SAP – Too Much, or Too Little Credit for PLM Efforts?

I had the chance to talk with the PLM team at SAP recently to get an update on their plans and their progress to date. I struggled to understand why after all of the years of SAP getting too much credit for PLM, why they don’t seem to be getting as much credit for their recent efforts as I would expect. What do you think?

Fight or Embrace Best-of-Breed in the Manufacturing Systems Ecosystem?

What I learned this week came from some reflection on a workshop I conducted on enterprise systems for a small division of a large A&D contractor.Should we fight best-of-breed or embrace it?