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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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PLM Thought Leadership

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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xLM’s SOLIDWORKS PDM 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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The Value of Customizations in PDM/PLM Implementations

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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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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We are hiring!

xLM Solutions is growing and we are eager to add a PLM Senior Developer/Solution Architect to our implementation and consulting team. We are looking to hire a senior PLM developer/solution architect who has strong experience in implementing, customizing and architecting 3DEXPERIENCE Enovia V6 and/or Aras solutions. What we are looking in an ideal candidate? The […]

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Trends in PLM – An Industry Veteran’s Viewpoint

Do you feel like certain industry trends keep popping back from the past, only this time, it is called differently? This and many other aspects of the PLM industry is explored by Ilan Madjar, managing partner of xLM Solutions in a recently published article titled, “Cyclical Trends in PLM—Is PLM Recycling Itself Over and Over?” […]

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Custom Add-on Implementation – A Recap

One of xLM’s value propositions is our team’s ability to understand our customer’s issues with their PLM software. We use our experience to design specific add-ons that not only address the issues, but also add extended value to the PLM investment. In addition to the mobile interface add-in, this year we designed and implemented two […]

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