Cloud PLM2019-07-11T13:56:10-04:00
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Collaboration’s the name of the game

Going from idea to product is a team effort. But working together is hard. We make it easier. Collaborate with anyone you need to by making your product data simple to create, manage, and share, anywhere in the world. Keep everyone on the same page automatically in a secure, easy to use system, so you can focus on turning good ideas into great products.

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Work together in real time

Imagine if every stakeholder had all the information they needed to do their job at their fingertips — completely secure and updated in real time. That’s cloud PLM. Manage changes, view CAD files in 3D, and capture feedback and approvals from any stakeholder using a single, simple platform.

Work together in real time

Imagine if every stakeholder had all the information they needed to do their job at their fingertips — completely secure and updated in real time. That’s cloud PLM. Manage changes, view CAD files in 3D, and capture feedback and approvals from any stakeholder using a single, simple platform.

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Keep projects moving

Get full visibility into your process at a glance. Spot roadblocks, prioritize issues, and secure feedback and sign off from stakeholders in real time using tools like Outlook and Gmail. Stop waiting for weekly status meetings and start delivering projects on time and under budget.

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Keep projects moving

Get full visibility into your process at a glance. Spot roadblocks, prioritize issues, and secure feedback and sign off from stakeholders in real time using tools like Outlook and Gmail. Stop waiting for weekly status meetings and start delivering projects on time and under budget.

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Organize your product data

Product data is so much more than CAD. Keep every file for every project tracked, organized, and cataloged. Stop digging through emails looking for feedback and take control of your data once and for all.

Organize your product data

Product data is so much more than CAD. Keep every file for every project tracked, organized, and cataloged. Stop digging through emails looking for feedback and take control of your data once and for all.

FAQ

What is PLM?

Product lifecycle management, or PLM, is software to manage products from cradle to grave. It integrates product data (think CAD), workflows, and other systems, especially across lots of businesses up and down the value chain.

PLM started in the 1980s to help giant companies build things like cars, tanks and jets.

“Traditional PLM” is hard to use, hard to implement, and astronomically expensive.

That’s why small and mid-sized businesses don’t have it — they don’t have the resources or the cash to deal with creaking software from the ‘80s.

But there’s a new sheriff in town. Our cloud PLM takes the original dream of PLM — a connected value chain — and turns it into a reality for everyone.

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I don’t want everyone to see my data!

No problem. Set granular, stage gate-managed, user-specific permission settings so each stakeholder only sees data relevant to them.

Why do I need cloud PLM software?

Cloud PLM software gives you and any stakeholder you work with (e.g. a contract manufacturer, a satellite engineering office, service techs, your CEO) insight into your product data and product creation process in a secured and controlled way.

It gives you a single view of all your data, without actually moving where it’s stored. This means you can keep using all the software you’re using right now, but it all gets wired together so your data’s always up to date.

It means that everyone’s on the same page, changes are checked automatically, and work gets completed faster and with fewer mistakes.

Who can I collaborate with?

Anyone you want, but most of our clients use cloud PLM to connect engineering with sales, marketing, procurement, suppliers, and manufacturing planners to start.

Is this compliance software?

No. But it makes compliance a lot easier because for every file and change in our system is tracked. We record who changed what, when, and why, and you can go back to a previous version at the tap of a button.

Cloud PLM by numbers

25%
lower production costs

25%
lower scrap costs

50%
fewer production errors

What to look for in cloud PLM software

Cloud PLM can be daunting.
Here’s what you need to have on your need-to-have list.

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“Before Upchain, we had a non-professional paper trail and design control. Now, our design work is like how we do things in our factory — standardized and repeatable. We needed a standard way to make a design, and Upchain provided that solution.”

Tyson Proffitt
Design Engineer, Ceramaspeed

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