Dassault Systèmes PLM Vision 2015+

Dassault Systèmes is an innovator in the PLM industry. DS continues to push the boundaries and scope of engineering software from CAD (CATIA) to Digital Manufacturing (DELMIA) to Simulation (SIMULIA) to PLM (ENOVIA) and well beyond the limits of traditional PLM. DS has strong engineering roots but they are becoming increasingly involved in a larger scope of

Dassault Systèmes PLM Vision 2014+

Dassault Systèmes is one of the top 3 PLM players and has been for quite some time. DS has one of the broadest PLM footprints around spanning conceptual design, industrial design, engineering, simulation, manufacturing engineering, product communications, and more. DS is taking a unique approach to expanding their business and has arguably moved beyond the core

Autodesk PLM Vision 2014+

Autodesk is a relative newcomer to Product Lifecycle Management, at least as many people define PLM. They also have a very different PLM footprint than the other large PLM providers. This post shares my perspective on their PLM vision as a part of Tech-Clarity’s Strategic Visions of the Major PLM Vendors 2014+ series. A Bit of History Of

Surveying PLM Implementations

Let’s talk about what makes a successful PLM implementation. I joined PTC Global Services in a research project to help identify what the companies that get most business benefit from PLM do differently in their implementations. I shared an overview of the research approach and findings earlier in this Tech-Clarity TV video episode Best Practices

In Search of a Standard PLM Definition

What I learned this week was that we could use a good, common PLM definition and scope, but we will not get one. The discussion (a lot of discussion in multiple forums, actually) came from my post SAP, Too Much or Too Little Credit for PLM Efforts and another called Who Will Disrupt Entrenched PLM Vendors?