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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.

rate plm for process manufacturing  and food, the failure rate of new product introduction is very high, one source places it a 70%. A major motivation for Process PLM is decreasing the rate of failure or increasing the rate of success. The most obvious way to increase the success rate is to not bring the failures to market. Actually, killing off products or projects that are doomed to failure as early as possible is a key to many objectives. This requires a management approach that looks at all projects and products as a portfolio to be ma

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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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A Two-layer Model for Fashion PLM Functionality


To help fashion players achieve the most out of adopting PLM methodology and systems while respecting the uniqueness of fashion products and business processes, the article introduces a two-layer model to facilitate the process of selecting a fashion PLM solution.

rate plm for process manufacturing  user side, the adoption rate keeps growing. However, the question of how fashion companies can benefit from PLM in an optimal way remains unanswered. This question lies in many areas ranging from strategic planning, to solution selection, to system implementation, and to post-implementation operations. No doubt, many fashion players need more time to better understand what PLM is as a management methodology—and what PLM can do in terms of functionality before they can more confidently jump on the PLM ba Read More

What Could Process Manufacturers Do Better in PLM?


Part 1 of my recent blog series, Filling the Holes and Breaking Down Artificial Walls in a Process PLM Solution Set, established that the product lifecycle management (PLM) software market for process industries (i.e., food @ beverage, life sciences, chemicals, paints, consumer products, etc.) has not been well-defined as compared to its counterparts in the discrete widgets manufacturing and

rate plm for process manufacturing  Product Rollups As the rate of change increases, so does the need to ensure that the company’s higher levels of product information are accurate and complete. With many process PLM implementations exceeding a million formulas, some companies are struggling to complete formulas and product rollups within a day (or in a reasonable time). Without complete and accurate data at levels of the product structure, brand and company image risks are increased. The aforementioned OakBarrel Software provides distri Read More

Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary


For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI fielded a similar survey in Canada, offering an intriguing look into the differences between the Canadian and US manufacturing landscapes. This executive summary presents combined data from these surveys, aimed at helping manufacturers meet future challenges.

rate plm for process manufacturing  X % of optimal rate that equipment operates) All Plants U.S. Canada Current year (N) 539 471 68 Median 80.0% 80.0% 76.5% Average 76.6% 77.2% 71.8% 75th Percentile 90.0% 90.0% 85.0% 25th Percentile 70.0% 70.0% 61.0%   All Plants U.S. Canada Three years ago (N) 505 442 63 Median 75.0% 75.0% 70.0% Average 69.6% 69.6% 69.6% 75th Percentile 85.0% 85.0% 80.0% 25th Percentile 60.0% 60.0% 60.0%   All Plants U.S. Canada Three-year %-point change (N) 504 441 63 Median 5.0 5.0 0.0 Average 7.0 7.6 2.8 75th Percenti Read More

Atrion User Conference Highlights Need for Regulatory Compliance in PLM


The Atrion International User Group met in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) to discuss ways to improve regulatory compliance for their respective companies. At the conference, Atrion presented a vision and product strategy to their customers that will provide critical regulatory and compliance capabilities needed to support the product life cycle. The conference pointed out the importance of regulatory compliance as an important element of a product lifecycle management (PLM) strategy, and the role that environmental health and safety (EH&S) plays in protecting PLM value.

rate plm for process manufacturing  or cancellations Increases Success Rate of New Product Development Projects Missed window of opportunity Products not valid for geographies Product registration and limitation Unforeseen pollution control issues Improve Handoff from R&D to Manufacturing / Outsourced Production Last minute labeling problems Last minutes repacking problems Unidentified health risks Unidentified safety risks Delays for regulatory documentation Delays and extra costs for transportation Right to know requirements not met Gener Read More

The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

rate plm for process manufacturing  advises to use a separate, internal subnet in the networking environment. Thus, if it is physically impossible to sniff, the security mechanisms are not mandatory. Note, that application server and database server are expected to be in a LAN environment and not connected via WAN or open Internet connection to the outside world (Only the presentation client should be used over WAN and open Internet connection; here security can be achieved by various means (e.g., PKI infrastructure). SAP states that Read More

IntegrateIT ERP 123 V7.2.561 for ERP for Distribution Product Certification Report


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that IntegrateIT product ERP 123 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

rate plm for process manufacturing  ERP 123 V7.2.561 for ERP for Distribution Product Certification Report Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that IntegrateIT product ERP 123 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product h Read More

Primary Metal Manufacturing


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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


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