Tag: PLM

Handling Product’s BigData in PLM


If we flashback on how PLM had evolved from a simple engineering control system to an organizational practice that helped companies to manage the complete lifecycle of the product, we can see the amount of data associated with…

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Connecting Process Silos with Digital Thread

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With the advent of Industry 4.0, manufacturing companies are going through a fascinating era, where the digital wave unbolted fresh paths for enhancing the design process, improving the manufacturing cycle, and provide better service to end users. This…

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) and PLM Transformation

Industry4.0 and PLM

We stepped over the first two industrial revolution cycles, when the former focused on introducing hydraulic and steam to empower manufacturing process and the later introduced the more powerful electricity for mass production. Things became interesting, when we…

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Why do we need Configurable BOM or 150% BOM?

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One of the BOM type that was mentioned in the last article is “Configurable BOM” aka 150%BOM. Why do we need Configurable BOM, and how does it help to transform from traditional manufacturing environment to adapt more flexible…

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Few Tips for Successful PLM Implementation

A nice PLM practice is all about people, process and tools. A PLM software tool is one of the mandatory constituent of an effective PLM practice in a company. Even an organization which has the industry experts in…

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Challenges in successful implementation of PLM system

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As discussed in my previous article, an efficient PLM practice requires a robust PLM digital system to support it. There are various challenges faced by an organization when a new PLM software tool is introduced in the chain….

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PLM Software Tools For Effective PLM Practice

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As I discussed in my first article, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is a practice and a predefined discipline followed in an organization to effectively manage all kinds of information that affects a product. This information can be as small…

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Handling Engineering Change Order (ECO)


Introduction to Engineering Change Order (ECO): In the previous post we discussed about Engineering Change Request (ECR), in which a problem is identified  and a change is initiated. We discussed on how a change control board (CCB) participates…

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A Deep Dive into Engineering Change Request (ECR)

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It is a common scenario where more than 60% of the system’s need undergoes changes before it is put into service. Changes also do happen after a product is released for consumer usage, due to various consumer feedback…

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Introduction To Engineering Change Management

One of the core functionalities in PLM Practice is efficiently managing changes a product undergoes in its lifecycle.  The amount of strict discipline to be followed in this process is inevitable. Changes to a product cannot be made on the fly, and…

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