PTC Integrity Press Coverage
Press coverage for PTC Integrity
Software in products holds the key to innovations that improve quality, safety, and ease-of-use, as well as add new functions...
The growing prevalence of software in vehicles is the driving factor in the rising importance of systems engineering,” agreed Tom Shoemaker, Vice President of PLM Marketing for PTC. “In some organizations developing vehicles or components, there is a 10:1 ratio of software engineers to mechanical engineers.
CADplace sat down with Matt Klassen, Marketing Director for ALM Solutions, at Planet PTC Live where Matt was able to explain the demands for managing software within a PLM environment. The need is increasing as the amount of software and software components in manufacturing explodes. Having an integrated ALM and PLM system as is possible with Integrity and Windchill 10.1 helps many of PTC's customers manage this growing complexity within their businesses.
ISO 26262 is the developing functional safety standard that addresses the safety lifecycle of automotive electric and electronic systems in passenger vehicles. The standard embraces the entire development process.
Software-intensive products have proven more innovative and can be designed faster and at a lower cost. Of the more than 100 companies interviewed for a new recently published survey, Developing Software-Intensive Products - Addressing the Innovation Complexity Conundrum, 53 percent said they were increasing significantly the software makeup of their products, and 57 percent said software was becoming a more integral element of their product design.
The pressure to develop high quality, innovative products faster, and at lower cost, continues to increase. Software-driven innovation is a powerful way for your organization to address these strategic imperatives head on.
To evaluate how software is changing the face of product delivery into the market, a survey recently went out to SAE International-member engineers and managers. The online survey was conducted in August 2011 by Signet Research Inc., an independent research company.
With software playing a more significant role in automotive components, organizations should move aggressively toward support for better software reuse frameworks.
This article touches on several common software-driven challenges, that can impede an organization’s ability to innovate rapidly, improve product quality, reduce costs and streamline compliance.
Agile is no longer the new kid on the block. It has existed for over a decade, and many claim it has crossed the chasm. Numerous development organizations have already adopted agile practices or are in the process of doing so. The speed of adoption depends on the customers’ environment.
MKS enables organizations to reduce the overwhelming complexity of developing software intensive products
With MKS Integrity, engineering teams improve productivity and quality, streamline compliance and gain complete product visibility, which ultimately drives more innovative products into the market.
In this article, Anthony Lockwood from Desktop Engineering recommends that viewers check out the "intriguing" white by MKS, entitled, "Accelerating Innovation in Automotive Engineering". The article notes that "it is time for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) to do for software development what PLM has done for design: control costs and accelerate innovation."
This article will introduce you to the basic concepts of Scrum development and help you determine if Scrum is right for you. Scrum terminology is probably rather different from what you currently use. Although some of the terminology maps closely to what you may do today, much does not. While Scrum tends to talk about "products" a lot, Scrum is equally appropriate for both IT organizations and ISVs.
Entitled "Harmonizing Modeling & Simulation with the Development Lifecycle," this 10-page PDF does a terrific job making its case for a better way to effectively manage all the processes that are the lifecycle of embedded code then integrate that knowledge with the rest of the organization.
MKS Integrity offers Pragmatic Agile ALM, going beyond project management to improve the end-to-end application lifecycle. With top-rated requirements management capabilities in addition to backlog and user story management, MKS Integrity enables requirements to be translated into User Stories for teams using an Agile approach.
This solution combines MKS Integrity with Simulink and the MATLAB environment for seamless incorporation of modeling and simulation as part of the greater engineering lifecycle. MKS Integrity extends change control, configuration management, and process automation to models, simulations, and other information assets.
The Globe and Mail, 8 September 2010 | David Parkinson reports on a study issued by TD Newcrest technology analyst Scott Penner, featuring top dividend-payers among technology stocks. Penner argues that that there is a buying opportunity in small-cap tech stocks like MKS, and MKS tops his list with a 6% dividend yield.
Four Hundred Stuff, 7 September 2010 | Alex Woodie of ITJungle reviews the recent release of MKS Integrity for IBM i (aka Implementer) 2010.
SD Times, 1 July 2010 | A high level overview article discussing trends and opinion pertaining to software configuration management featuring comments from MKS thought leaders Colin Doyle and Matthew Klassen.
IT Knowledge Exchange, 2 Jun 2010 | According to Theresa Lanowitz, founder of IT analyst firm voke inc., the core vendors in the Application Lifecycle Management market are HP, IBM, Microsoft and MKS.