In a market where capabilities, points of integration and marketing gloss dominate, the technical aspects (or “nuts and bolts”) can be relegated to the status of secondary concerns. Too often, complex principles are considered to be common knowledge, when in fact that may be the source of significant misunderstandings between customers and suppliers. In this – the first instalment of a series designed to expose and explain the nuts of bolts of PLM – John Jobson of the Product Development Partnership (PDP) introduces our readers to hosting and explains what the right (or wrong) choices in this area can mean for their businesses.
(PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL, 06 MARCH, 2012) OptiTex today announced the appointment of Asaf Landau as CEO. OptiTex also announced a recruitment drive within the company as a response to strong global demand for its 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping solutions in the apparel, automotive, aeronautics, industrial fabrics and upholstery industries.
PTC®, The Product Development Company®, today announced that it is the 2011 recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award for Product Lifecycle Management. After being ranked against other leading PLM vendors in categories such as product profile, business commitment and environmental accountability, the company’s Windchill® Product Analytics suite came out on top for its ability to enable the manufacturing industry to create more sustainable, and competitive products while reducing overall environmental impact
(NEEDHAM, MA., 06 DECEMBER 2011) PTC®, The Product Development Company®, today announced that Tommy Bahama, the lifestyle clothing company that defines elegant island living, has selected PTC FlexPLM® Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for its ability to improve operational efficiencies by enabling seamless supply chain collaboration.
In the first instalment of a new series, Mark Harrop, Managing Director of PDP, looks at the crucial role that Master Data has to play in underpinning successful PLM implementations and in delivering efficiency savings across extended global supply chains. This is an important emerging trend in the world of integrated systems, so Mark's insights into the importance of Master Data are especially timely.
In addition to the wide range of solutions offered in core PLM software, more brands are discovering the benefits of using expanded PLM solutions to streamline different areas of their product development. Vector Vogue’s collaborative design application Verve Sketch is the latest software to join the list of expanded solutions on Which PLM.