For most electronics and high tech companies, the bill-of-materials (BOM) is the central hub of product definition activities. It conveys the information needed by various departments, such as Engineering, Procurement and Manufacturing, to get the product built. However, current BOM development processes are not well-suited to today’s realities.
CPDA’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) research programs target the critical decisions in Product Lifecycle Management challenging Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Information Technology managers and executives. CPDA’s PLM collaborative research programs provide indepth analysis of strategies, products, issues, processes, technologies, trends, case studies, and surveys for assessing technology, business goals and objectives, and implementation road maps.
Electronics and Software Engineering are quickly merging with traditional Mechanical Engineering to create a new paradigm in auto manufacturing: Mechatronics. Industry experts predict that this shift will bring about profound advances in automotive product development. Unfortunately, existing IT and process infrastructures do not provide sufficient capabilities to support the new paradigm: multiple data silos, a lack of standardized processes, and integration issues on a tool level (Mechanical, Electronic, Software) continue to pose serious obstacles to development efficiency, and remain a frequent source of delays, quality issues and cost increases.
"Automotive companies are challenged by rapidly evolving technologies, changing consumer demands, tough competition, and globalization, in addition to integration and collaboration demands - to get ahead, you need a new way to successfully manage market challenges.
This presentation will highlight the latest advances in applying SysML and UML to product line engineering, illustratinig best practices and commercial experiences using SysML, UML and the Rhapsody/Gears Bridge, an integration of Rhapsody into the Gears software product line lifecycle framework.
Published By: iDirect
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The Internet boom continues to grow as more and more businesses, residential and SOHO clients start using the Internet. As service providers begin to scale their networks to accommodate this tripledigit growth, traffic engineering and scalability of the network has been of utmost importance.
The ABAQUS/Explicit simulation to predict tracking consists of several steps. First, find the belt shape, as it is stretched around the rollers. Second, apply tensioning device forces and roller misalignments. Finally, initiate belt rotation, transient and steady state.
The dynamic interaction between these parts is simulated using ABAQUS/Explicit. With the model, it is possible to predict the kinematics of the impact mechanism, including torque spike characteristics and driving speed. Key characteristics of the model have been validated by tests.
This "paradigm shift" includes a move from a predominance of physical testing for product prototype validation to simulation-led problem solving and performance validation, using Computer Aided Engineering, and Design (CAE and CAD) tools.
Today 3D CAD models are driving the world's product development processes. Finite Element Analysis, Rapid Prototyping, NC programming, Data Exchange, and other downstream applications rely to a growing extent on the direct use of CAD models to streamline processes saving time and money.
This paper is designed to help CEOs, CFOs, and senior Engineering executives understand how and where to leverage the growing phenomenon known as Global Product Development as a means to gain a dramatic increase in productivity within their product development operation.
Published By: SeeControl
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Facing increasing customer demands for equipment uptime and rapid service response, many companies servicing critical equipment and machinery are turning to on-customer-site spare parts inventory strategies. To maximize the benefits of this approach, leading companies are 'reverse engineering' their service chains to build restocking plans and manage performance based on parts consumption, not distribution, patterns.
This white paper describes a virtualized infrastructure that applies storage and server virtualization technologies to cost-effectively achieve a flexible, high performance, dynamic IT infrastructure that is simple to manage and scale.
The recent momentum of Unified Communications (UC) and the disruptive enabling technology of IP Telephony have created a convergence between Voice Engineering and IT departments that is unprecedented - even since the advent of computer telephony integration. However, despite rapid and significant advances within these technologies, many enterprises, even the early adopters, have not fully embraced the alignment of these two worlds.
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
Clarus Systems, Inc. answers the demands of the market by providing enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers with scaleable IP Communications solutions that maximize ongoing operations and ensure increased end user confidence and efficiency. Learn more about Clarus Systems and how they can help your business in this data sheet.
Enterprise networks are going through massive change, and the convergence of voice and data including Communication deployments, upgrades, transformations and ongoing management remain a top priority. According industry analysts at Aberdeen Group, 61% are planning for Communications in the next two years. In order to get the most from their Unified Communications investment at the time of deployment and beyond, enterprises must leverage both active testing and configuration analysis techniques to certify and validate that environments are configured as designed.
Accessible through a web-based, interactive dashboard, the latest version of the ClarusIPC Plus+ solution integrates performance management capabilities that create real-world "What-if" scenarios to predict capacity issues before they have a chance to impact end users. By monitoring KPI's such as server health, gateway capacity, media resources and device registration, you consistently maintain the ability to estimate future bandwidth needs.
In today’s global marketplace, you rely on your IP telephony environment to unite employees who work remotely, in a branch, or at the office headquarters by providing seamless, effective communications. Whether at the time of deployment, during an upgrade, or through an operational review, validating these environments to function properly and meet user expectations is critical.
Clarus Systems, Inc. has collaborated with IQ Services to deliver technology independent testing solutions that enhance end-to-end voice process lifecycle management within the contact center. The goal is to ensure a positive customer experience by incorporating voice testing and monitoring into every step of your contact center's life cycle - resulting in confidence that your solution works as designed.
Performance management is a subset of Performance Engineering, an emerging computer science practice which strives to build performance into the design and architecture of a system, prior to the onset of actual coding effort. Any technology which is measured can be managed easily. Find out how in this paper.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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