ERP and PLM
- May 22, 2015
Businesses such as Apple, Microsoft and Google have risen to the top largely because they're founded on powerful platforms. How can companies that sell products -- like spices or sprinklers -- benefit from the platform model?
- April 28, 2015
Despite the hoopla over the IoT, it's still early days for product as a service as manufacturers steer a slow course to new business models.
- October 03, 2013
An IDC-Infor study reveals that more manufacturers are turning to service excellence as a revenue driver and customer strategy.
- July 26, 2012
PTC and SAP are the top warranty transaction management software vendors, according to a new IDC Manufacturing Insights report.
- November 23, 2011
Research firm ARC Advisory Group also says more manufacturers are using PLM-based social media along with improved PLM-MES integration and three-dimensional simulation.
- November 17, 2011
Sanjeev Pal, Research Manager for Product, Project and Portfolio Management Solutions at IDC Manufacturing Insights, reveals which BPM technologies work best for a continuous improvement and lean manufacturing strategy.
- May 24, 2011
Manufacturers can gain new profits and mitigate risks by implementing a better rights management process.
- May 13, 2011
To boost its document visualization capabilities, the communications equipment maker integrated Oracle AutoVue with Agile PLM. But seamless integration remains a work in progress.
- December 07, 2010
Three-dimensional visualization, social networking and the cloud are transforming product lifecycle management from an engineering-centric tool to a companywide platform for better decision making.
- November 18, 2010
C-level sponsorship, cross-functional teams and the right tool choice will ensure PLM becomes a truly cross-enterprise initiative.
- September 24, 2010
Beyond the technical challenges, cultural change management is the biggest obstacle to integrating PLM for cross-functional collaboration.
- August 17, 2010
IDC says manufacturers should exploit 3D CAD and other product design software to improve collaboration throughout their product lifecycles.
- December 17, 2009
The product lifecycle management (PLM) software market is undergoing significant changes, including the addition of collaboration tools, cloud deployments and even a new name.
- November 20, 2009
A lack of synced, quality data can keep manufacturing product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation projects from getting off the ground. That's where product data management (PDM) software comes in.
- November 13, 2009
Mapping data for migration into PLM software is just one pitfall associated with PLM deployment. PLM allows users to define data in many different ways, but that flexibility can be a double-edged sword.