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Overview by Industry

Overview for Manufacturing

Adept Overview for Manufacturing

Adept helps companies automate their manual processes to streamline operations and get products to market faster.

  Overview for Plant & Asset Management

Adept Overview for Plant Facility
& Asset Management

Adept provides timesaving ways to share and control content related to new construction, renovations and plant equipment maintenance.

Overview for Manufacturing (Inventor & AutoCAD)

Adept Overview for Manufacturing
(Inventor and AutoCAD)

Learn how to manage your Inventor and AutoCAD data to improve your manufacturing design and processes.

  Overview for Facilities

Adept Overview for Managing Facilities Drawings & Documents

Adept's automated workflow processes help companies meet project timelines, while keeping costs under control.

Overview for Plant & Asset Management

Adept Overview for Manufacturing

Learn how to manage your SolidWorks data to improve your manufacturing design and processes.

  Overview for AEC

Adept Overview for Architecture,
Engineering & Construction

Adept provides an easy way to manage, share and control all your project documents and information from a single, centralized database.

Overview for Plant & Asset Management

Adept Overview for Utilities

Learn how to make your utility work smarter with an automated document management system.


CAD Integrations

Adept's AutoCAD Integration

Adept's AutoCAD Integration

Adept's new AutoCAD integration works right inside the CAD application. Search, Sign In/Sign Our, Open, Insert and Replace drawings, and see status information about drawings and references.

  Adept's Inventor Integration

Adept's Inventor Integration

Adept's new Inventor integration gives users the ability to Search, Sign In/Sign Our, Open, Insert and Replace Components and see the status of file relationships - without leaving Inventor.

Adept's Solidworks Integration

Adept's SolidWorks Integration

The Adept Task Pane inside SolidWorks gives users the ability to Search, Sign In/Sign Out, Open, Insert and Replace Components, and see status information about parts, assemblies, drawings – without ever leaving SolidWorks.

  Adept's MicroStation Integration

Adept's MicroStation Integration

Adept allows MicroStation users to find & re-use existing design data, extract drawing text tags, manage and track reference file relationships, view MicroStation files right from within Adept.

Adept's AutoCAD Electrical Integration

Adept's AutoCAD Electrical Integration

Adepts integration with AutoCAD Electrical gives you the ability to import existing projects and related drawing files, extract project files, automatically create relationships between the project files and drawings, and copy and rename of projects and related drawing files.


Key Features and Capabilities

Searching & Browsing

Searching & Browsing

Adept allows searching or browsing documents based on any combination of information about the file.

  Document Control

Document Control

Adept serves as the central point for document access, automatically ensuring users always access the latest version, and maintains an audit trail for each document throughout its lifecycle.

Creating a Transmittal

Transmittal Automation

The Transmittal Automation feature makes the process of creating, sending, and tracking transmittals easy and fast, and reduces the chance of errors.

  Visualize, Markup & Compare

Visualize, Markup & Compare

Adept is tightly integrated with Oracle’s AutoVue enterprise visualization software and provides native application viewing for over 450 formats.

Workflow Automation

Workflow Automation

Adept’s integrated workflow capabilities help organizations automate simple or complex engineering change and business processes to improve productivity.

  Vault Replication with Binary Differencing

Vault Replication with Binary Differencing

Adept Vault Replication allows multiple geographic locations to share a common Adept Vault, giving users at any location fast, local access to files. With our Binary Differencing option, only the changes between files – not the entire file –are replicated to other sites.



Engineering Change Management

Learn how Adept creates automated ECO process; links your ECO to all related drawings and documents, and simplifies the review and approval process.

  related fields

Related Fields

The Related Fields module allows you to create a series of dependent relationships between Adept data fields, making hierarchical searching and data entry fast, easy and error free.

Adept's AutoCAD Electrical Integration

Adept's Revision Control

Adept’s version control allows user to easily manage multiple version of a document over time – without renaming or moving them into folders.


Document Collaboration

Learn how you can connect and collaborate – simply and easily – with remote sites, partners, customers, and suppliers. Adept’s built-in workflow, transmittals and visualization tools deliver accurate communication between all stakeholders.


Adept's Product Options

Web Clients

Adept's Web Clients

Adept Explorer is a thin, web client designed for users who need to find, view, print, redline, assign and copy documents stored in Adept, primarily in a read-only mode. Built on the Adept Explorer 2011 platform, Adept Reviewer adds full workflow participation to the Adept web client experience.

PublishWave 2

PublishWave: Integrated, Automated Publishing & Printing from Adept

An optional add-on program for Adept, PublishWave enables single or batch mode printing to hard copy and publishing to PDF or TIF formats directly from the Adept application.


Featured Recordings

Document Management Alert

10 Engineering Document Management Problems You Can Solve in 3 Weeks!

If you’re spending WAY too much time (and resources) trying to find, manage, share and control your engineering documents . . .
It’s time to consider Adept.

Adept 2011 for Solidworks Users

Case Study Exclusive: An International Valve Manufacturer's Quest for a Single Source of the Truth

In this recorded video, Desktop Engineering editor, Kenneth Wong interviews Christopher Kehrs, Manager Director and Brian Walsh, IT Manager, to get the answers to how Product Data Management (PDM) became the cornerstone of their efficiency.

6 Critical Steps

6 Critical Steps to a Data Management Implementation

Learn what it takes to plan, prepare and perform a hassle-free data management implementation for your organization.