Perception Software announces major upgrade to EDAConnect

EDAConnect eCAD Library Connector gains new high-performance parts search for Oracle Agile PLM AUSTIN, Texas – April 20, 2015 Perception Software announces an upgrade to its industry-leading EDAConnect solutions. eCAD Library Connector v. 3.4, available immediately, includes a high-performance search and discovery capability called AgileXPLORER.  With this upgrade, EDAConnect now offers a closed loop engineering… Read More »

The tensions between Engineering and the Business

 Tension is a balancing act The word tension tends to carry a negative connotation. This is especially true when trying to accomplish an important task. However, tension doesn’t always have to be bad. For example, the art of walking a tightrope could not occur without tension. This tension creates a balance allowing people to perform magnificent acts like… Read More »

Perception Software announces sponsorship of 2015 Oracle Value Chain Summit

AUSTIN, Texas – December 30, 2014 Perception Software (booth 113), silver sponsor for the Oracle Value Chain Summit in San Jose, Calif., Jan. 26-28, 2015, will highlight product data solutions for engineering and supply chain professionals in the manufacturing industry. “The OVCS is a perfect venue to connect with our customers, prospects, and partners in… Read More »

Mining more value out of your existing Agile PLM system

Edmunds.com* highlights five ways to extend the life of your car: Follow your vehicle’s service schedule Check the fluids and tire pressure regularly Go easy during start-up Listen for odd noises Lastly, one that is difficult for many, drive calmly On paper, this sage automobile advice makes sense to better leverage my investment, but what if… Read More »

Perception Software announces AgileXPLORER Free Edition for Oracle Agile PLM

AUSTIN, Texas—November 3, 2014 Perception Software today released AgileXPLORER Free Edition, an application that offers Amazon-like search results on product data housed inside of Oracle’s (NYSE:ORCL) Agile Product Lifecycle Management solution. AgileXPLORER Free Edition enables the user to quickly navigate to key product data in order to make better and faster decisions. “This solution has… Read More »

Perception Software and IHS showcasing integrated trial cloud offering for product decision-makers

AUSTIN, Texas—September 15, 2014 Perception Software, a leader in intelligent navigation, and IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced this week that the companies have made available an integrated trial cloud demo. Perception Software’s Encompass Product Navigation solution and IHS’ CAPS Universe Electronic Components Database deliver faster and… Read More »

Meaning of Data, Part 2: Part Description

In the previous installment of this miniseries, we talked about why Perception has taken keen interest in data quality. We know part numbering and part descriptions contribute to majority of the problems around part data quality. So, let’s take a look at an actual example from our experience. Meet the part description string. Part Description Also… Read More »