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Explore our Sterling PLM articles for the latest insights, best practices, tips and tricks to help you manage all facets of the product development lifecycle. Our product development articles share ways to improve traceability, increase collaboration and ensure compliance throughout your project.

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Author: John Campbell | February 21, 2022

The Benefits of PLM Software for the Aerospace Industry

PLM in the Aerospace Industry Having a robust product lifecycle management (PLM) system is a best practice for any field that involves the design and development of products. It is especially...
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Author: John Campbell | December 3, 2021

What is Requirements Management and Why Do You Need it?

As products become more complex to support the growing demand for IoT and connectivity, so do the interdependencies that govern the engineering lifecycle. Without a clearly defined process for...
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Author: Anish Prabhu | December 3, 2021

Medical Device Risk Management

Safety risk management for your medical device is not a nice-to-have; it’s a global regulatory requirement and an integral part of the medical device product development lifecycle. Medical device...
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Author: John Campbell | December 2, 2021

IEC 62304 and the Medical Device Software Development Lifecycle

Medical device software development is an evolving field within the medical device industry—growing more complex each day to keep up with the need for enhanced patient care and therapies. As...
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Author: Anish Prabhu | October 27, 2021

What is the difference between PLM and ERP?

As you design, develop and bring your engineered products to market, doing so efficiently and cost-effectively is crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage. The importance of technology in...
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Author: John Campbell | October 22, 2021

What Does it Mean to be ISO 13485 Certified?

Compliance with ISO 13485 and Quality System Regulation (QSR) ensure that your Quality Management System (QMS) is robust and meets the regulatory requirements on the international level. But beyond...
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Author: John Campbell | October 8, 2021

Cybersecurity and the Medical Device Product Development Lifecycle

While ensuring secure medical devices has always been a priority among regulatory bodies and medical manufacturers alike, the issue of security has taken center stage of late. As distributed...
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Author: John Campbell | September 27, 2021

Top Seven Features to Consider when Choosing an ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) System

Integrated ALM (application lifecycle management) refers to the tools and process of managing software applications across a project’s lifecycle, integrating all aspects of the product as it is...
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Author: Anish Prabhu | August 6, 2021

Automotive Safety Standard ISO 26262 and Why it Matters

The ISO 26262 standard is an international functional safety standard used by the automotive industry that ensures the safety of electrical and electronic systems in vehicles. When the standard was...
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Author: John Campbell | July 21, 2021

How to Choose an Application Lifecycle Management Tool

The key to the successful development of any product is a smooth product development cycle—particularly in the automotive industry, where safety is paramount. The planning and control of your...
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March 29, 2021

What Is Polarion?

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October 18, 2023

What’s New in ISO 10993-17:2023?

In early September, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) released new ISO standards for medical devices: the ISO 10993-17:2023 (en) Biological Evaluation of Medical...
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April 19, 2023

Requirements Management and Cybersecurity Webinar

Do you struggle with managing requirements for your products? Are you concerned about cybersecurity and the potential impact of software...
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