PLM+ALM: Millions of Product Recalls Without ALM?

We have seen that PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) solutions have grown apart from each other during recent years. Today’s products are more complex than ever. They often contain microchips, embedded systems and diverse mechanical components. Manufacturing products today often requires software and systems specifically built to manage software and as a…

Industry 4.0 – Automation, Electronics Governed by Software Is the Future Set for ALM Solutions?

The new buzzword for industry in Germany is Industry 4.0. This term is used for Germany’s high tech strategy, subtitled “the success of the German economic performance”. Deutsche Bank recently published a research report with the title “Upgrading Germany’s industrial capabilities on the horizon”. The report begins with the fact that Germany has been and will remain…