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Systems Engineering a Product Line: Bring on the Legos!

Systems Engineering: The Beginning?

Back in the 80’s I remember playing with the Space Line of Legos which included: moon bases, spaceships, rockets and endless hours of fun. As I’m writ……

BOM Configuration Management Key Practices: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

With BOM configuration management, or more generally with BOM management, there is a wide variety of solutions and methodologies for effectivity, product variability and multiple representa……

BOM Management: An introduction

What exactly is BOM Management?Is that the same as BOM Configuration Management?Or product variability management? Or Master Data Management?Or a PLM BOM???The answer seem……

New Teamcenter Product Cost Management Capabilities

On December 01, we released Teamcenter Product Cost Management 7.0 – a technical progression and an exciting step forward for cost engineers, finance, controlling, sales and purchasing.Teamcenter Pro……

Integrated Systems Engineering: Secrets to Engineering Your Kids

Can a systems engineering process help you achieve pain-free product development? Can you create a systems architecture to minimize your pain? Can you raise pain-free kids?

As a y……

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and PLM: Working together … and right on target

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)-Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) integration is evolving rapidly. In my previous blog article on PLM and ALM integration, I mentioned Siemens PLM and Pol……

Requirements Management: What do cheese, cars and oil have in common???

Do requirements management, requirements traceability and requirements analysis matter to you?

They do to my wife. She recently received a recall notice in the mail on her car. It describe……

Design for Environment (DfE): Supply Chain Interaction for Sustainable and Compliant Product Design

Design for environment (DfE) and product sustainability topics continue to top the charts these days both in the news and on the agendas of leading manufacturers. According to a study performed by Mc……

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and PLM Integration: Ending a Long-time Debate?

ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) Integration Addresses Product Failures Today virtually every industry’s products are software-driven, making the integration of ALM with PLM an impor……