ThingWorx Navigate for PLM Data

Get up-to-date PLM data into the hands of those that need it the most

Utilize Your Data More Efficiently


ThingWorx Navigate enables stakeholders throughout the organization to easily access the rich data stored within the organization’s enterprise system – no training required. With out-of-the-box (OOTB) role and task-based apps that provide contextualized information as well as the ability to easily customize apps to meet organizational needs, ThingWorx Navigate helps users spend less time searching for data and more time doing what they do best: developing, manufacturing, selling, and supporting world class products.


Why ThingWorx Navigate

  • Provide non-experts with simplified access to PLM content and workflows
  • With its simplified user interface, users are up and running quickly, with little to no training
  • Flexible deployment options include the PTC cloud or on-premise
  • In addition to PLM data, provide a variety of information from other sources, such as requirements, analytics results, drawings and 3D models
  • Rapidly create job-specific, custom apps that include reusable components and can utilize “live” content from Windchill and other IT systems without the need to replicate the data
  • Because it’s a web-based application, you can seamlessly install and upgrade
  • Experience product information in multiple formats – whether on a screen or in augmented reality

Key Product Features: Role, Task-Based and Custom PLM Apps

  • View and compare drawings to quickly and easily identify differences

  • Simplified tailoring of standard apps for role-based configurations.

  • View and download document attachments/secondary documents

  • View models in 3D, including playback controls for viewing animations and sequences, cross selection capabilities using attributes, and support for local language

  • Broaden participation in digital change management workflows

  • Rapid application development environment with reusable components and Thingworx Flow connectors that combine data from multiple systems.


Enterprise PLM and Connected Devices at Whirlpool Corporation

See how Whirlpool Corporation used ThingWorx Navigate role-based apps to improve cross-functional collaboration.

Polaris Role-Based Access Demo

Discover the art-of-the-possible for accessing digital product information depending on the role in the organization.