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2 days ago
 

Improve Product and Software Development by Integrating ALM and PLM (Part 3 of 4)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I talked about the fast-blurring boundary between Product Development (PD) and Software Development (SD), which is quickly making it essential for complex development organizations to begin integrating the management of their product and software development, and I shared some of the business benefits of such integration cited by OVUM Principal Analyst, Michael Azoff.

In this 3rd article in the series, we’ll get into the “nuts and bolts” of what you need to know about ALM-PLM integration.

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4 days ago
 

Morris Medical Monday: Work Item type ‘Hazardous Situation’ in Polarion MedPack

Welcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions.

Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look into MedPack’s Hazardous Situation Work Item.

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1 week ago
 

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and PLM: “Working together… and right on target” (Siemens Guest Blog)

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)-Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) integration is evolving rapidly. In my previous blog article on PLM and ALM integration, I mentioned Siemens PLM and Polarion working together on a number of Teamcenter PLM-ALM integration use cases. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 week ago
 

Improve Product and Software Development by Integrating ALM and PLM (Part 2 of 4)

Today the clear demarcation of the boundary between product development and software development is blurring fast as software increasingly becomes a major component of products. Companies urgently need to integrate the management of their product and software development efforts. In Part 1, I likened the process to a climb up a mountain. We looked at the current landscape characterized by a chasm between ALM and PLM, and we quickly realized that there are business benefits to be reaped at the summit.

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2 weeks ago
 

Morris Medical Monday: Work Item type ‘Feedback’ in Polarion’s MedPack Extension

Welcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions.

Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look into MedPack’s Feedback Work Item type.

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2 weeks ago
 

Polarion to Present at IEEE Embedded Systems Workshop

Polarion Software has been invited by IEEE and Oakland University to present at the IEEE chapter’s annual Embedded Systems Workshop, coming up on October 18. Read the rest of this entry »

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2 weeks ago
 

Improve Product and Software Development by Integrating ALM and PLM (Part 1 of 4)

In today’s complex development environments, organizations find themselves facing an uphill battle trying to successfully orchestrate their disparate teams. The clear demarcation of the boundary between product development and software development is blurring fast as software increasingly becomes a major component of products. Should companies be integrating the management of their product and software development? Is there a business benefit in doing so? My answer is a resounding YES, for reasons I’ll discuss in this and following articles.

Is it an easy hill to climb? Definitely not! But I will try to give you a clear picture of why you need to start climbing if you haven’t already, and I’ll give you some concrete tips gleaned from actual experiences of our many Global 1000 customers who are already on the on their way to the top. At the end of the series, you’ll be able to get the full content as a handy, free eBook.

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2 weeks ago
 

Polarion Partners With Siemens PLM Software For User Conference Keynote

Today marks the start of Polarion’s Software’s annual Polarion Live User Conference in Stuttgart, Germany.

One keynote presentation, sure to be of interest to this year’s attendees, will feature Pascal Vera, who leads Systems Engineering and Mechatronics product initiatives and strategic planning at Siemens PLM Software as well as heads the company’s Teamcenter Mechatronics product management efforts. He is joined by Stefano Rizzo, SVP Strategy and Business Development who is responsible for long-term vision and product strategy at Polarion.

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3 weeks ago
 

Morris Medical Monday: MedPack’s “Detailed Design” Work Item Type

Welcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions.

Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look into MedPack’s Detailed Design Work Item.

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3 weeks ago
 

Polarion Users To Share Insights, Hear From Forrester, Siemens PLM and More

Each year we bring users of our Polarion solutions together for an advance look into what’s new in the works from our stellar R&D team, and to share ideas, best practices, and custom solutions. Attendees come from a wide range of industries around the globe including medical devices, automotive engineering, embedded systems, automation, and telecommunications. Read the rest of this entry »