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Materials Management Matters

Consumer, regulatory and competitive requirements on products today are pressing companies to rethink traditional approaches to product development and manufacturing.New mat……

ETO w/o W-H-Y is not G-O-O-D

Engineer-to-Order (ETO) automation, if you’ve never seen it in action, is actually quite impressive.Capturing all of the process elements needed to bring a unique product variant to a customer……

Deliverables-driven scheduling

We’ve been exploring different aspects of PLM process management. From a high level look at product development process management, to more focused conversations on product change management and chan……

Defining the Part Bill of Materials

We’ve been exploring bill of materials management from the perspective of configurator on PLM as well as specific discussions about guided production configuration and product variant management……

Integration with Teamcenter — Part I

Need for integration
Companies today use more than one enterprise applications to operate their business. The adoption of multiple enterprise applications, in many cases, is the result of years of ……

Support Your Sustainable Products Initiatives With The Right Technology

Developing sustainable products is a must for any company that competes in today’s global marketplace. In a previous blog, I talked about the importance of the greening of the brand and leading ……

An Integrated Product Definition: Simplifying complex tasks

Innovation comes in many forms. It’s the discovery of a new ski jumping technique that forever changes the sport. It’s companies finding new ways to meet their own goals while satisfying the demands ……

An Integrated Product Definition: Solving real world problems

Innovation comes in many forms. It’s the discovery of a new ski jumping technique that forever changes the sport. It’s companies finding new ways to meet their own goals while satisfying the demands ……

Application & Product Lifecycle Management: An integration path

If you’ve noticed a higher number of recalls making the news, you aren’t alone: manufacturers are also noticing it. Many recalls are due to software issues which are the result of the increased produ……