Intuitive BOM Configuration in Teamcenter using Active Workspace

If you’re looking for a better way to manage your bill of materials (BOMs) or product configurations, or if you are extending the BOM configuration information to a broader audience, it’s worth takin……

Business Intelligence Reporting Tools Help JCB Dig Out Details for Innovation

How do business intelligence reporting tools help JCB? Where do Teamcenter, NX and Geolus from Siemens PLM Software fit into JCB’s product development strategy?

JCB has become a house……

Out-of-the-box PLM? CEVT Banks on It!

Photo credit: engineering.com “Out of the box” and “PLM” were once considered a contradiction in terms, but not for Chinese automotive company Geely Group’s subsidiary, CEVT (China European Vehicle ……

Delivering ETO products: Can you afford it?

ETO products are becoming more and more common in today’s market. The recent Tech Clarity survey on ETO differentiation and profitability confirmed the trend that I’ve observed wherein many manufactu……

Can I Afford Product Customization?

To remain competitive, manufacturers in many industries are forced to offer product customization to exactly fit customer requirements. This flexibility comes at a price—higher costs, longer lead-tim……

Product Variability Continuum – The Business of Product Variation

The world economy trades countless products among industries and consumers.Across that myriad of products, companies tailor their processes for how product lines are planned, engineered, manuf……

Component Based Design with 4th Generation Design

In my previous blog, PLM BOM and the Next Generation Design Paradigm for the World’s Most Massive and Complex Products , I explained the challenges of managing design data for a massive and complex……

Next Generation PLM: Modeling complex products in a complex world

Next Generation PLM
Product complexity is a reality facing most companies today. We’ve explored a variety of bill of materials topics to help address managing product complexity. We’ve been th……

Integrated Product Definition of Things

Previously, Ashok Krishnamurthy discussed how Moving Product Master Data Management Closer to the Innovation Epicenter can be beneficial to efficient decision making and the flow of value through the……