Projects

Managing Complexity

Against a background of evolving requirements, unforeseen technology challenges and pressure to control costs and timescales, managing new product development projects and programs can be very challenging. Leading organizations achieve success by combining proven project management approaches, stage-gate methods and comprehensive risk management.

Complexity, Simplified

Project Management enables organizations to manage new product development and engineer-to-order processes for complex projects that require global collaboration. By linking deliverables to project tasks, completion status and control are significantly enhanced.

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Key Features

  • Project templates based on PMI principles provide best practices
  • Stage-gate processes
  • Project collaboration workspaces
  • Forward, backward and milestone scheduling
  • Interactive dashboard summarizes entire project portfolio
  • Intuitive, easy-to-use scorecards, KPI metrics and reports
  • Gantt charts

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Benefits

  • Managing tasks and deliverables in a single environment simplifies processes and improves adoption
  • Enhanced schedule visibility can optimize use of resources, reduce project costs and increases profit margins
  • Improved task accountability can shorten product development cycles and help manage and mitigate risk

Availability

PLM and PDM capabilities are powered by Aras Applications which are available on either an Open or Subscription basis.

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Related Capabilities

ALM Integration

Creates complete system view of multidisciplinary products by linking embedded software deliverables into enterprise processes while source code is managed in ALM.

Bill Of Materials

Manage complex BOM structures across mechanical, electronics and software through the lifecycle to assure consistency and control.

Change

Ensuring that all team members, suppliers and manufacturers have visibility of the change status minimizes errors and reduces costs and delays.

Component Engineering

Simplifies selection, approval, sourcing and compliance for externally sourced electronic components.

Configuration Management

Provides a comprehensive closed-loop system using CMII and CMPIC certified methods for managing the configuration of a product or system throughout its life.

Documents

Provides document management including version and change control for files in multiple formats in a secure, searchable repository.

Parts

Ensure consistency of information by automatically managing relationships between part items and relevant CAD models, drawings.

PDM Integration

While Aras provides full PDM capabilities, integration with other PDM environments which manage CAD, parts, BOMs and documents is also available.

Projects

Providing visibility into projects and programs, enabling enterprise organizations to plan and manage resources, mediate risk and maximize profitability.

Quality

Uses APQP and FMEA tools to manage risk, improve quality and achieve compliance with standards including TS/16949, AS9100, FDA QSR, and more.

Requirements

Enables the creation of a single, multi-discipline requirements hierarchy, critical for designing complex products which combine hardware and software.

Systems Engineering

Provides management of the lifecycle of complex multi-disciplinary products from requirements, through development, manufacture and support.

Technical Publications

Enables cross-discipline authoring, visualization, sharing and publishing of topics-based, modular documentation within a secure, managed environment.