Wednesday, September 9th 2020

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Accelerating Product Development in the Digital Age

This week’s must read


What new technologies, systems and leadership should be put in place to eradicate the complexity of PLM?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Beyond PLM on how Complexity is Killing PLM.

 Michael Chin @Refinitiv

Thought Leadership

A “logical way of thinking”, here is a detailed and argued description of systems engineering from NASA’s point of view.


How to get rapid feedback on requirements and design decisions by testing and validating features of Model-Based Systems Engineering.

 @Scaled Agile

Dated but still relevant article on the need for corporate R&D organizations to borrow the tools and techniques that Digital Natives use to progress.

Mickael Brossard, Hannes Erntell, and Dominik Hepp@McKinsey

Here is a step by step process to better understand where verification and validation fit into the systems engineering life cycle and how to accomplish them to develop effective and suitable systems.


This week’s Consulting News

| Rich Lesser@BCG

| @Business Standard

| PRNewswire


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 A recent Spotlight series: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and its role in the age of Industry 4.0 Webinar which we are now sharing as a webinar on demand

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