PLM in Sunshine State

On SAPinsider PLM 2017 in Florida, DSC presented the PLM allrounder SAP Engineering Control Center

The SAPinsider PLM, which takes place parallel to the events Logistics, SCM, Manufacturing and Procurement every year, is the leading event for product development, service and strategic initiative of SAP and partner. From 6 to 8 March, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando (Florida) was lined with 1.100 visitors and 52 exhibitors – including SAP platinum partner DSC Software AG with its partners CENIT AG and XPLM Solution GmbH. The interest on the joint booth was high and the two lectures of DSC and SAP about the DSC product SAP Engineering Control Center – SAP ECTR –were well attended

DMS and CAD integration made easy

SAP ECTR is a powerful tool for managing all product-related data in the SAP system. Whether product development, purchase and production or technical documentation, distribution, marketing, service and maintenance: there are many document-based activities in all these business units. SAP ECTR provides data, documents and processes in one system and enables a system-based and continuously change-management.

The integration of leading ECAD and MCAD authoring tools in SAP also guarantees consistency. Thanks to central data storage, all MCAD and ECAD data is available company-wide, upon request in neutral and viewing format. SAP ECTR offers full transparency of all processes and is the ideal partner for product lifecycle management. The modular standard-software can be customized for every requirement and guarantees economic efficiency and future security – also with an eye to industry 4.0. Interested parties got a picture of this advantages on the joint booth of DSC Software AG, CENIT AG and XPLM Solution GmbH.

The advantages of SAP Engineering Control Center, with regard to consistent engineering and product development, were also topic of the lecture „Simplifying the Product Design Process: A Comprehensive Look at SAP Engineering Control Center for SAP S/4 HANA“ from Mark Landrosh, Solution Director SAP PLM, which was completed by a live demo by DSC Software AG.

Practical examples illustrated the use

In connection, DSC Software AG showed many use cases of SAP Engineering Control Center in the lecture “What can SAP Engineering Control Center do for you?
Overview of practical use cases for CAD management,
overall PLM processes and general document management”. The main advantages of SAP ECTR:

  • Simple and intuitive cockpit for PLM and document management in SAP
  • Management of all product-related data and processes in one system
  • Seamless integration of leading ECAD and MCAD authoring tools
  • 360 degree view of the product for all development teams, including all components of mechanic, electronic and software
  • Controlled change- and release-processes facilitate the daily work and ensure data validity

SAP ECTR – the PLM allrounder

One system, countless possibilities – thus the insight of many visitors of the joint booth from DSC Software AG, CENIT AG and XPLM Solution GmbH. On this basis, it was possible to establish many contacts and DSC Software AG more than met their motto „We make Engineers want SAP“.