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

Arena Solution’s PLM Vision 2014+

What is Arena Solutions’ plan for PLM? From the early days as BOM.com to today, Arena has been a pureplay cloud PLM player. You could argue they had cloud PLM before cloud PLM was cool. They were a pioneer in the space, but where are they headed now? This post is a part of my series on Strategic Visions of the Major

Motorola Taps Product Compliance Capability for Conflict Minerals

Motorola Addresses Conflict Minerals with Compliance Infrastructure explains how Motorola extended the comprehensive platform that allows them to design products for environmental compliance to address US Dodd-Frank act conflict minerals requirements. The eBook explains how the process and software platform that enables Motorola to comply with RoHS, REACH, and other regulations gave them a tremendous head start when the need to track

Infographic – Regulatory Explosion Demands Product Development Changes

Tech-Clarity’s Regulatory Explosion Demands Product Development Changes to Ensure Compliance and Reduce Product Risk offers a compelling view of the growth in the number of global product regulations, the expanding scope of these mandates, and the increase in local variations. The graphic also shares the resulting business impact of this complexity and points out important benefits that

PTC PLM Vision 2014+

PTC is a top three PLM vendor and has a long history in engineering software and PLM. PTC’s strategy is unique, aimed at helping manufacturers achieve “Product and Service Excellence.” While other vendors have invested in “managing products across their lifecycle” – as the PLM standard definition suggests – most have focused primarily on supporting products

Designing Products for Performance, Risk, and Compliance

Issue in Focus: Designing Products for Performance, Risk, and Compliance – Leveraging Product Analytics to Optimize Design Decisions and Tradeoffs shares the importance of proactively providing designers with insight into the many impacts of their design decisions. Product analytics is critical to help companies design and develop products with optimal cost, compliance, weight, performance, and