Project Management

Keeping Projects on Track

Against a background of evolving requirements, unforeseen technology challenges and pressure to control costs and timescales, managing new product development projects and programs can be very challenging.

Leading organizations achieve success by combining proven project management approaches, stage-gate methods and comprehensive risk management.

Project Management
Aras Project Management
PROCESS Solution

Project management with Aras Innovator® and services from Javelin

  • Aras Innovator Project Management enables organizations to manage new product development and engineer-to-order processes for complex projects that require enterprise-wide collaboration.
  • Aras Innovator is able to link deliverables to project tasks, completion status and control are significantly enhanced and improves adoption
  • Enhanced schedule visibility can optimize use of resources, reduce project costs and increases profit margins
  • Improved task accountability can shorten product development cycles and help manage and mitigate risk

Benefits of Project Management with Aras Innovator

Aras Innovator seamlessly connects parts, BOMs, CAD documents, drawings, suppliers and other items into the project plan as deliverables and milestones for team collaboration, and provides project portfolio management dashboards for visibility.

  • Project collaboration workspace enables secure, online team participation and email alerts notify cross-functional team members of responsibilities and deadlines.
  • PLM Items are integrated directly into projects as deliverables and milestones with associated schedules, durations and deadlines to achieve better schedule performance.
  • As activities occur, actual work status is rolled-up to automatically update the project portfolio dashboard enabling project teams to focus on activities and deliverables instead of wasting time preparing status updates.
  • Red-yellow-green traffic light indicators highlight project schedules that are ‘at risk' and provide executive visibility with the ability to drill down to details and take action.
  • The ability to define and run multiple standardized stage-gate processes with associated deliverables and milestones achieves consistent new product development & launch (NPDI) across different product lines.
  • Configurable project templates enable users to set-up and initiate projects quickly for ETO / BTO / CTO environments.
  • Gantt charts, reports and dashboards provide the ability to plan and manage projects effectively.

Features available with Aras Innovator PLM software

Aras Innovator includes a wide range of features for Project Management and related processes including:

  • Project Portfolio Dashboard
  • Stage-Gate Project Management
  • Backward, Forward or Milestone Scheduling
  • Gantt Charting
  • Integrated PLM Deliverables
  • Milestones
  • Tasks & Activities
  • File Attachments
  • Project Collaboration Workspaces
  • Role-based Team Assignments
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Team Member Work Progress Tracking
  • Configurable Project Templates
  • Traffic Light Indicators
  • Email Notifications & Alerts
  • Escalation
  • Configurable Security
  • Reports and Custom Reporting
  • Comprehensive Customization & Integration Capabilities

Aras Innovator Quick Demo

Take a look at the Project Management solution in action

Aras Innovator PLM solution

Aras Innovator PLM is a full-featured, business-ready web based solution for Product Lifecycle Management.

Aras Innovator drives cross-functional collaboration and extends engineering business processes throughout the company and the extended supply chain.

Aras Services and Implementation

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Javelin Support Team

Subscription Service

Aras Innovator is a commercial offering that is purchased as a subscription from Javelin to gain access to the online service. With the Aras subscription your company gets access to new releases, service packs, administrative utilities, documentation and much more, along with options for technical support from Javelin.

  • Live Technical Support from our certified support team.
  • Remote Support to solve your technical issue right on your machine.
  • Regular Communication of software updates and technical tips and tricks.
Cloud Technology

On-Site, In the Cloud, or Hybrid

With a modern, flexible platform you have complete control over your Aras deployment, as either data center, cloud or hybrid. You can deploy on-site and migrate to a hybrid or full cloud model without losing any solution capabilities, or start in the cloud and move to your data center whenever you want.

Model-Based Service-Oriented Architecture

The unique Aras® Model-Based Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is designed to be:

  • Flexible to meet today's needs and adapt easily as your business evolves
  • Scalable to grow with your business
  • Easy to upgrade, even if your system is heavily customized, allowing you to benefit from enhancements in new releases
Aras Implementation

Process Implementation Service

To achieve PLM success, you need a fast and thorough implementation that addresses the high priority areas of your business and results in company-wide user adoption. Working with Javelin you will be dealing with Aras experts that know your business and how PLM will drive your competitive advantage.

Implementation Services include:
  1. Requirements & Project Planning
  2. Pilot Proof of Concept
  3. Data Loading & Data Migration
  4. Configuration & Customization
  5. Systems Integration
  6. PLM Team Training
  7. Admin Training
  8. User Training
  9. Upgrades and follow-up
  10. Ongoing Support

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