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PLM – What is it?

PLM is still not a very clear and exact concept due to several reasons. First of all lifecycle in relation to products is understood in many ways. Secondly many PLM software producers create confusion around the acronym by boosting a PLM definition limited to item, BOM and document (CAD and 3D-model) management and related change and status management.
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BPM, the Third Wave

Howard Smith and Peter Fingar have written a new book called ‘Business Process Management the third wave’.

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PLM Life really is too short

David you are correct (see David's article) - Life really is too short in the current PLM software solutions! I have been wondering the same thing for a long time. To my understanding there a couple of reasons for this limited or shortened view to product life.

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To BPM or not to BPM?

Ever wondered whether your company should address their business processes? Many of you believe that managing business processes is a good idea, but it is too expensive. So, let’s look at some reasons to address your business processes.

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BPM Project Success

In earlier blogs I have covered many topics. Some of them are key components of successful projects. In this blog, I will put them together as tips for BPM Project Success. 

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Change

Change

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Complexity

From an Upside Research article…

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Unintended Consequences

from The WELCHWAY – Jack & Suzy Welch…
Not So Fast, Mr. President

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Workflow vs. BPM

There seems to be some confusion between Workflow and BPM [Business Process Management]. They are not the same thing, so let me provide some simple clarification. 

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