Dassault and IBM Launch Product Lifecycle Management Portfolio
New Version Empowers Innovation Networks
Nov. 8, 2005 07:00 PM
Streamlines Engineering-to-Manufacturing Cycles - V5R16 delivers on Dassault Systemes' Product-Process-Resource model. Major new extensions in the ENOVIA Engineering and Manufacturing hubs enable companies to obtain unique competitive advantages from the CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA and SMARTEAM PLM applications. V5R16 improves the integration of engineering and manufacturing environments: engineering specifications captured within the 3D environment are automatically made available and accounted for during manufacturing process planning, thereby ensuring a lean process flow from design intent to production set-up.
Continuously Grows Intellectual Capital - V5R16 captures and re-uses business processes and intellectual property, both at the enterprise level with Enterprise Process Management, leveraging IBM Websphere technology, and at the Engineering or Manufacturing level, with the V5 Business Process Knowledge templates.
Maximizes Standard Adoption - V5R16 has been designed to deliver a comprehensive 64-bit PLM architecture, and continues to leverage the proven openness of the V5 platform by providing major XML enhancements through its combined 3DXML and web services strategy. Adoption of the V5 architecture continues to grow, with two new industry-leading CAA partners and 360 V5 applications already available. New integration of the 3D XML Player with Lotus Notes enhances collaboration and joint decision-making by sharing 3D product and business information.
"V5R16 is a key enabler of the processes we are deploying on the 787 program," said Kevin Fowler, Vice President, Systems Integration Processes & Tools, The Boeing Company. "Most notable is the integration of Product Lifecycle Management using 3D-only design data across engineering definition, manufacturing and product support. This demonstrates the continuous innovation and breakthroughs we are realizing working with Dassault Systemes on the 787 program."