Ready for the Future

New prostep ivip CI

After intense discussions between the board and several member polls, distilling everything and a lot of work, prostep ivip launched its new web presentation, including a remastering of the complete CI of the association. Within this work, the missions statements were sharpened too.
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Honda joined!

Honda joined the prostep ivip community

Great news: After Toyota, Honda is now the second Japanese car manufacturer who wants to benefit from the experiences gathered in prostep ivip and who will play an active role in our community. Special interest of Honda lies in exchanging experiences with regard to STEP AP 242 and JT, as process formats. But also ALM-PLM Interoperability and the CPO are in focus.
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Symposium: Program @ APP

17/18 May 2017 – the Symposium is coming!

Prepare your participation or register online via the event’s APP.
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Digital Transformation: Success Factor People

prostep ivip innovation day

Today, together with Microsoft, prostep ivip hosted the 1st Innovation Day. What a day, the 60 participants were taken by this event, the topics and the open atmosphere. The idea behind the event was to challenge an IT giant like Microsoft with topics of the Association and to give the participants a better understanding of the innovations currently arising on the market.

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JT: Digital Transformation Enabler

Second prostep ivip jt day

What a day! 180 experts and decision makers followed prostep ivip’s invitation, received information about status and strategies with regard to the industrial application of JT and where deeply impressed.

Right at the opening of Rudolf Dotzauer from Continental and Dr. Sebastian Handschuh from Daimler, the two chairs of the prostep ivip / VDA projects JT Workflow Forum, JT Implementor Forum and JT Benchmark, it was clear to everybody, that this event will have signaling character. JT is in productive application. Far more than 300 million JT-Files are managed in productive applications. And in collaborative scenarios approximately 75% of all 3D-data could be exchanged via JT. But that’s not the end of the road, that’s just the beginning, as the three keynote speakers stressed.

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Vehicle Electrics is a Key Player!

prostep ivip vec day

Today, for the fifth time the ProSTEP iViP / VDA VEC Day took place as an integral part of the annual Bordnetz-Kongress. Up to 70 participants listened to presentations from industry and IT representatives and realized that the new mobility concepts and the increase in products complexity require a shift toward model-driven vehicle electrics engineering, smart collaboration, information flows and data coherency.

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Engineering Digitalization with JT

After the successful JT Day in 2015, the next event will pretty soon open its doors:

22 September 2016 / Regensburg, Germany
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Does Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) have a future in the age of Digitalization?

Future PLM: 22 Theses

Background & Motivation for this Position Paper

Introducing and operating a PLM system is a cost-intensive undertaking. According to PLM expert John Stark, half of all PLM projects end in failure. The networking of products and services via the Internet of Things (IoT) raises the question of whether PLM is now no longer up to the demands placed on it. Is PLM, as we know it today, on its way out, rendered obsolete by linked data, big data and self-learning systems? Or, to put the question differently, how will PLM have to change in order to provide companies with optimum support during their digital transformation?
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Review: prostep ivip symposium 2016 – A Total Work of Art!

prostep ivip symposium 2016

With 660 very satisfied participants, a sold out exhibition space (36 companies), 61 topics on the agenda and in parallel running meetings as well as live-demonstrations the 19th ProSTEP iViP Symposium yesterday ended successfully.

The figures are indeed impressive. The Symposium has grown by 15% (compared with 2015) to one of world’s largest neutral ALM-PLM conferences and the offered possibilities for networking are unique. Where else can one find friends and competitors, representatives from several industrial branches (e.g. automotive, aerospace, ship-building), IT and research, exchanging ideas and experiences. And this message gets more and more around: 35% of the participants were first-time-attendies.
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