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i GET IT(R) Provides Engineering Knowledge Management Support for Ford Motor Company Global C3P-NG P2 Release

Tata Technologies' knowledge management application provides single, easy-to-navigate access point

DENVER, May 1 -- i GET IT(R), the global engineering knowledge management application from Tata Technologies, announces its support of Ford Motor Company's global "Next Generation" release of CAD/CAM/CAE/PIM (C3P-NG) software tools. i GET IT is an engineering knowledge management portal that allows Ford's Digital Innovation group to deliver all global C3P-NG methods through a single easy-to-navigate access point. Methods content can be configured to support the specific needs of individuals or groups and delivered to each user's custom learning path. Accessed by over 6,000 people and 100 suppliers globally, Ford utilizes i GET IT to deliver podcasts, process workflows, and a threaded discussion board in addition to internally developed C3P-NG tool usage methodology documentation.

The latest C3P-NG release provides the collaborative tools needed to drive One Ford behavior (One Team, One Plan, One Goal), which Ford believes is critical to their global success. A key challenge is driving process transformation and providing tools for accelerated product development to remain world class. i GET IT supports the challenge by providing a single web based application for the secure acquisition and transfer of engineering knowledge assets such as methods, best practices, and other forms of implicit engineering knowledge. David Fedler, Chief Knowledge Officer at Tata Technologies states, "We are proud to be able to support One Ford goals with i GET IT. We congratulate the team on their innovation and look forward to continuing to serve Ford and their suppliers globally."

With over 100,000 subscribers to its www.myigetit.com knowledge portal, i GET IT now provides engineers in more than 60 countries with a world-class user experience that includes online training, online technical assistance, blogs, and engineering industry news.