Are you eager to modernize your Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes while prioritizing robust cybersecurity? Embracing cloud-based solutions could be the transformative strategy your business needs! This post will delve into the technical aspects of deploying PLM applications on the cloud and shed light on the key differences between Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IAAS) models, with a strong focus on crucial security requirements.Read more
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Change Management is a challenge for all manufacturing organizations. But a consistent framework can help. Read how this can be achievedRead more
Is the future of PLM on the cloud?Read more
Is intelligent part numbering dead or alive? This article examines the question and what can be done about it.Read more
It goes without saying that we live in unprecedented times. The world will fundamentally change in ways we cannot yet predict.
But a pertinent question that potentially we can address is – Will it affect PLM and if so how?
As a follow up to the BOM in Excel article, what would constitute a perfect system for managing Bills of Material (BOM) in a PLM system? Let’s divide the capabilities of this ideal system into three categories; mandatory, essential and nice-to-have. For the sake of definition, a Part is an end item in a BOM structure, and an assembly isRead more
The Challenge Often when listening to a CIMdata presentation, their consultant will offer a tongue in cheek remark: “the most widely used PLM tool is Excel”. So, is it true? It is worth examining the issue in more detail. Before proceeding, a better definition of the title is in order. The more accurate formulation – “Does an Excel spreadsheet containRead more
The Problem Before computers, engineering designs where carried out by armies of draftsmen toiling over drawing boards in vast offices. Some may still express nostalgia for those days, but like all else, change came along. Today sophisticated computer programs allow engineering designs to be created in a full 3D virtual world with great degrees of precision. In the initial phasesRead more
Does your engineering organization struggle with the following challenges? Crucial engineering data in several different systems resulting in disconnected information Manual processes that rely on human intervention Multi CAD environment requiring translations and inefficient transactions Lack of visibility of data for downstream consumers If these challenges are something you face everyday, then you probably have considered a Product Data ManagementRead more
In the previous posts regarding PLM ROI ( Part 1, and Part 2, we introduced the hierarchy of strategic objectives, business targets and business costs. Examples were provided of all these categories. In this post, lets look at some examples of how to calculate business costs and how savings can be derived from these. We will look at two examples:Read more