Intro to Advanced PLM Capabilities in Aras Innovator

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Introduction to some of the Advanced Capabilities available in Aras Innovator (there's lots more than this as well, but this will get you started)

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Intro to Advanced PLM Capabilities in Aras Innovator

  1. 1. ACE 2011 International Introduction to Introduction to Advanced Capabilities Rob McAveney Rob McAveney Director of Product Management 300 Brickstone Square Suite 904 Andover, MA 01810 Andover, MA 01810 Aras [978] 691‐8900 www.aras.comCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  2. 2. Aras Innovator® Modern XML Web framework for building Enterprise Applications “Model‐Based Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)” – Gartner Initial Installation includes Initial Installation includes 3 business‐ready solutions,  and access to a suite of  community solutions it l ti Aras Innovator is a SOA Aras Innovator is a SOA (Web Services) with 100% of  functionality available through  SOAP + XML SOAP + XML Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  3. 3. Aras Out‐of‐The‐Box Solutions Aras Program Management Aras Program Management • New Product Project Portfolio • Executive Dashboards • Phase‐based Programs • Milestones & Deliverables • Actions, Tasks, Activities • Project Templates Aras Product Engineering • Bill Of M Bill Of Materials [BOM] i l [BOM] • Engineering Change Management • Approved Vendor Lists • Substitutes & Alternates • Design‐to‐Goal Aras Quality Planning • Failure Mode Effects Analysis [FMEA] Failure Mode Effects Analysis [FMEA] • Inspection & Test Control Plans • Process Flow Diagrams • Critical Part Characteristics Comprehensive Functionality Simple Consistent Screens Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  4. 4. Community Solutions• Requirements Management Requirements Management• CMMI• Lean• Quality Systems l• Environmental Compliance• Part and Lot Traceability• Incoming Inspection• Variant Configurator• Work Instructions & Routings• Training & Skills Tracking• Tooling Calibration and PM • CAD Integrations g• ERP Integrations• ITIL•... . . . Applying BPM, PLM and CM to Development, Quality, Manufacturing… Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  5. 5. All Solutions based on Shared Services Common Shared Services • Structure Management g • BPM • Classification • Access Control • Lifecycle State Management • Document Management • Activity Workflow • Dashboards • Reporting • Libraries and Templates • Federation • Versioning Simplifies Development and Customizing Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  6. 6. Adding Community Solutions1 Download from Aras website 2 Install using the Import Utility 3 Start using the solution! Add new features quickly and easily Benefit from others’ solutions No cost for open source solutionsCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 6 aras.com
  7. 7. Extending Solutions1 Add new data to be tracked 2 Position in the Form Editor 3 Deploy! Track data important to your business Graphically design your own forms No programming neededCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 7 aras.com
  8. 8. Extending Processes1 Add a new process step 2 Assign to a user / group / role 3 Deploy! Model your own business processes Design processes graphically No programming requiredCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 8 aras.com
  9. 9. Role‐based User Interface1 Reorganize navigation links 2 Create custom forms 3 Deploy! Simplify the user experience Create forms for customers and suppliers No programming neededCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 9 aras.com
  10. 10. Classification1 Create classes and properties 2 Create custom forms 3 Deploy! Build detailed part and document libraries Easily manage class‐specific information Vary lifecycles, forms, etc. by classCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 10 aras.com
  11. 11. Internationalization1 Download Language Packs 2 Configure multilingual data 3 Deploy! Single server supports many languages Date and number formats match locale Define your own multilingual fieldsCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 11 aras.com
  12. 12. Notification User notifications Emails Keep users informed of work to be done Push important administrative messages Target delivery to users / groups / rolesCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 12 aras.com
  13. 13. Workflow Infinite Looping Repeat activities as many times as necessary Useful for update/review cycles Slide 13Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  14. 14. Workflow Dynamically Assigned Roles Automatic inclusion of ‘right’ person depending on class Simplifies complex approval structures Slide 14Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  15. 15. Workflow Branching Activate multiple parallel activities Interactive voting or automatic splits based on rules Slide 15Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  16. 16. Workflow Voting Weights Assign weights to different users / groups / roles g g /g p / Unanimous, majority rules, executive privilege, etc, etc Slide 16Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  17. 17. Workflow System Activities Automatically executes business logic, methods y g , Trigger integration logic Slide 17Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  18. 18. Workflow Subflows Separate large processes into smaller pieces Reuse  common processes Slide 18Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  19. 19. Workflow Model complex business processes Powerful business process management Track history and extract process metrics Slide 19Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  20. 20. Custom Business Logic Rich event model Form opened Event Logic Field edited Event Logic Item updated Item updated Event Logic Workflow vote Workflow vote Event Logic Server, client and system events User logout Event Logic Validate, integrate, execute, log … Endless possibilities Etc, etc, etcCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 20 aras.com
  21. 21. Vault Distribution & Replication Shared Vault Everyone uses a single vault Everyone uses a single vault Distribution Files are stored local to the user Files are stored local to the user Replication Files are copied between vaults Fil i db t lt Users always retrieve from local vault On demand or automatic replication On demand or automatic replication Flexible deployment options Accommodates slow network speeds p Gets the needed file to the user quicklyCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 21 aras.com
  22. 22. Solution Packaging and Sharing Source Export Utility Package XML XML XML Target XML XML Community Import Utility optionalCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 22 aras.com
  23. 23. Federation Federated properties Display important values Display important values from other systems inside Innovator Federated ItemTypes Entire item is stored in another system, but acts just like a native Innovator just like a native Innovator item Search, display and update external data Single, consistent user interface Expose data stored in legacy systemsCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 23 aras.com
  24. 24. Integrations Authoring Systems Enterprise SystemsMCAD ERPEDAElectrical Aras Innovator CRMSoftware Concept Design Development Launch Manufacture SupportFirmware Phase‐Gate Program Management Authoring Compliance Enterprise Configuration Management Contract Integ. Platform Integ. Platform Document Mgt DeliverablesMS‐OfficeMS Offi File VaultDesktop Publishing Quoting Requirements Management & Traceability Sales Configurator BOMs &  Parts AVL / AML Qualified Suppliers Manufacturing Planning Maintenance Repair & OverhaulGraphic Design Reports & FMEA CAPA Dashboards Process Flows Control Manufacturing Deviations Corrective Actions Execution & Plans WaiversSimulationCAM Legacy ERP SystemsCAPPDigital FactoryIdeation / PLM / PDMRequirements Mgt. Sales Configurator Collaboration Costing Compliance PDM Legacy / Other Solutions Other Legacy Systems Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 24 aras.com
  25. 25. Integrations Many potential integration points & approaches l h Technologies Federation Unify your enterprise systems Web Services Many integration technology options y g gy p AML (from modern to  legacy capabilities) Numerous prepackaged integrations available ESB / EAI IOM Flat File Integrations available from Partners CAD Office ffi ERPCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 25 aras.com
  26. 26. Application‐Specific Clients Aras provides a full‐featured client Internet Explorer OOTB (for now) Target clients to specific users or processes General purpose Build your own client to suit your needs Community clients Create mashups with other information Browser‐independent client Mobile clients (iPhone, etc.) Integrations (Office, CAD, etc.) Anyone can build a client y Anything that can send/receive SOAP/XML can be client Target specific user types or processes g p yp p Embed PLM features in websites Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 26 aras.com
  27. 27. Wrap Up Aras Innovator is more than PLM Modern XML Web application framework for building Enterprise Business Solutions Model‐Based Service Oriented Architecture (Model‐based SOA) Extend existing capabilities to meet your needs Build and share enterprise solutions Integrate with other enterprise systems Extremely Powerful, Endless possibilities… Copyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. Slide 27 aras.com
  28. 28. ACE 2011 International Introduction to Introduction to Advanced Capabilities Rob McAveney Rob McAveney Director of Product Management 300 Brickstone Square Suite 904 Andover, MA 01810 Andover, MA 01810 Aras [978] 691‐8900 www.aras.comCopyright © 2011 Aras All Rights Reserved. aras.com

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