A Proven Solution for Collaborative Project Management

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Windchill ProjectLink
Product Positioning course
Objectives
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
> Articulate what Windchill ProjectLink is & it’s key capabilities
> Describe the traditional challenges with project management &
collaboration
> Describe how Windchill ProjectLink addresses these challenges
> List the 3 processes that Windchill ProjectLink supports
> Articulate the Value Proposition for Windchill ProjectLink
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Course Instructions
How to successfully complete this course
> To receive credit for this course, you must:
1. Finish all lessons of the course in their entirety
• At the end of each lesson, you MUST complete the final slide
2. Finish all additional learning assignments
• If an assessment or exercises are assigned to a course, they will each appear on a separate line
> If you are unable to finish the
course at one time:
– To resume the course, navigate to
your In-Progress Learning Activities
in PTCU and choose Launch
> To print a copy of this course, click ATTACHMENTS in the upper-right corner
of your screen
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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What is Windchill ProjectLink?
A Proven Solution for Collaborative Project Management throughout
the Product Lifecycle
> Project-related information management
– Central repository for all project-related product data including designs & models
– Web-based project portal with embedded 3D visualization and search
Planning
Distributed
Collaboration
> Project collaboration and management processes
– Self-administration project management
– Project plan management
– Process templates: design reviews, NPI,
quality (Six Sigma, APQP, ISO 9000), etc.
> Cross-enterprise access to project information
– Anywhere access to project data through intuitive browser-based user interface
– Connects to various CAD systems
– Microsoft Project interoperability
© 2006 PTC
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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Who needs Windchill ProjectLink?
Target Market
> Small – medium – large organisations
> Disparate team members
> Global companies
Target Buyers
> Manager, Director or VP Engineering or Product Development
– Managing engineering & product development
– Program budgets, milestones, time-to-market
– Product quality, performance & manufacturability
Key Influencers
> I.T. Management, CAD Administrator
– Software installation
– Support
– User training
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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A Typical Product Development Environment
Distributed Mfg
Distributed Mfg
Supplier
Supplier
Preferred Parts
Approved Vendors
Supplier
Feasibility
Feedback
Tooling Designs
Work Instructions
NC Programs
FTP
Procurement
Requirements
Design Feedback
Part Designs
BoMs
Changes
Engineering
Models
Drawings
Simulations
Design Partner
Distributed Mfg
Manufacturing
Service
SneakerNet
Field Notices
Customer Concerns
Failure Reports
User, Service
Manuals
Sales
Marketing
Custom
Configurations
Courier
Customers
Email
Design Partner
Design Partner
Customers
Concepts
Requirements
Proposals
Customer Requirements
Customers
Market Requirements
Brochures, Data Sheets
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Traditional Collaboration Processes Lack Required
Capabilities
> Many tools used to manage projects and
facilitate collaboration are rudimentary
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Telephone, Fax & Email
FTP
Exchange information via a shared Web page
Courier
Web Meetings
Microsoft Project
> No way to know if data being shared is
outdated or inaccurate information
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Collaborative Project Management Challenges
Working with cross functional, cross enterprise teams across multiple geographies
> Collaborating on product development activities across distance and teams
– In a secure and coordinated fashion
– Intelligently incorporating rich product design content
> Exchanging product and manufacturing information with partners and suppliers
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Working with diverse software tools and applications
Standardize work practice
Managing change reviews, approvals and implementation activities
Managing and protecting intellectual property
> Optimizing business processes
– Driving conformity to standard processes
– Automating burdensome manual activities
– Gaining visibility into key activity status
> Completing projects on-time and on-budget
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Sharing and maintaining the project plan
Making trade-off decisions across projects
Gaining visibility into current project status
Notifying impacted parties of changes
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The importance of Project Management Execution
> Companies perform better when they
– Take a broader business perspective on
program management to include:
• Product development
• Scheduling, tracking
• Bid management
– Effectively manage projects
– Rely on empowered leaders using businessoriented processes
– Enable these processes with effective tools
and performance metrics
> Companies are more successful with
a comprehensive business
perspective of program management
– Win a high percentage of award fees
– Complete projects on time and on budget
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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Windchill ProjectLink for Collaborative Project
Management & execution
Working with cross functional, cross enterprise teams across multiple geographies
> Collaborating on product development activities across distance and teams
– Provides controlled access to all project-related information.
– Embedded visualization with markup & interrogation tools.
> Exchanging product and manufacturing information with partners and suppliers
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Integrated with other software tools and applications.
Standardized projects.
Automatic distribution of tasks to team members.
Three levels of security – user-authentication, project access, file access.
> Optimizing business processes
– Utilize Corporate & functional project templates.
– Workflows automatically distribute tasks to correct users.
– Tracking of project schedule, deliverables & status.
> Completing projects on-time and on-budget
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User portals give personalized views of specific projects.
Subscription & notification keep team up-to-date on project.
Escalation policies for proactive & follow-up notifications.
Re-assignment of tasks relieves bottlenecks.
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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Windchill ProjectLink processes
Three processes from PTC framework supported by Windchill ProjectLink
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Project Management
Plan, execute, monitor & control complex development efforts & dependencies across
globally distributed project, product & technology teams.
> Project planning & tracking
– Planning & management of project activities & deliverables
– Critical paths & interdependencies
– Automatic delivery & tracking of tasks
> Distributed project collaboration
– Secure managed workspaces
– System of record
> Project dashboards
– Project progress through live dashboards & reports
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Design outsourcing
Engage with a third party to deliver a system, sub-system, component design or
design services.
> Traceable product data sharing
– Create, review, distribute & track packages of information with external partners.
> IP protection support
– 3 levels of security.
> Work practice standardization
– Standard templates with aligned business processes & work methods.
> Partner change integration
– Integrate partners into review & approvals.
– Increase visibility of problems & impact.
– Improve quality & efficiency.
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Manufacturing outsourcing
Engage with a third party manufacturer to produce a part, component, or product.
> Traceable product data sharing
– Create, review, distribute & track packages of information with external partners.
> IP protection support
– 3 levels of security.
> Work practice standardization
– Standard templates with aligned business processes & work methods.
> Partner change integration
– Integrate partners into review & approvals.
– Increase visibility of problems & impact.
– Improve quality & efficiency.
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Project-related Information Management
> Secure Location for Project Data
– Global access through web
– Segregated from production database
– Defined roles with ad-hoc access
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Project-related Information Management
> Embedded Visualization
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View designs without CAD
Access related drawings and documents
Pan, zoom, spin, rotate, section, measure
Annotate
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Collaboration
> Tools for Collaboration
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Routing and workflow
Subscription
Notification
Discussion forums
Integration to data authoring applications
Visualization, including view and markup
Web meetings
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Project Planning
> Creating & Working with Project
Plan
– Advanced project plan authoring
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Simple Activity creation
Activity time definition
Precedence support
Activity scheduling with Task Type
Project plan display: Timeline & Gantt
> Displaying and Tracking Project
Plan
– Robust and detailed project plans
• Detailed activity duration
• Full precedence relationship definition
– Support of Deadline (due date)
– Support for date constraint
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Import a Microsoft
Project plan.
Replace or
synchronize
plans
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Project Reporting
> Default reports provided
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Project Status Report
Overdue Items
At Risk Items
Items Not Started
Open Work
Closed Work
Change Log
> Project Monitor
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Integral with authoring tools
> Creo Parametric
Embedded browser for
Windchill ProjectLink
activities
Dynamic graphical
preview of model
prior to download
> 3rd party CAD application
Check-out models “on
the fly” upon
modification of parts
and assemblies
> Microsoft Office
– Browse Windchill from Windows
explorer
– Meeting creation from Outlook
– Check out /Check in from office
applications
– Export/Import from Microsoft project
Check models in/out
from model tree
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Drag & Drop models
into Creo Parametric
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Key capabilities of Windchill ProjectLink
Integral with Windchill PDMLink
> Product Data Sharing
– Share product data by inviting internal and external
participants to your PLM environment
> Integral operations
– Share : Read access to objects
– PDM Check-out : Modify access
to objects
– Send to PDM : Manage incorporation
of partner data
– Support sharing and checkout of
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Products, Parts, Documents,
CAD documents,
Change objects, Manufacturing
process data, Requirements etc…
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Windchill ProjectLink Product Positioning
Agenda
> What is Windchill ProjectLink?
> Who needs it?
> What are the traditional challenges?
> How does Windchill ProjectLink address the challenges?
> Key processes supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Key capabilities supported by Windchill ProjectLink
> Value Proposition
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Windchill ProjectLink Advantages
Improved Product Development Collaboration
> Realizable Benefits
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Save 40% in product development time through effective collaboration
Eliminate 70% of physical prototypes
Reduce data proliferation by 30%
Significantly reduce travel expenses
> Processes Improved
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Design and manufacturing reviews
Conceptual design collaboration
Outsourced design and manufacturing
Proposal response
Customer collaboration
Change investigation
Processes
Product
Development
Time
Reduce
Physical
Prototypes
•Numbers are industry averages based on research from: Cooper, The Product Development Institute, PTC, and Giga
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Windchill ProjectLink Advantages
Improved Project Management
> Realizable Benefits
– Reduce travel-related expenses up to 50%
– Reduce manufacturing errors up to 50%
– Reduce product development cycle times by up
to 40%
> Processes Improved
– Project manage an engineering workgroup,
change, or outsource development
– Project manage manufacturing outsourcing
– New product introduction (Stage-Gate; PACE;
Toll-Gate)
– Quality strategies (Six Sigma, APQP, ISO 9000)
– Project portfolio and global project management
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Processes
Reduce
Travel
Expenses
Reduce
Manufacturing
Errors
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Value Proposition
Windchill ProjectLink helps companies to:
> Reduce Time-to-Market and Increase
Competitive Advantage
– Keeps team moving forward on the right activities.
– Web-based tools capture good ideas and best
practices from internal and external participants.
> Drive Adherence to Corporate and Industry
Standards
– Ensures cross-functional processes are in
accordance with prescribed standards.
– Formalizes critical quality management
methodologies.
> Secure collaborative project space for
global exchange and collaboration
– Controlled and traceable exchange of design data.
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Value Proposition
Windchill ProjectLink helps companies to:
> Decrease overhead costs
– Reduce status meetings, travel, shipping and other
overhead
> Decrease product costs
– Reduce re-work and defects
– Facilitate design re-use
> Improve product quality
– Reduce defects with improved communication and
visibility
– Standardize processes and improve compliance
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Objectives
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
> Articulate what Windchill ProjectLink is & it’s key capabilities
> Describe the traditional challenges with project management &
collaboration
> Describe how Windchill ProjectLink addresses these challenges
> List the 3 processes that Windchill ProjectLink supports
> Articulate the Value Proposition for Windchill ProjectLink
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Windchill ProjectLink
Product Positioning course
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