Chapter 2. Data and Projects

In many design and manufacturing environments, teamwork is a way of life—an essential part of getting a product to market quickly. Concurrent design among multiple team members requires coordination, discipline, and organization. In other situations a designer might work primarily as a stand-alone user, collaborating with others but generally creating and accessing files as a single user. In either case, effort invested in setting up an efficient file management system saves time while designing parts and provides safeguards against rework and downstream errors for the designer. When working as part of a design team, the value increases exponentially.

In this chapter, you'll learn to:

  • Create an efficient data file directory ...

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