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Challenge Due to security concerns sometimes customers need to change service account passwords or SQL SA account passwords. This needs certain steps in a replicated environment, which we will discuss in the article below. Solution Follow this link to the new Vault Blog Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Under the Hood
Big customers have Autodesk Vault Subscribers in their environment with a slow connection (e.g. Asia). When initializing them with a new Snapshot, it can take very long time. This blog entry is a guideline how to initialize a new Subscriber faster. This is done by utilizing the alternate snapshot technology... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at Under the Hood
As promised in last week’s blog, I have more tips from Autodesk University to share! This one is a tad embarrassing – a common mistake that is made by administrators is assigning the wrong license type or group assignments when adding a new user. Confession: I made that mistake myself... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Under the Hood
Today’s feature App I’m showcasing is known as SQBR or: Supplier Quarterly Business Review. This is a single workspace that comes complete with calculations that help you track and monitor Supplier performance. Think of it as a historical report card for evaluating your vendors/suppliers/distributors. First step: go to the Administration... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Under the Hood
Our October 2017 Fusion Lifecycle release brought lots of enhancements to our Modern User Interface and improved performance to My Outstanding Works. Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Under the Hood
Join Katelyn Wilson, PLM Specialist from Advanced Solutions and Andree Cordts, Director of NPI for Oxygen Development at Autodesk University 2017, as they take a dive into what it takes to prepare for a successful Fusion Lifecycle implementation. Andree attended this class led by Katelyn Wilson at AU 2016 and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Under the Hood
Welcome to App Fridays! This segment of our blog will tackle the Fusion Lifecycle App Store. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Under the Hood
Here's a tip for getting a Quick View in Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle. Also, make sure to check out our new blog dedicated to all things Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)! Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Under the Hood
Hurricane Jose subsided just in time to offer this beautiful sunset at Accelerate 2017. Last week, we hosted our 4th Annual Accelerate event in Boston, MA. Despite Hurricane Jose hovering off the coast, we had more people attend the event this year than ever before. If you haven’t had a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Under the Hood
Today’s post involves one of those feature enhancements that while seemingly small, pays off is a big way. Truly one of those “it’s the little things” type of improvements. This involves scripting, and a change made in Fusion Lifecycle to allow for spaces in the script name. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Under the Hood
One of the first tasks a new Fusion Lifecycle administrator will have is reviewing the state names in workflow and altering them to match the nomenclature used by their company or adding/removing states as needed to match their business process. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Under the Hood
Enabling escalations in your Fusion Lifecycle workflow is a handy way to eliminate bottlenecks in a workflow that can occur when action isn’t taken. Get a walk through the different escalation types... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Under the Hood
Taking the time to configure the workflow editor in Fusion Lifecycle is one area where it’s worth spending extra time to get it just right. Today’s tip covers just that. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Under the Hood
Accelerate 2017 is just 26 days away. Today we're highlighting another of our customer breakout sessions - this one led by Boa Technology. Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at Under the Hood
One of my favorite features of Facebook is the ‘On This Day’ look back at what you posted in previous years. Today I got the notice that we first launched PLM Talk five years ago!! Today I want to talk about the various ways you (and your coworkers) can learn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2017 at Under the Hood
I don't know if you all feel the same way, but for me, this Summer has flown by. In fact, we're only 6 weeks out from Accelerate 2017! (already!?) We're now in crunch mode, working hard to put the finishing touches on the event. If you haven't registered yet, I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Under the Hood
There are several ways to determine who can perform workflow transitions. If no script or just a general permission is used, anyone can do the work. Typically we see a condition script that blocks the transition and then will allow a user (usually based on a field set on item details). Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Under the Hood
Autodesk's Accelerate 2017 is coming back to Boston, MA this Sept 21-22nd. Get a sneak peek into one of the customer sessions you'll have the option to attend, led by Chamberlin & Hill Castings. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Under the Hood
There was a recent post on our Community Forum on Clearing Linking Pick List (with Search Filter) field via script. The syntax needed to clear is not to use null, but to use an empty string (“”). Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Under the Hood
In response to an Ideas post about Pick list configurations, Fred Smith outlined a way to use a reference workspace to manage valid picklist values. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Under the Hood
A few weeks ago Sven Dickmans gave us a great way to add a watermark to an Advanced Print View in Fusion Lifecycle. Well, he’s topped that with giving us a super advanced Advanced Print View. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Under the Hood
See what's new in the June 2017 release of Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Under the Hood
Today’s tip is about Establishing a Sandbox Development Environment for Fusion Lifecycle. Fusion Lifecycle Enterprise environments include one sandbox tenant that is an exact replica of your production Lifecycle tenant. In order to set up your sandbox, log a case with Technical Support . You can request a refresh from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at Under the Hood
Fusion Lifecycle offers notifications - those friendly emails that remind you a change order is ready for approval. But, it doesn’t stop there. You can bring in the big gun: ESCALATION. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Under the Hood
Fusion Lifecycle has some pre-built workspaces designed to save you time when starting out a new workspace or when you need to track additional data. Check out the short video below where I explain how to install and use a pre-built app from the Fusion Lifecycle app store. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Under the Hood