ABC – Always Be Compliant

In May 2018 I got a chance to write as a guest for SharePLM.com. I selected to develop my own ABC of Product Management, and started with the “Always Be Competitive” theme. Here is the next article about Product Compliance! “Your industrial machine is not in compliance with the Hygiene Standards of the Sanitary Norm […]

How to Craft a Killer PLM User Onboarding Journey

What is user onboarding? User onboarding is the process of actively guiding and helping users to find value and success within your product, process or service. Onboarding gets users past the awkward uncertainty of trying out something new. Good onboarding experiences combine the right elements of education, inspiration, and actionable insights. User onboarding is one […]

ABC of Product Management

Some time ago I got a nice invitation to write as a guest in SharePLM, of any topic I feel important. Delighted of the opportunity, I chose an area closest to my heart — Product Management. An area broad and deep, with an overwhelming amount of information and research on offer. Even the word “product” […]

Spicing up PLM with eLearning

Training isn’t in the budget this year. We don’t have the resources to put together an internal training plan. It would take too long to train the whole organization. Sound familiar? If it does, you’re clearly not alone. Despite the fact that a strong learning culture drives competitive advantage, many companies fall short when it […]

Single-tenant vs multi-tenant hosting

Single-tenant vs multi-tenant hosting Summary:  Multi-tenant and single-tenant hosting are two ways SaaS companies provide their services. Multi-tenant hosting is when many clients exist on the same software instance, sharing infrastructure, database, and/or an application server. It’s less expensive but comes with risk. Single-tenant is when a tenant doesn’t share anything. It’s more expensive and […]

Will PLM jump into the API fray?

What is an API? Order dinner from your tablet. Track your activity with an app on your smartphone. Book a seat at the movies tonight. APIs make this possible, and they’re behind of much of what we do online. They connect businesses, applications, data and devices so you can order pizza for dinner, listen to […]

How to organize a PLM benchmark

PLM benchmarking: Identifying opportunities for improvement Benchmarking is an excellent way to boost your PLM initiatives, identify new improvement opportunities and get inspired. PLM benchmarks help you follow industry best practices and compare your performance with that of other companies. Through benchmarking, you keep abreast of what other organizations are doing and of current best […]

Bimodal PLM: An attempt to keep pace with Digitalization’s “need for speed”

Seeking agility in Bimodal PLM The need for greater speed and agility to keep pace with the evolving digital landscape has also hit the PLM sphere. Digitalization has led to competition that challenges traditional PLM applications and project implementation methods. Product data is usually managed using large, traditional systems, with myriad methods and processes that […]