Digital Thread: from Digital Twins to Predictive Twins and Process Intelligence

Do All Stakeholders Benefit From Profit Maximization?

Dealing with multiple stakeholders is a given for any organization, either operating in the private or public sector. Stakeholder management is a critical component to the successful delivery of any project, program or activity. A stakeholder is any group or individual who can affect or is affected by the achievement of the organization’s objectives (Freeman, 1984) Simply put, the main Read more

  • Lionel Grealou
  • Vice President - PLM Services
  • PLM Europe

Agile and PLM: a ‘Platform of Things’ for Competitive Advantage

The Need for Business Agility Business agility is a source of competitive advantage – allowing organizations to adapt to new business imperatives, technology changes and various other industry forces. The ability to adapt quickly is the name of the game in today’s business climate Build a business that is adaptable, and it will become better positioned to swiftly make Read more

  • Lionel Grealou
  • Vice President - PLM Services
  • PLM Europe

9 Key Business Factors Driving the Manufacturing Industry

It is no surprise and nowadays perhaps even a cliché to reiterate that: Manufacturing organizations strive to create MORE innovative products and increase their portfolio, combined with FASTER time-to-market and increased productivity supported by BETTER decision making, quality and cost control. Broadly speaking, generic market drivers can be regrouped in a concise set of 9 Key Business Factors (KBFs). These KBFs Read more

  • Lionel Grealou
  • Vice President - PLM Services
  • PLM Europe

PLM+ERP+MES+CRM: The Four Cornerstones of Manufacturing

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) applications are often referred as a ‘single system of record’ for product data across the product creation lifecycle. As maturity increases, product and process information flows from PLM to downstream systems, namely Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). As the product matures throughout its lifecycle, the need for closed-loop integration increases. PLM-ERP-MES Read more

  • Lionel Grealou
  • Vice President - PLM Services
  • PLM Europe