Clarity on PLM

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Strategies of the Major PLM Vendors 2015+

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Last year we embarked on our first ever roundup of PLM vendors’ strategic directions. Well, we didn’t get as far as we wanted beyond the more prominent vendors, but we’re back at it for 2015! The market is anything but stagnant. In fact, I think the strategies of the “big guys” are about as different […]

Infor PLM Vision 2014+

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What does Infor have planned for PLM? Infor has a multi-pronged PLM strategy based on industry. They have strong PLM capabilities for the formulated industries and recently beefed up their offering for the discrete manufacturing world. Infor is one ERP vendor that recognizing the unique demands of PLM and takes delivering powerful solutions seriously. This post is a […]

Enginuity Transformed to Enovia and the 3DExperience Platform

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Formulation systems just took a major step forward in the enterprise. I visited Dassault Systemes in Waltham, Massachusetts to get a look at the latest version of the Enginuity formulation system. DS has made a lot of progress integrating Enginuity into their PLM suite and showed me Enginuity is now a full part of Enovia. Why […]

Arena Solution’s PLM Vision 2014+

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What is Arena Solutions’ plan for PLM? From the early days as BOM.com to today, Arena has been a pureplay cloud PLM player. You could argue they had cloud PLM before cloud PLM was cool. They were a pioneer in the space, but where are they headed now? This post is a part of my series on Strategic Visions of the Major […]

What’s Happening in Engineer to Order (ETO) and Design Automation?

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Engineer to Order is a great way to increase sales and improve margins for some and a business reality for those in industries that demand products that fit into their customers’ environments. It’s also one of my favorite topics because I have seen the issue from the ERP / sales configurator side of things as well […]

SolidWorks Vision 2014+

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SolidWorks is a 3D CAD product offered by Dassault Systèmes, targeted especially for small and medium sized businesses. The 3D design tool and supporting suite has the ability to create, simulate, publish, and manage engineering and product related data.  SolidWorks established itself with a focus on ease of use. Where is SolidWorks headed? How will the […]