What I learned this week … came from some reflection on PDM-less PLM: Is It Pragmatic or Just Problematic? on engineering-matters. Chad Jackson raises some great questions about whether PLM can be achieved without PDM. I wanted to share some of my thoughts on managing product data and managing product-related processes. I don’t think you…
What I Learned
What I learned this week … is that manufacturers (and others) are as passionate and focused on new product development and innovation as ever. I had the opportunity to act as master of ceremonies (emcee JB in the house!) for Aberdeen Group’s Leadership in Product Development Summit. We had a great lineup of speakers from some great companies that shared their experience in developing new products.
I had the chance to talk with PTC and their customers at last week’s PTCuser user conference. PTC has been busy, making a number of significant announcements.
PLM Processes: Flowchart vs. Rule-based? from Oleg in PLM Twine discusses rule-based business processes for PLM. It immediately set off red flags in my head based on past experience. Oleg made me think about two different experiences I have in the same context, and it made me shudder.
What I learned this week came from a great post on Hypertextual titled “Positioning with other IT systems: the liquid nature of Enterprise 2.0.” I see things slightly differently regarding social computing and PLM.
What I learned this week was a retrospective look at an article analyzing how industry-specific PLM application are. The review was in response to a comment on my post In Search of a Common PLM Definition.