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Customer Migration & Adoption Program

November 2013

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Migration & Adoption Program Program Goals • Provide existing PTC Mathcad users with a migration strategy to move to PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 2 .0 • Provide new PTC Mathcad users with an adoption strategy to help achieve an optimized deployment of PTC Mathcad Prime 3.

Adoption is Essential to Realizing Value From Technology Factors impacting value realization from technology “Lack of training is the common reason IT projects fail to deliver the expected value to an organization.” – Computerworld Source: TSIA/Neochange/Sand Hill Group 3 .

PTC Mathcad Prime 3. design documents or anything relevant to the project 4 . create their own repository of personal sheets and use PTC Mathcad 10%25% of their time • A Reviewer is typically a project manager or a line manager who does not normally author calculations but may want to try a few “what-if” scenarios or audit calculations and then sign off on the calculations.0 Migration & Adoption Program Step One – Identifying Your Users The first step in our migration strategy is to identify PTC Mathcad users and their roles. Casual User and Reviewer: • A Power User is any PTC Mathcad user who typically spends more than 50% of their time creating their own worksheets and templates for others to use • Most PTC Mathcad users are Casual Users. We have three primary roles: Power User. They use existing worksheets.

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 • Core functions are included • Interactive examples are included in Tutorials • Legacy e-books are a large impediment to migration • 3 e-books must be converted • • • • • • • • • • Roark’s Handbook Hick’s Machine Design Hick’s Electrical Wesselingh and de Waard’s Calculate and Communicate with PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 provides Migration Guide • Legacy extension packs built into PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Mathsoft Topics in Electrical Engineering Pintur’s Finite Element Beginnings Pezia’s Electrical Power Systems Magner’s Building Structural Design Athienitis’ Building Thermal Analysis Ochkov’s Property of Substances • 5 e-books now available on the PTC Mathcad Community • Worksheet conversion as a service from PTC 5 .0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Two – Converting Legacy Content • Legacy worksheets need to be converted • Feed log files back to PTC Mathcad Product Management for analysis • PTC Mathcad Prime 3.

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Three – Licensing PTC Mathcad Prime 3. uninterrupted access to PTC Mathcad • Casual Users – Access to a PTC Mathcad floating license server – Recommended user to license ratio of 3:1 • Reviewers – Access to PTC Mathcad Express • Free viewer of PTC Mathcad worksheets with basic calculation capabilities 6 .0 Properly for All Users • Power Users – Individual license for 24x7.

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Four – Deploy PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 to Your Engineers • Individual deployment – PTC Installation Manager (PIM) – Customize your local installation • Mass deployment – Configurable to fit your existing IT processes – Push Mathcad to any size group of engineers in the background 7 .

0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Five – Evaluate Readiness for Deploying PTC Mathcad Prime 3. PTC Mathcad experts spend a 3rd day on site helping with the prioritization of legacy content and converting e-books • Weekly conference calls and PC sharing sessions throughout project • Upon conclusion of pilot PTC reports on the readiness for overall standardization on PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 • Do not create more legacy worksheets • Identify and prioritize your legacy content • We will help your Power Users convert a handful of legacy files to teach best practices for template development • Project recommended 4 weeks long but we can meet your schedule 1.0 • Set the rule: All new development is done in PTC Mathcad Prime 3. Product Strategy presents PTC Mathcad roadmap 2.0 8 .PTC Mathcad Prime 3. PTC Mathcad Essentials training class • Up to 12 users and is targeted for your Power Users or your more active Casual Users 3.

Reporting • It is possible to report on PTC Mathcad Express activity (setup required) • How many • How frequently • How long • PTC Mathcad usage can be viewed in the license logs • PTC Mathcad personnel have a log analyzer to help you understand utilization • Reporting tool available from Flexera for more detailed analysis 9 .PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Six .

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.” – Computerworld 10 .0 Migration & Adoption Program Step Seven – Continuing Education • Onsite Instructor Led Training • On Demand eLearning “Lack of training is the common reason IT projects fail to deliver the expected value to an organization.

com/product/mathcad/contact-sales/ • Download the Standardizing Engineering Calculations white paper 11 .0 Migration & Adoption Program PTC Mathcad contact information • For more information on this program.PTC Mathcad Prime 3. or to discuss e-learning or instructorled training options. contact the PTC Mathcad team at http://www.ptc.