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Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.
New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT
By Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S) MI&S believes Dell can help customers solve its IoT puzzle, offering solutions for predictive maintenance, improving facilities management and more.
Appliance Maker Benefits from NX and Teamcenter Appliance Maker Benefits from NX and Teamcenter
By Siemens PLM Software Groupe Brandt used Siemens partner Cadesis to help it migrate all of its Solid Edge and I-deas to NX and Teamcenter, enabling worldwide collaboration.
Elekta Gains Competitive Advantage with IoT Partnership Elekta Gains Competitive Advantage with IoT Partnership
By PTC Through a partnership with PTC and PTC ServiceMax Elekta has been able to deliver IoT and smart, connected products to its medical patients.
EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM
By EpiGrid EndoChoice achieves superior SOLIDWORKS product development environment and PDM with a Hybrid Compute Infrastructure and Managed Services by EpiGrid.
IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity
By Gerard Litjens, CIMdata According to CIMdata an IoT enabled business strategy requires smart connected products, which require PLM to manage their through-life definition.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Chooses Aras PLM Kawasaki Heavy Industries Chooses Aras PLM
By Aras The company replaced its dysfunctional in house data management systems for each industry segment with Aras, streamlining product development.
Power of IoT Demonstrated with Rooftop Beehive Power of IoT Demonstrated with Rooftop Beehive
By Dell Dell in Ireland set up an "internet of bees" colony, providing a working example of what the IoT can deliver and how IoT success lies in five phases.
Ruckus Wireless Meets Complaince with Arena PLM Ruckus Wireless Meets Complaince with Arena PLM
By Arena Solutions Ruckus Wireless implemented Arena PLM in less than a week and the software serves as a central repository for data, including ECO's, BOM, etc.
Change the Way You Collect and Analyze Data with IIoT Change the Way You Collect and Analyze Data with IIoT
By David White and Greg Gorbach, ARC This paper by ARC Advisory discusses the emerging need for edge gateway devices and highlights how Eigen Innovations uses the edge.
The Value of Bringing Analytics to the Edge The Value of Bringing Analytics to the Edge
By Hurwitz & Associates Many organizations are investing in new IoT initiatives in a variety of use cases including retail, hospitality, energy, and fleet management.
Recycling Equipment Manufacturer Relies on SOLIDWORKS Recycling Equipment Manufacturer Relies on SOLIDWORKS
By SOLIDWORKS Using the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM system, CP Manufacturing has automated workflows and eliminated paper from its document management process.
You've Got Options in an Evolving Workstation Market You've Got Options in an Evolving Workstation Market
By Kathleen Maher, Jon Peddie Research JPR finds that demand for high-end processing seems to be a growing trend, and provides a look at some of the hottest products on the market.
6 Steps to Improve Equipment with the IIoT 6 Steps to Improve Equipment with the IIoT
By Dell and GE Dell and GE cover six best practice steps to plan your connected machines implementation, along with technology options by each company.
Hino Motors Improves Efficiency 12x with Teamcenter Hino Motors Improves Efficiency 12x with Teamcenter
By Siemens PLM Software They needed a solution to meet the needs of a truck-specific development process and data management requirements for their CATIA and Creo data.
5 Steps to Mitigate Risks Associated with IoT 5 Steps to Mitigate Risks Associated with IoT
By Dell and IDG Research This paper looks at the barriers to IoT and provides a game plan to improve equipment uptime, reduce component failures, and curb unnecessary costs.
CESA Improves Quality and Productivity with ENOVIA CESA Improves Quality and Productivity with ENOVIA
By Dassault Systemes CESA needed to globally manage information so they could view relevant technical documentation and improve CAD documentation management.
IoT Closes Field-to-manufacturer Loop, Enables PLM IoT Closes Field-to-manufacturer Loop, Enables PLM
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata More companies are learning that IoT-gathered data in PLM pays off by establishing connections between physical service lives and digital lifecycles.
Cummins' Analysis-led Design and Optimization Approach
Summary by Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor In this video Bob Tickel discusses how an optimization and analysis-led design approach enables the company to get products right the first time.
Real-time Collaborative Edit is Coming to CAD & PLM
By Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM The manufacturing industry could benefit from real-time collaboration apps. like Google Docs and Apple iWorks. See which CAD/PLM vendors come close.
Exara Boosts Lifecycle of Equipment with Dell IoT Exara Boosts Lifecycle of Equipment with Dell IoT
By Dell Oil & gas company, Exara, anchored a robust data gathering and management infrastructure on Dell Edge Gateway devices for IoT.
Flowserve Uses PTC Windchill as Foundation for New Products Flowserve Uses PTC Windchill as Foundation for New Products
By PTC PTC Windchill plays an important role in Flowserve's Innovation First strategy that focuses on taking ideas to new products faster for profit.
Audi Announces Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) Service
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor Audi of America expands connected car services with Traffic Light information system that alerts drivers when the traffic light is about to change.
Optimize IoT Analytics with an Edge Gateway Optimize IoT Analytics with an Edge Gateway
By Dell Watch this video on how an optimized gateway or IoT that aggregates and secures data at the edge of the network can deliver the promise of the IoT.
5 Convergences Will Soon Impact PLM in Higher Ed 5 Convergences Will Soon Impact PLM in Higher Ed
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata CIMdata says that only a small fraction of PLM is being taught in engineering like CAD and CAE, but convergences like STEAM and IoT will impact.