This class introduces you to the powerful tools that are available in Vault Workgroup and Vault Professional for revision management, approval workflows, and engineering change orders (ECO). Learn how categories are used to control the flow of your data and versions and revisions are intertwined. We also cover how to apply different revision schemes and how to initiate and track change via a change order.
- Identify and describe the differences between versions and revisions
- Apply Vault categories and file lifecycles to manage change
- Use ECOs to track revisions
- Explain the differences between file revision management and item revision management
Mike spent the first 12-years of his career in the Autodesk channel working for an Autodesk reseller as an Application Specialist. During his travels, he was very fortunate to help solve many issues utilizing Autodesk software. Mike has been using AutoCAD since r13, cut his solid modeling teeth on Mechanical Desktop, and has been using Inventor since before it was known as Inventor. Data Management has always been a big part of his professional life, for the most part with Autodesk Vault. Now he is the Technical Services Manager at Prairie Machine & Parts Mfg (www.pmparts.com) a mining equipment manufacturer. Reporting to the general manager, Mike is responsible for overseeing the company's technical operations and the strategic technical growth. His primary duties include the ongoing support of critical computer systems and programs and the interactions between departments.