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How PLM and ERP Synergy Drives Manufacturing Innovation

How PLM and ERP Synergy Drives Manufacturing Innovation

A new generation of connected solutions is gaining traction. Manufacturers and product development companies are discovering the competitive advantage of integrating product lifecycle management (PLM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP). This nascent integration has manufacturing organizations worldwide pacing the floor whether to implement either an ERP or PLM system—or—integrate the two...

The Impact of Post-EU MDR Compliance on Medical Device Manufacturers

The Impact of Post-EU MDR Compliance on Medical Device Manufacturers

The extended EU MDR transition deadline is just around the corner for manufacturers looking to sell their medical devices in the European Economic Area (EAA). Effective May 26, 2024, companies must submit a conformity assessment application and implement a quality management system (QMS) according to the latest EU MDR guidelines to obtain their product certification. Here, we review the key...

Digital Transformation in Defense Manufacturing: The DoD’s New Digital Engineering Instruction

Digital Transformation in Defense Manufacturing: The DoD’s New Digital Engineering Instruction

On December 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released Digital Engineering Instruction 5000.97 (DoDI 5000.97)1. The DoD mandate requires new defense acquisition programs to implement digital technologies and practices for the development and sustainment of defense systems beginning in 2024. It primarily focuses on six acquisition categories: Major Capability, Middle Tier, Software,...