Axis Product Data Management (PDM) Implementation

What Is the Axis Product Data Management (PDM) Vault?

Converge has been helping Engineering Firms and Manufacturers implement PDM vaults for years. Based on our experience, we have developed a vault configuration that sums up the design control process we refined working with diverse industries. We typically find that our PDM implementation services leveraging the Axis Vault Configuration meet the needs of most design companies.

Why Axis Vault PDM Implementation?

It’s a turnkey solution that saves you time and money on PDM setup and configuration.

  1. Best Practices: Proven processes and engineering best practices created by SOLIDWORKS vault admin experts.
  2. Pre-Configured Processes: Pre-configured workflows, data cards, user permissions, and more.
  3. Detailed Documentation: We explicitly document your vault configuration to help new employees get up to speed quickly.
  4. Simplified Training: Straightforward real-world training for your SOLIDWORKS PDM vault users.
  5. Launch Fast: Go live within days with the Axis PDM Vault rapid deployment process.

We won’t drown you in training and leave you to implement the vault and train others. We leverage our knowledge to get you 80% of the way toward launch.

Best Practices & Configuration

Converge offers a fully configured vault that meets the most common needs of companies starting with PDM. Our configuration has everything needed to use PDM in hours, not days, weeks, or months.

The Converge Axis Vault implementation is a fully documented configuration of SOLIDWORKS PDM that includes engineering best practices and a written data migration process that has helped hundreds of customers be successful from day one.

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Ready To Use out of the Box

One of the most significant advantages of the Converge implementation approach is that it gives customers a fully configured vault. It also includes pre-configured workflows, data cards, user permissions, and more.

Customers can start using PDM immediately without worrying about complex configurations or training. Moreover, Converge’s Axis Vault implementation has built-in engineering best practices, ensuring customers use PDM as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Written Data Migration Process

Another advantage of the Converge implementation approach is it includes a written data migration process. This process has helped hundreds of customers migrate their legacy data into the Axis Vault product without undergoing lengthy and costly data migration efforts.

When you work with Converge, we help you establish priorities regarding which data to migrate first. Typically, Converge recommends migrating currently active projects and a few historical projects. Customers can start using PDM immediately without worrying about data migration delays or issues.

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Simplified Training

Our training covers what you need to know to use the software effectively and get things done. We won’t overwhelm you with too much information. We will keep it simple to help you get up and running fast. We don’t want to waste your time in a long kickoff meeting.

We’ll set up a focused kickoff meeting to explain how the PDM Vault works. We will tailor our training to you and answer your specific questions. You’ll leave our session ready to use your new PDM vault.

Axis PDM Vault Implementation Items

Our SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard and SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional implementations cover the following items:

  • Axis Vault Configuration (Engineering Best Practices)
  • Cloud/Hosted Implementation Delivery
  • Company Process Discovery Meeting
  • Vault (Config Specific) Documentation
  • File Revision Management & Approval Process
  • Server Software Installation/Config
  • Basic User/Admin Training (Vault Specific)
  • Client Installation/Documentation & Support
  • Generic (Non-D3D CAD) File Support
  • SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Integration
  • PDM Linked Par, Drawing & Assembly Templates
  • Project-Based Legacy Migration

Converge offers one simple option for PDM Standard and PDM Professional.

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