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Customize, De-customize, Re-customize: the Enterprise Digitalization Dilemma

Customize, De-customize, Re-customize: the Enterprise Digitalization Dilemma

Going digital: to customize or not to customize? Digitalization strategies include the selection, design, build, test, deployment, continuous improvement and maintenance of enterprise IT solutions, such as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other enterprise solutions like Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. While there are differences in Read more

  • Karen Bieniek

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

  • Karen Bieniek

Beyond ECAD-MCAD Collaboration

Complex products and services Most complex products are both mechanical and electrical, with the balance rapidly increasingly moving towards innovative electrical engineering as new product and service differentiation. Competitive product development requires robust collaboration between multiple domains, including the tight integration of electrical hardware and software development with traditional mechanical design and enterprise processes. Innovations in connectivity Read more

  • Karen Bieniek

From Planning to Validation: Putting CAE Back Into Engineering

Putting CAE back into engineering Simply put, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) is the process of solving complex engineering problems through the use of sophisticated, interactive, graphical software, coupled with mathematical models and optimization systems. The true value of CAE is to foster virtual product development validation by enabling manufacturers to integrate advanced technology into the conceptual Read more

  • Karen Bieniek