Topic: Digital Thread
Digital Information Twin
The structure of machinery and equipment is growing increasingly complex. As Digitalization and Industry 4.0 are intensifying, the share of electronic and software components is ever increasing while the share of mechanical components is going down. By merging the product information on all equipment components in a product and [...]
Employees working on the business side of the manufacturing industry are usually one step ahead – at least when it comes to the integrated experience delivered by the software solutions at their disposal. Their ERP system provides a single pane of glass that allows them to navigate information on all components, be they [...]
A company's success is first and foremost determined by the earning power of its projects and processes. It has to be able to coordinate the way it plans, manages, and controls its documents in a single system, as this will maximize the efficiency of its projects and processes.
PLM and Industry 4.0
A December 2014 survey by Staufen Academy showed that the future path of products and the organization in development, manufacturing, and maintenance will be largely determined by the technologies collectively described as “Industry 4.0”. About one third of all engineering companies have given little thought to [...]