April 17, 2018 — STOW, OHIO – In a move that reflects manufacturers’ growing demands for PLM tools that help them better manage the increasingly digitized industrial landscape, one of the leading American providers of PLM implementation services has established its first division outside the U.S.
Integrating PLM with design tools and enterprise software can streamline business in a number of profitable ways. Product lifecycle management (PLM) integration is never a turnkey operation. For every business, there’s an identity—a way of doing things and organizing processes that make sense for its operation.
Now I’m a big believer in technology, but when Autodesk told me that they can create custom integrations between their Fusion Configure product and almost any ERP, MRP or SFA solution, I was skeptical. I was skeptical primarily because I’ve done a lot of integrations between those outside systems and automation or PLM.
In the continuing expansion of their Fusion line of products, Autodesk has brought their Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) offering into the solution with their new product Fusion Configure. This is starting to round out the complete suite of Fusion branded products.
Aras is holding their next Live Innovator Demo Series next week featuring our very own Dennis Lindinger! (See full video below.) Dennis will be presenting on: Adding and Removing Affected Items on an In Work Change, or even Completely Cancel the Change
There are a number of people out there who believe that comprehensive PLM systems and suites of PLM software are only for very large companies. This myth comes from years of focus (by the vendors) on the gains achieved by their leading (large) customers. The origin of the myth is logical.
New PLM tools impress me every day with the things they can do to improve product development processes (think molecular level simulation and generative design). But just because it is cool technology, you can’t be sure tha