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12/6/17 under Blog

Celebrating 2017 and Looking Forward to 2018

xLM Looking Forward to 2018

By Marc Young, President/Owner, and Ilan Madjar, Managing Partner, xLM Solutions

The end of the year brings a time for reflection upon where we are and where we’re going. As we review 2017 and start looking forward to 2018, we know that our value propositions remain unchanged: we strive to understand and resolve our customer’s challenges with PLM and related software. This includes designing tools and […]

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10/30/17 under Blog

Highlights from the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2017

3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2017

By By Ilan Madjar, Managing Partner, xLM Solutions

I attended the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2017 earlier this month in Hollywood, Florida. As always, the event provided a deep insight into the direction Dassault Systèmes (DS) is going. We always enjoy the opportunity to meet with various DS representatives and customers to exchange ideas on our experiences using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Here are some of […]

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09/25/17 under Blog

3DEXPERIENCE Forum: Transforming Your Business through Digitalization, October 16-18, 2017, Hollywood, FL

By Marc Young, President/Owner, and Ilan Madjar, Managing Partner, xLM Solutions

We’re eager to attend the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum in October to network with key industry thought leaders and market experts as we consider how digitalization is transforming industry. Among the transformation themes of the Forum are industry challenges and opportunities, the power of the cloud, and what is shaping innovation. The Forum provides the opportunity to […]

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08/23/17 under Blog

PLM Thought Leadership

PLM Technology

By Ilan Madjar, Managing Partner, xLM Solutions

There has been quite a buzz recently in the blogging arena about PLM, PLM technology and where it is heading, specifically in the mid-market area, so I thought I’d add my two cents as someone who has been involved in many implementations in this market over the past two decades. Spoiler alert, with advanced artificial […]

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07/25/17 under Blog

More news about xLM Solution’s Enovia SolidWorks Reference Tool

Marc Young, Managing Partner, xLM Solutions  Last summer we told you about our solution to resolve missing SolidWorks References in ENOVIA V6. Like many of our solutions, it came about from conversations with customers. They were looking for ways to streamline data migrations from SMARTEAM to Enovia, and resolve problems with the creation of correct […]

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07/18/17 under Blog

xLM’s SOLIDWORKS PDM Merge Tool

EPDM Merge tool

xLM’s SOLIDWORKS PDM merge tool is a fully customizable and configurable tool that merges PDM vaults based on your unique merge requirements. It merges full data history, files, folders and references. It adds prefixes to files with duplicate filenames. By configuring the merge tool, you can control specifically how the files are merged, where the […]

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06/28/17 under Blog

The Value of Customizations in PDM/PLM Implementations

PLM Customization

The Value of Customizations in PDM/PLM Implementations By Marc Young, President/Owner, xLM Solutions We hear many different terms used to describe customizations added to your PDM/PLM solution. Some call them an add-in or add-on, a customization, a script, a trigger, a method, etc. We’ll use the generic term customization here as we talk about the […]

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06/9/17 under Blog, News

Picture This: ENOVIA SOLIDWORKS User Group Meeting

By Marc Young, President/Owner, xLM Solutions Earlier in May, I had the pleasure of attending an ENOVIA SOLIDWORKS user group meeting at the Dassault DELMIA headquarters in Auburn Hills MI. Engaging with user groups always provides us with new ideas and discussions about ways the market is using our solutions. I’m eager to share the […]

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06/2/17 under Blog

Migrating out of SolidWorks WORKGROUP Options

To all SolidWorks WORKGROUP customers: If you have not heard by now, be advised that SolidWorks is discontinuing support for their WORKGROUP PDM product. Therefore, if you are a WORKGROUP customer, this leaves you with the following options regarding WORKGROUP and the data it is managing: Continue using WORKGROUP knowing it is an unsupported product. […]

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05/23/17 under Blog

Sharing with Colleagues at the COE 2017 Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair in Orlando in April

By Marc Young, President/Owner, xLM Solutions We were on the road again with an excellent opportunity to touch base last month with colleagues, partners and friends at the Community of Experts 2017 PLM Conference & TechniFair, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, the 3DExperience Company. While I didn’t make a formal presentation, I relished the opportunity for […]

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