ERP vs. PLM: Debating the Wrong Question?

By Joe Barkai – January 29, 2010
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For quite some time all was quiet.  So long as ERP managed enterprise data and PLM software was, for all intents and purposes, about managing CAD, everyone was content.  However, over the past several years, there has been a deliberate growth in both camps.  PLM vendors are going upstream to manage non-CAD activities and data such as suppliers data, compliance information and technical publications. ERP companies, most notably Oracle, claim a position at the center of the PLM, or, more import


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VP Research, Product Life-Cycle StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights


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