Business Intelligence Extending PLM Value

Business Intelligence Extending PLM Value: PLM Maturity Enables New Value from Analytics points out the significant value that has accumulated in PLM systems as implementations and usage have matured, and how manufacturers can tap into that value with business intelligence (BI) solutions. Please enjoy the free Introduction below, or click the report title above to

The ROI of Product Portfolio Management

Issue in Focus: The ROI of Product Portfolio Management: The “How to Guide” for Predicting Return on Investment for PPM explains that companies are frequently challenged when they are required to develop a credible, supportable financial model to determine the benefits of PPM initiatives. This “Issue in Focus” is intended to help guide companies in developing

Systems and Software Driven Innovation

Issue in Focus: Systems and Software Driven Innovation – Complexity and Opportunity in the Mechatronic Era describes the fundamental shift to increased software and electronics in traditionally mechanical products, sometimes known as “mechatronics.” The report explains the need to manage the resulting design complexity and how to take advantage of the opportunities offered by systems

PLM Goes Mobile

Issue in Focus: PLM Goes Mobile – Reducing Barriers to Engineering Decision-Making and Innovation explains how mobile devices like the iPad have set the stage to extend the ways engineers and others in the product lifecycle  contribute, decide, act, and innovate with PLM. There are significant barriers to taking the value of PLM into the

Product Collaboration 2.0

Issue in Focus: Product Collaboration 2.0 – Using Social Computing Techniques to Create Corporate Social Networks explores the use of social computing and “Web 2.0” techniques to improve product collaboration. Explains how social computing in PLM allows manufacturers to discover new intellectual property and capture existing know-how for the future, increasing corporate product knowledge. Please enjoy