Reminders

PLM Represents a Single Version of the Truth; or Does It?

By Joe Barkai – December 19, 2012
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One of most common phrases one hears in PLM discussions – usually during a product demonstration by a PLM software vendor – is "a single version of the truth." The notion is that manufacturing organizations have to manage vast amounts of information generated from a variety of sources, both manual and instrument generated, that is managed by any number of bespoke applications and spreadsheets. The idea of offering a single point to organize and access the different data sources and points of view appears to make sense. But a close examination reveals some serious challenges.

 

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Joe Barkai

VP Research, Product Life-Cycle StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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