What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

Image credit Aras.com Earlier this week, I published my Only Aras? article. Check this out. No doubt, Aras made a very impressive journey for the last decade with its enterprise open source business model. Combined with Aras technology, it allowed to Aras to move into the position to challenge top…

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Is there a value in PLM data standards?

Is there a value in PLM data standards?

Standards are important. They play an important role in our life. There are a different type of standards. There are government, industry, city and professional standards. There are standards for environmental impact (filtering of exhaust fumes), food (labeling), transportation (rail track), information (ISBN), accounting standards (GAAP). There are many professional…

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How To Not Suck At PLM Sales?

How To Not Suck At PLM Sales?

There is something in the air these days about PLM. The awareness about PLM is growing and more companies are thinking that PLM might be a solution to solve the problem. These are good news for PLM vendors, consulting and service organizations. However, the PLM sales scene is very complex….

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Can I buy PLM app via Microsoft Azure Marketplace?

Can I buy PLM app via Microsoft Azure Marketplace?

Marketplace is an interesting concept and it seems to be progressing well in a modern cloud-based and internet aware economy. Moving forward even more software and manufacturing vendors are moving into subscriptions business. Check my recent articles about XaaS – What is the right system for maintenance BOMs and what…

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From Interoperability to Open Data Model in Manufacturing

From Interoperability to Open Data Model in Manufacturing

Remember old days of engineering software? It was the time of proprietary data formats and interoperability solutions. These days aren’t completely over, but the discussions about interoperability between applications are switching gears. There are enough solutions in the market to translate one proprietary format to another. This is not a…

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From PLM consulting to influencer marketing

From PLM consulting to influencer marketing

Unless you’ve been living under the rock for the last five years, you’ve heard a word – influencers at least once. Or maybe you’ve heard about influencer marketing. It is a form of social media activity that became very popular.  It involves endorsement from influencers, people and organizations that possess…

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Killing me (Solidworks) slowly

Killing me (Solidworks) slowly

The predict the future is an ungrateful business. The articles predicting death or disruption are coming from time to time. It has been almost 10 years ago when “killing Solidworks” topic came first. Over the weekend, my attention was caught by Moshe Baum’s – The (CAD) world after Solidworks article….

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