Kurt, John, and I all come from different backgrounds and levels of comfort with PLM. Despite our differences, we all had the same primary takeaway from the PLM Center meeting.
Despite the benefits, multiple compounding factors limit a company’s ability to implement Model-Based Enterprise.
The MBD standard has been around for several years, yet many organizations continue to use both 3D models and 2D drawings.
PLM software is vital to the success of product development. But, I encourage my colleagues to think of PLM software as just one piece in a large puzzle.
To ensure optimal collaboration and a strong product model, forward-thinking organizations rely on three digital approaches to improve 3D product workflows.
One of the biggest trends in today’s manufacturing climate is how rapidly organizations are accumulating data. The question becomes, once companies have all this data - what now?
The DoD predicts enormous cost-, time-, and resource-savings benefits by switching to a digital engineering strategy.
Before organizations can fully take advantage of the PLM approach’s benefits, they must realize the limitations of today’s PLM software solutions.
The inherent gaps in today’s PLM software solutions prevent companies from making significant progress towards Industry 4.0.
A key component in experiencing Industry 4.0 benefits is leveraging the product lifecycle management (PLM) approach.