Bluestar PLM embedded in Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX

Bluestar PLM is developed exclusively for and certified on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations & Dynamics AX (365/AX) platform with the purpose of connecting the company across engineering and operations. It promotes integration and data exchange among all users who interact with product data, i.e. engineers, project managers, buyers, production planners, sales people, quality assurance personnel, etc.

See a small 5-minute demonstration of how an ERP-based PLM works in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and AX.

Simple Infrastructure

Being embedded in Dynamics 365/AX, Bluestar PLM does not require a dedicated PLM server or database. This helps simplify your IT infrastructure for leaner operations and lower total cost of ownership.

Easy to Maintain

The Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX layer concept enables Bluestar PLM to be easily installed, modified, and maintained as an integral part of Dynamics 365/AX without causing any unwanted implications to your core solution. No maintenance effort associated with a separate PLM system is required.

Future-Proof

Bluestar PLM is a dedicated Dynamics 365/AX application, and will continue to support future 365/AX versions so you can continue to benefit from your investment. Currently, supported versions include: Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (Dynamics AX 7), Dynamics AX 2012, Dynamics AX 2009, Dynamics AX 4, Axapta 3.

Customizable

As a native Dynamics 365/AX application, Bluestar PLM is easily modified using internal Dynamics 365/AX resources for optimum solution flexibility.

One User Interface

Leverages the familiar user interface of Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX.

Scalable

Bluestar PLM scales with Dynamics 365/AX to support the needs of multinational manufacturers.

Bluestar PLM is Certified for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations & Dynamics AX

This accreditation assures you that the solution has met Microsoft’s highest standards and that:

It has been tested for seamless integration with Microsoft – Dynamics 365/AX
Meets industry-specific requirements
Has been used and recommended by other companies
Is low-risk, fast to implement and simple to maintain
Is properly supported and protected

Certified for Microsoft Dynamics

Key Features

Embedded in Dynamics 365/AX

Developed on and for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations & AX ERP platform for optimum integration between engineering and manufacturing, and lower TCO.

Revision Control

Tracks revisions of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations & AX items and their related drawings, 3D models, routes and technical documentation for optimum traceability.

Product Data Centralization

Consolidates data and documents from CAD, Office, PLM and ERP environments in a single, corporate-wide data repository.

Engineering Change Management

Manages the change management process from initial request through impact analysis and implementation in the production system.

CAD Integration

Automates the exchange of data and files between Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations & AX and a range of supported CAD systems.

Workflow Automation

Drives business processes from start to finish across departments and locations using an intuitive graphical workflow engine.

Product Structure Management

Visually manage multi-level bills of materials, associated drawings and documentation in a single indented product structure view. Easily create new product structures using powerful drag & drop design.

Product Classification

Hierarchical product classifications and classification-specific attributes enable consistently exact part descriptions to ensure optimal data reuse.

Microsoft Office Integration

Enables the check-in and check-out of Office documents for greater control of your product related documentation.

Multi-Site Engineering Collaboration

Enables collaboration between geographically dispersed engineering teams through intelligent file replication.

Smart Data Sharing with Suppliers

Transfer all product related files from a single BOM structure to an external source of the user’s choice. Export files in an easy and controlled manner,  providing suppliers with all the information they need to manufacture products and fulfill orders.