Tag: manufacturing

How BoM Management plays a role in your PLM processes

Why is it important to manage your product Bill of Materials (BoM) in a PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)? This is a tough question to answer across the board for every company, but this article breaks down what you need to know. The level of BoM management in PLM can be dependent on your companies’ products,…

Making Service Information Accurate, Relevant, & Accessible

If your organization creates service information, work instructions, installation operator guides, user guides, technical instructions, service manuals, or even service procedure bulletins – it’s time to rethink your process. Let’s talk about how to make your service information accurate, relevant and accessible. Defects in products happen, but in the case that a product needs to…

Digital Transformation is Happening Now

The future of digital transformation is happening now, and it is driving the future of all industries. This article highlights just about everything you need to know about the impacts and trends involving digital transformation. No matter where your company resides on its digital journey – or even if you have yet to start with…

Bill of Material Management- What You Need to Know

You’re likely to have experience with Bill of Materials (BoMs) if the nature of your business has anything to do with product development. Let’s talk about why bills of material are so important, how BoMs impact business, and the best BoM management practices.  The importance of bill of Materials   BoMs define products as they are…

Creo Software: PTC’s 3D Modeling CAD software

Looking to make some major advances in innovation and digital transformation at your company? Check out how PTC Creo is the leading 3D CAD software in the industry. I’ll start off explaining to you what exactly PTC Creo Parametric is and what it does for your design process. What is PTC Creo Parametric? PTC developed a premium parametric and direct computer-aided design (CAD)…

Your Path to Profitable Growth:  Achieving Field Service Excellence

Modernized service strategies combine enterprise IT, ‘smart’ technology, and information. Manufactures are expected to be more demand oriented, data driven, and technologically focused. This means focusing on the customer, using the data collected from many different areas, and digitally executing strategies using platform technologies. Many companies today are focusing on the current stage of achieving…

IoT is a Catch Phrase, Connected is a Strategy

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz about IoT (the Internet of Things). ‘Start improving the way you do business’, ‘connect with technology’, ‘responsive solutions’, ‘amazing results’. It’s safe to say that the internet of things along with smart connected enterprises have easily become technology’s theme of the year. Businesses everywhere have started to…

Keep The Money in Your Pocket

We tend to operate our businesses like we’re playing a game of telephone…and it’s costing us all money. You don’t have to be a genius to know that within many companies’ sales, marketing, and R&D teams serve separate functions. With different goals, targets and initiatives these teams tend to collaborate among themselves using the same system…

Driving Service and Parts Profitability with Product-Specific Information

The stakes are high and, as technology is making the world ‘smaller’, competition is growing at a furious rate. Your enterprise needs to stay on-point at all times and deliver flawless service to every client on a moment’s notice. With so many variables impacting efficiency and profitability, how can you manage the service lifecycle of…

Reduce Downtime in Manufacturing

It’s no wonder people like you are researching ways to reduce downtime. A 2016 ITIC survey found 98% of organizations said a single hour of downtime cost over $100,000. 81% of respondents said an hour of downtime cost their organization over $300,000! Remote monitoring, remote diagnostics, and predictive analytics are helping organizations reduce downtime. They’re transforming…

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