MentorWelcoming Electronic Design to the Siemens Fold – Mentor Graphics

Why has Siemens entered the EDA space? How do Siemens PLM and Mentor Graphics complement each other? Do customers see a benefit? Has it been a success? This post analyzes how Mentor Graphics fits into the Siemens PLM’s portfolio and the strategy for the combined company. This segment is a continuation of our perspective on the Siemens

Service and Parts Information SurveyTransforming Product Design for Today’s Smart Products (survey invite)

Are you making your products smarter? Are you feeling pressure to add software and electronics? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned  in this new survey on transforming product design to develop smart products. The survey explores challenges you should be aware of, the impacts of those challenges, and how to avoid them. We will explore

Mastering the Development of Smart Products

Issue in Focus: Mastering the Development of Smart Products – Raising Process and Systems Maturity to Improve Quality and Time-to-Market discusses the impacts that developing “smart” products has on product design and development. The report shares best practices for developing these products and managing the complexity arising from the integration of mechanical, electrical, and software design elements

Tech4PD Debates Role of PLM in Embedded Software Development

In this episode analysts Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Lifecycle Insight’s Chad Jackson debate how PLM can best support the development of embedded software for today’s mechatronic products. Developing the software for today’s systems is complex and should be integrated into the overall product design process, including mechanical and electrical design. The product development and engineering process should be cover

Dynamics of Electronic Components

Living with the Dynamics of Electronic Components: The Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy discusses the inherent challenge of managing product lifecycles for products that contain electronic components, given that the components often have shorter lifecycles than the parent products. Introduces the concept of Component Event Management (CEM) to combat component obsolescence.