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December 03, 2019

  Throughout its history, the experts at xLM Solutions have worked hard to give customers options for the best ways of using PLM and PDM products. In this three-part blog series, we’re reviewing the three main products from Dassault Systèmes: CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA.   In this blog, we focus on ENOVIA software. It delivers […]

Everyone’s Talking About Digital Transformation: How’s it Going?

April 01, 2020

Marc Young, Founder and Owner, xLM Solutions We’re hearing a lot about digital transformation and digitalization – we even discovered a new abbreviation: SMACI for social, mobile, big data, analytics, and the Internet of Things, all rolled into one trend! xLM Solutions has focused on digital transformation and techniques to expedite technology solutions for manufacturers […]

xLM’s Partnership with OpenBOM

April 08, 2020

xLM Solutions has recently partnered with OpenBOM to offer BOM management consultation, and to extend our PLM/PDM services, including implementation, customization, and integration to OpenBOM users.   About OpenBOM OpenBOM’s mission is to deliver cloud multi-tenant BOM and inventory management technology to meet the demands of modern manufacturing, especially for small and start-up companies. It […]

Lessons Learned from the Ericsson PLM Implementation

July 09, 2019

We’ve heard them before and they’re easy to find: quotes about the positive aspects of mistakes. I like this witty one from Eleanor Roosevelt: “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Surely, we learn more from our mistakes than from our successes. We have seen many […]

9 Best Practices to Kick Off a Successful 3DEXPERIENCE Implementation

July 16, 2019

Note: This blog originally appeared on Dassault Systèmes North America blog, Navigate the Future on July 12, 2019.  Adding new or upgraded technology to a business’ operations can get complicated, even when it promises streamlined processes and efficiency. We know from experience that certain steps project teams take before the implementation will improve the chances […]

Top 11 Things to Consider When Selecting PLM

August 15, 2019

Selecting PLM software is a challenging task. The cost of software and implementation can range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars, based on company size and project scope. A time-honored saying comes to play here: time spent up front will lead to cost savings down the road.  Here we present 11 […]

Lost Potential vs. Immediate Practical Implementation Dilemma in PLM

October 29, 2019

xLM Solutions works closely with customers providing a variety of consulting and PLM services, guiding the implementation of new solutions, conducting data migrations, integrating PLM/PDM solutions with other technology, and customizing PLM/PDM solutions to meet unique customer requirements. I recently visited a customer to review requirements for a new project on top of their PLM […]