Product Data Management

Support complex product data from the design phase to production

 

 

Product Data Management

Support complex product data from the design phase to production

Product Data Management

Support complex product data from the design phase to production

What is Product Data Management (PDM)?

Product data management software is a system for managing design data and engineering processes related to product assembly, part, or integration. Companies typically use the software to track and control details related to a particular product or component and ensures all stakeholders share a common understanding of their processes, so their organization can maintain the highest standards of quality controls.

Product data management systems include a feature like version control – which automatically recognizes new versions of a document as it's entered into the system. Version control allows the system to serve as a central knowledge base, or single source of truth, across the organization.

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Why Use Product Data Management Software?

Companies need a system that supports complex product data during the design stage while providing easy-to-use distribution and collaboration features for all post-design activities. ImageSite and Engine-Box (the Cloud version of ImageSite) handle the complex requirements of 2D/3D CAD PDM for engineering and design users and offer integrated version control, design approval workflows, and engineering change management capabilities for engineering and design users.

ImageSite also provides many features of a Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) system to manage product data throughout the life cycle. Engineering managed PDM/PLM system is more than a “nice to have” solution. It’s a mission-critical solution that tackles the challenges of managing files across departments and streamlining product development and product life cycle processes.

 

CAD Software Integration

ImageSite includes several CAD connectors that help companies organize and secure their CAD files within the system. It enables users to view their CAD files without their native software, while allowing users to edit drawings within their native application, if needed. ImageSite also lets users view the vector version of a file from any device, including mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, or smartphones.

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Workflow Automation

ImageSite enhances productivity from conceptual design to production, using ImageSite’s Workflow+ module. Workflow+ enables organizations to define their work as a series of interrelated workflow steps with assigned deadlines. Managers can assign users to perform tasks at each step, providing the users with detailed instructions and relevant documents. Workflow+ allows users to automate document actions at each step to ensure no they don't waste time handling documents throughout the process.

 

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Benefits of PDM Software

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Automatically recognize new versions of drawings and documents as they are created and added into the system

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Manage related reference files and attachments to ensure all related files are uploaded, managed, and downloaded

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Control drawing/document check-out, check-in ensuring the organization is alerted to a product file's status

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Enhance productivity and security by giving users the ability to automatically route documents to other users for approval, while maintaining a complete audit trail

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Automate the document release process which streamlines various processes, including change requests and transmittals

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Integrate with title blocks and create drawing templates by product, location, file type and more

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Ensure product related files and statuses are managed for compliance, BOM management, and retention policies.

Benefits and Features of EDMS Software with Product Data Management Capabilities

Our document management solutions help engineers create better designs, reduce errors and build a more efficient development cycle along with features including:

 

Benefits and Features of EDMS Software with Product Data Management Capabilities

Our document management solutions help engineers create better designs, reduce errors and build a more efficient development cycle along with features including:

 

eQuorum®

We specialize in engineering workflow and document management. Our comprehensive, yet easy-to-use software provides the solution to manage data from design to manufacturing and production, to sales, support and administration.

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