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News, views and in-depth coverage of product lifecycle management (PLM), product data management (PDM) and simulation data management (SDM).

IoT Equals PLM

The possibilities of the Internet of Things (IoT) are well documented.

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Ignorance Is a Miss

Data management needs run a broad gamut, from simple file permission controls to full PLM. There are a lot of options in between. It’s also a constantly changing target.

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Vendors Push Parts Reuse to the Next Level

Aras Innovator can directly import/export SysML models and replicate their structure inside the PLM platform, promoting reuse at a systems level. Image courtesy of Aras.

CAD and product lifecycle management platforms are being modernized with parts classification, Google-like search, and systems modeling capabilities to promote model and parts reuse.

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A Dead End for PLM?

Although PLM has broken out of engineering, it has yet to gain traction for product recovery and recyclability processes crucial to sustainability efforts.

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Give it Up for PTC’s Next-Gen PLM Concept Built on IoT

PTC CEO Jim Hepplemann wove together the company’s forays into IoT, machine learning and analytics, augmented reality, 3D printing, application lifecycle management (ALM), and industrial connectivity.

PTC CEO Jim Hepplemann wove together the company’s forays into IoT, machine learning and analytics, augmented reality, 3D printing, application lifecycle management (ALM), and industrial connectivity.

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