V5 facilitates product lifecycle collaboration, driving
knowledge and ‘best practice’ processes across the extended
enterprise, to rapidly deliver measurable results in product design,
engineering, sourcing, manufacturing and the after-market.
SMARTEAM V5 solutions are based on robust and open
technologies, which integrate enterprises on multiple levels:
- Information Integration
Capturing intellectual property at its source, including documents,
CAD, and Bills of Material, from design, procurement, manufacturing,
and maintenance. SMARTEAM V5 drives product information across the
extended enterprise, facilitating its use, and exchanging it with
other enterprise applications.
- Process Integration
Establishing and maintaining vital corporate best practices, leveraging
subject matter experts across the extended enterprise to drive better,
more efficient decisions and processes via automated workflows and
- Organizational and Business Integration
By standardizing work methods and creating synergy across departments,
multiple enterprise sites, suppliers and customers, SMARTEAM V5
helps optimize the product lifecycle, including design and sourcing,
Bill of Materials management, standards compliance and more. Offers
the best-practice methodologies optimizing your business processes.
product lifecycle collaboration platform provides best-practice
methodologies for optimizing the following business processes:
- Collaborative Document Management
SMARTEAM saves time and minimizes errors, by turning product data
into an information asset that can be easily and securely retrieved
for improved decision making, offering universal access, multi-site
replication for dispersed teams, and dedicated supply chain communities.
- Multi-CAD Data Management
SMARTEAM’s multi-CAD integrations provide a common collaborative
data management platform among diverse engineering teams throughout
the enterprise. Eliminating both the need to re-key data, as well
as inefficient work on outdated designs, SMARTEAM solutions dramatically
reduce scrap, rework and error costs, and save valuable time by
facilitating re-use of drawings, standard parts and more.
Enabling users to manage, view, edit, and annotate CAD designs and
other related documents, SMARTEAM solutions provide full Part and
Assembly Management, managing complex assembly hierarchy structures,
including their component parts, while maintaining dependencies
and integrity during lifecycle operations.
SMARTEAM’s Multi-CAD Data Management solutions also ease the
migration difficulties when moving from one legacy CAD system to
a new one.
- Workflow and Change Management
By providing engineering change templates, and automatically routing
workflow from one stage to another, SMARTEAM streamlines and expedites
engineering change processes, helping businesses to leverage subject
matter experts throughout the extended enterprise and across the
supply chain. SMARTEAM solutions enable businesses to drive better,
more efficient decisions and processes, improve customer satisfaction
due to faster EC cycles, meet deadlines, and more.
- BOM Management and Collaboration
SMARTEAM solutions streamline the processes related to the creation
and change of the Bill of Materials (BOM) throughout the product
lifecycle and across the value chain, enabling companies to collaborate
on and manage product structures, including structure effectivity
and more. SMARTEAM enables dynamic hierarchical navigation through
various view formats, editing capabilities, and simplified change
tracking, as well as workflow automation on BOM changes.
Enterprise Data Proliferation
Tying the islands of information created by diverse enterprise applications,
SMARTEAM solutions provide an interoperable platform, optimizing
business processes by integrating the latest product data and process
across engineering design, manufacturing logistics, customer service
and other enterprise systems through standard middleware technology.
- Value Chain Collaboration
SMARTEAM solutions securely incorporate supply chain partners and
customers into companies’ engineering changes processes, quoting/bidding
processes and more, improving product quality, decreasing cycle
time, and reducing costs.
- Standards Compliance
SMARTEAM solutions enable businesses to easily adhere to standards
regulations, by offering control over the management of electronic
records of the entire product development process, including enhanced
user authentication procedures, audit trail records of changes,
electronic signature support, following a workflow process and more.
V5 Solutions address industry-specific business needs by managing
all mechanical, electronic and software components in today’s
complex product development environment of the Fabrication and Assembly
(F&A), Electrical and Electronic (E&E), Automotive and Aerospace,
Life Sciences and Process industries.
SMARTEAM business solutions are implemented through a range of products,
which ensure maximum choice and adaptability to customers’
Enterprise Solutions is the infrastructure and extension of all
SMARTEAM solutions and include the following products:
- Foundation (FDN) provides secure real-time access to
product data for authorized users from virtually anywhere on the
globe. The SMARTEAM repository ensures data integrity, and core
technologies enable global access. SMARTEAM - Foundation is comprised
of databases, servers, customization tools, and administration tools
for the entire SMARTEAM suite of products.
- Multi-site (MUS) is an asynchronous solution designed
for the distributed environment enabling dispersed team members
to efficiently collaborate on product development, maintaining data
integrity and high performance at all sites.
- Gateway (GWY) provides bi-directional data exchange between
SMARTEAM and multiple enterprise applications, bringing the benefits
of revision management, change control and collaboration to enterprise
- SA Adapter (SAA) provides business integration between
SMARTEAM and SAP R/3 and includes support for transferring product
data, e.g. Item Masters, Documents, Bill of Materials, and ECO etc.
- OA Adapter (OAA) provides business integration between
SMARTEAM and Oracle 11i and includes support for transferring product
data, e.g. Item Masters, Documents, Bill of Materials, ECO and Catalog.
WORKGROUP USER SOLUTIONS
Workgroup User Solutions include specific user functionality,
which expands the scope of SMARTEAM solutions and include the following
SMARTEAM - Workflow (WFL) is a workflow automation
and change management solution, streamlining business processes
by enabling users to manage project workflow, track project status
and automatically route work from one stage to the next, expediting
engineering change processes.
- BOM (BOM) streamlines the processes related to the creation
and change of the Bill of Materials throughout the product lifecycle
and across the value chain.
- Web Conferencing (WCO) is a powerful real-time communications
service allowing businesses to enhance collaboration and simplify
communication by conducting on-line interactive meetings, and sharing
information live over the Internet.
COLABORATION DASHBOARD SOLUTIONS
Collaboration Dashboards allow manufacturers to manage,
exchange, and collaborate on product information, working in a multi-CAD
environment in teams on site, remotely, and with value chain partners.
Collaboration Dashboards include the following products:
- Editor (EDR) is the core Windows-based collaborative
Product Data Management application that enables businesses to manage
various types of data and resources such as CAD drawings and assemblies,
Bills of Materials (BOMs), Office-type documents, including Microsoft
Word and Microsoft Excel, and more.
- Web Editor (WED)
is a web-based solution, providing secure product lifecycle collaboration
through the SMARTEAM database and managed files from standard Internet
- Navigator (NVR) provides a light-weight, read only web-based
access to SMARTEAM managed information from standard Internet browsers.
- Community Workspace (CMT) is a web-based, collaborative
product commerce (CPC) solution, enabling project communities to
easily and securely collaborate on and manage product information
within their extended enterprise and across the value chain.
- Multi-CAD Integrations create a true multi-CAD
environment, enabling various CAD users, such as CATIA® V5,
SolidWorks®, AutoCAD®, Mechanical Desktop, Autodesk Inventor,
Solid Edge, MicroStation, Pro/ENGINEER, Unigraphics and more, to
manage all CAD and related product data from a single collaborative
BEST PRACTICES SOLUTIONS
Smarteam Best Practices group of products provides
proven methodologies and predefined business processes specifically
addressing the needs of the Electrical and Electronics (E&E),
and the Medical Equipment industries.
Best Practices Solutions group includes the following
Electronics Template (ETT) provides a complete business
process environment, which supports the major scenarios in the Electrical
and Electronics (E&E) environment, including:
Part creation / standardization
- Reuse of data / quick start of a project
- Combined release processes for MCAD and ECAD data
- Managing (embedded) software
- Managing engineering changes (ECR and ECO)
- Import BOM data from an ECAD system
- Audit changes
FDA Compliance (FDA) provides the tools to enable medical
device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers to comply
with US Food and Drug Administration's 21CFR Part 11 regulations,
User Authentication procedures
- Audit Trail records of changes
- Electronic Signature support
- A specified workflow process
- Query mechanism for retrieving Audit Trail information