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Welcome to the PLM News Roundup January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 By: Amy Fenwick

Product lifecycle management (PLM) Adoption & Industry Focus

BMW Group Selects PTC Windchill, ThingWorx Navigate
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PTC announced the BMW Group has selected the PTC Windchill solution as its PLM backbone for production and sourcing bill-of-material (BOM). In addition, BMW Group has selected the ThingWorx Navigate role-based solution for fast and easy ecosystem access to product data… 

The Push to Process PLM
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Siemens PLM’s announcement that Korean food manufacturer Binggrae will use the Teamcenter software is another indicator that the batch industries are in need of product lifecycle management tools…


Tutorials, Strategies, & Thoughts on PLM

Ushering in the digital era with Industry X.0
Accenture believes it can broaden the digital conversation, and help industries unlock value in their respective sectors, with its newly coined umbrella term Industry X.0. According to Eric Schaeffer, every industrial manufacturer must master at least six digital capabilities. The third capability is what Accenture terms a “Unified PLM (product lifecycle management) strategy that involves integrating the product life cycle, software life cycle and experience life cycle…

Trade Trends of the Past Shape the Future
Digitizing in 2018 will encompass many aspects of day-to-day business, including adopting digital product lifecycle management (PLM) software to integrate tech specs, images and other product details in one space to spur collaboration…

PLM Recognition & Events

Connect CAD PDM to PLM

In-person Event: MSCE 2018, CAD in the Cloud: Strategies and technologies for collaboration with PD
Wednesday, Jan 31, 03:15 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Meeting Room LL 20 B

Schedule a 1:1 meeting and visit us in the PLM Showcase, kiosk #213, to learn more.

Discover the best-case scenarios for creating hybrid solutions allowing companies to utilize cloud-based PLM solutions like Oracle’s Product Development Cloud offering (PD). 


Educational Webinar: Blockchain Technology and PLM Usage (CIMdata)
February 08, 2018 | 11:00  EST | 08:00  PST

Blockchain Technology has been used in currency transactions and has several key attributes that lend it to lifecycle management and the digital thread definition. In this webinar, we will explore some of these attributes from the viewpoint of PLM to decide if there is sufficient evidence to develop use cases where PLM applications can benefit from Blockchain usage.

By attending, you will:

  • • Develop an understanding of the basics of Blockchain.

  • • Learn about the key attributes of Blockchain for application support.

  • • Know how to decide where to begin a Blockchain code.

  • • Learn about Blockchain verification and who does the work.

  • • Understand how to start an implementation of new technology in your operations.




Presenter Bob McDuffee, Certified Ethical Hacker and System Engineer for Zero Wait-State, has more than 30 years of industry experience. By watching this webinar, you will learn security basics as they apply to Agile PLM, see Admin techniques to improve the security of your Agile PLM, and gain an understanding of security patches for Agile PLM and WebLogic.



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Training On-Demand:  Keeping Oracle Agile PLM Relevant While Carving a Path to the Cloud

Building on our last webinar hosted by Dries D’hooghe, this 60-minute training class will teach you how to keep Oracle Agile PLM relevant in a cloud ecosphere. By attending, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to extend the life of your Agile PLM investment by making it work for your specific company needs, all the while planning your path to the cloud.




Request Webinar On-Demand:  PLM Built for YOU: UNLOCK the True Value of Agile PLM

This 60-minute webinar will demonstrate how automation and customization frameworks from Zero Wait-State unlock the true value of Oracle's Agile PLM system. Did you know you can tailor Agile PLM to meet your specific business needs without needing hard-coded, one-off Process Extensions? Attend this webinar to gain an understanding of what "customizations done the right way" are, and, find out how to extend the life of your Agile PLM investment by making it work for YOU.


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Webinar On-Demand: Planting Seeds: Teleflex Agile PLM Plant Specific BOM Customization via Automation

Featuring Teleflex, a medical device manufacturer, and hosted by Zero Wait-State, this webinar will demonstrate how Teleflex was able to fully enable plant-specific bills of materials (BOMs) by leveraging Zero Wait-State’s PLM Automation Software Suite in 10 weeksThis automation supported Teleflex's cost savings objectives of nearly a million dollars a month.


Watch NowWebinar On-Demand:  Smashing Through the Wall: the Barriers Between Design and PLM

Featuring Cisco and hosted by us and Perception Software, this 45-minute webinar will highlight the "wall" between Design and PLM, the impact of this wall, and solutions to smash through it. Anthony Burton, Tech Lead at Cisco Systems, will share his challenges with this wall and how he built a bridge to connect Design and PLM.




Request DocState Webinar On DemandWebinar On-Demand: Revolutionize Your PLM Reports By Taking Control of the Design

Hosted by Zero Wait-State, this 60-minute webinar will demonstrate how simple and cost-effective it can be to unlock and share the power of your Oracle® Agile PLM data in a format that meets your specific company's document requirements using DocState, one of the software products in ZWS' PLM Automation Suite. DocState can also extract relevant Agile PLM data, use a report template to transform it into a format such as CSV or XML, push it into another business system and later perform the reverse
actions to pull data updates back into Agile PLM.


Register for LoadState Webinar On-DemandWebinar On-Demand: Expedite the Compliance Data Validation and Collection Process

Hosted by Zero Wait-State and lead by our PLM compliance expert, Dries D’hooghe, this 60-minute webinar will cover validating and loading compliance and environmental information into Oracle Agile’s PLM to ensure your products are compliant with RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals. LoadState, one of the software products in ZWS' PLM Automation Suite, dramatically improves compliance data loading productivity and accuracy by allowing business users to manage updates to the collection and validation criteria themselves without having to wait weeks or months for IT to initiate a project to make the necessary changes. Thus, LoadState not only protects your PLM investment but also your accountability over time. 


Webinar On-Demand: Seamlessly Connect CAD  Request DesignState Webinar On-DemandSystems with Enterprise PLM and Maximize NPD Data Value

Hosted by Zero Wait-State, this 60-minute webinar will demonstrate how you can easily implement a flexible and cost-effective integration framework that connects CAD Data Management systems with enterprise PLM systems using DesignState, one of the software products in ZWS' PLM Automation Suite. DesignState works with Oracle’s Agile PLM, PTC Windchill’s PDMLink, and Dassault’s SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The powerful XML-based rules engine increases customization opportunities and sophistication. Seamless bidirectional integration between PDM and PLM improves everyone’s productivity. 

Register for RestState Webinar On-DemandWebinar On-Demand: Personalize the PLM Experience Through Secure, Modern Interfaces and UIs

Hosted by Zero Wait-State, this 60-minute webinar will demonstrate how you can easily and efficiently develop integrations and create user interfaces that are customized for key purposes using RestState, one of the software products in our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Automation Suite. As a result, RestState helps increase NPD productivity and extend and protect your Agile PLM investment. And, you will have simple, technology-agnostic access to your Agile PLM data.


Request AttributeState Webinar On-DemandWebinar On-Demand: Increase NPD Productivity by Automating & Customizing Your PLM Processes

Hosted by Zero Wait-State, this 60-minute webinar will demonstrate how you can customize your Oracle Agile PLM system to automate Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes using AttributeState, one of the software products in ZWS's PLM Automation Suite. Based on configurable templates with embedded business logic and plug-and-play macros, AttributeState allows you to tailor your Agile PLM system to your unique business needs, without developing hard-coded Java based extensions. 

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