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Core PLM for Process Industries

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

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Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) in Process Part 2 Process PLM Motivation


This part of the series on Product Life Cycle Management in Process explores the business motivations by review business strategies.

process analysis tool plm  sharing in a single process with a single view of the product and project (with the appropriate security concerns.) Speeding Time-To-Market requires providing the creative team with appropriate productivity tools. Providing the chemist, flavorist, food engineer, nutritionist, and others with the right tools increases productivity and speeds Time-To-Market. These tools include the ability to identify existing materials or products with appropriate or similar characteristics, formula analysis and balancing Read More

Critical Components of an E-PLM System


E-business has prompted a lot of vendors to move towards creating electronic product lifecycle management (e-PLM) suites. However, enterprise resource planning vendors with extensive e-commerce initiatives, development staffs, and renewed interest in PLM, are as likely to lead the way.

process analysis tool plm  through the appropriate approval process using workflow technology Product Data and Structure Includes vaulting, document management, product structure control (through BOM), product variants, and part classification Requirements Management Includes capturing customer requirements and converting them into product design and test specifications Project / Program Management High level, and detailed task specific management of a group of development projects with resource allocation, status reporting, Read More

PLM Coming of Age: ERP Vendors Take Notice


With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers, suppliers, and employees amid the increasing pressures of mass customization, globalization, regulatory compliance, outsourcing, and product accountability, which are just some market driving forces.

process analysis tool plm  the source system. This process helps companies to manage product development and change, and also to communicate data for planning and prioritization, all with a web-based and highly flexible workflow management tool, referred to as Flex Forms, and the relative ease of creating data tables on the fly for reporting purposes. The product gives manufacturers capabilities to more effectively design, make, deliver and support products through PDM, multimedia attachment capabilities, integrated workflow and 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 the choices as to which software tools or system an organization should employ in its initiatives should be entirely based on the review and assessment of its current PLM system.

process analysis tool plm  ideas into revenue. This process may be full of inefficiency, redundancy and frustration, but an underlying system definitely exists. The goal of every product-lifecycle management initiative must therefore be how to better the current system. To do so, what must be undertaken is an analysis of the current product related processes and the tools used to facilitate them. The completion of this groundwork is vital to the success of any PLM initiatives by first clarifying the root causes of any inefficiency Read More

Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) in ProcessPart 3: Process PLM Requirements


A Process PLM system must accommodate rapid, global deployment of the system. This need drives specific requirements to minimize both the start-up and the long-term cost of ownership of the system. This article, third in a series details those requirements.

process analysis tool plm  tools. R&D personnel require process specific tools to build and search material specifications to enable them to locate candidates that are similar to existing products or ingredients. A variety of formula analysis and balancing tools will speed the calculation intensive process of formula development, leading to both greater productivity and the ability to evaluate more alternatives. Some of these tools are specific to an industry, like nutritional analysis and label development in the food industry. Read More

Omnify Empower PLM


The Omnify product lifecycle management (PLM) system provides a single location for all members of design and manufacturing teams to share information for designing, manufacturing, and supporting products. Omnify Empower allows visibility into the entire product development process by managing the complete product record including component data, bills of materials (BOMs), engineering changes, documentation, projects, quality assurance and corrective and preventative action (CAPA), and training requirements information. The system is designed to manage product content information such as BOMs, component attributes, design drawings, datasheets, and vendor (manufacturer and supplier) information. It automates requesting, tracking, and executing changes on product information. Omnify leverages an organization’s current environment for implementation without interruption to existing processes. The Omnify PLM solution is built on the Microsoft.NET Framework and supplies out-of-the-box, bi-directional interfaces with computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools, and enterprise application systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), materials resource planning (MRP), and customer relationship managment (CRM).  

process analysis tool plm  the entire product development process by managing the complete product record including component data, bills of materials (BOMs), engineering changes, documentation, projects, quality assurance and corrective and preventative action (CAPA), and training requirements information. The system is designed to manage product content information such as BOMs, component attributes, design drawings, datasheets, and vendor (manufacturer and supplier) information. It automates requesting, tracking, and executing Read More

CAD-Centric PLM, ERP-Centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What’s Right for You? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions are becoming increasingly important to enterprises, to a strategic degree. However, not all PLM products are created equal, especially in light of their different origins. My post then explored the strengths and weaknesses of the first group of PLM solutions: those coming from

process analysis tool plm  , and Infor10 business process platforms, is to improve efficiency across the entire supply chain, create more visibility for new product development stakeholders, and enable easier collaboration through centralized data management. IT managers see ERP-based PLM offerings as an opportunity to reduce costs and improve data transparency across product development, sourcing, manufacturing operations, the back-office, and customer-facing activities. In the case of SAP, customers that purchase the SAP Read More

Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA


In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. This report provides a framework for users to evaluate the potential financial impact of HANA on their organizations.

process analysis tool plm  Cost Analysis of SAP HANA In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. This report provides a framework for users to evaluate the potential financial impact of HANA on their organizations. Read More

Design Process Maps: Introduction to Bizagi Modeler


Bizagi Modeler helps you document, execute, and evolve your processes. The interface is designed for business users, not developers, allowing teams to collaborate easily.

process analysis tool plm  Process Maps: Introduction to Bizagi Modeler Bizagi Modeler helps you document, execute, and evolve your processes. The interface is designed for business users, not developers, allowing teams to collaborate easily. Read More

Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


Key concerns for PLM prospects will be domain knowledge in design and engineering-specific functions and integration, including currently poor connections from Oracle workflow to third-party business applications and CAD/PLM interfaces.

process analysis tool plm  practices, terminology, data definitions, process flows, etc. In general, the ERP suites do not yet fully accommodate collaboration as well as stand-alone PLM packages designed for that purpose. For more information, see Can ERP Speak PLM? Oracle customers will be thus faced with a familiar dilemma of choosing between best-of breed PLM solutions and integrated Oracle PLM suite. While adopting Oracle PLM might seem as a wiser long-term strategy, particularly for manufacturers with less complex design Read More

Prioritizing Your PLM Initiatives and Spends


There is an increasing acceptance among apparel brands and retailers of the fact that product lifecycle management (PLM) applications can streamline the product development process. Although the benefits are apparent, there are questions about the best approach and investments to drive PLM across the organization. This white paper discusses a phased approach for accelerated PLM adoption in an enterprise.

process analysis tool plm  streamline the product development process. Although the benefits are apparent, there are questions about the best approach and investments to drive PLM across the organization. This white paper discusses a phased approach for accelerated PLM adoption in an enterprise. Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


MAPICS hereby joins the raft of enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors that are making their way into the product lifecycle management (PLM) market by bundling or partnering strategically to embed PLM functions within their suites.

process analysis tool plm  continued with the painstaking process of producing and executing a strategy going forward that would pragmatically blend the company''s traditional values and success factors with new approaches to stay in tune with market trends. To that end, on May 5, MAPICS announced it recently acquired the MAGIK ! Product Lifecycle Management ( PLM ) solution, from its longstanding partner— Ceimis Enterprises of Laguna Hills, California (US). This former strategic extension solution has purportedly been well Read More

Business Process Management (BPM)


Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases.

process analysis tool plm  Process Management (BPM) Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases. Read More

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?

process analysis tool plm  an example. During the process of developing a new product, companies typically go through multiple iterations of the design. The designers may procure or produce component materials to use in the product and go through many different sets of specifications before delivering the final design. In addition to the product design, information about internal design reviews, market analysis, customer preferences, supplier input, pricing, and other documentation is generated. Many finished designs will never Read More