Product Lifecycle Management, or PLM, is evolving as it incorporates cutting edge technology like IoT and AR, enabling a single product digital thread. LiveWorx '20 featured many sessions on PLM that addressed both foundational PLM and future-looking topics. Below are links to the video recordings and presentations for some of the top viewed sessions to-date from the PLM educational track. Click here to access the full LiveWorx '20 Content Archive, featuring over 120 sessions in 15 different tracks and specialized content areas.
PLM Roadmap 2020: The Backbone for Digital Transformation
Mark Lobo, PTC
PTC's PLM strategy is based on four key elements that support your digital transformation. With increased visibility, the entire organization can work concurrently and close gaps– helping to save time, reduce costs, improve quality, and get to market faster. Strategic enterprise systems create a single domain for trustworthy product data. Digital models allow for a product, process and factory digital twin. Digital deployment options: on-premises, cloud, and hybrid, optimize your implementation, and is all housed within the digital thread, connecting everything that matters. Watch this replay to learn how PTC’s PLM solutions enable you to realize this agile transformation.
Cummins Inc.s' CAD & Part Structure Journey: Separation to Synchronization
David Cobb, PLM Business Analyst, Cummins Inc.
Historically, the business units that comprise Cummins Inc. have used separate systems for storing and managing CAD data and parts, documents, and change data. A variety of tools and processes for managing these separate environments evolved over time with both organic growth and acquisitions. The company undergoing a multi-project initiative to adopt a new, comprehensive data model within one PLM system that is meant to provide a foundation for a common enterprise environment in the long term. Enabling the use of CAD to part structure (BOM) synchronization for both new and legacy parts is a key goal that impacts multiple elements of overall migration, solution, and adoption strategies. Watch this presentation to hear lessons learned to-date, best practice methods and tools, and improvement opportunities resulting from Cummins Inc.'s journey to transform CAD & part structure from separation to synchronization.
ThingWorx Navigate 9.0 and Beyond: What's New and What's Next
Christoph Braeuchle, VP, Product Management, ThingWorx Navigate, PTC | Emily Larkin, Product Manager, PTC | Steven Scheib, Product Management Technical Lead, PTC | Eugenia Camacho, PTC
Watch this replay to learn about the ThingWorx Navigate 9.0 release and what you can expect from the next releases, directly from the product management team. You will see how ThingWorx Navigate enables role-based access to critical engineering information and workflows through simplified and easy-to-use apps and expands the Digital Thread into all areas of the enterprise. You will see new out-of-the-box functionality as well as the fully productized reusable components in a powerful rapid app-building environment.
Producing with Quality: The Nidec Global Appliance Story
Gerson Heusy, R&D Sr. Manager, Embraco and Mark Lobo, PTC
With the mission of developing innovative solutions to improve the quality of life for its customers, Embraco is one of the largest manufacturers of hermetic compressors and refrigeration solutions in the world. Founded 48 years ago, Embraco is recognized for delivering differentiated, energy efficient, and top-performing products and services. As regulations for energy efficient products continue to strengthen around the world, Embraco has embarked on a digital transformation journey to maximize the efficiency of its internal processes. Watch this presentation to learn how Embraco implemented PLM to improve its product development process, manage changes to its internal culture, and ultimately help customers achieve a better quality of life. Learn about managing globally dispersed teams while producing a high volume of products, implementing quality across the entire organization (starting with engineering), reducing the cost of non-quality by 40% while increasing time-to-market by 30%, and extending the digital thread from design into the factory.
Windchill Admin Roadmap: Delivering Greater Value
Walid Saad, Senior Director, Product Management, PTC
Is your organization going through a digital transformation? As the Windchill Admin, should your enterprise be driving towards exploring different deployment strategies? It’s time to meet rapidly changing business needs by lowering operational and deployment costs. How? By streamlining your upgrade and licensing processes, you will keep implementation costs down and still develop innovative products quickly. In this session, you will learn tried and true best practices that improve time-to-value by remaining on the latest version of Windchill, the architectural and administrative enhancements recently made in Windchill, and product telemetry that ensures your production and pre-production environments feed your deployment pipeline.
These are just a handful of the sessions from the PLM Track, be sure to check out the Archive to see them all.