PLM Adoption & Industry Focus
PTC Customer Cirrus Aircraft to Display Award-Winning First Single Engine Personal Jet at LiveWorx 18
PTC today announced that long-time customer Cirrus Aircraft will display its Vision® Jet, a recipient of the prestigious 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy, at this year’s sold-out LiveWorx digital transformation conference. Designed and developed using PTC’s Creo® CAD software and PTC’s Windchill® collaboration software, the Vision Jet was lauded by the National Aeronautic Association for revolutionizing general and personal aviation as the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet™…
Internet of Things (IoT/IIoT) and Augmented Reality (AR) and the Potential Impact to PLM
Rockwell Automation makes $1bn IIoT investment in PTC | Analysis
In an Industry 4.0 world, a factory is only as smart as the software that runs it. That’s the key takeaway from the news this week that factory automation specialist Rockwell Automation is to make a $1 billion equity investment in software provider PTC. The partnership leverages both companies’ resources, technologies, industry expertise, and market presence, and will include technical collaboration across the organizations as well as joint global go-to-market initiatives. In particular, PTC and Rockwell Automation have agreed to align their respective smart factory technologies and combine PTC’s award-winning ThingWorx® IoT, Kepware® industrial connectivity, and Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) platforms with Rockwell Automation’s best-in-class FactoryTalk® MES, FactoryTalk Analytics, and Industrial Automation platforms. The result will be an unmatched integrated information solution that will enable customers to achieve increased productivity, heightened plant efficiency, reduced operational risk, and better system interoperability…
PLM Mergers, Partnerships, Industry Reports, & Financial Developments
Sinfonia Technology Selects PTC Windchill to Improve Efficiency, Expand Team Collaboration, and Connect Disparate Systems
PTC today announced from the sold-out LiveWorx® 18 digital transformation conference that Sinfonia Technology Co., Ltd., has selected the PTC Windchill® product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to improve operational efficiency, time-to-market, quality, and team collaboration at its Clean Transport Equipment Factory. Established in 1917, Sinfonia is a major industrial equipment manufacturer that focuses on semiconductors, aerospace, automobiles, and medical devices. The Clean Transport Equipment Factory that will implement Windchill manufactures load parts, or in-process transport equipment, used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment, equipment front-end modules (EFEM) and vacuum platform. It is the world's top load parts producer delivering load parts to major equipment manufacturers worldwide…
Strategies, & Thoughts on PLM
Best to Proactively Address Environmental Compliance
Spreadsheets, homegrown databases and manual processes cannot meet this enormous data-management challenge. Companies need a sustainability framework built on a product lifecycle management (PLM) foundation that lets them build environmental compliance into the earliest phases of product development, where decisions have the most impact and disrupt as little as possible…
In-person Event: LiveWorx 2018
June 17-20, 2018 │ Boston, MA
LiveWorx provides you with the education and connections you need to help lead change in the age of the digital revolution. Learn from your peers on how to embrace the strategic business transformations that new digital technologies make possible. Walk away, knowing how to build a portfolio of capabilities that are uniquely suited to your business needs. Register HERE.
Webinar On-Demand: Agile PLM Security Best Practices
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.
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.
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.
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 weeks. This automation supported Teleflex's cost savings objectives of nearly a million dollars a month.
Webinar 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.
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.
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.
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.
Webinar 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.
Webinar 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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