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What Could Be Some New Frontiers for Large CAD/PLM Providers?
My attendance of Siemens’ two-day product lifecycle management (PLM) analyst summit in the late summer of 2011 was like trying to drink from a fire hose. Even

top plm providers in china  analysts/bloggers and Siemens PLM top executives. One question was whether, in light of  Dassault Systemes recently acquiring Intercim ’s MES and Enginuity for process PLM capabilities , and  PTC acquiring MKS Inc. in the application lifecycle management (ALM) space , Siemens will also make any acquisitions in the near future. The diplomatic answer by Siemens was to look for some acquisitions down the track, both for technology and functional scope expansion. My guess at the time was that Siemens mig

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

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

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Parametric Technology Corporation's Bold Vision Drives Growth and Innovation


Cooperative markets and clever strategies controlling internal developments and guiding marketing may help Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) reach revenues of $1 billion (USD) by 2008. However, more impressive is this may make PTC an innovator in product lifecycle management.

top plm providers in china  ), one of the top product lifecycle management (PLM) vendors, has a bold vision for the future. Its PLM software solutions include enterprise level product development process solutions, small and medium business (SMB) solutions, and industry solutions that are used by over 40,000 companies worldwide in aerospace and defense (A&D), automotive, consumer products, footwear and apparel, high tech and electronics, industrial equipment, and medical products. PTC viewed 2004 as a year of stability, product enri Read More

Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) - Part 1


Food production and distribution is a serious and strategic business, and I am not aware of anyone in my surroundings that takes it lightly; food can not only delight us, but can also make us quite sick and indisposed. While my inner circles (pets included) have luckily not been casualties of recent salmonella, E.coli, and whatnot outbreaks from tainted chilly peppers, tomatoes, spinach, pet food,

top plm providers in china  around your business, with top management’s genuine commitment to food safety. To that end, your business system should provide the following capabilities: Product specifications during procurement processes; Supplier/vendor ratings ; Inbound QC testing; Quality specifications as part of inventory management modules; Product quarantine management; Product aging tracking; Date-sensitive picking; and Lot tracking. The second “P” stands for “Prepare” or build the ability to react to a problem if Read More

PTC Live Global 2013: All About Design for “Servitization” —Part Two


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top plm providers in china  Heppelmann’s keynote presentation, other top PTC executives touched upon some other product highlights, such as PTC Creo’s desktop CAD virtualization and the new Retail PLM solution . There were several brief sneak previews of some new enhancements in the upcoming PTC Windchill 10.2 release, starting with visual traceability and a relationships navigator in the realm of system requirements and validation management. Another capability that will come from integrating MKS Integrity with Windchill will b Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

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ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy


This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access.

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Extending CRM Concepts in ERP Systems


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