A quick peek into some more research on standardizing CAD solutions, starting with a strategy to determine if you should standardize in the first place. Tech-Clarity Issue in Focus: CAD Standardization Strategies discusses considerations for operating in a multi-CAD environment versus standardizing on a single solution.
A peek into more research on how manufacturers and vendors plan to react to the market for CAD, CAE, PLM, and other engineering software in 2010 and beyond.
A quick peek into some research on closing the loop on product innovation through an integrated ERP-PLM strategy.
I had the chance to talk with the PLM team at SAP recently to get an update on their plans and their progress to date. I struggled to understand why after all of the years of SAP getting too much credit for PLM, why they don’t seem to be getting as much credit for their recent efforts as I would expect. What do you think?