Understanding the Benefits of PLM

By Thomas Dewey
Rahul Garg
Rahul Garg, Vice President for Industrial Machinery & SMB Program

Cloud computing has increased access to powerful applications for small and medium-sized businesses. The adoption of affordable cloud solutions that are customized to meet their needs has increased their productivity and profitability.

In today’s episode, I’m talking to Rahul Garg, the VP of industrial machinery and SMB industries at Siemens, and Stan Przybylinski, the vice president of CIMdata, Inc. 

We’ll discuss the impact that product lifecycle management (PLM in the cloud) is having on small and medium-sized businesses. Tune in to learn more about how it’s helping to resolve challenges and solve problems for cutting edge businesses today.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The challenges that SMBs are facing today (2:20)
  • The importance of PLM’s digital thread (4:13)
  • The relationship between PLM and digital twins (5:42)
  • The security benefits of cloud deployment (6:51)
  • The benefits of PLM in the cloud for SMB (8:17)
  • What to look at when evaluating a cloud-based solution (13:31)

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About our expert:
Rahul Garg is the Vice President for Industrial Machinery & SMB Program, responsible for defining and delivering key strategic initiatives and solutions and global business development. He and his team are responsible for identifying key initiatives and developing solutions for the industry while working closely with industry leading customers and providing thought leadership on new and emerging issues faced by the machinery industry. Rahul’s experience and insight are derived from 25 year career delivering software-based solutions for product engineering and manufacturing innovation for the global manufacturing industry, spanning a career in R&D to program management, sales and P&L management and having focused exclusively on the industrial machinery and heavy equipment industry since 2007.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/podcasts/where-today-meets-tomorrow/understanding-the-benefits-of-plm/