Not all clouds are created equal — a guide to the pros and cons of cloud-hosted vs cloud-based PLM.

Who doesn’t use some cloud application nowadays? Gmail, slack, salesforce, … according to a recent CIMdata survey, almost 80% of manufacturers already use cloud-based services. Although ERP and CRM are the most common cloud enterprises solutions, cloud PLM is starting to become more prevalent. Today, most PLM vendors have now jumped the bandwagon, and are […]

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 […]

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 […]