Product lifecycle management and manufacturing ERP News
May 22, 2015
Businesses such as Apple, Microsoft and Google have risen to the top largely because they're founded on powerful platforms. How can companies that sell products -- like spices or sprinklers -- benefit from the platform model?
May 08, 2015
Manufacturers are starting to use IoT-enabled devices to monitor equipment performance and improve field service, but the full benefits of IoT for enterprise service management have yet to be seen.
April 28, 2015
Despite the hoopla over the IoT, it's still early days for product as a service as manufacturers steer a slow course to new business models.
July 26, 2012
PTC and SAP are the top warranty transaction management software vendors, according to a new IDC Manufacturing Insights report.
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A proliferation of inexpensive and smart sensors is enabling a new age of visibility inside manufacturing plants and throughout the supply chain. Continue Reading
The IoT presents great potential for companies to redefine products. But to capitalize on IoT products, manufacturers will need to redo org charts and change internal operations. Continue Reading
While companies may be considering the product as a service trend, most will need to make some profound changes to their technology infrastructure -- and their perspective on product lifecycle management -- to make the new model work. Continue Reading
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Digital manufacturing software helps manufacturers plan, simulate and optimize production processes before adding costly infrastructure and tooling. Continue Reading
For some, making a thing and selling it is so 2000-whatever. Instead, those companies are creating ongoing revenue streams on after-sales services. Continue Reading
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Barriers to production-class uses of 3D printing are falling, causing digital manufacturers to ramp up its use. Continue Reading
Manufacturers today rely on technology such as product data management software to manage critical product data, especially when problems arise. Continue Reading
Manufacturers are starting to embrace the product as a service trend -- but correctly pricing the service component could be a steep challenge. Continue Reading
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Equipment providers and distributors are shifting their focus to improving field service. What are some best practices and technologies that can boost customer engagement and increase sales? Continue Reading
In this guide, learn the basics of PLM tools, including software selection, implementation, and cloud computing options. Continue Reading
Manufacturers are seeing the connection between supply chain management (SCM) and product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Through SCM PLM integration, problems in the supply chain can be address -- and solved -- with greater ease. Continue Reading