Dassault Systemes offer the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform as their primary PLM and collaborative solution. It is packaged and licensed using an industry approach with ISE and ISP layersRead more
Category Archives: PLM
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
Use Teamcenter as a business platform to improve efficiency and effectiveness of your organizationRead 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?
Many of the PLM solutions available bill themselves as a platform. It is interesting to look at whether the platform strategy is an advantageous approach for a PLM system. The rest of this blog post will examine the question. In the strict definition, a PLM system need not be a platform; it comprises a collection of processes and technologies thatRead more
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
What is ORTEMS? It is a production scheduling and planning technology that allows for optimized production of complex productsRead more