"Customization"

How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

There is a bad word in PLM jargon and it is “customizations”. For years, customization was considered as a bad thing. Started decades ago, when PDM and PLM systems were merely toolkits and you needed practically manually to adjust database tables and change system software code to adjust PDM or…

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5 Most Important Questions About PLM

5 Most Important Questions About PLM

The abbreviation PLM often triggers many debates and questions. Starting from blunt questions about what is PLM to more serious questions about how to apply PLM in the company, measure results, what are the right technologies, and how to sell PLM to C-level execs. Regardless of your role in a…

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Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

My recent articles about low code in PLM triggered a good volume of debates and comments. Thanks, everyone for sharing your thoughts and comments. If you missed my blog, please check to catch up here: PLM Honeycode Low code – a sexy version of messy PLM customizations Low code is…

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Low Code – A Sexy Version of Messy PLM Customizations?

Low Code – A Sexy Version of Messy PLM Customizations?

Over the weekend, I was catching up on the Mendix World online event. Mendix, which is Siemens Industrial Software darling, recently got in focus because of the growing trend of low code development in PLM and manufacturing companies. Check the website- it gives access to tons of videos with presentations…

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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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