How can we make PLM simpler?

Two weeks ago, my blogging peer Jos Voskuil published a blog entitled “Why PLM will never be simple”. If users want quick, easy, and painless – that is, if users want “simple” – why shouldn’t PLM also be simple? We’d all love to make PLM simpler, but how? Jos’ post inspired me to share how […]

Plugging into the power of the connected plant

Digitalization and end-to-end plant lifecycle management are spoken of as top priorities by companies across the chemical, oil and gas, process and power industries. The goal? A complete digital footprint of the plant to help optimize operations, plant maintenance, build better products and provide better services. But how can traditional Engineer to Order (ETO) businesses, […]

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 […]