Oracle’s Vision for Agile 2014+

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

Tech-Clarity TV – Optimizing Product Cost with PCM

In this episode of Tech-Clarity TV, Jim Brown shares Tech-Clarity’s views on how manufacturers can analyze and optimize costs for manufactured goods during the design phase. It also shares the value of using a knowledge-based cost to negotiate and make process improvements with suppliers. Learn more from the related report, Product Cost Management – A Knowledge-Based Approach to Optimizing

Product Cost Management – A Knowledge Based Approach to Optimizing Product Cost

Product Cost Management – A Knowledge Based Approach to Optimizing Product Cost explains how manufacturers can design products for optimal cost in order to improve profitability. The research shares interviews with three industrial manufacturers on the way they work with their supply chains to reduce cost using an analytical, fact-based methodology to drive out unnecessary

Product Cost Management as a Link Between Enterprise Systems

I have been discussing product cost management with Eric Hiller for some time and we recently caught up to discuss Siemens PLM’s PCM acquisition. Eric has contributed his views on my PLM and Product Cost Management (PCM) post and followed up with a guest ClarityonPLM post titled Product Cost a Priority? Not now, I’m Busy.

Product Cost a Priority? Not now, I’m Busy

I had an opportunity to share ideas and experience about product cost management and product profitability with Eric Hiller. Eric responded to my post on PLM and Product Cost Management (PCM) and we have shared some great dialogue following that. Eric has some great experience in this area and I asked him if he would

Making Product Development Tradeoffs

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Understanding Product Development Trade-offs – Designing Products for Compliance, Cost, and Sustainability presents results from a survey on how companies design their products to meet environmental regulatory compliance, product sustainability, and product cost targets. Shares survey data and perspectives from two leading manufacturers on how they collect data and manage the trade-offs between