For the last three years Agile users have been in a sort of limbo about the longevity of their application. It has been a period marked by vendor silence, a lot of rumors and user uncertainty. Now, we find the situation is quickly coming to a head and it demands A9 owners prepare to make a critical decision soon.
Topics: Oracle Agile
Domain Systems, one of the industry’s longest standing service providers, has extended its PLM offering via their new alliance partner, PTC.
Together, we offer a range of new products and value-add services to better accommodate our customers.
At the end of a busy day the last thing a CIO or IT system administrator wants is an auto-generated notification or phone call about the PLM software has gone down.
Work is hectic enough already - working with budget cuts, executive reviews, staff performance, buyer trend reports, security risk mitigating and digital transformation initiatives - without adding software crashes into the mix.
The inevitable question each of us ends up asking therefore, is, “are we spending too much time buried in putting out fires?
The growing list of IT functions over the years have caused leaders to either expand department headcount or look to outside help.
Let's take a look and see if you fall into this category.
In October, Oracle hosted its annual Open World event showing the new innovations, trends, and exciting announcements they have in store. One of the highlights was the announcement of the next generation of autonomous cloud. With a strong message of security, speed, and affordability, Cloud is now brought within everyone's reach. In preparation of Domain Systems upcoming webinar I'd like to invite you to think of questions that I have not answered in this blog. I personally invite you to our upcoming Webinar where our VP of Professional Services will be presenting about how to bring the Cloud within your reach.
In today’s high-tech industries, many companies face the struggle to maximize efficiency. What many lack is a robust and proficient enterprise solution to bolster your company’s product development while at the same time eliminating waste. Product lifecycle management (PLM) is easily one of the most critical capabilities for fast-tracking product delivery, dropping costs, and generating revenues for major high-tech industries. Every company benefits from investing in the latest PLM technology and industry best practice to make sure you can make this extremely complex process more efficient, cohesive, and simplified. Product development challenges are around every corner with businesses in the high-tech world; Inefficiency in process, disjointed data systems, immensely complex products and difficulty adhering to rigorous regulations.
Let’s take a look at the most commonly asked questions regarding Oracle Agile PLM. We will start with the broad and get more focused questions towards the end.
Times are quickly changing for businesses, products, consumers, and the solutions we manage them with. PLM software has undergone a constant evolution in recent years to accommodate digital transformation, IoT, globalization, and still pack a competitive punch for its users.
If your company is still operating on an older version of Oracle Agile PLM you may not know what you are missing.
Those that are still on relics like Agile 8.5, Agile Advantage or even early Agile 9.3 get really excited about some simple User Interface/User Experience enhancement. While there are many reasons to upgrade, the user experience is often undervalued when compared to what comes under the hood.
It’s important to keep in mind that user adoption, productivity, and job satisfaction all improve when the user experience elevates.
Back in 2016, Oracle announced a big change to the way updates occur for their PLM flagship, Agile. This news carries some weight that will impact every licensee at some point, if it has not already. It will play to your advantage if you know exactly what is means and does not mean.
The end of Agile?
We have all observed Oracle's shift in focus and resources into the development of enterprise cloud applications. , so does this mean First off, no, this is not the beginning of the end. This news tells us a few things that every user should understand, particularly if you have been unsettled by Oracle's clear shift in focus and resources.
Eventually, every user will reach a point when it makes sense to upgrade. The decision, then, needs to be made whether to attempt the upgrade in-house or with an Agile specialist, like myself. Regardless of the direction you go, I want you to have a successful upgrade. So we'll cover each step that needs to be taken, and if you follow them precisely, you will be up and running in no time.
As the pace of business accelerates, the demands are being felt by supply chains. Increased customer expectations, shorter product life cycles, added regulations to stay in compliance, and an ever dynamic market are challenging traditional methods of product management. Keeping in stride will not happen however, without the corresponding level of product automation technology. There’s just one problem…
…new tools cost money.