PLM using Parts&Vendors(TM)

Parts&VendorsTM was the seminal multi-user application in the late 90’s for embedded-electronics design teams to manage parts and assemblies. Running on Windows 98SE (originally), Parts&Vendors managed everything to do with embedded product development, including tracking parts, vendors, manufacturers, purchasing, supporting documents, and even rudimentary stock control for low-volume manufacturing. Teams worked efficiently with more cooperation, less bureaucracy, …

Full Custom – sometimes the only solution

Maestro is again a ground-up Yii-based application, and has been merged with the previously separately developed SCC dataset in a single Maestro repo. Recent explorations of OpenERP (now Odoo), Tryton and ERPNext provided useful insights into user interface and implementation alternatives. However all were found missing fundamental relationships critical for Maestro, such as issues to parts, issues to stock items, stock …