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Benefits vs Excell for Classification Projects

Posted by Convergence Data Team on Sep 17, 2020 11:15:14 AM

We often hear from potential clients about the roadblocks they face trying to use Microsoft Excel for their classification projects. 

This video covers the issues in trying to manage the organization of the data in Excel and then sharing with key product managers to collect feedback.

We demo easier ways to execute many of those Excel-challenged activities using DFR – our classification software and database.

The start of the video provides an overview of DFR. We then get into reviewing the excel shortcomings many companies experience and how DFR helps mitigate them.

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Topics: Classification, Data Cleansing, convergence data, Cost Reduction, Cost Savings, Part Standardization, Duplicate Analysis, categories, classification structure

DFR PLM Integration Options

Posted by Convergence Data Team on Aug 19, 2020 3:25:12 PM

There are different options for integrating DFR with your PLM system when supporting the new part creation process. There are different variables to consider when considering the best option including:

  • Do you have more than one PLM system?
  • Does your PLM system support classification data and structure?
  • Do you need to see commercial data (e.g. Pricing) and technical data together?
  • Do you still have legacy parts to classify e.g. new acquistions?
  • Does your classification structure support all your parts?

  • 3 Options for Integration Process 

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Topics: PLM, Integration, DFR PLM Integration

DFR v10 Launch

Posted by Convergence Data Team on Jul 7, 2020 12:52:02 PM
Check out DFR v10, our major milestone release for DFR Online. 
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We've integrated several modules in this new release with the latest controls and a new web-based user interface.  This release represents 20 years of knowledge capture for everything you do in a data classification and enrichment process.  Running in the cloud and supporting some of our customers largest data sets, ours is the most scalable architecture capable of enabling large global projects including our India operations.

Click here for a 5-minute sneak preview demonstration for this release.

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Topics: DFRv10

Demonstrating the Magic Clusters

Posted by Richard Turner on Apr 30, 2020 11:45:05 AM

How to Save Money by Clustering your Parts

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Topics: Classification, convergence data, DFR, DFR University, Cost Reduction, Spend Rationalization, Value Engineering, Cost Savings, Direct Materials, Part Standardization

How to Prepare your Legacy Parts

Posted by Convergence Data Team on Mar 25, 2020 2:19:02 PM

We discuss and demonstrate preparation of your legacy data for a Teamcenter Classification deployment.

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Topics: Cleansing Data, Classification, Part Preparation

Top Part Classification Blogs

Posted by Richard Turner on Jan 6, 2020 11:38:29 AM

It’s that time of year when we send out a list of our most popular blogs and our most popular community group videos. We would like to thank everyone of our subscribers for their interest in our blogs and community group meetings - 2019 was an exciting year for us! 

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Topics: Cleansing Data, Classification, Product Analytics, Teamcenter, Part Cleansing, 2019 Blogs

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