TeamcenterWith 20+ years of experience, Arden Bedell, Teamcenter Architect, specializes in all things PDM-PLM. Arden is a mechanical engineer with broad experience in engineering, business data management, team leadership, and an understanding of the importance of customer satisfaction. Some of his skills include design engineering, analysis, CAD management, data management system administration and user support.

We recently caught up with Arden and asked him to share his workspace with us.

Near Gaston, OR

Current title?
Teamcenter Architect

Current computer setup?
Dell Precision 7510, Quad-core Intel Xeon E3-1535M  2.90 GHz, 32 Gb RAM

What software or tools do you use every day?
Teamcenter 10 or 11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (running under Hyper-V)

What does your workspace look like?
I have a wall-mounted 42” plasma TV with a Microsoft WiDi adapter as a second monitor, and the laptop is on a height-adjustable mobile cart.

One word that best describes how you work:

What are you currently working on?
Configuring and customizing Teamcenter’s Active Workspace client

What would you say is your specialty?
Data model codeless customization

Any tips for our customers?
Don’t attempt to implement a paper-based business process in an electronic PLM system.

What project are you most proud of and why?
Most of the work I do is confidential and I can’t describe the details of the work I’ve done.

Are you reading any interesting technical papers?
Kubernetes Up and Running by Kelsey Hightower

Have any conferences or workshops you plan on attending this year?
I just returned from Siemens America Consulting Conference in Hollywood, Florida

What’s one thing you do when you’re not working?
Working on projects here on the farm.