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The Role of Business Intelligence in PLM

The Role of Business Intelligence in PLM

Business Intelligence (BI) is a fascinating combination of words. Each time I hear about BI, I’m confused a bit. The formal definition of BI is very complex. Here is the extract from Wikipedia and, in my view, it is too long to be explained to a human. You can navigate…

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Moving from PLM to PLMSocial?

Moving from PLM to PLMSocial?

Social Media and Networking are important. There are vendors in the business world that are paying attention to the importance of “social”. Just think about Salesforce’s Radian6 acquisition earlier this week. I can see how business software vendors are trying to hire “social” terms to improve the business and catch…

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What Is The Role of Business Intelligence in PLM?

Some thoughts about Business Intelligence (BI). I found it somewhat under-invested in Product Lifecycle Management field. BI considered as a more analytic domain with the ability to slice and dice data from the past. However, I believe, one of the capabilities PLM can offer to users (designers, engineers, manufactures…) is…

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Bing, Bong, BI… where is my PLM decision?

I watched many videos and demos related to Microsoft Bing during the last few weeks. Actually, I liked the idea of a “decision engine” behind a search. So, after experimenting with different types of searches, I finally came to the conclusion that the concept of Decision Management is very close…

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How Business Intelligence Influences PLM?

At the beginning of the year, I blogged about Business Intelligence and its potential connection to Product Development and PLM . Since then, thought about BI and its possible influence on product development and the manufacturing business. Let me explain why I think that there is good potential for this…

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What is beyond Collaboration and Process Management in PLM?

Collaboration and Process Management is obviously a very important part of Product Lifecycle Management. But does it really target successful Product Lifecycle Management implementation?  Yes, I think that allowing people to collaborate and have this process organized and synchronized with all other processes in your organization is the ultimate goal…

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