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Exclusive articles and news from around the product lifecycle management (PLM) community, brought to you by Longitude Media, publishers of Cadalyst.

Medical Device Manufacturers Address Compliance Mandates with PLM

October 8, 2012
Author: 
Eric Marks

Due to the fast pace of new technological developments, emerging market opportunities, and competition from start-ups, medical device executives find themselves in an environment where they must continually innovate with flawless execution to survive.

Judging by industry statistics, it's clear that intensified regulatory scrutiny has become a harsh reality for medical device manufacturers. Over the past several years many medical device companies have been hit with injunctions, undergone product recalls, or found themselves operating under Food and Drug Administration (FDA) consent decree.

SAP Extends 3D Technical Publishing to the Enterprise

July 2, 2012
Author: 
Jim Brown

Right Hemisphere is now a part of the SAP family, creating an opportunity to share CAD data throughout the product lifecycle.

Ten Tips for PLM Success

May 23, 2012
Author: 
Michael Lieberman

If fear of failure is delaying your adoption of product lifecycle management, take heart; this fundamental advice might be just what you need to get off the fence.

PLM Value without PLM Complexity

April 2, 2012
Author: 
Jim Brown

Nontraditional tools address specific challenges in the product-development process.

PDM vs. PLM

April 2, 2012
Author: 
Richard Allen

For small and mid-size companies, PDM could be the right-sized solution that can later grow into PLM.

Executive Perspective: Put Together a Winning PLM Strategy

April 2, 2012
Author: 
Jim Brown

Careful planning, not a rush to implementation, is the best way to ensure that your product lifecycle management system delivers solid business value.

Going Green Can Boost Profits and Reduce Risk

April 2, 2012
Author: 
Amy Rowell

Manufacturers find that using PLM to manage sustainable design can lead to increased innovation, product quality, and profitability.

Conversation with Michael Krahn

February 1, 2011
Author: 
Jim Brown

IT director describes how Miller-St. Nazianz built on existing Solid Edge and SharePoint systems for fast, successful PLM implementation.

Tweet This: Social Computing Can Benefit Product Development

February 1, 2011
Author: 
Tom Kevan

Corporate social networks are just beginning to gain acceptance, but early adopters’ experiences suggest that they bring significant value to the enterprise.

Executive Perspective: Successful PLM Starts with the End in Mind

February 1, 2011
Author: 
Jim Brown

Business objectives — not the effort to deploy software — should guide your system implementation.

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