How we use Unifize as an engineering system of record
Michael delves into his daily tasks, emphasizing his continuous engagement with vital processes such as change orders and quality notifications. He reveals that Unifize constitutes a significant chunk of his workflow, attributing this to the platform's central role as the engineering document of record. Whether it's creating presentations for design reviews or other tasks, Unifize stands as the go-to platform for all engineering outputs.
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00:00 - 00:05
So my day to day work here at Harmonic Bionics, I primarily interact with our change order process.



00:05 - 00:14
I interact with our deviation, non conformance, and quality notification processes for material that comes in and has issues, that sort of thing.



00:14 - 00:32
I would say that, you know, for my workflow in my day to day work, I probably spend about 30 to 50% of my time interacting with Unifize in some way. That sounds high, but that's because we use it as a document of record for engineering outputs.



00:32 - 00:54
You know, I might be making a PowerPoint presentation for a design review that's intended to live in Unifize, right? That that's part of that 30% of that time. Or I might be looking at supplier information that is stored in Unifize. It is the easiest source of record for things that I need to find to do my job. So it's yeah, I don't know.



00:54 - 01:14
Some people maintain a nice file system on their computer of all their engineering work. Our Unifize system is kind of set up in that way or most everything I need if it's information about our product or about our risk management file or about our design requirements, I go to Unifize to get that. That's where I go.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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