"Customization"

Heavy customized systems is a potential barrier for future PLM platform progress

Heavy customized systems is a potential barrier for future PLM platform progress

It usually takes time to implement PLM system. One of the reasons for that is heavy customization and adaptations of PLM products to the needs of a specific manufacturing company. Although vendors are can still arguing about differences between configurations and customizations, customers are just looking for how make a…

Share
The ubiquitous future of PLM configustamization

The ubiquitous future of PLM configustamization

Note – don’t try to Google for “configustamization”. There is no such word. I checked it already :). Few weeks ago, I raised a question about PLM configuration and customization. You can catch up on my previous blog here. I found that “configuration vs. customization” semantics is quite dangerous and…

Share
PLM: configuration v customization. Let’s sort it out..

PLM: configuration v customization. Let’s sort it out..

Enterprise software customizations are painful. Remember my old post – Is PLM customization a data management Titanic? Nobody likes to customize PLM software, but all companies are doing that during  implementations to some degree. You can catch up on my previous articles about that – How to eliminate PLM customization problem and…

Share

PLM Cloud Customization and Online Code Editors

One size doesn’t fit all. It very true especially when it comes down to PLM implementations. Once released as a toolkit, PDM / PLM systems did a long way from a system that requires special software compilation to be done for every customers to the current system with flexible data…

Share
Six dimensions to customize PLM

Six dimensions to customize PLM

Ask two engineers about how to make stuff and you get at least three opinions about possible ways to do so. To find consensus in engineering, product development and manufacturing is hard. From my experience engineers and software developers is the group with largest diversity of opinions and custom requirements….

Share
How to eliminate PLM customization problems?

How to eliminate PLM customization problems?

I’m following strategic visions of the major PLM vendors 2014+ publication by Jim Brown – well known analyst and my blogging buddy for last few years. It started as a publication covering Autodesk, Dassault, PTC, Siemens (vendors listed alphabetically). Last week, Jim expanded his PLM vision publications by adding Aras Innovator…

Share
Why My PLM Won’t Work For You?

Why My PLM Won’t Work For You?

To implement PLM is a process and change. Speak to anyone in engineering and manufacturing community and they will bring you lots of stories about complexity of PLM implementations and associated cost. Also, you can hear lots of stories about complexity of moving from one PLM implementation to another or…

Share
The role of PLM in mass customization

The role of PLM in mass customization

Product customization is one of the trends that changing the manufacturing landscape these days. Mass production was a mainstream for many manufacturing companies and industries. The appearance of configurable products and manufactured end items was limited. One of the most visible examples of customization in production was Dell. However, even…

Share
Why do you need to ask PLM vendor about JavaScript?

Why do you need to ask PLM vendor about JavaScript?

Customization is a great deal in every enterprise software deployment. Despite all efforts of vendors to invent out of the box (OOTB) enterprise software deployment, most of systems are requiring significant customization and coding. This is not a healthy situations, but with absence of better choices, manufacturing companies need to…

Share
Top 5 API Mistakes in PLM Software

Top 5 API Mistakes in PLM Software

In any enterprise software, there is a point of time we are asking the following question – “what APIs are supported?” We anticipate the need of API in order be configure, customize, tailor, change, adapt, etc. Use any marketing wants, in the end you’ll need an API to be able…

Share