Has the time come to do continuous improvement (CI) on the approach to CI? We think so. There is a new era in manufacturing, so it’s time for a new era in continuous improvement programs. We interviewed manufacturers, consultants, and associations to validate the notion we explain in this white paper. Please enjoy the summary*
In the second part of this two-part blog series, Michelle Boucher continues to explore the question, should you consider an agile methodology to support new product development, beyond just software? Proceeding from the first part, which explained what agile is and two reasons for using the agile methodology, the second part provides three more reasons
Can agile product development work beyond software? Agile has provided significant benefits to software development teams. Can those benefits be realized for other engineering disciplines too? In a guest post on the Siemens Solid Edge Blog, Michelle Boucher delves into these questions and the reasons you may want to consider using it to your product
What does the future hold for Oracle’s PLM solutions? Oracle has big plans for PLM that include Agile PLM, Agile PLM for Process, and the recently released Oracle Innovation Management solution. Not to mention continued support for the (once considered sunset) Eigner PLM solution. This post shares a bit of Agile history followed by my insights on their
I had the chance to talk with … Kalypso’s managing partner Bill Poston and new Kalypso partner Andreas Lindenthal about the recent merger of their companies. PLM implementation experts are in high demand, with most many “big name” consulting firms carrying small teams. In this case, two smaller specialists in product innovation and PLM are coming together to make an even stronger team.
Product cost is not getting the attention it deserves in PLM. I was presenting on the future of PLM and a participant asked “why I hadn’t included cost in the future of PLM?”