Announcing Teamcenter 11: What’s New

Editor’s note:  Since publication of this blog post, there have been more releases of Teamcenter. Please read the On Target for 2016: What’s New in Teamcenter article for an overview of Teamcent……

Right-Size PDM Serves Up the Right Meal for Small and Medium Businesses

Looking for the right size product data management (PDM) solution for you? I think of shopping for PDM like shopping in an online grocery store – I know I can look through hundreds of products, but I……

Integrated Product Definition

In my previous article, I discussed Product Master Data Management and the relevance of locating the Product Master directly within the PLM system.In this context, I introduced the Integrated ……

Why is PLM a critical component of an SLM strategy?

The term Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) has been going around for many years and it is term that has different meaning to different people.  Unlike mature enterprise systems (or philosophies……

Service Plan to Service Execution – Right Job, Done Right, First Time

I don’t change the oil in my family cars any more. I stopped primarily because it was easier to let someone else properly dispose of the oil. Today both family cars have oil life indicators that sign……

Getting a Handle on Design Data Exchange and Supplier Program Management

In this post in our Supplier Integration blog series, Aberdeen Group guest blogger Reid Paquin examines high-value business processes where supplier participation is integral – Design Data Excha……

The Future of Change Management

Efficient management of change is crucial to the success of product development. We’ve explored a number of topics around BOM management and configuration.  I’ve been reading through some o……

Service Planning or Service Documentation

Service Planning or Service Documentation?

Back in the early 2000’s, I became involved in a project to address the cause of a tragic incident that occurred during “routine” maintenance. Th……

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Cost Structure Analysis | Siemens

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Why does product cost mana……