AU2018 DevCon – Data Comes First

AU2018 DevCon – Data Comes First

I attended Autodesk University AU2018 earlier this week in Las Vegas. An annual Autodesk extravaganza gathered 11,000 people under a single roof of Sands Expo convention center in Venetian Hotel Las Vegas. If you’ve been there before, you know the size and scale of AU. You pic your slice of…

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Arena + Omnify: nuts and bolt of cloud PLM acquisitions

Arena + Omnify: nuts and bolt of cloud PLM acquisitions

PLM space is active these days. The activities are also for large companies and small ones. Just few months ago, we’ve been learning about Rockwell Automation investing almost 1billion dollars in PTC. Check my earlier blog from LiveWorx 2018 event here. Just before that, Aras Corp announced a strategic investment…

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How to Extract More Business Value from PLM

How to Extract More Business Value from PLM

I’m attending PI PLMx Chicago these days. The event is organized by MarketKey, a UK based company with a mission to help CIOs of manufacturing and industrial companies to get more information in a modern business world. Our mission is to provide the CIO, their executive team, as well as…

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Traditional PLM value sandwich

Traditional PLM value sandwich

I’m getting ready to my presentation at PLMx Chicago event next week. Check my earlier blog – PLMx discussion from Hamburg and plans for Chicago. The topic of my presentation – How to Continuously Extract More Business Value out of PLM? will focus on the trajectory of PLM value proposition,…

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Future PLM name or how to sell PLM to young people

Future PLM name or how to sell PLM to young people

PLM was never an easy domain to explain. For the last 10-15 years, marketing tried multiple approaches positioning PLM in a variety of forms. PLM was always a vague place between edges of design (CAD) and manufacturing (ERP). Depends on a vendor, PLM solution are closer to one of these…

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Will Solidworks unlock PLM SMB with 3DEXPERIENCE? 

Will Solidworks unlock PLM SMB with 3DEXPERIENCE? 

PLM market is tough when it comes to small and medium manufacturing companies. In my memory I have multiple attempts CAD and PLM vendors have tried to approach this market. The topic is interesting and complex. For many years, PLM vendors are stuck to provide solutions for SME that are capable…

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