What PLM vendors can offer in exchange of ownership of your data?

What PLM vendors can offer in exchange of ownership of your data?

For many years, PLM companies lived with the vision and value proposition of single source of truth (SSOT). Last month in Chicago during PLMx session, I shared my ideas how PLM can extract more business value from PLM. Check my article here. The idea of digital value chain sounds appealing…

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Recommendations for no-BS PLM sales in 2019

Recommendations for no-BS PLM sales in 2019

Timing is everything in this life. And you cannot change it. Good skills and wrong timing still means no results. Timing is sales is absolutely critical. No matter what piece of sales puzzle you’re working on, timing is an important factor and element of any sales process. And when you…

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PLM investment – value vs bubble?

PLM investment – value vs bubble?

PLM universe is buzzing after $70M investment that Goldman Sachs put in Aras.  Check my earlier article – Does Aras have enough money to win over Enovia, Teamcenter and Windchill?. Don’t miss comments from Aras Chief Strategy Officer, Marc Lind about who is a buyer for Aras solution and why…

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Update on vlog – Musings About Bill of Materials

Update on vlog – Musings About Bill of Materials

I’m making progress with my work on new Beyond PLM video blog – Musings about Bill of Materials. If you missed my previous updates, you can catch up here  Video blog progress – Musings about Bill of Materials or here 10 years of blogging and starting video blog. I define my…

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Empty promises for PLM openness. Because customers cannot quit…

Empty promises for PLM openness. Because customers cannot quit…

Earlier this month in Chicago, I attended PI PLMx conference. One of my favorite sessions vendors’ panel about standards. Check my article here –  [VIDEO] what PLM vendors are thinking about standards. Standards are important – no doubt. But to understand business aspects of standard development is even more important….

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The cost of PLM divorce

The cost of PLM divorce

My attention was caused by Aras blog – Are You in a Bad PLM Relationship? written by Mark Reisig. Nice write-up with interesting examples made me feel like I’m in a family counseling meeting. There are lot of people in the world that would be happy to give you a…

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