CAD and PDM Improvements – Liar’s Paradox?

CAD and PDM Improvements – Liar’s Paradox?

Onshape announced available of their first ever study about product design and development. The study is available online for free. You just need to give Onsahpe your email, phone and other contact information, which I did. Navigate to the following link to get it. Here is a stat about the…

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How Different is Aras Requirements Engineering?

How Different is Aras Requirements Engineering?

Many years ago, I’ve heard a very serious marketing joke. How to create enterprise software? It is easy – just take one of the words from the lexicon of manufacturing company and add the word “management”. I hope you’ve got my point – Product Data Management, Material Management, Supply Chain…

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PLM & System Modeling – Flirt or Serious Engagement?

PLM & System Modeling – Flirt or Serious Engagement?

Many years ago, I’ve been following research papers of George J. Klir related to system approach in solving problems. My favorite was a system modeling hierarchy proposed by George Klir’s. If you never heard about it and you’re interested in system modeling, check out this book – Architecture of System…

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Closed Open Source PLM?

Closed Open Source PLM?

Unless you’ve been living under the rock for the last decade, you’ve heard about open source software, hardware or anything else. As such, you might be exposed to discussions about open source PLM. The debates around open source PLM went down for the last several years. I think Aras was…

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IoT platforms and PLM software landscape

IoT platforms and PLM software landscape

I continue to reflect on everything I’ve learned last week at PTC LiveWorx. One of the most important messages was the reassurance of how PLM is important in the overall strategy of digital transformation. According to Jim Hepplemann, CEO of PTC, there is no way you can digitally transform manufacturing…

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CAD events – from monitors to physical products

CAD events – from monitors to physical products

I’ve been asked many times why I like CAD and PLM? One of the main reasons – connection to real-world products. These physical objects – cars, airplanes, houses, computers, but recently much wider scope of products is fascinating. To understand how these things are built is by itself one of…

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LiveWorks 2019 – PLM is Cool

LiveWorks 2019 – PLM is Cool

I’m attending PTC LiveWorx at Boston Convention center. Yesterday, during the keynote, PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann presented current strategic update and vision of PTC in Digital Transformation. For the last few years, PTC was investing a lot in IoT, AR/AI technologies and product using acquisition and new product development. Some…

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IDE 2019 by CORE Lab, Digital Transformation, and Photos From Puglia

IDE 2019 by CORE Lab, Digital Transformation, and Photos From Puglia

I spent the last three days at IDE 2019 – a summer school organized by Core-Lab of the University of Salento. For me, it was an opportunity to connect between commercial PLM, engineering, manufacturing software experience and researchers and academics working on diverse problems of digital enterprise such as machine…

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Manufacturing Web and  for the Future of Product Lifecycle

Manufacturing Web and for the Future of Product Lifecycle

Earlier this week, I had a privilege to present at IDE 2019 Summer School. The topic Beyond Transformation and Digital Enterprise brought a wide range of discussions from big data, artificial intelligence, product lifecycle and variety of industry examples demonstrating applications current and future of these technologies. In my presentation…

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