Managing Electronic Design Data and WIP (eBook)

The Managing Work in Progress in Electrical Design ebook shares best practices for managing electrical engineering data, designs, and processes. The research explains the role that Electronic Data Management (EDM) plays alongside other solutions including PDM, ALM, and PLM that manage mechanical CAD, software development, and the overall product development process respectively. EDM plays a

Service and Parts Information SurveyEnterprise PLM Survey

Enterprise PLM Survey Please share your views on how manufacturers leverage Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes and systems. If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” options above. If you haven’t taken the survey  –> please: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW! Please fill out this questionnaire to receive

How to Identify and Implement PLM Best Practices

OK, you know you should implement best practices when you implement PLM. That sounds straight forward enough, right? But how do you go about that? How do you include your own, unique practices where appropriate? How do you leverage the embedded best practices in your PLM solution? This was one of the questions we set

Solving PLM Process Problems with Kenesto

I had the chance to talk with the team at Kenesto to understand how their new product helps companies improve product development and product lifecycle management challenges through process automation. I also wrote about them in an upcoming article about alternative solutions that solve PLM problems. They are an interesting company with some strong credentials

Putting the Process in PLM – Red Flags

PLM Processes: Flowchart vs. Rule-based? from Oleg in PLM Twine discusses rule-based business processes for PLM. It immediately set off red flags in my head based on past experience. Oleg made me think about two different experiences I have in the same context, and it made me shudder.

One-to-One: Teamcenter Express – Expressly for Small to Midsize Manufacturers

I had the chance to talk with … Bruce Boes and the team at Siemens PLM Solutions about their Teamcenter Express offering for small to midsize manufacturers. The Express solution is a a part of what Siemens calls “The Velocity Series,” which is a full PLM offering for the small to mid-size business (SMB). The Velocity Series includes complements to Teamcenter Express that supports computer aided design (CAD, SolidEdge), computer aided analysis (CAE, FEMAP), and computer aided manufacturing (CAM, CAM Express). Teamcenter Express, either as a part of this suite or on its own, provides the base PLM capabilities, primarily collaborative product data management (CPDM).