Looking for product lifecycle management (PLM) software? Cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) is trending. Find out about the cloud and other market trends in PLM, so you can make the choice that’s right for your business.
Watch this video to see why PLM selection doesn’t have to be a trade-off between business and engineering. Some people want PLM that’s easy to use, while others need PLM to solve complex engineering problems. Learn how you can balance the needs of business and engineering with software that can meet your needs today, and grow as your business grows.
PLM trends: An investment in PLM pays for itself
How much time are you wasting in CAD design? Most product-centric small to medium-sized businesses begin their PLM journey by taking control of design data and processes. Learn how you can more effectively find, share, and reuse product data, synchronizing and automating processes like design release and engineering change. When you calculate the time you’re wasting today, it’s easy to see how PLM pays for itself.
PLM trends: Bring together MCAD and ECAD design teams
Today’s products are increasingly complex, with mechanical, electronic, electrical, and software components. Even small design teams typically use one or more MCAD and ECAD design tools. Product data management (PDM) within each tool may support one team, but PLM fosters collaboration by extending product information to everyone who needs it. From one multi-domain bill of material (BOM), people across your business have whole product visibility to make smarter product decisions.
PLM trends: Cloud SaaS delivery
Cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) is up and coming in PLM. Consider the simplicity of cloud PLM delivery. All the heavy-lifting of PLM is done for you by experienced consultants, with your data secured and protected on the cloud. You can pay as you go scaling up your PLM deployment with more applications and including more people and locations as your business grows.
A digital enterprise can provide benefits in multiple areas of your business. As digitalization technologies rapidly mature, cloud PLM software is recognized as an important component to market success. In this CIMdata eBook, you will learn more about the benefits of moving to a digital enterprise, and how PLM cloud and SaaS solutions provide business flexibility and options for you to focus more on your business and realize value quickly.