Infor PLM Vision 2014+

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

Aras PLM Vision 2014+

This is the next post in my series on  Strategic Visions of the Major PLM Vendors 2104+. I admittedly stalled a little bit on my ambitious project to review the strategies of PLM vendors. I am back on it and next on the list is one of the most interesting PLM companies I follow, Aras. Let’s

ACE Innovation Series Webcasts

Jim Brown presented on a series of three innovation-focused webcasts with Kalypso and Aras. Mr. Brown will present on topics including how to develop a world class product development strategy and how to leverage PLM solutions to realize the strategy. Click the titles below to view the recorded webcasts (registration required on Aras site). Journey

The Week of Webcasts – PLM Style

Join me this week or a quick peek into some of my research in one (or more) of several PLM-related webcasts this week. I will be joined by some great speakers that will share their views as well. I am not sure why this week is so densely packed with web presentations, but it should

Kalypso PLM Braintrust grows with Metafore Acquisition

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.

In Search of a Standard PLM Definition

What I learned this week was that we could use a good, common PLM definition and scope, but we will not get one. The discussion (a lot of discussion in multiple forums, actually) came from my post SAP, Too Much or Too Little Credit for PLM Efforts and another called Who Will Disrupt Entrenched PLM Vendors?