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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part II)
Part I of this blog post analyzed the white paper entitled

plm case studies for consulting  users, and Oracle Agile PLM , which offers a hosted model besides the on-premise one , will vehemently disagree and counter-offer their case studies and whatnot. Still, about 300 Arena PLM on-demand customers could vouch for the simplified collaboration point the vendor is trying to make here. Creating Symphonic Supply Chains For its part, Symphony Consulting is a Silicon Valley-based company that provides strategic supply chain, procurement, and manufacturing outsourcing expertise to help high-tech com

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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The Role of PIM and PLM in the Product Information Supply Chain: Where is Your Link?


Diverse groups have been discussing PIM from the perspective of data synchronization and syndication, product lifecycle management (PLM), and enterprise publishing. Each of these product categories includes the management of product information, but each uses product information for a different operational role.

plm case studies for consulting  product information in their PLM systems. A few high profile case studies ( Procter & Gamble and Heinz are examples) have shown how the data in a PLM system ( MatrixOne and Prodika , respectively) can serve as the source of valid, consistent and up-to-date product information for synchronization and syndication to supply chain partners. However, most PLM systems lack a PIM system's ability for secure, trusted synchronization of information to data pools like UCCnet. Lastly, enterprise publishing's goal is Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ DEPLOYMENTSEuropean manufacturer of construction chemicals selects IFS Applications Industry tags: Process manufacturing, mining "Polish corporation Atlas Group, which operates 18 business entities and 5 mines in Poland and internationally, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate-level ERP system. The first areas slated for implementation will be financials

plm case studies for consulting  the same with Lawson's PLM product for fashion. —Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC Research Analyst TEC profile for Lawson M3 Compare process manufacturing ERP solutions now! Press release SAP launches new Analytic capabilities within SAP StreamWork Industry tags: BI, business analytics SAP StreamWork, the collaboration and decision-making application from SAP, now has new analytic functionalities. According to SAP, StreamWork users will now be able to explore, analyze, and visualize data within StreamWork and al Read More

New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI)


New product development and introduction (NPDI) is probably the most important process for many companies, but also one of the least understood. While NPDI is responsible for revenues, few companies assign an owner for the whole process. Instead, it is usually driven through a series of functional “silos,” causing delay—and the loss of the original market requirements.

plm case studies for consulting  function will use a PLM system to manage product information and processes; the manufacturing function will use an ERP system to manage processes, such as scheduling and purchasing. In order for different functions to be able to work together through the NPDI processes, these systems need to be configured to work together. Enterprise systems that are configured to work together will allow information to flow smoothly through the NPDI process and give the company the ability to react quickly to changes. Fo Read More

Project Lifecycle Management Implies Long Term Value; Forget the Total Cost of Ownership Fuss


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During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

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Commsoft Technologies Fidelio (v.6) for ERP for Discrete Manufacturing Certification Report


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The Travel and Expense Management Guide for 2014: Trends for the Future


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