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PDM vs. PLM: A Matrix View
Two recent blog posts by Oleg Shilovitsky (PDM vs. PLM: A Data Perspective and PDM vs. PLM: A Process Perspective) got me wondering about what a true product

pdm 0723  by Oleg Shilovitsky ( PDM vs. PLM: A Data Perspective and PDM vs. PLM: A Process Perspective ) got me wondering about what a true product lifecycle management (PLM) system actually is. In his posts, Shilovitsky discussed the differences between product data management (PDM) and PLM from the perspective of data (scope and control of the data) and process (coverage of product lifecycle activities) I have a bit of a different perspective. Let me back up first and look at systems being implemented for

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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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BYTiCS Information Technology: Consultation, services and technology in ERP, PPS, e-Business, PDM and CAx for the engineering and business processes. Fields of solutions• ERP/eB/PPS/MIS/CRM• CAD/CAM/CAE• PLM/PDM/DMS• Interfaces & Integrations• technical documentation• Visualization & communication• Solutions costumer specifications• IT-services

pdm 0723  in ERP, PPS, e-Business, PDM and CAx for the engineering and business processes. Fields of solutions• ERP/eB/PPS/MIS/CRM• CAD/CAM/CAE• PLM/PDM/DMS• Interfaces & Integrations• technical documentation• Visualization & communication• Solutions costumer specifications• IT-services Read More

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.

pdm 0723  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. Read More

SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly)


In February SAP AG announced a web-enabled version of their product data management (PDM) software, the application that lets manufacturers collect and manage databases of information about the products they make.

pdm 0723  Enhances PDM Software (Slightly) SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly) P.J. Jakovljevic - March 20th, 2000 Event Summary In February SAP AG announced an expanded version of an application that lets manufacturers collect and manage databases of information about the products they make. SAP's announcement continues a trend that started last year among vendors of product data management (PDM) software. Once confined to engineering departments that wanted to keep track of their product designs, PDM Read More

Windchill: Core PLM for Discrete Industries Competitor Analysis Report


Core PLM and Product Data Management (PDM) for Discrete Industries covers the base foundation of PLM for the discrete manufacturing industries such as automotive, electronics, aerospace and defense, medical devices, complex machinery and others. 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.

pdm 0723  and Product Data Management (PDM) for Discrete Industries covers the base foundation of PLM for the discrete manufacturing industries such as automotive, electronics, aerospace and defense, medical devices, complex machinery and others. 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. Read More

Lectra Fashion PLM Becomes the First TEC Certified Solution in PLM for the Fashion Industry


“I can name more fashion PLM solutions than PLM solutions.” This was what I told my colleagues last year when I was working on the creation of a product lifecycle management (PLM) evaluation model geared specifically to the fashion industry. Of course, this was intended as a joke—a fashion PLM solution is still a PLM solution! But, here is the first fashion PLM solution to receive TEC

pdm 0723  to product data management (PDM) about a decade ago, with the launch of its first PLM suite in 2006. Four years later, with the release of V2R2, Lectra Fashion PLM became quite a comprehensive and strong solution—in TEC’s certification of Lectra Fashion PLM, six of the eight functionality modules evaluated scored above the average solution, with five of these modules located in the Dominant Zone, a TEC convention designed to indicate a solution’s significant competitiveness in the market and Read More

Mixed-Mode Manufacturing (ERP)


The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection.

pdm 0723  as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP im Read More

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.

pdm 0723  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. Read More

Inforbix - About Smart Product Information Discovery and Consumption


Anyone who has been covering the product lifecycle management (PLM) market will have likely met Oleg Shilovitsky at some industry events or at least read one of his impartial and knowledgeable blog posts on the available PLM vendors, solutions, and market trends. Shilovitsky has been building software products for product data management (PDM), engineering, and manufacturing for the last 20 years

pdm 0723  traditionally marred PLM and PDM product deployments and their enterprise-wide usability, as discussed in my ongoing blog series . Certainly, there are other companies in the market that take somewhat different angles to PLM simplification. For example while Inforbix’ apps discover context in multiple discrete manufacturing industries, the  currently available OakBarrel Software apps provide the PLM context for process manufacturers . For its part,  Kenesto Corporation  is about simplification of Read More

Cincom Systems Launches Advanced Manufacturing ERP Solution


Cincom Systems launches a brand new ERP solution at Microsoft Convergence 2014. Find out what this means for engineer-to-order ERP manufacturers.

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Nujira Selects and Implements Omnify Software PLM


The competition in the product lifecycle management (PLM)/product data management (PDM) software space is cutthroat, but some incumbent mid-market vendors are holding their ground—for example, Omnify Software, a provider of Web-based PLM software for discrete manufacturers (often using a mixture of electrical and mechanical components). Omnify has announced its latest Empower PLM implementation

pdm 0723  management (PLM)/product data management (PDM) software space is cutthroat, but some incumbent mid-market vendors are holding their ground—for example, Omnify Software , a provider of  Web-based PLM software for discrete manufacturers (often using a mixture of electrical and mechanical components). Omnify has announced its latest Empower PLM implementation customer case study, featuring Nujira, Ltd. , a leader in envelope tracking (ET) technology and solutions for powering energy-efficient 4G Read More

Summarizing PTC’s Decades of Fervent In-House Innovation (and Acquisitions) - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced Needham, Massachusetts (US)-based Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC, NASDAQ: PMTC), which is an over US$1-billion large software company that develops, markets, and supports product development software solutions and related services. My post analyzed the company’s genesis from its inception in 1985 through the mid 2000s. Part 2 then analyzed the most

pdm 0723  products such as Windchill PDM and Creo are not used to design and develop pharmaceuticals. PTC has a presence in most major discrete manufacturing industries, primarily from a design CAD and PDM (i.e., product authoring and content sharing and management) standpoint, and for enterprise-wide collaborative design. More recently the vendor has tackled  project and product portfolio management (PPM)  and customer needs management. In addition to a strong PLM foundation with its Windchill technology and a Read More

Case Study: Stiebel Eltron


With its globally distributed operations, Stiebel Eltron—a manufacturer of high-end heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment—needed to streamline its processes and rationalize data management so teams could work together faster and more efficiently. Discover how implementing new product data management (PDM) and visualization solutions helped the company stimulate new product introductions.

pdm 0723  new product data management (PDM) and visualization solutions helped the company stimulate new product introductions. Read More

Core PLM Product Data and Recipe Management--Process RFI/RFP Template


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pdm 0723  Template: Product Data Management (PDM) Engineering Change Order and Technology Transfer Design Collaboration Process and Project Management Product Technology This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Core PLM for Process Industries that can help you easily gather and prioritize your business needs in a simple and categorized excel document. More than a RFP template, it is a working document that serves as a knowledge base reference throughout Read More

EdgeAX Announces Apparel PLM Solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX


Retailers are vital to the global economy, responsible for 18 percent of the US GDP while supporting more than 41 million jobs in the US alone. It's no secret that Microsoft Dynamics AX has marked retail as one of its focus industries, and early in 2013 Microsoft announced the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail that offers new capabilities to help retailers deliver a complete

pdm 0723  this product data management (PDM) solution on SharePoint seems light compared to the full-fledged fashion PLM solutions offered by PTC, TradeStone Software, Centric Software , or Lectra , it could nonetheless be a good starting point for many companies. Read More