Digital Transformation

3 Elements to Succeed in a Digital Transformation Project

Successful Industry 4.0 projects depend on the importance a company places on the project. Elements that showcase importance are having a dedicated team, building a communication strategy in organizational change, and gaining executive sponsorship. shreekanth moorthy industry 4.0 projects communication strategy organizational change executive sponsorship cio
Digital Transformation

The Problem With Files in Manufacturing (And How to Solve It)

Sharing files from engineering to downstream teams opens the door for miscommunication, loss of feedback, orphaned data, and IP risk. Stop depending on files to share information. jim zwica file dependency engineering downstream teams neutral sharing files 3D visuals visualization plm CAD product data visualize
Industry 4.0

The Future of Manufacturing: True Alignment Between Silos

Digital transformation gives manufacturers a chance to align different silos as they consume and interact with a digital twin. future manufacturing downstream teams digital twin service team factory floor line worker data quality vertex software
Digital Transformation

5 Ways the Digital Twin Connects Teams

Digital twins could be the key to connecting the departmental silos. Learn how in our blog from PLM expert Craig Brown. digital transformation manufacturing plm silo twin product quality innovation analytics department
Digital Transformation, Supplier Collaboration

What is Digital Manufacturing?

Digital technology isn’t how organizations will transform into a digital enterprise. Companies must take an enterprise-wide approach to their digital manufacturing transformation. benefits features digitalization digitization transformation industrial collaboration supply chain
Product Lifecycle Management

PLM’s Growth in 2018

Vertex Solutions Architect Jim Zwica recaps the CIMdata PLM Market and Industry Forum event, noting how manufacturers are taking advantage of advancements in PLM technology. plm CIMData market collaboration innovation ROI return on investment scale
Design Collaboration

The Pain of Product Development—And How to Fix It

Today’s design collaboration process is broken. Learn the 5 pain points of collaboration in product development—and how to solve them product development design lifecycle supplier collaboration supply chain customers
Supplier Collaboration

The Secret to Successful Supplier Collaboration

The first step to improving external supplier collaboration: look internally. The relationship between engineering and procurement impacts the ability to work with suppliers. supplier collaboration building relationships R&D research and development procurement manufacturing engineering
Product Lifecycle Management

Join our PLM 101 Course with Don Haupt

The value of PLM is not only about the fundamentals of understanding what it is, but knowing how to best implement PLM throughout the whole company - not just in one area. plm product design webinar strategy
Model-Based Enterprise, Product Lifecycle Management

Changing Mindsets and Behaviors

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. purdue digital enterprise center product lifecycle management plm silos department downstream teams digitalization software
Industry 4.0, Product Lifecycle Management

3 Digital Themes in PLM

To ensure optimal collaboration and a strong product model, forward-thinking organizations rely on three digital approaches to improve 3D product workflows. product lifecycle management plm software model model-based enterprise MBE digital twin thread collaboration methods design
Industry 4.0

The First Step to Smart Manufacturing

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? product lifecycle management plm data smart manufacturing industry 4.0 best practices factory real-time
Model-Based Enterprise

Digital Engineering in the DoD

The DoD predicts enormous cost-, time-, and resource-savings benefits by switching to a digital engineering strategy. digital engineering strategy model-based enterprise MBE definition MBD design efficient collaboration source truth product lifecycle management department defense DoD
Industry 4.0, Product Lifecycle Management

The Limitations of PLM Software

Before organizations can fully take advantage of the PLM approach’s benefits, they must realize the limitations of today’s PLM software solutions. product lifecycle management plm software limitations challenges data compatability hurdles problems
Product Lifecycle Management

Stop Thinking of PLM as Software

The inherent gaps in today’s PLM software solutions prevent companies from making significant progress towards Industry 4.0. product lifecycle management plm software industry 4.0
Industry 4.0, Product Lifecycle Management

How Industry 4.0 Revolutionizes Manufacturing

A key component in experiencing Industry 4.0 benefits is leveraging the product lifecycle management (PLM) approach. industry 4.0 smart factory plm product lifecycle management software manufacturing