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Top 11 Things to Consider When Selecting PLM

Selecting PLM software is a challenging task. The cost of software and implementation can range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars, based on company size and project scope. A time-honored saying comes to play here: time spent up front will lead to cost savings down the road.  Here we present 11 […]

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SmarTeam Roundtable 2019 Wrap-Up

We recently moderated a roundtable webinar about SmarTeam among current users. We focused on three main areas of discussion: the current status of SmarTeam, suggestions for the future, and how to move to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The Current Status of SmarTeam In our roundtable, we discussed how the ENOVIA SmarTeam PDM application remains a supported […]

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9 Best Practices to Kick Off a Successful 3DEXPERIENCE Implementation

Note: This blog originally appeared on Dassault Systèmes North America blog, Navigate the Future on July 12, 2019.  Adding new or upgraded technology to a business’ operations can get complicated, even when it promises streamlined processes and efficiency. We know from experience that certain steps project teams take before the implementation will improve the chances […]

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Lessons Learned from the Ericsson PLM Implementation

We’ve heard them before and they’re easy to find: quotes about the positive aspects of mistakes. I like this witty one from Eleanor Roosevelt: “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Surely, we learn more from our mistakes than from our successes. We have seen many […]

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3DEXPERIENCE – FCS File Validator

Have you ever discovered files missing from your file store in 3DEXPERIENCE? xLM Solutions’ new tool, 3DEXPERIENCE FCS File Validator, is the answer. Whether due to a network fault, application flaw or bad migration, it is possible for files in the FCS or Remote FCS server (store) to appear missing, although 3DXPERIENCE assumes the files […]

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More Thoughts on 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Options

If you’re following a variety of PLM blogs, perhaps you read Oleg Shilovitsky’s recent Beyond PLM Blog, titled 3DEXPERIENCE CLOUD – PROS, CONS, NUTS AND BOLTS…. It’s a worthwhile read and a good assessment of cloud platform choices. We discussed the topic of 3DEXPERIENCE platform options in depth in our recent blog Which 3DEXPERIENCE Platform […]

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3DEXPERIENCE Administration Tools: Video

Ilan Madjar, xLM Solution’s Managing Partner and Senior Consultant, presents a technical, high-level review of the discontinued studio tools in 3DEXPERIENCE ENOVIA 2019X and the alternative apps available on the platform. He compares these alternatives and presents pros and cons of each 3DEXPERIENCE Administration tools. This video is geared to solution architects and applications engineers. […]

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A Recap of Aras ACE 2019: Digital Thread

We just got back from the Aras ACE 2019 conference Innovate, Transcend, Realize in Phoenix. PLM conferences are always so exciting because we get to network with colleagues, see old friends and learn some cool stuff. We enjoyed hearing from the CEO and founder of Aras, Peter Schroer with his take on digital transformation and […]

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Which 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Works Best for You?

When considering a new 3DEXPERIENCE implementation, the first question to ask is which 3DEXPERIENCE product platform works best for your situation?   In most cases, the three main platforms are: Cloud (DS Cloud), private Cloud or on-premise. We strongly encourage companies to discuss these options thoroughly within your company and with your various stakeholders and your […]

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We’re On Our Way to Aras ACE 2019

We’re heading west to attend the Aras ACE 2019 conference, Innovate, Transcend, Realize, April 15 -18, in Phoenix. Let’s meet up.   Aras’ annual ACE conference looks at ways to solve challenging business issues and set a clear path for digital transformation. It offers presentations from thought leaders, Aras community members, executives, and industry experts designed […]

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