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The PLM Program An Incremental Approach to the Strategic Value of PLM
Companies that took an early adopter approach to PLM are beginning to show significant reductions in new product introduction lead times and to benefit from

companies implementing plm  bottom line is that companies that have had early success in implementing PLM strategies have decided to start small, but they have also decided to plan for a big ROI. By mapping out their PLM strategies and breaking it down into multiple projects they have been able to quickly adopt new practices that provide a return to the business. These returns can then be invested in further projects that will provide more incremental value and further the company toward their overall PLM goals. About The Author Jim

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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Top 10 PLM Pitfalls To Avoid


Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation strategies are in many cases unique from company to company. However, it is not uncommon for companies to encounter some of the same obstacles or pitfalls along the way. Understanding where these nasty little pitfalls lie will hopefully help you steer clear of them, and improve your chances for PLM success.

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Selecting PLM Software Solutions


Past experience shows us that the vast majority of enterprise technology evaluations run over time and budget, and once selected, the majority of the implementations fail to meet functional, return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) expectations. Enterprise technology selections for ERP, CRM, SCM, and other enterprise applications provide valuable lessons that can be applied to selecting PLM software, but there are some key differences that need to be recognized.

companies implementing plm  Recommendations Lessons Learned Many companies have been through the software selection process before, whether it was for ERP, SCM, CRM, or other enterprise application suites. Many of the lessons learned from these selections still apply because PLM expands traditional engineering applications with business processes that stretch further into the enterprise and even further into the value chain. The multi-departmental, multi-company nature of PLM is changing the way that engineering-related systems are Read More

Economic Benefits of PLM-enabled Collaboration


Many of today’s product lifecycle management (PLM)-enabling technologies allow complex information to be shared by dispersed teams of people. Product data management (PDM) technology is used to organize and provide access to your intellectual assets. PLM, its collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) capabilities, and other solutions can help you go beyond asynchronous data sharing. Find out how.

companies implementing plm  In other words, many companies view PLM as part of their business and technology infrastructure. 6. Conclusion To make the most appropriate decisions for a business, it is important to understand if and how a PLM-enabled collaborative environment can best support the organization. Here are some key issues that are solved or improved by implementing and fully utilizing a PLM-enabled collaborative solution. These can be used as a checklist to determine if your company can benefit from such a solution. Read More

PTC Updates Its Retail PLM Solution


Contrary to its archrivals, Dassault Systèmes and Siemens PLM Software, PTC targets various lines of business (e.g., engineering, service, manufacturing, sourcing/supply chain, etc.) with its product portfolio rather than via dedicated vertical industry teams and offerings. One exception would be retail, where PTC has, for about a decade (after the Aptavis Technology acquisition in 2005), been

companies implementing plm  for the requirements of companies in the retail, footwear, and apparel industry, and built on the aforementioned PLM solution for that industry. For retailers, delivering innovative, trend-right products to the market faster has become a business imperative. Maintaining high quality products, building a competitive edge, and generating consistent profit margins continue to be essential. Faster and More Predictable Outcomes Astute retail PLM offerings help retailers handle challenges such as evolving consu Read More

Process PLM Vendor Sequencia Adds Portfolio Management


Sequencia extends its Process Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) offering with portfolio management, leading the impact of the solution into the executive suite.

companies implementing plm  innovation. User Recommendations Process companies with an emphasis on innovation as competitive weapon should consider Process PLM solutions in order to maintain and enhance their competitive position. Companies with many R&D projects or geographically dispersed R&D efforts should consider portfolio management as a key requirement. About the Author Olin Thompson , a principal of Process ERP Partners, has over 25 years experience as an executive in the software industry with the last 17 in process Read More

SAP PLM: Outlook and Predictions


This year, product lifecycle management (PLM) vendors have put many interesting initiatives on display to PLM buyers. These initiatives include the possibility of generating more synergies between enterprise search and PLM, more intuitive decision support in design and engineering, connectivity between direct modeling and history-based modeling in computer-aided design (CAD), social product

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Can ERP Speak PLM?


Because product lifecycle management (PLM) offers a host of benefits to manufacturers, it has become one of the fastest growing categories of enterprise applications. But a PLM system needs to work hand-in-hand with an enterprise resource planning system, so how can an organization integrate these two enterprise applications, which "speak" in different languages?

companies implementing plm  customer relationship management (CRM), companies may have to choose between the potential tradeoffs of best-of-breed solutions and solutions from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors. Innovation Is King PLM is not just another module of the ERP system. At the risk of simplifying things too much, PLM enables innovation and relies on flexibility and loosely structured information, while ERP enables control and relies on discipline and structure. Without getting into a philosophical debate, Read More

Siemens PLM Analyst Conference 2014—Blending Virtual and Real Worlds—Part Two


Last week on the TEC blog, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic looked at the main themes of the Siemens PLM Conference 2014 he recently attended, including Siemens’ “realize innovation” strategy. Here are his thoughts regarding the rest of the conference, with a look at what’s new with “catalysts” and Teamcenter, and what else can be expected from the product lifecycle management (PLM) vendor in 2014 and beyond.

companies implementing plm  approach designed to help companies achieve faster adoption of new PLM technologies and processes, and obtain a higher and quicker return on their PLM investment. An industry catalyst (or multiple catalysts) is part of each Siemens’ industry solution, and each catalyst includes industry-specific best practices, deployment accelerators, and pre-configured solution components. Catalysts consume (are built atop) templates and add in industry items like sample data, roles, workflows, and services. It is a Read More

Product Note: NGC's Fashion PLM and Sourcing Solutions


NGC e-PLM and e-SPS are NGC’s offerings in product lifecycle management and sourcing for the fashion industry. This product note analyzes the strengths and challenges that the solutions have and makes recommendations to both the vendor and users.

companies implementing plm  range from very large companies to small and medium-sized ones. The list of some of NGC's current customers may give readers a better idea of the customers the company is aiming at. The main customer base is located in North America, although the company also has global reach. Currently, the solutions have been implemented in English and Spanish. NGC is regarded as a leader in its area and performs ongoing innovations. For example, NGC was one of the earliest vendors to introduce Web-based global Read More

Top Five Obstacles Companies Face-and How to Overcome Them: Tips for Small Businesses and Midsize Companies


To realize a competitive advantage, small-business leaders must address five common obstacles: inefficient operations, inability to support rapid growth or new markets, disjointed business processes, lack of visibility into daily operations, and limited resources. Read this white paper to learn how to overcoming these challenges and gain valuable insights into your business.

companies implementing plm  Five Obstacles Companies Face-and How to Overcome Them: Tips for Small Businesses and Midsize Companies To realize a competitive advantage, small-business leaders must address five common obstacles: inefficient operations, inability to support rapid growth or new markets, disjointed business processes, lack of visibility into daily operations, and limited resources. Read this white paper to learn how to overcoming these challenges and gain valuable insights into your business. Read More

The Many Faces of PLM Part Two: The Future of the PLM Suite


The future of the PLM Suite will include more applications that cover product-related functionality and further expand the benefits available. As the PLM Suite matures, companies will benefit from increased functionality and increased integration between business processes. The ultimate expression of this more mature solution will result in a broad suite of focused, integrated applications that leverage a core of unified, structured product data - the PLM Platform.

companies implementing plm  the PLM Suite matures, companies will benefit from increased functionality and increased integration between business processes. The ultimate expression of this more mature solution will result in a broad suite of focused, integrated applications that leverage a core of unified, structured product data the PLM Platform. In order to understand the future of the PLM Suite, it is important to understand how suites become suites. If we take what we now call ERP as an example, it has evolved over time. The Read More

IMAGINiT Technologies Becomes Certified Autodesk PLM 360 Advisor


IMAGINiT, a division of Rand Worldwide, is now a certified Autodesk PLM 360 Advisor. This allows IMAGINiT to implement, integrate, and support Autodesk PLM 360, a cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) solution.

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