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CAD-Centric PLM, ERP-Centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What’s Right for You? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions are becoming increasingly important to enterprises, to a
collaboration, switching from one PLM system to another (regardless of its CAD or ERP origin) in a rip-and-replace manner will not necessarily solve most of the aforementioned issues for the following reasons: Most companies don’t have mature intradepartmental PLM processes and/or the industry is forcing processes to continually change. This is why standalone PPM tools such as Sopheon, Oracle Primavera , or Microsoft Project are frequently used. One can easily change and upgrade them without impacting
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CAD-centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions are becoming increasingly important to enterprises in a
collaboration, switching from one PLM system for another one (regardless of its CAD or ERP origin) in a rip-and-replace manner will not necessarily solve most of the aforementioned issues. Can the New Organic Crop of PLM Apps Help? But as in the case of rigid and monolithic old ERP replacements (e.g., see Workday ’s recent ongoing success ), the fact is that some companies are switching PLM systems when they have a failure condition. I believe that the economic/political reality moving forward
PLM Fundamentals: A Framework for Approaching PLM Initiatives
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
, PLCM system , PLM system , PLM , CAx , CAx system , PPM , PPM system , MPM , MPM system . Executive Summary Product Lifecycle Management as a strategic initiative is a growing issue faced many manufacturers. Organizations however often approach the issue of PLM from a software centric perspective that may result in lower than expected return-on- investment. Some organization may even focus on PLM improvements that do not present the greatest potential impact. This whitepaper discusses a ground-up
Critical Components of an E-PLM System
E-business has prompted a lot of vendors to move towards creating electronic product lifecycle management (e-PLM) suites. However, enterprise resource planning
the components of a PLM suite. Among the first vendors to move in this manner were SAP, through internal development and partnership; SSA Global, through acquisition and integration; and late, Oracle, through internal development and partnership. The market dynamic is toward the extended enterprise, especially as it relates to e-PLM. Software products must be designed to not only include multiple internal enterprise entities, but also external enterprise relationships. For example, in several industries
PLM and FOSS, What PLM Seekers Think?
Since Aras decided to stop asking for license fees for Aras Innovator [evaluate the product]by switching to the business model that the vendor calls enterprise
to adopt a FOSS PLM system, how likely it wants to implement the system on top of FOSS OS and database? Let’s do the same analysis as we did in figure 2 but focusing only on PLM seekers who think FOSS PLM is considerable (figure 3). Figure 3. FOSS PLM seekers’ preference on FOSS server platform and database It’s not a surprise to see higher percentages in figure 3 than in figure 2 since users who accept FOSS PLM should have higher acceptance to FOSS OS and database, in general. Please note that for
Brain of Supply Chain System
Advanced planning and optimization makes supply chain systems cost effective. It is the brain of the supply chain because it works on top of all other software
of Supply Chain System Q. What is the ultimate goal of supply chain management in business? A. To perfectly match the supply side activities of procurement, production planning, distribution planning, production allocation, warehouse planning, inventory planning and so forth with the demand side activities of incoming orders and forecasts so that all demands are met with the least cost. Are today's enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management
How Much Should You Pay for Your Business Phone System
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Much Should You Pay for Your Business Phone System How Much Should You Pay for Your Business Phone System Do you have all the information you need to get the best deal on a business phone system? Find out how to get the best and most accurate price quotes, the differences between private branch exchange (PBX) and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP); and how widely prices vary for small, medium, and large businesses. You'll get all this and more in How Much Should You Pay for Your Business Phone System?
New Arena PLM Offering Handles Quality
Cloud-based PLM software provider Arena Solutions recently announced Arena Quality, a new solution that aims to better organize quality processes at high-tech
Arena PLM Offering Handles Quality Arena Solutions , the cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software provider, recently announced Arena Quality , a new solution that aims to better organize quality processes at high-tech companies. The Arena PLM suite also includes BOMControl and PartsList , as well as the supply chain solution Arena Exchange, all aiming to enable engineering and manufacturing teams and their extended supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, and simplify bills of
SMB Phone System Buyer's Guide
The SMB Phone Systems Buyers Guide makes it easy.
Phone System Buyer's Guide Purchasing a phone system for a small or midsized business is getting increasingly complicated. With so many new features and capabilities and a multitude of vendors to choose from, how can you be sure to get the right system for your company’s needs? The SMB Phone Systems Buyers Guide makes it easy. In this complete guide to business phone systems, you’ll learn about cost considerations, key vendor information, basic and advanced features and options, tips and advice
Selecting an HRIS: Finding the Right HR System for Your Organization
Top organizations are turning to human resource information systems (HRIS) for all of their human resources (HR) needs. With an HRIS, companies can align HR
an HRIS: Finding the Right HR System for Your Organization Top organizations are turning to human resource information systems (HRIS) for all of their human resources (HR) needs. With an HRIS, companies can align HR strategy with business objectives to get the most out of their workforces and adapt quickly to market changes. Today’s best-in-class HRIS automate everything related to HR in a single Web-based software system This white paper was developed to help you select an HRIS.
Best-of-Breed Versus Complete CAD-PLM Suites: The Debate Rages On
The PLM world is currently witness to fervent debate on the most appropriate type of PLM/CAD software. Best-of-breed solutions offer the needed capabilities and
Debate Rages On The PLM world is currently witness to fervent debate on the most appropriate type of PLM/CAD software. Best-of-breed solutions offer the needed capabilities and hence integrate the necessary software modules as per the customer’s needs, whereas all-in-one CAD/PLM suites attempt a “one size fits all” approach. In his report, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic provides his view on the intricacies of these two approaches.
3 Key VoIP Phone System Features and How to Use Them Effectively
Telephony is changing as internet protocol (IP)-based phone systems take hold. An IP phone system can deliver calls over the network as clearly and reliably as
Key VoIP Phone System Features and How to Use Them Effectively Telephony is changing as internet protocol (IP)-based phone systems take hold. An IP phone system can deliver calls over the network as clearly and reliably as the public switched telephone network (PSTN), and more and more companies are even choosing a hosted or cloud-based voice over IP (VOIP) solution over an installed system. Discover three key VoIP features that can help you take advantage of IP telephony.
11 Vital Questions to Ask When Negotiating for a New Phone System
This white paper addresses vital questions to ask phone system vendors while negotiating a purchase of a new phone system. Tips include making sure your vendor
Vital Questions to Ask When Negotiating for a New Phone System This white paper addresses vital questions to ask phone system vendors while negotiating a purchase of a new phone system. Tips include making sure your vendor representative thoroughly understands your needs, asking about how they differ from their competitors, exploring extra costs and system compatibility, looking at technical issues that will affect speed and quality, and asking for references.
Prioritizing Your PLM Initiatives and Spends
There is an increasing acceptance among apparel brands and retailers of the fact that product lifecycle management (PLM) applications can streamline the product
Your PLM Initiatives and Spends There is an increasing acceptance among apparel brands and retailers of the fact that product lifecycle management (PLM) applications can streamline the product development process. Although the benefits are apparent, there are questions about the best approach and investments to drive PLM across the organization. This white paper discusses a phased approach for accelerated PLM adoption in an enterprise.
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