The 4th Dimension is time. With 4D Online, companies accelerate time-to-value with the IHS low cost, portable, Internet-based family of products, including Parts Universe. Consisting of highly specialized product information and software built and maintained by dedicated content development and industry domain expert professionals, 4D Online is the next generation in intelligent information solutions, designed to optimize decision-making and enhance revenues.
4D Online subscription service offers the following levels of service:CAPS Universe
CAPS Universe enables engineering and sourcing professionals to identify the best components for their products with access to tens of millions of board-level components in multiple categories from leading manufacturers worldwide.
Managing components and suppliers is more critical than ever as obsolescence,counterfeit, and non-compliance risks continue to grow. An effective product informationmanagement system enables organizations to increase the pace of new product introductions, avoid costly production interruptions or product redesigns, and improve sustainability over extended service lives.
CAPS Connect gives organisations a powerful, industrieleading tool to automatically cleanse Bills Of Materials (BOMS) and Approved Vendor Lists (AVLS) via custom cleansing and trimming rules allowing users to connect their internally authored data to the supply chain.
CAPS Enterprise Solution provides enterprise-wide access to a comprehensive database that can be merged with company data. As a result, design and component engineering, supply chain and procurement, manufacturing, and quality assurance departments can collaborate effectively on component selection, managing Bills of Materials (BOMs), and lifecycle management.
Built upon the industry-leading CAPS Universe database, comprised of hundreds of millions of electronic and electro-mechanical records, CAPS XML Web Services is an effective tool for integrating detailed IHS parts information with your internal data, systems and workflows. When integrated with your systems, CAPS XML enables users to access the comprehensive and current data they need from within the internal applications they use on a daily basis—commercial and custom PLM, PDM, ERP and other enterprise systems.
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