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CIMdata offers consulting and conducts research, focusing on product lifecycle management (PLM). The firm also provides PLM-focused subscription services.

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Why PLM Couldn’t Help You During An Economic Downturn?
Shorter time-to-market, higher product development efficiency, better product quality, and lower product costs are often associated with the benefits of

cimdata  near the end of CIMdata PLM Industry Summary, 28 May 2010 ) shows that ten percent of poll participants thought that PLM couldn’t really help tackle economic downturns. I totally agree with CIMdata that this result indicated an awareness issue—current and potential PLM users are not always on the same page with PLM vendors and advocators. Besides this, I felt that some of the ten percent who responded might speak about the real experiences they had with PLM. With the economic downturn in mind, below Read More...
PTC Flying High at Paris Air Show
As you may know, the 50th Paris Air Show recently took place, bringing together industry players from across the globe to showcase the latest innovations and

cimdata  defined by analyst firm CIMdata . With the growing demand for more fuel-efficient aircrafts, along with ever-increasing regulatory and compliance pressures, PTC’s Windchill PLM software will play a significant role in helping manufacturers deliver the highest possible quality products to their customers faster than ever before.  Embraer ’s recent selection of PTC Windchill  (together with PTC’s recent win at Eurocopter ) also validates PTC’s position as a leading PLM technology solution Read More...
Lawson Gains Strength in Fashion by Acquiring Freeborders PLM
When I first learned that Lawson had acquired the product lifecycle management (PLM) software division of Freeborders, the Oracle-Agile acquisition came to mind

cimdata  a report released by CIMdata. Lawson's Freeborders PLM acquisition sounded similar to me. Firstly, the Lawson Fashion Solution on the enterprise resource planning (ERP) side had some PLM functionality already (e.g., product development functionalities), although the company’s strength lies more in transaction-based systems. Secondly, Freeborders PLM would have a better platform to reach and serve more customers, given the significance of Lawson in the fashion industry. Lastly, Freeborders was willing Read More...
ECAD/MCAD Collaboration Solutions: Integrating Mechanical and Electrical Product Design
Electro-mechanical design continues to gain importance, as the majority of today’s products have both electrical and mechanical components and systems

cimdata  electrical and mechanical disciplines. CIMdata has recorded design time reductions of up to 50 percent for electronics manufacturers who use collaborative design processes. Reducing BOM maintenance by coordinating design tasks. In consumer products companies, CIMdata has recorded reductions of 50 percent to 75 percent the cost of maintaining and reissuing BOMs for consumer products companies when they employ collaborative design across disciplines. By broadly adopting ECAD-MCAD collaboration solutions as Read More...
An Overview of Product Lifecycle Management Implementation Challenges
Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation brings its own set of challenges, whether considering vendor selection, employee perception management, or

cimdata  Challenges Introduction According to CIMdata ( http://www.cimdata.com/PLM/plm.html ), product lifecycle management (PLM) can be defined as a strategic business approach that applies a consistent set of business solutions in support of the collaborative creation, management, dissemination, and use of product definition information across the extended enterprise from concept to end of life—integrating people, processes, business systems, and information. Part One of the series An Overview of Product Read More...
PLM Fundamentals: A Framework for Approaching PLM Initiatives
It may come as a surprise to you, but every organization that brings a product to market already has a product lifecycle management (PLM) system in place. And

cimdata  PLM is presented by CIMData which describes PLM as a strategic business approach that applies a consistent set of business solutions in support of the collaborative creation, management, dissemination, and use of product definition information across the extended enterprise from concept to end of life integrating people, processes, and information .. While eloquent, many people and organizations as a whole still find it difficult to take the theoretical concept and apply it in practice to their Read More...
Configurability Strategy: A Competitive Advantage
To gain a competitive advantage, manufacturing companies that sell complex products are implementing a configurability strategy that provides more options using

cimdata   Desktop Engineering, January 2004. CIMdata, Product Lifecycle Management, 2002. www.cimdata.com Reinersten, D., Managing the Design Factory, The Free Press, 1997. American Production & Inventory Control Society, The Adaptive Supply Chain: Postponement for Profitability, 2003. Deloitte Research, Mastering Innovation: Exploiting Ideas for Profitable Growth, 2004. www.deloitte.com Additional References Anderson, D., PhD, Build-to-Order & Mass Customization, CIM Press, 2003. Pine, B. J. II, PhD, Read More...
The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes
Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers—also known as project-based manufacturers—experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering

cimdata   John MacKrell, Senior Consultant CIMdata Business Problems for Engineering Engineering teams at ETO manufacturers frequently struggle with lengthy design cycles which contribute to a lengthy overall lead time and a subsequent lost sales. Other problems include: Culture clashes between sales and engineering due orders that cannot be built as booked Painful re-engagement of the customer during the design processes due to post-order discoveries made by engineering Time pressures allow for less value-added Read More...

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