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Windchill10.

0FAQ

1. WhatsnewwithWindchill10.0?
2. Whataresomeofthespecificcapabilityenhancementsofferedwiththisrelease?
3. WhatishappeningwiththeRelexandInSightbrands?
4. ArethereanyCreoapplicationsbeinglaunchedinconjunctionwithWindchill10.0?
5. WhatservicesareavailableforgettingWindchill10.0solutionsrapidlyintoproduction?
6. WhattrainingwillcustomersrequirewithWindchill10.0andwherecanIgetadditionaltraininginformation?
7. HowcanIlearnmoreaboutWindchill10.0?

1. WhatsnewwithWindchill10.0?
Windchill10.0allowsyouto:
DoMorethroughouttheproductlifecycle:WindchilloffersmoreintermsofdepthofEngineeringBOM
management,breadthofreachacrosstheproductlifecyclewithconsiderationforserviceplanning,and
significantprocessimprovementsinmanyareas,especiallydetaileddesign,andverificationandvalidation.
Knowmoreaboutyourproductperformance:Windchillqualitysolutionsandproductanalyticsprovide
earlyknowledgeaboutwellaproductwillperformagainstdimensionssuchascompliance,reliability,cost,
andenvironmentalimpact
GetmorevalueoutofyourPLMsystem:Anewuserexperienceandmoresystemadministrationtools
makeWindchilleasiertolearn,use,andmaintain

2. Whataresomeofthespecificcapabilityenhancementsofferedwiththisrelease?
UserExperienceAdramaticallyimproveduserexperience,withacleanerlookandfeelthatis
customizableandeasytouse.
ExpandedBOMManagementManagethecompletelifecycleofthebillofmaterial(BOM)from
engineeringtomanufacturingthroughservice.
MoreChange&ConfigurationManagementcapabilitiesAnewproductstructurebrowser,anenhanced
dualstructurecomparisontool,theabilitytosequencechangetasksandmore.

TopDownDesignAcceleratedevelopmenttimebyallowinguserstodefineconceptualproduct
architecturewithpartsandbuildaCADstructurefromthatpartstructure.
DesignincontextBreakthroughproductivityimprovementsforworkingwithlargeassemblies.
ECADMCADrelatedimprovementsWindchill10.0includesaunifiedECAD&MCADexperiencefor
workgroupmanagementandvisualization
InterferenceDetectionAutomaticallyanalyzemodelsforanyclashesorinterferencesbetween
componentsandthenreviewanddispositiontheresults.
ExpandedManufacturingProcessManagementWindchillMPMLink10.0offerssupportfor
manufacturingoptionsandvariantsaswellaskeymanufacturingcharacteristics(ex.surfacefinish).
MoreOptions&VariantsCapabilitiesBroad,newcapabilitiesthatcanhelpcompanieswhodevelop
AssembletoOrder(ATO),ConfiguretoOrder(CTO)orEngineeredtoOrder(ETO)products.
IntegralComplianceTheWindchillCompliancemodules(formerlyknownasInSight)manageand
improvetheenvironmentalperformanceofproductsandthesupplychain.
IntegralCostingUnderstandthecostimpactofchangerequestsanddesignalternativeswiththisnew
modulethatcanrollupmultiplesetsofcostinginformationagainstabillofmaterial.
ComprehensiveQuality&ReliabilityWindchillQualitySolutions(manyofwhichwereformerlybranded
Relex)addreliabilityandriskmanagementintotheproductdevelopmentlifecycle.Newofferingsinclude
solutionsforCAPA(CorrectiveActionPreventiveAction)toaccelerateproblemresolutionthrough
improvedmonitoringandrootcauseidentification.
IndustryfirstIntegralServicesinformationWindchill10.0extendsPTCsPLMsolutiontosupport
businessprocessescriticalforserviceoperations,andwillenablethemanagementofServiceInformation
andSpareParts.
StreamlinedSystemAdministrationImprovedmonitoringandtroubleshootingcapabilities,anda
streamlinedprocessforinstallationandupgrades.

3. WhatishappeningwiththeRelexandInSightbrands?
WiththeintroductionofWindchill10.0,weareincorporationtheRelexandInSightproductfamiliesunderthe
WindchillbrandtosignifythecloserrelationshipbetweenthesecriticalfunctionsandtheoverallWindchill
architecture.Goingforward,theseproductareaswillbecalledWindchillQualitySolutionsandWindchill
ProductAnalyticssolutions,respectively.Thesesolutionswillofferbusinessadvantagebecauseoftheirtight
relationshipwiththeWindchillfordatamanagementandprocessoptimization.However,inthecaseswhere
WindchillisnottheincumbentPLMsystem,thesesolutionscanbedeployedintootherPLMenvironments.


4. ArethereanyCreoapplicationsbeinglaunchedinconjunctionwithWindchill10.0?
SimultaneouslywithWindchill10.0,PTCisreleasingCreoElements/View10.0,whichincludesmanynew
capabilitiesincludingthreenewmodulesCreoElements/ViewInterferenceAnalysis,CreoElements/View
AnimatorandCreoElements/ViewECADProfessional.PleasechecktheCreoElements/Viewpagesformore
information.

5. WhatservicesareavailableforgettingWindchill10.0solutionsrapidlyintoproduction?
PTCsservicesportfoliooffersabroadrangeofservicesallfocusedonmaximizedthevalueofPTCsolutions
andissupportedbyourRealizedValuePlatform(RVP),themethodologicalapproachtohowwescopeand
deliverPLMprograms.RVPensuresconsistencyinapproach,methodsandskillsrequiredtomeetcustomer
needs.ThePortfolioincludes:
StrategyServicesthathelpcustomersdefineandexecutetheiroverallPLMStrategyincludingaspecific
Roadmap,ValueScorecardandGovernanceModelthatsbasedonthecustomerskeybusinessvalues.
DeploymentServicestoimplementPTCbasedSolutionsthatfocusondeliveringnewbusinessprocess
capabilities.Thisincludes:ProjectManagement,ApplicationDesignandBuild,InfrastructureDesignandBuild,
DataMigration,LearningandAdoption,ApplicationDeploymentandQualityManagement.
OptimizationServicestoenhancetheproductivityofyourendusers,projectteams,andcommunitiesinthe
contextoftheirPTCbasedPLMsolutions.
SupportServicestohelpmaintaintheEnterprisePLMApplicationinproductionaswellassupportyour
internalPLMApplicationProfessionals.

6. WhattrainingwillcustomersrequirewithWindchill10.0andwherecanIgetadditionaltraining
information?
PTChasarolebasedcurriculum;thereforetheamountoftrainingthatcustomerswillrequiredependsonthe
roletheyperform.Withrolebasedlearning,eachindividualgetsonlythetrainingtheyneed,whichenables
themtogetuptospeedonthenewtechnology,andtheirrolefaster.Tolearnmoreaboutrolebased
learning,checkoutThePTCUniversitypage

7. HowcanIlearnmoreaboutWindchill10.0?
TherearemultiplesourcestogainmoreinformationaboutWindchill10.0:
AttendtheWindchill10.0VirtualEventofMay10
th
.Registerhere
ViewtheWindchillinteractiveproducttour(availableonMay10
th
)
VisittheWindchillproductpagesonptc.com

Note:Thetimingofanyproductrelease,includinganyfeaturesorfunctionality,issubjecttochangeatPTCs
discretion