How PLM vendors plan to attack midsize manufacturing problems?

How PLM vendors plan to attack midsize manufacturing problems?

It’s that time of the PLM development again – vendors have started to pay attention to small and medium-sized manufacturing companies. PLM interest to SMB market and small manufacturing businesses was going up and down for the last two decades. It has its own successes and failures but never delivered…

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Autodesk Forge Platform and Digital Twin Evolution

Autodesk Forge Platform and Digital Twin Evolution

I’m on my way to Las Vegas to attend Autodesk University 2019. The event is an annual extravaganza of everything you can see and learn from Autodesk – product, technology, community, people. It is a perfect place to catch up and meet people. Because AU is such a big event,…

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PI PLMx 2019 – California views and PLM status quo

PI PLMx 2019 – California views and PLM status quo

I’ve been busy earlier this week attending PI PLMx 2019 event in San-Diego. With my double duties following PLM presentations as well as presenting OpenBOM (openbom.com) at PLMx, it took all my time. I’ve been digesting what I’ve seen at PI PLMx 2019 in San-Diego. I have to start from…

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PLM SaaS: Build The Plane While You’re Flying It

PLM SaaS: Build The Plane While You’re Flying It

The idiom I put in the title of the blog is a cliché of the startup community. It is rooted in the idea of “iterative” software development – ship and fix and then ship it again. Opposite the idea of a long development cycle, the idea is gaining interest in…

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Push, Pull, Master Data, and Digital PLM Continuum

Push, Pull, Master Data, and Digital PLM Continuum

A single version of the truth is one of the most powerful PLM paradigm development for the last two decades. It is easy to explain – just think about all the information you need in a single place. But it is not very easy to implement. Data is siloed, companies…

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PLM Vendors and Future Cloud / SaaS Wars

PLM Vendors and Future Cloud / SaaS Wars

Cloud technologies made huge progress in the last ten years in engineering and manufacturing companies. Back in 2010. You might remember the debates about how the cloud can potentially be used as technology, business model or applications. Check old CAD /PLM conference agendas like COFES 2010. I’m sure you will…

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