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RuleDesigner Configurator

RuleDesigner

Configurator

CAPABILITIES

Discover what makes  RuleDesigner

different from other configurators
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CAPABILITIES

RuleDesigner is the only configurator on the market for the extended company

Integration with Autodesk Inventor and Vault

With RuleDesigner Configurator you can automate the design of products characterized by a high degree of customization and thus allowing project managers to improve or develop new products.

It is able to pilot Autodesk Inventor and the most popular 2D/3D CAD systems for:

-Generate  geometries and assemblies automatically based on  the set of configured rules

-Configure propertoes, variables, options, links and attributes

-Create and update cartouche and boards

The feature of RuleDesigner Configurator is its cross-functionality that allows to extend the use of configuration processes in the technical environment including automation on Vault and in the enterprise field.

With RuleDesigner Configurator you can automate the product design characterized by a high degree of customization and thus allowing project managers to improve or develop new products.

Integration with Solid Edge, Nx and Teamcenter

RuleDesigner Configurator is able to pilot SolidEdge and Nx beside the most popular 2D/3D CAD systems for:

-Generate  geometries and assemblies automatically based on  the set of configured rules

-Configure propertoes, variables, options, links and attributes

-Create and update cartouche and boards

Moreover RuleDesigner Configurator is also integrated with Teamcenter, and thus it can retrieve and deposit geometric models in the archive managed by TeamCenter PDM.

Integration with PTC Creo and Windchill

RuleDesignet Configurator integrated with Creo parametric 2.0 design software and PTC Windchill collaborative management software for design automation and advanced product configuration processes. RuleDesigner Configurator extends the benefits of the automatic CAD design and product configuration to Creo parametric 2.0 and Windchill users. There are many actions of RuleDesigner Configurator able to perform typical operations of the two environment such as: open, load and close files of Creo 2.0, rename files in session, regenerate assemblies and parts, assemble components, modify parameters, perform functions user-defined, replace components, activate or suppress feature, document check out, connection to windchill workspace and emptying. RuleDesigner Configurator also allows to extend configurations beyond technical office by integrating  the business processes of CRM, Project Management, Service, Marketing and Salesforce automation.

Integration with Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS

With RuleDesigner Configurator you can automate product design which are characterized by a high degree of customization and thus it allows project managers to improve or develop new products.

RuleDesigner Configurator is able to pilot Solidworksin addition to the most common 2D/3D CAD systems:

-Generate geometries and assemblies automatically based on the set of configured rules

-Configure properties, variables, options, links and attributes

-Create and update cartouches and boards

Integration with 2D/3D CAD systems and PDM apllications

Pilot single functions of CAD design systems and PDM applications to automate design and archiving technical data.

Sales configuration of complex products

Generation of complete proposals for quotations, images, contents, Excel elaborations, tables and technical documents.

The process pilots the creation of descriptive documents with descriptions, contents, images and quotation with the configured product. Offers are full of information and explanatory data, they are homogenous and correct for a better customer service and a better evasion process.

Special bids management and approval workflow

It is possible to manage special sales conditions by submitting specific approval workflows.

Generation of sales List/ Product Structure

The sales list is created automatically by the product configuraion which is the structure of  the serial number.

Services and warranty configuration

Guided definition of services and warranty contracts supplied with the product. Automatic setting of prices and discounts reserved with rules based on configurable parameters. Define your rules to automatically inherit prices and discounts applicable for each customer.

CRM Synchronization

Synchronization with CRM system allows to inherit and update existing data during the configuration phase. It is also possible to proceed with the creation of personal data and new contacts during the offer stage.

Opportunity workflow automation

The bids issued can be automatically archived in the CRM system and introduced into the opportunity workflow management, with the possibility of revising the configurations during the negotiation phase.

Automatic offer population with customer data

Customer records and relevant information populate the offer documents automatically, eliminating the data manual access.

Traceability of offers issued with the history file versions

With RuleDesigner, the data generated is stored in repositories responsible for the sales management with a complete traceability of the version history and the introduction into the correct approval workflow.

Acquisition of data for the management of opportunities for the purpose of forecasting sales

Creation of business opportunities and workflow automation with acquisition of information on sales forecasts such as closing date, probability of success, competitors, ecc Fusion.

Product configuration

Guided configuration of the desired product by selecting the possible features and values.

Serial number configuration and product structure

Serial number generation and sales product structure produced with association to customer personal data.

Generation of geometries and CAD models

Generation of geometries and CAD models with the most popular design systems such as: SolidWorks, SolidEdge, Inventor, Catia, PTC Creo, Nx…

Generation of multilevel configured BOM

Automatic generation of the BOM relative to  the configured product.

Sales configuration offer

Offer configuration: quotation, descriptive contents and contextualized images to the configured product.

Warranties configuration

Warranties configuration (typology, value, expire date) associated to the customer and serial number.

Synchronization of external systems

Synchronization and piloting external systems (CAD. PDM, ERP, CRM)

Generation of product documents

Configuration and generation of documents related to the product in different formats such as: Excel, World, Pdf.

Product configuration

Workflow configuration

Project configuration and phases

Project and job orders configuration with phases, workflows, planning of activities and resources involved.

Project Classifications

Dynamic design classification with attributes and values  in a guided configuration.

Project data sharing

Automation for rule-based data sharing.

Responsibility and task distribution

Planning activities, report sending, alert, reminder

Synchronizations with company applications in use

Synchronization with ERP, CRM, DMS, PDM systems.

Custom forms for data collection

Different types of fields available to collect data in guided mode using custom forms

Automatic generation of spare parts catalogs from CAD models

Automatic generation of catalogs for accessories and spare parts for 3D models and 2D drawings. Starting from the links of the assembly files, RuleDesigner processes the list of models and it generates the html pages of the spare parts catalog. Generation of boards with sensitive areas for browsing components.

Generation of documents with spare-parts

Generation of information, data and documents for the spare parts, Publication of catalogues and related information documents. Publication in web portal and Browsing Catalogs, User Manuals, Schemes and any other document of interest associated with the product. The process of publication of the pages  allows to display the graphic part of the spare-part catalog, inherits information, attributes and documents from the CAD system in use and it generates the BOM of the  configurable product.

Generation of browsing graphic structure

The catalog can be consulted graphically or by browsing automatically the generated product structure. The multilingual graphical interface with codes/parts are displayed directly on boards by sensitive areas.

Configuration and management of purchase orders from the portal

Controlled access for user groups via web, browsing and researching parts in graphical, hierarchical and filtering mode. The research and visualization of technical documents (technical files, installation and manuals, electrical and hydraulic diagrams, bulletins, technical notes and technical drawings…)

Automation in the workflow offer and back office.

Automation and management of workflow offer for service intervention and  spare parts replacement.

Spare-parts Configurator

Integration with personal production applications

Pilot single features of personal production software to create and edit documents automatically.

Integration with Microsoft Office Suite

Integration with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Reading/ Writing cell contents
  • Execution of operations on excel sheets

Integration with Microsoft Word

  • Research and replace text
  • Execution of operation  with a bookmark
  • Execution of word operations on documenti

Integration with Microsoft Visio

  • Create Visio document
  • Shape positioning
  • Analysis and execution of a text string with a sequence of assembly instructions

Integration with Adobe Indesign

  • Document creation
  • Document activation
  • Operations on books and documents
  • Add frame to active documents
  • Replacing master pages
  • Table of contents management
  • Importing styles from templates
  • Import/Export xml data from document
  • Text replacement
  • Run script

Configuration access requests to corporate IT services

The IT service requests made by the internal collaborators, it may include, for example, the need of a laptop, maintenance intervention, accounts and company portals or e-mails. They can take place through configuration processes that pilot the request fulfillment workflow by notifying the internal referents.

Configuration of ticketing service

RuleDesigner Configurator can be applied to the mulfunction field, change or non-compliance (ECR) with the ability to automate the planning of change projects (ECO).

Configuration requests for new articles or spare parts

Configuration requests of new articles/ products with open feasibility project, quotation production and documentation.

Service contract configuration

Configuration of contract services and request fulfillment based on configured workflows.

Service process configuration

RuleDesigner Configurator allows to improve the lead time to individual customer requests thanks to the ability of mapping and automating operative workflows starting from the customer service up to the technical areas (industrial engineering, technical department, R&D) sales, quality and production.

Integration with RuleDesigner modules

Pilot RuleDesigner single functions modules to achieve the highest  level of customization and process automation.

DataBase operations

Query and update data stored in the company database

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