PLM White Papers

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) White Papers

Essig PLM's ProductCenter PLM white papers and technical summaries are useful documents for companies exploring PLM solutions or expanding their PLM implementations.

ProductCenter® PLM Technical SummaryProductCenter PLM Technical Summary

This paper discusses implementing and integrating ProductCenter PLM with your existing legacy data and applications in a distributed environment. It overviews ProductCenter PLM data modeling and other advanced capabilities, such as version/revision control, workflow, and Bill of Materials management, as well as the adaptation of ProductCenter PLM to suit your unique requirements.

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An Overview of Product Lifecycle ManagementAn Overview of Product Lifecycle Management

Industry-wide figures suggest that companies employing PLM can expect to see revenues grow by 5%-10%, while net profits can increase anywhere between 10-100%.

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Boosting Performance using Next Generation PLM from ArasBoosting Performance using Next Generation PLM from Aras

Independent Findings: ARAS is Over 80% Faster using 1/3 of the Resources

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The 3R's of PLM

Essig PLM's latest White Paper identifies three essential elements for justifying PLM as the key to productivity improvement initiatives of global product development companies.

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Automating Part Number Generation

In this white paper, Essig PLM provides insight into the Part Number Generation process and the benefits of managing this information in a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system.

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The Comprehensive Bill of Information

As a follow up to The Top 10 Business Reasons for Implementing PLM, Essig PLM's White Paper focuses on the Bill of Information (BOI). Many companies that employ a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system are only managing a limited data set of the entire product portfolio. By using a PLM system to manage the BOI, companies are able to capture the entire data set required for design, testing, manufacture, delivery, sale, and support of a product.

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Top 10 Business Reasons for Implementing PLM

Once again Essig PLM, Inc. has teamed up with leading PLM authority, author, consultant, and speaker, John Stark of John Stark Associates, to deliver his insight and knowledge on the Top 10 Business Reasons for Implementing PLM. This quick easy-to-read White Paper spells out the top reasons businesses can benefit from the implementation of a PLM solution.

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10 Critical PLM Facts Every Executive Should Know

Written by leading PLM authority, author, consultant, and speaker, John Stark of John Stark Associates, this executive briefing white paper will quickly bring you up to speed on PLM. It lays out what PLM is, it isn't, and what PLM can realistically do for your businesses in terms of financial and business performance. It encapsulates John Stark's experience, providing practical knowledge on how to get your PLM initiative staffed, organized, up and running and delivering maximum business benefit in as little time as possible.

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Top 10 PLM Pitfalls to Avoid

We are pleased to announce an update to the Top 10 PLM Pitfalls white paper summary. This paper was first produced for a PLM Web series put on by Essig PLM and leading PLM authority, Dr. John Stark. Since it's first issue back in the Fall of 2005, we have had a surprising response to it, with over 1,000 companies requesting copies. In addition, it has been reprinted in a number of publications, being called "irresistibly practical" and sparking a number of discussion threads. For the PLM Initiative Manager or Team, we believe there lies its appeal, and its practicality. In a quick-read Top 10 format, it gives you the chance to educate yourself more on PLM, plan for it, and recognize and overcome the more common pitfalls that might otherwise cost you money, time, or stand in your way to PLM success.

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PLM for Mid-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises

A CIMdata Analyst Review, this paper provides CIMdata's analyst review of Essig PLM's ProductCenter PLM solution, which is intended for mid-sized manufacturers that are considering a PLM deployment. It covers how and why mid-sized companies are implementing PLM in record numbers by explaining PLM and its benefits. The paper also includes results of interviews that CIMdata has conducted with a number of Essig PLM's PLM customers.

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Collaborative PLMProduct Lifecycle Management

Companies are adopting PLM solutions to meet a variety of challenges. They are finding that PLM helps them deal with daunting growth, global operations, and highly competitive market demands. Check out this PLM White Paper to learn what to look for in a PLM solution to avoid common pitfalls and lock in a successful PLM implementation that meets your needs.

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Going Beyond MCAD With Product Lifecycle ManagementGoing Beyond MCAD With Product Lifecycle Management

Advanced mechanical CAD solutions permit you to develop more and more complex products. The upside is that you can satisfy market demands for diverse variations and options in less time. The downside is that you require increasingly advanced configuration systems to handle the complexity. Especially useful for companies operating in a mixed CAD environment, explore this PLM White Paper to learn how a PLM solution will help you gain quick control of this highly complex data to maximize your competitiveness.

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ProductCenter PLM for FDAPLM Strategies for Supporting Compliance Requirements

As a product developer and manufacturer, you know the complexities of introducing new products to the market. Not only are you faced with the faster time to market challenge to stay competitive, but you have the compounded task of adhering to the ever-increasing strict regulations and compliance requirements that can be complex and are continually evolving. Some may even say that compliance is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses today. This PLM White Paper is a valuable resource for any security conscious company.

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