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Aras BOM Management provides a single definition of a product by aggregating and connecting all of the information and attributes used to design, manufacture and support that product in a structured, multi-level engineering Bill of Materials(BOM).

Quick Pointers:

  • Ensures all users – employees, suppliers and outsourced manufacturers – have the RIGHT information at all times
  • Features revision and controls, and side by side BOM compare
  • BOM views include multilevel views, flat parts lists, indented BOMs and more; includes parts, assemblies, sourced components and more
  • Improves product quality, productivity, collaboration and re-use
  • Reduces product costs, manufacturing errors, scrap and rework

Aras Document Management provides a secure online file repository that ensures all users are accessing a single version of the truth in relation to products, processes and other files.

Quick Pointers:
  • Document Management for all types of documents & file formats, including PDF, Word, Excel, Drawings, CAD files, Viewable s, TIF and more
  • Documents and files are directly associated to each project program
  • Simple and advanced search modes complimented by 3rd party add-ons for full text, Google-like search
  • Secure online collaboration with customers, suppliers and outsourced manufacturers
  • Comprehensive revision and version control, and change control workflows
  • Role-based personalization with Drag-and-Drop configuration provides each user with their own unique column layout

Aras Product Data Management ( PDM ) enables enterprise organizations to track and manage the creation, change and archival of all information related to a given product, including Computer-aided design (CAD) models, drawings, specifications and other associated documents in single, centralized data repository.

Quick Pointers:
  • Promotes secure, online collaboration, data exchange and re-use across the enterprise, including project and program management, engineering and design, quality assurance, procurement and more
  • Enables organizations to improve design re-use, develop better products faster and improve change management
  • Reflects CM-II and CM PIC-certified best practices for configuration and change management
  • Features include: check-in and check-out, engineering change management, version control and release, bill of materials
  • management, automated graphical workflows, and file visualization and management for design collaboration with 3D CAD, 2D CAD & EDA.

Aras Manufacturing Process Planning ensures information accuracy and quality for manufacturing processes by providing a reliable, single version of the truth in a secure, online location. Users throughout Engineering, Production Control, Manufacturing and Quality rely on Aras as the source of official, released information about production processes and related technical data.

Quick Pointers:
  •  Automates and manages all the information and processes required to manufacture parts, assemble final products and conduct product quality inspections
  • Provides revision and version control of manufacturing process plans, production routing, product descriptions, operation sequencing, tooling assets, and set-up and run-time instructions
  • Ensures the accuracy of Lean Six Sigma methods and integrates with ERP systems for business analytic s and more

Aras Part Traceability enables traceability to component vendor codes, serial codes and lot codes in as-built and as-maintained configurations.

Quick Pointers:
  • Identify problem areas quickly and easily, saving valuable time and resources
  • Track and manage historical, inspection, maintenance and other critical information
  • Improve standards and regulatory compliance

Graphical side-by-side comparison of two versions of the same Part or compare different assemblies.
Redline comparison provides real-time visual representation and double-click simplicity for analyzing changes in the entire product structure.

Gantt chart displays task & activity schedule, deliverable s, dependencies, critical path, and milestones.
Real-time Gantt chart provides visibility for project managers and end users.

Project collaboration work spaces include the project plan, schedule, and assignments with secure simultaneous access for team members with file and business item attachments for deliverable s, as well as, Gantt charting and real-time roll-up dashboards of project status for portfolio impact.

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Aras Program Management provides comprehensive functionality to reduce project costs, improve profit margins and shorten product development cycles.

Quick Pointers:
  •  Features program dashboard for enhanced visibility into programs and projects, status roll-ups and email alerts, and online project collaboration work-spaces
  • Phase-gate / stage-gate processes, project milestones and project risks are managed online and deliverable roll-ups provide up-to-the-minute status updates to executive dashboards with the ability to drill down to details and take action
  • The PMI principles for project management are embedded in templates to provide best practice standards
  • Advanced community solution capabilities enable Earned Value Management & analysis [ EVM / EVA ] along with resource management, Microsoft Project import & export, and more to support CM-MI Level 5 [Capability Maturity Model Integration]