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Connecting Experts to Get Products to Market Faster

Updated 2/3/11: SocialLink is only available in the full Arbortext PDMLink (Windchill) For many companies, the product development process now crosses organizational and national boundaries, making it more difficult than ever for team members to interact. Arbortext PDMLink (Windchill) SocialLink meets these challenges by combining social computing with rich product content from…

XML Implementations and Information Lifecycle

XML and content tools need to be thoughtfully configured to create feasible processes that produce the desired business benefits. This session explores the XML information lifecycle and how XML and content tools and systems can be deployed to their best advantage. Presented at: Gilbane Boston 2010: Panel #T7. “XML Implementations…

Front Office: Creating Published Documents from Windchill

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 19 Connecting Arbortext Content Manager (Windchill) to Publishing Engine can be tricky. Dmitry Tsarev gives you some tips and tricks about making it come together smoothly. About this session Skill Level: Intermediate Presenter: Dmitry Tsarev, Irisoft Watch the Video Recorded: November 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuSRCD0NnFg

Improve your documentation process and achieve 46% higher product revenues

Best-in-class companies achieve 46% higher product revenues by improving information delivery. Over the last several years, now that all the pieces needed for dynamic information product delivery are under one roof, PTC has been working on an application that erases the boundaries between the mix-and-match components that have traditionally made…

Synchronize Product Information with Product Development

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 1, Episode 2 It’s all about managing content. Learn how synchronizing your product information with your product development can enable you to: Minimize risks by reducing errors and implementing fail safe controls Maintain control of valuable IP Create a fully audit-able records trail that meets the…

Content Reduction and Reuse in a Multichannel Publishing Environment

It all comes down to managing and reusing source. Recycling content (chapters, graphics, etc.) is not new. What is new here is the common set of back-end structure in XML form and the fact that more than one set of tools—including small, mission critical custom tools–are explicitly focused on the…