Strategies of the Major PLM Vendors 2018+

The last few years have brought drastic changes in the market for product innovation, product development, engineering, manufacturing, and service software. The scope of solutions has changed, in part to the natural evolution and expansion of software suites, but also due to exciting advancements in technologies like the IoT, 3D printing/additive manufacturing, generative design, virtual/augmented reality

Selecting the Right Cloud PLM System (webcast)

Jim Brown will join PTC’s Alan Goldman and Mark Lobo for a web panel discussion on adopting Cloud PLM. Jim will share perspectives from his recent research including cloud PLM benefits and requirements. Jim will share insights from his upcoming Cloud PLM Buyer’s guide including criteria companies should look for in a solution, for adoption, and their vendor

Select the Right PLM Solution for BOM Management (webcast)

Jim Brown will moderate this IEEE webcast featuring Gentherm Director of Engineering Systems Marinko Lazanja and PTC’s Senior Director of Product Management Graham Birch. The webcast will share the importance of managing Bills of Material and product structures to avoid common inefficiencies and errors, but also to serve as the digital product backbone for the

Innovation Platforms are the Operating Systems for the Digital Enterprise (guest post)

Jim Brown contributed a guest post, Innovation Platforms – the Operating System for the Digital Enterprise, on the value of innovation platforms published in the Dassault Systèmes’ Navigate the Future blog. The post shares the value an integrated platform of solutions provides to engineers, the enterprise, and toward achieving digital transformation. The post also covers

Five Ways Shape Search Drives Business Value (eBook)

Five Ways Shape Search Drives Business Value shares the shortcomings of traditional search methodologies and how geometric search can complement them to drive new business value. The report includes some basics about shape search, five tangible ways it can improve business performance, and an example of how to calculate the ROI of a shape search investment.

Finding PLM to Fit Mid-Sized High-Tech Companies (ebook)

The Finding PLM to Fit Mid-Sized High-Tech Companies ebook explains how smaller companies in the high technology industry find themselves stuck between full-featured Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems that feel out of reach and less capable solutions including cloud-based file sharing or very basic data management applications. They know they can’t afford the errors and inefficiency inherent to