Tired of PLM System Crashes? 7 Points of Consideration for the PLM System Administrator

Posted by Matt Pettit on May 20, 2019 3:38:55 PM

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.

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Topics: Support, PLM, Oracle Agile

Release Update Packs and the Future of Agile PLM

Posted by Andy Staats on Feb 21, 2018 8:12:56 AM

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. 

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Topics: Support, PLM, Agile 9.3

6 Challenges to overcome in your Agile PLM Implementation

Posted by Jared Pettit on Jun 5, 2017 8:47:14 AM

Our PLM Systems help manage complex cross functional workflows both internal and external.  It coordinates efforts amongst distributed teams, who all contribute, to the manufacturing of a product. The benefit of applying proper best practice and software is faster time to market, increased productivity, better designs, higher overall quality, lower cost and constant insight to the development process.

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Topics: Support, PLM