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Economic Benefits of PLM-enabled Collaboration
Get optimum efficency and productivity cocnerning PLM-enabled collaboration. Read our free whitepaper! Many of today’s product lifecycle management (PLM)-enabling technologies allow complex information to be shared by dispersed teams of people. Product data management (PDM) technology is used to organize and provide access to your intellectual assets. PLM, its collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) capabilities, and other solutions can help you go beyond asynchronous data sharing. Find out how.
: PLM Solution Suppliers , Cimdata , PLM Journey , Open Source PLM , Top PLM Systems , PTC Product Development Suite . This CIMdata-authored white paper presents CIMdata s perspectives on the economic benefits related to better managing internal and external collaboration, and how PLM solutions play an important and enabling role. The paper also provides insights into how PLM-enabled collaboration provides savings and supports the requirements for multiple industry verticals, including aerospace and
11/13/2009 4:45:00 PM
CAD-Centric PLM, ERP-Centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What’s Right for You? – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
market-sizing firms such as CIMdata put SAP and Oracle amid the Top 5 PLM providers (based on their PLM revenues). But the skeptic in us asks how many total active (maintenance) PLM seats does SAP have and how many PLM seats are bundled with ERP seats and therefore not necessarily in use, i.e., in the “bought but not implemented” category? This is where the PLM math gets a bit fuzzy: do PPM and ideation, both modules of PLM, count as a full-fledged PLM user? SAP’s PLM revenue includes much PPM
: 3D, aras, arena solutions, autodesk, autovue, CAD, cae, catia, dassault systemes, digital manufacturing, ENOVIA, ERP, Gerber Technology, infor, infor10, MES, ngc, Oracle, oracle agile plm, plm, product design, Product Development, PTC, ptc creo, right hemisphere, SAP, siemens nx, Siemens PLM, Teamcenter, tradestone software, What PLM Is Right for You, Windchill, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
ECAD/MCAD Collaboration Solutions: Integrating Mechanical and Electrical Product Design
The most complete information on PRO/ENGINEER is here. Find Free Software reviews from experts. Electro-mechanical design continues to gain importance, as the majority of today’s products have both electrical and mechanical components and systems. Designing and stimulating these products collaboratively across both domains is essential to producing high quality products. Learn how implementing an electro-computer-aided design (ECAD) and mechanical computer-aided design (MCAD) strategy—now—can help you later.
: electrical and mechanical disciplines. CIMdata has recorded design time reductions of up to 50 percent for electronics manufacturers who use collaborative design processes. Reducing BOM maintenance by coordinating design tasks. In consumer products companies, CIMdata has recorded reductions of 50 percent to 75 percent the cost of maintaining and reissuing BOMs for consumer products companies when they employ collaborative design across disciplines. By broadly adopting ECAD-MCAD collaboration solutions as
11/13/2009 4:26:00 PM
Should SAP Buy PTC? » The TEC Blog
revenue (2007, data source: CIMdata) is just a fraction of the whole, the growth rate (roughly 30% in 2007) is well above the company’s overall revenue growth (9% in 2007). According to PLM Market Growth in 2007 released by CIMdata, SAP is now the largest PLM provider without CAx (CAD/CAM/CAE) offerings, and the fourth in PLM mindshare leaders—if we take CAx into account. One major reason that companies need PLM is to let CAx systems talk to other management systems. This is why major CAx providers
: CAD, CAx, plm, product lifecycle management, PTC, SAP, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
An Overview of Product Lifecycle Management Implementation Challenges
Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation brings its own set of challenges, whether considering vendor selection, employee perception management, or actual implementation. However, based on experience and study, it is possible to describe the best practices for overcoming these challenges.
: Comments Introduction According to CIMdata ( http://www.cimdata.com/PLM/plm.html ), product lifecycle management (PLM) can be defined as a strategic business approach that applies a consistent set of business solutions in support of the collaborative creation, management, dissemination, and use of product definition information across the extended enterprise from concept to end of life—integrating people, processes, business systems, and information. Part One of the series An Overview of Product
PTC Flying High at Paris Air Show » The TEC Blog
defined by analyst firm CIMdata . With the growing demand for more fuel-efficient aircrafts, along with ever-increasing regulatory and compliance pressures, PTC’s Windchill PLM software will play a significant role in helping manufacturers deliver the highest possible quality products to their customers faster than ever before. Embraer ’s recent selection of PTC Windchill (together with PTC’s recent win at Eurocopter ) also validates PTC’s position as a leading PLM technology solution
: A&D, aviation, CAD, industry watch, plm, pmtc, Product Development, PTC, ptc live global 2013, ptc windhill, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Lawson Gains Strength in Fashion by Acquiring Freeborders PLM » The TEC Blog
a report released by CIMdata. Lawson’s Freeborders PLM acquisition sounded similar to me. Firstly, the Lawson Fashion Solution on the enterprise resource planning (ERP) side had some PLM functionality already (e.g., product development functionalities), although the company’s strength lies more in transaction-based systems. Secondly, Freeborders PLM would have a better platform to reach and serve more customers, given the significance of Lawson in the fashion industry. Lastly, Freeborders was willing
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PLM Fundamentals: A Framework for Approaching PLM Initiatives
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for PLM Initiatives. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. It may come as a surprise to you, but every organization that brings a product to market already has a product lifecycle management (PLM) system in place. And the choices as to which software tools or system an organization should employ in its initiatives should be entirely based on the review and assessment of its current PLM system.
: PLM is presented by CIMData which describes PLM as a strategic business approach that applies a consistent set of business solutions in support of the collaborative creation, management, dissemination, and use of product definition information across the extended enterprise from concept to end of life integrating people, processes, and information .. While eloquent, many people and organizations as a whole still find it difficult to take the theoretical concept and apply it in practice to their
7/26/2006 2:34:00 PM
Configurability Strategy: A Competitive Advantage
Configurability Strategy a Competitive Advantage. Download Free IT Research Reports on the Configurability Strategy. To gain a competitive advantage, manufacturing companies that sell complex products are implementing a configurability strategy that provides more options using fewer resources. Learn about the two interrelated phases of a configurability strategy: developing the product—which emphasizes the essential functionality of a product configurator—and executing the lead-to-order (LTO) process in a lean manufacturing environment.
: Desktop Engineering, January 2004. CIMdata, Product Lifecycle Management, 2002. www.cimdata.com Reinersten, D., Managing the Design Factory, The Free Press, 1997. American Production & Inventory Control Society, The Adaptive Supply Chain: Postponement for Profitability, 2003. Deloitte Research, Mastering Innovation: Exploiting Ideas for Profitable Growth, 2004. www.deloitte.com Additional References Anderson, D., PhD, Build-to-Order & Mass Customization, CIM Press, 2003. Pine, B. J. II, PhD,
9/19/2008 11:55:00 AM
The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes
The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes. Papers and Other Software Program to Use In Your Complex System Related to some Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers—also known as project-based manufacturers—experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. But by capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses, and shorten lead times.
: John MacKrell, Senior Consultant CIMdata Business Problems for Engineering Engineering teams at ETO manufacturers frequently struggle with lengthy design cycles which contribute to a lengthy overall lead time and a subsequent lost sales. Other problems include: Culture clashes between sales and engineering due orders that cannot be built as booked Painful re-engagement of the customer during the design processes due to post-order discoveries made by engineering Time pressures allow for less value-added
3/7/2007 2:02:00 PM
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