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Enable Alternate substitute in Projectlink

Enable Alternate substitute in Projectlink

1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders.

Company : Design and manufacturing company . Designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, home accessories, and various other goods and home services.

 

Role : PLM IT Architect


2. What version of Windchill are you currently running?

Windchill 12.0.2


3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video.

Currently Alternate and Substitute feature/ functionality is enabled only on PDMLink and not in Projectlink.

As Projectlink is used for design collaboration/supplier collaboration etc., how to handle the needs of alternate , substitute (collaboration needs) in the projectlink .

It would be good to enable the Alternate , substitute functionalities in Projectlink


4. What is the use case for your organization?

Currently Alternate and Substitute feature/ functionality is enabled only on PDMLink and not in Projectlink.

As Projectlink is used for design collaboration/supplier collaboration etc., how to handle the needs of alternate , substitute (collaboration needs) in the projectlink .

It would be good to enable the Alternate , substitute functionalities in Projectlink



5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization?

Development partners , design collaboration is enabled in projectlink. Part structures would have options/flexibility for suppliers (Alternate/substitute parts). Currently as the functionality is disabled, we are using workarounds .  

If the functionality is enabled, it would reduce many customizations and enable more value on the usage of Projectlink

1 Comment
olivierlp
Community Manager
Status changed to: Acknowledged

Thank you @cmahaboobjan  for your idea. Based on the information you provided, we are acknowledging it as the Community management team. This is not a commitment from the Product team. Other users may comment and vote your idea up.