Will Your PLM Provider Understand Your Complex Requirements? Here’s How to Find Out.

The average car consists of around 30,000 individual components. The average aircraft is composed of more than 360,000. Design and production engineering for these products is an incredibly complex undertaking.

Turning Code Into Products On Shelves – Meet the Developer

The more intuitive a PLM system, the better it will work. But how does such a complex system become easy to use? We talked to Application Developer Munish Sharma to find out.

From Fashion-by-hand to PLM Apparel – A Witness to Textiles’ Digitization

TECHNIA Senior Business Consultant Birgitta Fordyce reflects on how fashion production has evolved from faxed designs to integrated IT.

PLM Is About People, Not Just Technology

As a TECHNIA business consultant, it’s Samuli Sarasti’s job to match the technology to its users. He says the importance of people is often overlooked in a technologist’s world.

Why Your Business Needs to Embrace Digital Transformation

Why your business needs to embrace digital transformation, and how digital twinning saved NASA from a multimillion-dollar disaster.

7 Reasons to Move Your PLM to the Cloud

7 reasons to move your PLM to the cloud, and why cloud PLM will fundamentally change the manufacturing landscape.

Usability VS Functionality: What’s the Key to PLM Platform Success?

By its nature, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software must consist of multiple layers of complex functionality that collectively work to manage all stages of a product’s lifecycle.

What Does Digital Transformation Look Like to Airbus?

And why partner specifically with Dassault Systèmes to achieve it?

7 Steps to Successful Engineering Data Management

Engineering should be about engineering. But when data management gets out of hand - chaotic file systems cause errors and deadlines drift - engineering can feel a lot more like administration. This step-by-step guide will help you get back to…

More Than Code – Why Your Vendor Matters as Much as the Software

Cloud computing and SaaS models have turned IT into a service industry. That means choosing software vendors is choosing who to build a relationship with.

Is Your Team Unsure About What PLM Really Is? Here are 3 Things You Need to Know

Do you know roughly how many parts are used in a new Airbus A380? … Four million.

Top Tips for Getting Better Customer Feedback for Product Development

We’ve all been in situations where we’ve been working on a project or a product design so long we simply can’t see it through someone else’s eyes.

How to Get Your Team to Embrace PLM Tech (yes, even the sceptics!)

It’s a competitive, constantly change business world out there. Technological shifts and advances and an uncertain economy, mean that businesses are having to be as efficient and productive as possible to remain ahead.

These Unsung Formula 3 Stars Are the Real Ones to Watch – and TECHNIA Is Now Their Sponsor

From James Hunt to Lewis Hamilton, the biggest racing stars in the world first shot to fame through their spectacular performances in Formula 3.

PLM Is Complicated. Here are 5 Reasons Why That Shouldn’t Scare You

“Things should be as simple as possible, but no simpler.” Albert Einstein How often do you see a new technology boast that it lets you perform a task in a matter of seconds? Or reduces a complex series of decisions…

Ones to Watch: Top Trends for PLM in 2019

If you’re yet to embark on your digital transformation, now is the time to make this your priority.

From Patent to Product

Our Patent to Product service aims to give you the engineering advantages that are usually only available to leading companies.

3 Things We Learned at the TECHNIA PLM Innovation Forum 2018

PLM Innovation Forum 2018 was taken place this October. For those of you who couldn’t be there, here are our top three takeaways from the event.

Top Trends in Electric Vehicle Design (and how to Implement Them)

When Henry Ford created the Ford Motor Company in 1903, few people could afford cars. They were expensive to make, expensive to repair and complicated to run. It looked like cars would remain the playthings of a privileged few.

5 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a PLM Platform

There are a lot of PLM technologies on the market and a lot of these are excellent products. The problem is that, in order to get the most out of these products, you need more than someone to sell them…

Engineering the Idea, Capturing the Spark

A truly innovative spark is rare and hard to capture. That one great idea needs to be grabbed, developed and brought to life if it is to survive and flourish.

Picking the Pockets of your Larger Engineering Competitors

May 26, 2016 Small to medium engineering businesses are finding an increasing number of ways to pick the pockets of their larger competitors under the shadow of Intelligent Engineering.   I love intelligent engineering, it gives an intense focus to a…

Experience the Best – Any Process, Any Industry

Every market sector has its top performers. By understanding how they operate and what they are doing that works, you can modify your own efforts to get closer or jump ahead.

Intelligent Engineering, Enterprise PLM and ‘Best Practice’ Processes: The Golden Bullet for Automotive OEMs

Prediction and preparation for future market requirements is becoming a standard component within the front end of enterprise PLM systems and Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform has been designed to be the technology of choice for many of the world’s leading automotive…

Be the Change Before it Changes You

The ability to swiftly process information and embrace change is considered to be the greatest make-or-break in today’s cut-throat business climate. This is why TechniaTranscat has made these processes the heart of its business, ensuring companies in any industry a…

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Streamline product development and drive innovation for a competitive advantage

Having JAVA Security Issues when trying to access Online Documentation?

Know that Issue? Ever since the introduction of Java 7 updates 25, people have been having problems with accessing the Online Documentation provided by Dassault Systèmes. For those not aware, Online Documentation is essentially help files for the suite of…

PLM Magazine – Life Sciences Edition

The latest issue of PLM Magazine is a special edition for Life Sciences!

Will Enterprise PLM Tame Additive Manufacturing?

As the amount of R&D pounds aimed at developing new Additive Manufacturing technologies and applications heads skywards so does the spend and the development time that is focused on the PLM design, analysis & simulation and digital manufacturing software to…

PLM: Too late, too late, will be the cry

“Too late, too late will be the cry when the man with the bargains has passed you by.” From Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels. When the character Bacon delivered this line in the film he was not talking about…

What if Tesla Started to Build Houses?

Imagine if companies such as Tesla went into the construction industry, how would they change the way you build houses and infrastructure?

CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE and Trends in Design and Manufacturing (Part 2 of 2)

An Interview with Frédéric Martin

Master These 5 Challenges of Industry 4.0 to Transform Your Business

Investment in digitalization, also known as industry 4.0, is crucial for companies with growth ambitions in today’s tough business climate. When digitalization becomes one of the top priorities for a company, it will most probably also become one of the…

Read PLM Magazine Retail Edition online!

PLM Magazine is a series of inspirational reading for people with an interest in PLM, CAD and IoT. This is a special edition for the retail industry.

How to Improve Your Product by Keeping Track of Your Technical Debt

Technical Debt is a whole new way of looking at product quality and making it more manageable.

Read PLM Magazine 2016 online!

PLM Magazine 2016 is here! With 36 pages filled with PLM, CAD and IoT inspiration, this issue is our most extensive magazine ever. In this issue: learn how Ford uses CAVA to accelerate their product development how Husqvarna works with…

Make the virtual factory a reality

Faster product development, greater customer satisfaction and more efficient production. With modern PLM systems, the industry can now start tapping into the unlimited potential of a truly digital organization.

Custom designed applications take PLM software to a new level

Leading PLM software like CATIA and ENOVIA come packed with a host of standard features that meet the biggest needs of most businesses. But every company has its own unique processes, and sometimes customized solutions can help further boost productivity…

The easy, cost-efficient way of integrating ENOVIA with ERP systems

Today’s businesses are pressured from just about every corner. While customers are growing smarter, industry watchdogs are becoming stricter and competition is getting stiffer.

Cost Efficient and Reliable Integrations

Why is a solid integration solution so important?

The Right Tools for the Right Retail Process

For retail chains, the process of introducing a new product in stores can be overwhelming without the right tools. Finding an exciting product to sell is the easy part; navigating every step that’s necessary between ordering an item and getting…

Lost in Translation? Compare CATIA V5 with SMG and JT easier

CAD conversion represents an act of transforming a relatively complex mathematical description into a totally different one, trying to maintain the same outcome for the user and process but under the hood, things can get messy.

Time to speed up! – Services kill the way you think about your products

To me, Toyota Land Cruiser is the best car mankind has ever built, and will ever build. Their manufacturing process has the magic touch of Taiichi Ohno himself. But unfortunately, even the best cars need service and spare parts.

Getting Control over Your Quality Control

Every company must be able to vouch for the quality of the products they sell. But for large retail chains, staying up to date with changing regulations and standards for a broad range of products is a complex and time-consuming…

How PLM Changed the Charter Travel Business

Jessica Enbacka, Information Technology Director at the charter travel company TUI Nordic, said that PLM has enabled her company to personalize travel products down to minute details and made it easier to create new products.

Jula: “We want to drive faster”- PLM as a Tool for Expansion

Jula, a multi-billion kronor Swedish do-it-yourself retailer, was so bogged down in complicated documentation procedures that they were hindering company growth.  The company has almost 14,000 products and thousands of specific product details for different countries. It was becoming exceedingly…

A Hybrid PLM Experience for the Apparel and Footwear Industry

Footwear brands are now rethinking their PLM strategy and looking for a hybrid solution to lower the cost of ownership and a single source of truth to cater the needs of two divergent user communities under a single brand.

Why Consider a Generic BOM?

Are you struggling in your company with keeping on top of all variant specific BOM´s, keeping track of design changes of your product variants and making sure your product variants contain the specified parts?

Retail PLM – Challenges and Opportunities

Retail companies are striving to keep the modern and sophisticated consumer happy and loyal. The industry climate is complex where the consumer is acting in multiple channels and needs to be continuously stimulated. Specifically, retail businesses have to ensure that…

7 Tips for a Successful Rollout

Each time history repeats itself. You are on the home stretch of the project. You have the rollout strategy in place. You might even have conducted a test deployment to see that everything works. Is the documentation in place? Good…

What is CATIA?

CATIA stands for Computer Aided Three dimensional Interactive Application

CATIA V5 Data Management on the 3DExperience Platform

Are you currently using CATIA V5 without any PDM system? Do you want a 30% improvement in productivity, 25% improvement in design change management and a 40% improvement in BOM (Bill of Materials) accuracy? Are you interested in the PLM…