PLM

Lost Potential vs. Immediate Practical Implementation Dilemma in PLM

xLM Solutions works closely with customers providing a variety of consulting and PLM services, guiding the implementation of new solutions, conducting data migrations, integrating PLM/PDM solutions with other technology, and customizing PLM/PDM solutions to meet unique customer requirements. I recently visited a customer to review requirements for a new project on top of their PLM […]

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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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Migrating Data to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

We know that data migration can be complex. At xLM Solutions, we have developed best-in-class tools, products and solutions for successful data migrations, while working with the many PLM/PDM systems and enterprise technology solutions used by manufacturers.  Here I want to focus on migrating data to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. At this year’s COE Annual Experience […]

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Configure or Customize Your 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Increased ROI

Manufacturers and engineering enterprises are eager to squeeze every bit of value from their software solutions. Using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform streamlines every organization in your company, from engineering to marketing to sales. Among its many functions, it powers industry solution experiences based on 3D design, analysis, and simulation in a collaborative environment. When you configure […]

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Dassault Systèmes Community of Experts 2018 Annual Experience and TechniFair

We’re heading out to San Diego April 15-18 for the Dassault Systèmes  Community of Experts (COE) 2018 Annual Experience and TechniFair. We hope to see you there. We’ll be networking with colleagues, industry leaders and customers and we’ll be presenting two important sessions. COE helps users leverage their Dassault Systèmes solutions through education, training, networking opportunities, […]

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Considerations for Migrating Out of SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM

As of December 31, 2018, SOLIDWORKS will no longer support Workgroup PDM. What does this mean for Workgroup customers? You must migrate your data either into SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional OR migrate to another PDM/PLM solution, such as Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform. SOLIDWORKS is providing tools to their resellers and partners to help […]

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Takeaways from SOLIDWORKS World 2018

We’re back from LA from the big SOLIDWORKS World 2018 conference. It gave us an excellent opportunity to network with the SOLIDWORKS user community, connect with colleagues and customers and learn about updates from the SOLIDWORKS team. We enjoyed discussing our end-to-end PLM/PDM services and solutions and our expertise in implementing SOLIDWORKS systems and data migration […]

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Can PLM be Easy?

I recently read Oleg Shilovitsky’s article Does it make sense to build intuitive CAD & PLM?. In the article, Oleg looks into the claim of various CAD vendors as having “intuitive” user interface. He talks about what is intuitive and how it can be measured. It made me think about PLM and ease of use. […]

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Celebrating 2017 and Looking Forward to 2018

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

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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