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ACE 2013 EUROPE: Join Us October 29 & 30

ARAS.COM:Have You Seen Us Lately?

FEATURED WEBCAST:Migrate to Modernize - Boeing Insitu Reset PLM & You Can Too

ACE 2013 JAPAN:Record Turnout

RECENT NEWS:Articles, Blogs, Videos, etc.

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVES:Content, Features & Functionality

UPCOMING EVENTS:Webcasts, Conferences, Seminars & more

ARAS TRAINING:Upcoming Sessions

DOWNLOADS:Recent Installs

ACE 2013 Europe is just around the corner... if you haven't registered yet, better do it now /ACE2013EUROPE

It's also Budget season... If you need a budgetary estimate or quote, let us know or get in touch with your local Aras partner to make sure you've got your business plan set for global PLM success.

ACE 2013 EUROPE: Join Us October 29 & 30

Meet & Collaborate with Aras Users from Leading Companies and Systems Integrators from Around the World

ACE 2013 Europe offers business and technology professionals the opportunity to meet and learn about next generation product lifecycle management and collaborate on PLM best practices for dealing with complexity challenges, from global product development and systems engineering to enterprise quality, manufacturing and the supply chain.

Attendees will see and learn how leading global companies have transformed their businesses and talk with peers who are working on PLM with Aras to drive results.

User Presentations and Discussions by:

  • Carestream Health
  • Schrader Electronics
  • Saab
  • Alessi
  • T-Systems
  • Breton S.p.A.
  • GETRAG Ford Transmissions
  • Freudenberg

Presentation Topics include:

  • Future of PLM
  • Aras Product Strategy and Roadmap
  • Enterprise Change Management
  • Secure Social in the Enterprise
  • 3D PDF and Visual Collaboration
  • Requirements Management for Systems Engineering
  • PLM for Electronics and High Tech Industries
  • And much more

ACE 2013 Europe takes place October 29 & 30 at the Ramada Bad Soden Hotel in Bad Soden, Germany (near Frankfurt). ACE 2013 Europe is an English language program.

ACE 2013 is FREE to attend, but Registration is Required and space is limited.

Agenda, Details & Registration at: /ACE2013EUROPE

ARAS.COM: HAVE YOU SEEN US LATELY? is hands-down THE HUB of the Aras Community. Whether you are new to PLM and just starting your research, an experienced user looking for advanced technology, a Subscriber checking out the goods in the Subscriber Portal, or a community member who wants to collaborate on projects or share tips in our forums, is the place where it all happens.

We recently made some changes to our Home page and navigation to make it easier for everyone to get busy on our site. We've removed the tabs, streamlined the navigation and put more of the content you want most right on the Home page where you can find it.

The New Home page is designed to:

  • Make it easier for you to learn about Aras with targeted paths into the site
  • Expose more of the content you want most including user stories, demos and whitepapers
  • Help you get to work faster by separating out downloads, portals, community and careers into a separate top nav

We'll be making additional improvements in the coming weeks and months. In the meantime, take a look and then give us your feedback.

Check out the New Home page

Tell us your thoughts - Take the Home Page User Survey - 5 quick questions

FEATURED WEBCAST: Migrate to Modernize - Boeing Insitu Reset PLM & You Can Too

Join us for this live Webcast and learn how Boeing Insitu recovered a failing PLM implementation to achieve success, and hear from Aras partner AESSiS on Teamcenter integration and migration scenarios.

Boeing's Insitu Reset PLM:

  • Recognized problems and set new PLM strategy
  • Used Agile deployment methodology
  • Customized solution, Migrated data, Trained users
  • Rollout out in less than 60 days
  • Improved New Part Releases by 900%

Teamcenter to Aras for:

  • Multi-CAD and BOM Management
  • Complex Configuration Management
  • Enterprise / Engineering Change
  • Program & Project Management
  • Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • Quality Compliance
  • Search & more

Live Webcast: Migrate to Modernize - Boeing Insitu Reset PLM & You Can Too - October 24th

Details and Registration at:

ACE 2013 JAPAN: Record Turnout

On September 26th, Aras Japan hosted ACE 2013 Japan in Tokyo. The event was an overwhelming success with hundreds of attendees from leading companies such Hewlett Packard, Hitachi, IBM, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Suzuki, TDK and many more.

Aras President Peter Schroer kicked off the event with a Keynote focusing on the Future of PLM. After grounding the audience in the history and current state of PLM, Peter looked toward the future, emphasizing the value of people in PLM and the need for open, resilient systems whatever the platform or device.

Hitachi shared its PLM story, explaining to the crowd their decision for Starting with Document Management and expanding from there. Korea Koso followed with a discussion of how they improved process innovation by Integrating PLM with Supply Chain Management.

Technical presentations included Microsoft as a Platform for Engineering and SQL Service Performance Benchmark, a MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator, Component Engineering for Innovative Products, Aras Innovator for Make-to-Order Design Operation, Aras & SolidWorks EPDM and many others.

The Solution Showcase gave attendees the opportunity to see the latest Aras innovations, and in the Exhibition Hall attendees networked with other Aras Corporate Community Members, Partners and Aras staff. Participants included ADS, CTC, Dipro, Elysium, Hitachi Systems, Kobleco Systems, Microsoft, SCSK, YDC and Zionex.

Aras Senior Manager Hiroaki Okubo closed out the day with a presentation on the Aras Roadmap and Vision. Highlights included a review of Aras Innovator 9.4, the latest open release from Aras which features TRUaras and establishes Aras as the fasted PLM platform for multiCAD check in / check out, a preview of Aras Innovator 10, and a look at Aras's plans for Component Engineering, Manufacturing Process Planning, the Connected Cloud and lots more.

プレゼンテーションは、ArasのプレジデントであるピーターシュローラーによるFuture of PLMと題したキーノートスピーチをはじめ、ユーザ事例として日立製作所 電力システム社様における「ドキュメント管理からはじめるPLM の第一歩」やKorea Koso様の「Korea Kosoにおける受注生産型製品の競争力強化を目指すPLSCM 構築事例」、テクニカルプレゼンテーションでは、MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator、クラウドサービスとAras を連携し、革新的な製品を生み出すコンポーネント・エンジニアリング、個別受注設計型業務でのAras Innovator 活用、Aras & SolidWorks EPDMなどが発表されました。またショーケースでは、Arasに対する最新のイノベーショナルなソリューションのプレゼンテーションが行われたり、エキシビションホールで開催されたレセプションでは、イベント参加者とArasのコミュニティメンバーやパートナー及びスタッフとのネットワーキングが活発に行われていました。

See pictures and download presentations from ACE 2013 Japan.


RECENT NEWS - Articles, Blogs, Videos and More

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SIEMENS PLM COMMUNITY: How to Manage Bill of Materials
The real challenge with Bill of Materials (BOM) and BOM management is that there are many different users, all of whom have different needs and unique viewpoints on what the BOM should be.

TENLINKS: Netherlands' Aeronamic to Use Aras PLM for Precision Mfg
Aeronamic's implementation of Aras includes all of the information required to manufacture, including new product introduction, APQP, CAPA, FMEA and control plans, documentation and project management, ...

MCAD CAFÉ: Carestream Health, Schrader Electronics, T-Systems and more to Present at Aras ACE 2013 Europe October 29 & 30
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GETTING STARTED VIDEO: I Downloaded Aras Innovator 9.4, Now What?
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IT & PRODUCTION: Next Generation PLM von Aras Die Zukunft des Product Lifecycle Managements erleben
Aras Innovator bietet Funktionen für die zentralen Prozesse rund um den Produktlebenszyklus. So realisieren Unternehmen disziplinübergreifende Abläufe für die effiziente Entwicklung mechatronischer ...

CIMDATA: NTT Data Joins the Aras Partner Program
With more than 20 years of IT innovation expertise, the NTT Data PLM team will provide end-to-end PLM consulting, implementation and integration services to global corporations.

AUTOMOTIVE COMPUTING: Aras Innovator bei Getrag Ford Transmissions
In einem Großkonzern ein standortübergreifendes PLM-Projekt ohne millionenschwere Investitionen und ohne externe Unternehmensberater starten - geht das überhaupt? Mit der richtigen Technologie und einem ...

CATIA COMMUNITY: Aras and Trubiquity Announce TRUaras Cloud-based Secure File Exchange Service Embedded in Aras PLM Platform
With TRUaras users can securely share and exchange large CAD files, technical data packages, manufacturing data, inspection and test results and other intellectual property with full tracking and ...

K-MAGAZIN: Aras mit Millionen Komponentendaten
Anwender von Aras Innovator haben zukünftig Zugriff auf die Datenbank "CAPS Universe" des US-Informationsanbieters IHS. Diese Datenbank enthält Informationen über technische Daten, die ...

TECH TIP: Email Message with Item Hyperlink
Email messages can be used to automatically notify a user that a workflow assignment is due or that some work needs to be performed when an Item is promoted to a life cycle state. You can include property values ...

PARTNER NEWS: 5 Things You Need To Know About IHS & Aras
We recently announced our partnership with IHS to connect the IHS cloud-based CAPS Universe Electronic Component Data into our PLM platform for component engineering of new products and systems.

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVES: Content, Features amp; Functionality

ONLINE LEARNING: NEW! Aras Office Connector
Learn how to install, configure and use the Aras Office Connector to manage Microsoft Office files in Aras Innovator.

ACE VIDEO: : Aras Vision Roadmap & Release Plan
Now Available - See the complete presentation from ACE 2013

Aras Innovator 10 BETA3 is now available to Subscribers. Download it and send us your feedback.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Webcasts, Conferences, Seminars & more

INDUSTRY EVENT:26th Annual CMII Conference - Las Vegas, NV - October 21, 2013
The Institute of Configuration Management's international conference provides companies from around the world, expert information and case study examples on how to implement the CMII best practices for ...

FEATURED WEBCAST:Migrate to Modernize - Boeing Insitu Reset PLM & You Can Too - October 24, 2013
Learn how Boeing Insitu Recovered a Failing PLM Implementation to Achieve Success and hear from AESSiS on Teamcenter Integration and Migration Scenarios. Join us for this live webcast and discover why ...

PARTNER EVENT:Design Excellence Forum - Troy, MI - October 24, 2013
Learn about all the latest advances in manufacturing technology. Get the heads up on SolidWorks 2014, polish up your CAD skills, take a look at FDM and Polyjet 3D printing, and much more! Then kick back and ...

PARTNER EVENT::Design Excellence Forum - Providence, RI - October 28, 2013
Learn about all the latest advances in manufacturing technology. Get the heads up on SolidWorks 2014, polish up your CAD skills, take a look at FDM and Polyjet 3D printing, ...

PARTNER EVENT:Design Excellence Forum - Boston, MA - October 30, 2013
Learn about all the latest advances in manufacturing technology. Get the heads up on SolidWorks 2014, polish up your CAD skills, take a look at FDM and Polyjet 3D printing, ...

ACE EVENT:ACE 2013 Europe - Bad Soden, Germany - October 29, 2013
Join us at ACE 2013 Europe to discover all the ways Aras is doing more so you can DO MORE: More Solutions, Applications and Capabilities. More Scalable, Secure and Open ...

PARTNER WEBCAST:Automate Engineering Change Management with ARAS -
See a demonstration of ARAS's Enterprise Change Management Capabilities including best practice templates for full CMII Compliance, Simple ECO or ...

CMPIC Configuration Management Training

CMPIC courses are designed to provide a detailed overview of CM planning, naming conventions, numbering practices, baselines, change control, traceability, status accounting, and more. The CMPIC classes explain the role of CM in the organization.

  • Upcoming Sessions
  • CM Foundations - Oct. 21-22, 2013, Hampton, VA
  • CM Structures - Oct. 23-24, 2013, Hampton, VA
  • CM Dynamics - Nov. 18-19, 2013, Hampton, VA
  • CM Implementation - Nov. 20-21, Hampton, VA
  • CM for IT amp; SW Development, Nov. 4-7, 2013, Orlando, FL
  • CM Standards amp; Practices Update - Nov. 18-20, 2013, San Diego, CA
  • CM Foundations - Dec. 9-10, 2013, San Diego, CA
  • CM Structures - Dec. 11-12, 2013, San Diego, CA
  • CM Dynamics - Jan. 13-14, 2014, San Diego, CA
  • CM Implementation - Jan. 15-16, 2014, San Diego, CA

CMPIC Training Schedule - - Agenda & Registration

CIMdata PLM Certificate Program

CIMdata's PLM Certificate Program on enterprise PLM best practices provides you with an in-depth PLM education. The training is comprised of 9 sessions delivered over a five-day period through a series of lectures, case studies, tests, and individual as well as group exercises.

  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Birmingham, UK - October 21 - 25, 2013
  • Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - November 11 - 15, 2013
  • Oslo, Norway - November 18- 22, 2013
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - December 2 - 6, 2013

CIMdata PLM Certificate Program - - Agenda & Registration

TRAINING - Upcoming Sessions

Training combines hands-on exercises, overview presentations, and discussions so that participants achieve an in-depth understanding of the topics.

Get the education you and your team need for success with the Aras solutions. Regularly scheduled Aras training sessions are FREE for companies with an active Aras subscription.

Also, there are several self-paced, online training tutorials available at the Tata Technologies engineering training site called i GET IT. Use the "TAG-10-RES" discount code for 10% off i GET IT training on Aras, as well as, all the other i GET IT training offerings.

Location Date Course Name / Language Days
Andover11/4/2013Aras Innovator Configuring Solutions (English)5
Andover11/11/2013Aras Innovator Developing Solutions (English)4
Andover12/9/2013Aras Innovator Configuring Solutions (English)5
Osaka10/22/2013Aras Innovator Administration 1 (Japanese)2
Osaka10/24/2013Aras Innovator Workflow (Japanese)1
Osaka10/25/2013Aras Innovator Administration 2 (Japanese)1
Tokyo10/17/2013Aras Innovator Workflow (Japanese)1
Tokyo10/18/2013Aras Innovator Administration 2 (Japanese)1
Tokyo10/23/2013Aras Innovator Developer and API I (Japanese)2
Tokyo10/25/2013Aras Innovator Developer and API II (Japanese)1
Tokyo11/8/2013PLM Basics (Japanese)1
Tokyo11/12/2013Aras Innovator Administration 1 (Japanese)2
Tokyo11/14/2013Aras Innovator Workflow (Japanese)1
Tokyo11/15/2013Aras Innovator Administration 2 (Japanese)1
Tokyo11/27/2013Aras Innovator Developer and API I (Japanese)2
Tokyo11/29/2013Aras Innovator Developer and API II (Japanese)1
Seoul10/23/2013Aras PLM Basics (Korean)1
Seoul10/24/2013Aras Innovator Administration 1 (Korean)2
ShangHai10/17/2013Configuring Solutions (Chinese)2
ShangHai11/7/2013Developing Solutions (Chinese)2
ShangHai12/5/2013Configuring Solutions (Chinese)2
Shenzen11/14/2013Developing Solutions (Chinese)2
Wuhan10/31/2013Aras Solutions and Administrator Training (Chinese)2
Wuhan11/28/2013Developing Solutions (Chinese)2
Wuhan12/19/2013Aras Solutions and Administrator Training (Chinese)2
Taipei12/12/2012Developing Solutions (Taiwan)2
Taipei10/17/2013Developing Solutions (Taiwan)2
Taipei11/14/2013Configuring Solutions (Taiwan)2

Course Descriptions, Calendars, and Registration

DOWNLOADS - Recent Installs
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  • GEA Heat Exchangers
  • GETRAG Ford
  • GSEO
  • Hewlett Packard
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