with a file. The file is routed along the workflow. In many cases, the file is a spreadsheet, word document, or virtual file (an EPDM record with no file). In the case of the video below, I am using an html file. This process passes variables from the input data card to the html as the file is process on the workflow. Using this method, users do not have to open an application like Excel to edit the ECN form. They can simply make their changes […]
I just went through the DriveWorks Solo Training and I'm very impressed!!! It took me a little under 2 hours to go through the training provided by DriveWorks. The material is very polished and even has tips explaining why things are happening, not just instructions to click here and type this. The amount of included functionality is perfect for this, but experienced DriveWorks users will quickly find out what's missing. The search function makes it much faster to filter the rule types even with the limited number of models and rules in the training files. The form navigation is redesigned making it easier to connect your forms and it makes adding […]
DriveWorks recently released a new product, DriveWorks Solo, that fits somewhere between DriveWorksXpress and DriveWorks Engineer. I was able to download and install the product yesterday and I’m very impressed. It works right inside of SolidWorks like Xpress, but it has a lot of the functionality that is only available in Engineer. The forms look great and you can even get a real-time preview of your design. Check out www.driveworkssolo.com or contact CATI if you have more questions.
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CATI, Inflow-Technologies parent company, has been granted the START-IT 125 Award! "…The award was given to CATI for portraying distinct characteristics such as customer references, business model strength and execution, market leadership, and technological advancement through partnerships. " An article about it can be found here at TenLinks.com. This is absolutely fantastic news! I see the award as a testament to the customers and employees that have aligned themselves with CATI.