"Customization"

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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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…

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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…

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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…

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