SOLIDWORKS Manage

Powerful project, process, and item management capabilities with interactive dashboards and reports.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Manage 2018
Why Choose

SOLIDWORKS Manage?

A powerful dashboard and reporting tools that can pull data, including project progress, resource allocation, and quality performance from every aspect of the system and present it in a very easy-to-consume way.

Features

Extend the existing data management capability available for SOLIDWORKS, leveraging your product design data for downstream uses throughout your organization, and enabling more integrated project planning and management.

SOIDWORKS Manage Features

PDM Connection

SOLIDWORKS Manage is directly connected to your SOLIDWORKS PDM. SOLIDWORKS PDM shows you where this part is used in assemblies and drawings. And now, with SOLIDWORKS Manage, you have visibility to its use in Bills of Materials, Projects, and Engineering Change Requests.

Streamline Processes

Enables more complex and demanding automation for engineering change requests, orders and notices (ECR, ECO, ECN) that could include ad hoc approvers, user tasks, effectivity dates and external participants.

Real-Time Reporting

Real-time Reporting can be tailored per user and can display data in a variety of chart styles to help everyone make sense out of the complex data that is important to them.

Project Dashboards

Information can be presented in an easy-to-understand dashboard that can be tailored not only to display the critical information you need but also to present the right information to the functional areas of your team.

Leverage Existing BOM

With SOLIDWORKS Manage you can leverage the existing mechanical BOM from SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, as well as capture additional items like tooling, electrical components, and packaging.

Task Lists

SOLIDWORKS Manage reminds users through Task lists. When users log in, they will immediately see their to-do list of tasks. They even display on a calendar so users know when to work on each item.

Capabilities

Powerful dashboard and reporting tools that can pull data, including project progress, resource allocation, and quality performance from every aspect of the system and present it in a very easy-to-consume way. It supports four major functional areas with the following capabilities:

SOLIDWORKS Manage Project Management
Project Management

Project Management

Provides critical information to help teams focus on important tasks and provides an overview of resource capacity for better planning and utilization.

SOLIDWORKS Manage Process Management
Process Management

Process Management

Tracks design changes and avoid the errors of manual methods. Track changes and maintain a complete revision history of a design’s evolution.

SOLIDWORKS Manage Item Management
Item Management

Item Management

Brings together, in one place, all components required for product definition, whether represented by a CAD model, document, or database-only items.

Dashboards and Reports
Dashboards and Reports

Dashboards and Reports

Information can be presented in an easy-to-understand dashboard that can be tailored not only to display the critical information YOU need but also to present the RIGHT information to the functional areas of your team.

FAQs

No, SOLIDWORKS Manage can incorporate existing PDM data so it can be accessed either through the SOLIDWORKS Manage user interface or via Windows Explorer.

Yes, SOLIDWORKS Manage will utilize activation based serial numbers managed by the SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager. The licenses will be global and concurrent and will have the same SQL Server licensing requirements as SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.

No, customers can have a combination of SOLIDWORKS Manage and SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional licenses. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional clients can still connect to a vault that is connected to SOLIDWORKS Manage, but will not have access to any SOLIDWORKS Manage data.

SOLIDWORKS Manage has extensive configuration capabilities which should be able to handle most situations.

SOLIDWORKS Manage has built-in tools for migrating data from other sources. For special cases not handled by the built in tools, custom scripts may be needed.

SOLIDWORKS Manage runs on SQL Server Standard which will be included with new licenses. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional licenses that are upgraded would use the same SQL Server licenses provided with the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional purchase.

Yes, SOLIDWORKS Manage will have its own database that can run on an existing SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional database server instance.

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