"Best practices"

PLM real implementations: too long to be on-time?

PLM real implementations: too long to be on-time?

One of the looongest US weekends I remember  is going to end. This is a time to get back from relaxing holiday atmosphere  to business reality. I’ve been skimming social channels and stumbled on PLM statistics posts published by my good friend and PLM blogging buddy Jos Voskuil. Navigate to…

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Who should be the first PLM user in a company?

Who should be the first PLM user in a company?

Enterprise software implementations are usually not a simple task. Compared to selection of your next mobile device and RSS reader, it is an organizational effort. Enterprise software gets really complicated when it comes to the point implementation requires involvement of people. Product lifecycle management (PLM) is one of these systems….

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PLM Best Practices Torpedo

One of the very important aspects of PLM as enterprise software is the ability to be implemented in the fast and easy way. I think you will agree, that long implementation cycle can put your PLM project into the wastebasket as well as your carrier on hold. I’m observing strong…

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Best-practices aren’t good enough for PLM?

What I want to discuss today is PLM Best Practices. Frankly saying, my thoughts about the topic were accelerated by COFES 2010 theme publishing “COFES 2010: Best-practices aren’t good enough“. So, it brings me to think in loud about what we call “best practices”. I think, you can hear a…

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Should I keep secrets from my PLM system?

Product Lifecycle Management pretend to manage everything in the organization that related to product, information about product, development IP etc . So far, a pretty long list. The ultimate PLM goal, is to manage product lifecycle from an initial idea until disposal. When I’m thinking about such as goal is…

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PLM Transformation: Easy, No; Costly, Yes.

For the last weeks, I have chance to speak with few of my colleagues about PLM implementations and technologies in different contexts. The main point of these conversations was about how to make PLM implementation easy. Few interesting blog posts related to this topic – “A PLM Success Story with…

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My Slice of PLM Single Version of Truth

I have a crazy idea to discuss today. I’d like to talk about a topic that we like very much and that is often discussed when we mention PLM. The topic is a “single version of the truth”. In my opinion, in many cases, we do present it as being…

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Why do I Need to Change My “Out-of-the-Box PLM”?

I’d like to discuss a topic which is probably the most “non technological” topic I have ever discussed in this blog. This is what we refer to as ‘best practices’. This exists in PLM, ERP, and many other business and enterprise systems. But I’d like to discuss what is behind…

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