Posts tagged ‘product lifecycle management’

Why is Industry Dissatisfied with PLM? from Active Knowledge Modeling

A co-worker passed along a valuable article from the Active Knowledge Modeling blog entitled “Why is Industry Dissatisfied with PLM?” by Frank Lillehagen.

While the article dates back almost a year, most of the points made are still extremely relevant. Lillehagen balances the 5 basic functionalities of PLM against the list of 20 or so that it arguably should have, and what should be done to remedy the discrepancy.

As a PLM provider, naturally it gave us a lot of food for thought, but it also affirmed a lot of what we are currently doing right–particularly when it comes to addressing the needs of the design department.

Read the full article here.

Diagram from "Why is Industry Dissatisfied with PLM?"

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March 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm Leave a comment

‘PLM Bootcamp’: WYSWYG Productions Hosts First Virtual PLM Educational Event for the Consumer Products Industry

Next month, WYSWYG Productions (whatyasee.whatyaget) will host the consumer products industry’s first ever completely virtual educational event–PLM Bootcamp ’09.

The two-day long event (Oct. 8 & 9) will include keynote speakers, a dozen industry-related educational sessions, networking events & “vendor booths”–all accessible using only the internet connection from the comfort of your own desk.

For more information or to register for the groundbreaking event, click HERE.

PLM Bootcamp

September 8, 2009 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment


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Business Management Systems (BMS) has been a leading provider of product lifecycle management software solutions to the apparel & textiles industry for 15 years, delivering VerTex Toolboxes--an easy-to-use modular system uniquely configured to meet every company's specific needs.

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