Product configuration management is the capability of systematically organizing, tracking, and controlling the components of a product or multiple products, including hardware, software, documentation, and associated assets to enable quick and accurate configuration of end products, facilitate ... Read more
In the emerging world of Model-Based Engineering (MBSE) and Model-Based Development (MBD), it can be daunting for many manufacturers to develop a product modeling solution, especially if it is to support the development of accurate product configurators for sales. But it doesn’t need to be that ... Read more
When I speak one-on-one with CIMdata clients as they wrestle with Configuration Lifecycle Management (CLM) and other enterprise-level technology-based initiatives, I am often asked “what” and “why” in addition to the usual queries about “how” and “when ... Read more
Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions have been around since the 1980’s and have been widely adopted by organizations that need to ensure the accuracy of quotations in the sales process.
By 2016, an Accenture survey showed that 83% of companies were using CPQ solutions. Today, that market conti ... Read more
Global manufacturers are in the midst of digital transformation and, over the last 30 years, have successfully digitized many processes from engineering to manufacturing, sales and service.
However, digital transformation challenges and opportunities still remain, one of which is the need for e ... Read more
In the next 40 years, the farmers of the world will have to grow more food than humanity has ever grown in the past thousand years. – Steffen Honold, Digital Product Manager CPQ, Global, AGCO
COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital solutions and the digital transformation of indu ... Read more