Controlling manufacturing data: A secure collaboration hub for supply chain data management

Controlling Manufacturing Data with ShareAspace: A Secure Collaboration Hub for Supply Chain Management

Key points

  • The ShareAspace platform enables data management across the extended enterprise, based on PLCS standard.
  • ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing offers secure data exchange and flexible collaboration, catalyzing the development of an agile supplier network.
  • ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing’s audit trail feature improves data quality control and change management, helping companies identify potential risks.

How to improve supply chain transparency, protect IP, and avoid vendor lock-in.

Controlling product data and managing supply chains has become a critical concern for companies in the manufacturing industry. With the increasing complexity of product development and the need to collaborate with various stakeholders, including suppliers and customers, companies must have full visibility and control over their data. Eurostep’s ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing offers a solution that helps companies overcome these challenges, providing a secure, standard-based collaboration hub that enables companies to manage their product and production data across their extended enterprise.

ShareAspace is a platform that allows for the secure exchange of information across the whole supply chain. It is based on the PLCS standard, which prevents vendor lock-in and provides PLM capabilities, allowing for full integration with any data system. By connecting internal PDM, ERP, and other data systems, companies can manage product and production data with their partners, suppliers and manufacturers, improving supply chain transparency, protecting IP, and avoiding vendor lock-in.

One of the most significant benefits of ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing is its ability to secure highly valuable product and production information. Companies can share product data across borders in a secure and intuitive hub, catalyzing the development of an agile network of suppliers. With a centralized standard-based communication platform, ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing provides a flexible and fully integrating solution for heterogeneous IT environments.

Additionally, ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing provides a full track record and audit trail of all shared data. This feature ensures that companies have a clear understanding of how their data is being used and who is accessing it. This level of transparency can help companies identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in their supply chain, improving data quality control and change management.

In conclusion, the manufacturing industry faces significant challenges when it comes to managing supply chains and controlling product data. Eurostep’s ShareAspace Design to Manufacturing offers a solution that helps companies overcome these challenges by providing a secure, standard-based collaboration hub that enables full visibility and control over product and production data across the extended enterprise. With its comprehensive suite of solutions, Eurostep is well-positioned to help companies manage their product data throughout its lifecycle, ensuring the highest quality and cost-effectiveness.

About Eurostep

Eurostep delivers software and services for product lifecycle management with a particular focus on controlled data sharing within and between enterprises. Services range from pre-studies to the implementation and support of systems. Eurostep has blue-chip and SME customers in a variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, defence, energy, high tech, AEC and plant.

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