PLM+ERP

PLM and ALM: How To Blend Disparate Systems?

I had chance to read an article in SD time – Organization works to blend application, product life-cycle management. Author discussing the need to integrate two separate domain – development of hardware and mechanical components and software. I think, the message is very timely made. There are lots of software…

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5 Things To Know Before PLM-ERP Integration Project

Yesterday, I had chance to read the new paper by Jim Brown: Issue in Focus: The¬†Integrated ERP-PLM Strategy. There are lots of things I agree with Jim. They are mostly in the area of strategic need for PLM-ERP as well as growing level of awareness about such need on the…

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The Ugly Truth About PLM-ERP Monkey Volleyball

I had the chance to read Jim Brown’s post about SAP achievements in PLM. As usual, when PLM and ERP words come to the interplay, a very good discussion can be generated. And this is what I’ve seen this morning. I enjoyed discussion and very interesting comments. Take a look,…

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PLM: Backward Evolution Into Lifelike 3D

PLM: Backward Evolution Into Lifelike 3D

Recent presentation on SolidWorks World 2010 about evolution of PLM drove me to think about what is the future of 3D and PLM in longer term. For those who haven’t had chance to see these materials, please take a look on the slide below. What we can see is the…

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PLM vs. ERP: Weird or Different?

PLM vs. ERP: Weird or Different?

Discussion started last week with Jim Brown got me think more about ERP and PLM. I have to say, this is not a new topic, but thinking about it, I’m always finding new angles to see differences between ERP and PLM viewpoints. I want to make some breakdown on how…

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Innovation On The PLM-ERP Edge

Innovation On The PLM-ERP Edge

This post was born as a consequence of on-going conversation with Jim Brown of TechClarity. Jim and I have a long history of discussions on different topics offline, and we are in agreement on many of them. However, in spirit of what Jim called “healthy debates”, I’d like to open…

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PLM vs. ERP – Don’t Manage Innovation!

PLM vs. ERP – Don’t Manage Innovation!

I was reading Tech Clarity insight “Evolving Role of ERP and PLM“. The topic of PLM and ERP is not new. However, I was always looking for detailed analyzes of PLM and ERP functions and roles in the organization, especially taking into account latest technological and social trends. You can…

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Back to basics: PLM and ERP Integration

I want to finish my ‘back to basics’ set of posts with the topic of PLM and ERP integration. Staying in CAD/PDM/PLM related market for while, I have to say that this topic always was one heavily discussed during PLM implementation. First, I want to distance from discussion about benefits…

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PLM and ERP: Why it doesn’t fit?

Reading Jim Brown’s blog post “Choosing an ERP to Fit PLM?”, I started to ask myself why these systems fit or don’t fit. For many organizations, I had chance to see in my professional life, PLM and ERP integration was always on the level of “love and hate” relationships. People…

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Pitfalls of Selecting PLM For Order to Manufacturing

In today’s consumer oriented environment order to manufacturing systems becomes more and more popular. I see growing number of customers are interesting in the organization of “order to manufacturing” processes. Looking on exiting PLM systems, I’d like to discuss what are potential pitfalls in selecting PLM for such as “order…

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