Fabrication software can seem overwhelming to new customers due to the number of files and interdependencies between settings. Fabrication software is probably unlike any other system you've managed before, and there are many things you may want to know. This session will walk you through from a new customer's point of view. You'll learn how to install, how to configure for a larger enterprise deployment, and how to keep all your users on the same page. You'll also discover a variety of other housekeeping items that will enable you to focus on learning the tools. We'll go over the database folder configuration and structure, and we'll explain all those dependencies between the various database entries. Finally, you'll learn some key practices that will keep you from creating problems down the road. In short, this is a new customers' how-to course for Fabrication software management.
- Learn how to install Fabrication software products
- Learn how to convert your install to an enterprise deployment
- Learn how those files and folders work together (or don't)
- Discover how the various database settings relate to one another
A Midwestern transplant now based in Southern California, and a veteran Autodesk University speaker, Darren Young has held a variety of positions over the last 20 years, including CAD and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) engineer, CAD administrator, and CAD/CAM systems developer. Currently, Young is the Building Information Modeling (BIM) applications manager for Southland Industries, one of the largest mechanical engineering and construction companies in the United States. Young manages one of the largest installations of Fabrication software licenses in the world. Young's true interest is the automation of manufacturing systems, and his experience ranges from lean manufacturing to architecture. This has led him to projects varying in scope from dress patterns to gas turbine piping. He has founded a consulting and development business, and he has been a technical editor and publication author.