PLM and Embedded Software

Our favorite duelling analysts are back. In this episode Jim Brown and Chad Jackson disagree about the size of Jim’s coffee cup and whether software development for mechatronic devices should be managed within PLM systems. Watch the loser of the last debate suffer the Mummy’s Revenge, and vote for a new winner (or loser).

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Jim Brown


The iteration, validation and verification process for software is fundamentally different than for mechatronic devices, and traditional PLM systems just don¦t manage those processes well yet.


Chad Jackson

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Software is an integral part of a complete mechatronic system, and should be in the single product definition. That¦s all best managed within PLM.


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