Documentation tools play an essential role in the product lifecycle. Documents can be expensive to produce, have a long life (sometimes longer than the products they describe), and can be complex.
Teamcenter Document Management & Publishing
Teamcenter provides documentation tools to help teams create specifications, analysis reports, 2D/3D illustrations, spreadsheets, test results, and technical publications.
With Teamcenter, documents and technical publications are in the same product lifecycle management (PLM) system as all your other product-related information, including designs, design changes, etc. Document authors have direct access to up-to-date product information like bill of materials (BOM), parts lists, and 3D geometry.
Using Teamcenter Document Management, you can keep your product design and documentation aligned with product changes to reduce the time and cost of development, while improving document accuracy and effectiveness.
Teamcenter Document Management Tools
Teamcenter offers a variety of documentation tools to meet your product-related document and content management needs.
- Artwork Design and Proofing: Teamcenter Advanced Proofing can help you develop artwork and packaging more efficiently using advanced markup capabilities such as collaborative review/markup, deep zoom, color separation, and a wide range of supported file types.
- Document Authoring Tool Integrations: Create documents that are managed in Teamcenter using familiar Microsoft Office and Adobe authoring tools. You can create documents with consistent content, insert content by relating documents to product structures, and sign and release approved documents.
- RapidAuthor Interactive Visual Content: RapidAuthor for Teamcenter extends your investment in engineering design data by reusing that content directly in technical documentation. CAD and PLM XML content is converted directly to text and 2D/3D graphics and animations.
- Structured Content Management: Teamcenter Content Management provides topic and data module management and a dynamic publishing environment within PLM, enabling your tech writers and illustrators to automate the assembly and publishing of product or service information in multiple languages and formats, specific to your product configurations.