"Customization"

Teamcenter X: Flexibility and Customization?

Teamcenter X: Flexibility and Customization?

I’m catching up more on Siemens RealizeLIVE and today I want to talk about flexibility and customization. I learned about Teamcenter X, integration infrastructure, low-code, and Mendix earlier today and I want to share some of my thoughts and also some questions with hope to find the answers. Flexibility is…

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Will “low code” save PLM from customization and make it more open?

Will “low code” save PLM from customization and make it more open?

Have you heard about low-code development platforms? You better pay attention to low-code, since this cool buzzword and actually tools are coming to PLM space. Here is the Wikipedia version of what is LCDP. Check this out and draw your opinion. Low-code development platform. … A low-code development platform (LCDP)…

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Complexity of data models and user interface in PLM

Complexity of data models and user interface in PLM

Last week I attended Autodesk Accelerate event in Boston. If you missed my notes, you can catchup here. One of my favorite sessions, was a panel with users. The fascinating answer provided by Jennifer Walker of Amsafe was about simplicity of changes and administration of Fusion Lifecycle. She asked about…

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The future of continuous PLM customization

The future of continuous PLM customization

One size doesn’t fit all. It is hard to standardize enterprise software. Engineers are always in a disagreement how to get things done. PLM system have started their customization journey as a toolkit based environment tried to shift to out-of-the-box templates and failed. Customers are very much aware about PLM…

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Is there a place for “serverless” PLM systems?

Is there a place for “serverless” PLM systems?

At the beginning, PLM was a toolkit that was literally customized and build for a specific (usually large) manufacturing company. Since then, PDM / PLM vendors made a long way down to the path of how simplify applications, create pre-configured templates (best practices), improve user experience and eliminate the need…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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