As the life cycle of your designs and your company evolve, you’ll find an ever-growing vastness of data created as a byproduct. One way to really get control of your company’s data is to use a data management tool like SOLIDWORKS PDM, the only tool built specifically for SOLIDWORKS. This means it understands the important relationships between files and enables you to work how you want with your data.
July 11, 2019
Workflow transitions can accommodate product development processes that require multiple team members to approve documents. For example, a department may need a team lead and a member of the management team to both approve a change before the file can be promoted. In this Video Tech Tip, we look at parallel approvals inside a SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional vault.
PDM stands for Product Data Management. Think of it as the backbone to an organization’s data. SOLIDWORKS PDM offers not just a secure vault to store files, but also countless other features to help companies function much more efficiently and effectively.
Undo functions are great in applications. We use it constantly throughout all sorts of applications. If you make a mistake, an "undo button" is the fastest way to get back to what you had before. This is the same concept behind the “Undo Check out” in SOLIDWORKS PDM. It will cancel the check out without saving any changes you’ve made.
SOLIDWORKS PDM is essential to help keep your files, organized, easily accessible and most importantly, easily managed. In today's Video Tech Tip, we're discussing CEX files and how you can use them inside your vault.
Wondering how to create a local view in SOLIDWORKS PDM? Watch this short Video Tech Tip for step-by-step instructions.
From the original EPDM to the release of PDM Standard in 2016 to the recent additions in SOLIDWORKS 2017, there is more motivation than ever to explore SOLIDWORKS' Product Data Management software. To help get you started, I walk through how to easily install SOLIDWORKS PDM on a client machine.