Collaboration In Fusion 360 | Part 2 | Impact at Every Stage

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I’ll be sharing three tools that a company of 1 to 100+ can employ in Fusion 360 that will increase productivity 10x. From consumer electronics to furniture, architecture, and manufacturing, these workflows can be used no matter what vertical you’re working in. I will be highlighting three job functions and how they can use Fusion 360 to impact their workflow regardless of the focus area.

Here’s the outline for reference:

Part one: I covered how your process should start with components to utilize design concurrency within collaborating teams. Part three: will focus on the specifying role or PM’s and how they can automate technical drawings and wiki creations for any project. 

For managers, keeping up-to-date information on each phase of the product lifecycle can be daunting. For some being a technical manager arms you with the skills to use the in platform-tools that Fusion 360 has to offer. For others, your background may be less technical, but you can still employ the powerful collaboration tools Fusion 360 offers by using several web-based tools for collaboration through the Fusion Team Hub. In Part two of the collaboration series, I’m going to show you how you can use in product and online tools to streamline the flow of information regardless of your background.

Creating a Fusion Team

One major collaboration feature is creating teams and ensuring that whoever you need on a project can access valuable information. There are a couple of ways you can create, edit, and migrate information to a Fusion team. 

Fusion Team in Product

When first logging into Fusion 360, you’re asked if you’d like to create a team. If you haven’t set one up yet, follow the prompts after selecting Next.

For those who would like to use the project pane in the product.

Navigate to your name badge in the project pane, select the drop-down, select Create or Join Team, and follow the prompts.

Migrating to a Fusion Team 

One of the biggest questions for many users is how to drive your existing information to a single team. To do this, navigate to this link and either log in or sign up. This web-based portal will be a resource for non-technical users of the Fusion 360 collaborative functions. Select all the projects you want to move, and the destination team and Fusion 360 will migrate all the content for you.

Fusion Team: Your Hub for All Things Fusion 360

After you’ve created your team account, you can harness the power of Fusion Team. The following are two examples of how you can use your Hub to the fullest extent. The first is setting guidelines. In Fusion Team you have the power to create wikis. The project admin or individuals can create these to set guidelines for relevant information pertaining to their area of focus. For instance, by creating an admin wiki, you can lay the groundwork with how you want the page to be updated and used or proper workflows identified by company policy. Here’s how to create a wiki.

Select the project you want to outline. Once you’ve opened the top bar project, you’ll find three choices: Content, Project

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