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Reasons For Upgrading To Agile PLM 9.3.5

Let’s start with the most obvious question: Why would you go through the headache of an upgrade to a newer version of oracle agile plm 9.3.5 when you already have everything running smoothly? To answer this, I would start by asking several questions: Are you currently using a version of Agile prior to 9.3.2? Do […]

Oracle’s Innovation Management Cloud

Product Life-cycle Portfolio Management as part of Oracle’s Innovation Management Cloud I’ve been working with customers on the product value chain for quite a while. I keep hearing the same comments wherever I go which are independent of the market and industry. “We’ve already begun the development. We can’t stop now.” “This is an Engineering […]

Integrating Employee Training With Agile PLM

In highly regulated industries such as the medical device industry, employee training with agile PLM has paramount significance. Training employees is important for two reasons: Regulatory Compliance FDA requires medical device companies to capture all training for employees. As part of audits, the FDA ensures that proper processes and systems are in place to capture […]

Open Innovation Platforms

The fast product cycle and increasing product complexity is making it difficult for even large companies to solely rely on internal resource for product innovation. This trend was first promoted as “Open Innovation platforms” by Henry Chesbrough and over the last decade has been successfully implemented by companies such as P&G, Johnson & Johnson and […]

Xavor’s UDI Solution

Xavor has designed a flexible UDI solution using Agile PLM that helps to minimize data management challenges while implementing UDI regulation. The solution consists of three major components: 1. UDI Wizard: It is a web application which captures UDI data from the business users. It supports the following functionalities: Captures UDI data from business users […]

Open World 2016 Recap

As myself and our Managing Partner Hassan Ramay attended Oracle Open World to enhance oracle PLM solutions last week, we both agreed that their slogan was completely accurate as the “ultimate cloud experience.” The venue and surrounding area of the Moscone Center in San Francisco was beautiful. The conference was well laid out, clean and overall […]

What To Expect from Xavor in 2017

Xavor’s efforts over the past year to transform its delivery and investments in product innovation around Oracle PLM, both on premises and cloud, will lead to some very exciting launches and announcements this year. Some of the highlights are listed below: Oracle Cloud: Xavor will be launching a full featured, 100% native Environmental Governance and […]

6 Things You Need To Know About xEngine

Xavor’s xEngine is a robust application integration solution which provides a basic infrastructure to connect your Agile PLM system, Oracle E-Business Suite, Dynamics AX or CRM with other systems. Here’s a list of the top items I consider to be the things that you definitely need to know about this solution. Extensible Architecture of xEngine: […]

Automation Engine – Frequently Asked Questions

If you missed last month’s Agile PLM featured webinar on our Automation Engine (get to know), read on regarding some frequently asked questions from our attendees and relevant answers provided by Xavor’s Tom Nelson, Principal Product Management and Innovation regarding this robust solution. Does this tool replace the need for Groovy or PX’s? It’s close. If […]

Advantages of Product Cost Management

During the last year and a half, Xavor has implemented Oracle’s Product Cost Management (PCM) for several different enterprise companies. According to Oracle, I’ve been told that throughout my career I’m actually leading the record for the most PCM implementations completed worldwide. If you aren’t already familiar with PCM, like Agile PLM, it is a product lifecycle tool and […]