Archive for December, 2010

PLM and Cloud – Hold the Promise?

PLM and Cloud – Hold the Promise?

Cloud is trending. This is not a first time I’m touching the topic of cloud. During the past days, I had lots of healthy debates about different topics around PLM, Technologies and Innovation. Surprisingly, the topic of SaaS and Cloud didn’t come much into this discussion. Israel wasn’t cloudy during…

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PLM Innovation and Packaging Trajectories

PLM Innovation and Packaging Trajectories

Innovation is a popular word these days. It sounds modern and trending. Everybody wants to jump to this bandwagon. I found myself reading and listening a lot about innovation during last time. The best book, I can recommend you is Peter Druker’s bestseller – Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It was re-printed…

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PLM and COFES Israel: People Just Want to Drink a Beer!

PLM and COFES Israel: People Just Want to Drink a Beer!

Last three days I spent my time with COFES Israel. Navigate your browser to the following link to see agenda and people attended the event. The main topic of the event was about Software for Engineering and Innovation. Videos and presentations from the event will be available later. Two days…

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CAD, PLM and Pragmatic Cloud: Do Less

CAD, PLM and Pragmatic Cloud: Do Less

The conversations about future CAD and PLM solutions is not a new thing these days. I decided to re-read some of my previous writing about cloud and find it interesting in today’s context: Where is PLM shortcut to the cloud? You can read one more blog post – Putting your…

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CAD-less PLM Puzzle

CAD-less PLM Puzzle

Ask people about the connection between CAD and PLM and you will discover a very interesting thing. In the past people draw a bold line connection CAD and PLM environment. The connection between CAD and PLM is not very strong. CAD was considered as a founding layer in all PLM…

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PLM Out-of-the-Box: Misleading or Focusing?

PLM Out-of-the-Box: Misleading or Focusing?

I’ve seen a new splash in the discussion around PLM out-of-the-box during the last couple of weeks. The initial hit was done by Marc Lind of Aras publishing his OOTB PLM: Hit of Miss. The name of the post is doing well from the standpoint of Google’s keyword search and…

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Do We Need To Coach PLM Backbone with NoSQL?

Do We Need To Coach PLM Backbone with NoSQL?

I’d like to take my Beyond PLM conversation away from social and collaboration trend. Let’s think about bits and bytes of data, delivery technology and cloud. Navigate your browser to the following link – Microsoft Coaches NoSQL Option for Azure Cloud. I found this writing interesting. Microsoft play around NoSQL…

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Social PLM and Email Lock-in?

Social PLM and Email Lock-in?

I found the following WSJ Pool interesting. Will you use your Facebook’s email service as you primary email? You can read about this poll in the following eWeek article. Navigate to this┬álink to read discussion and vote. At the time I voted the result was pretty clear- email is one…

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GSA and How to Reduce PLM Collaboration Cost?

GSA and How to Reduce PLM Collaboration Cost?

Navigate your browser to the following link. GSA is moving to Google Apps. According to the Google blog, US GSA becomes a first US federal organization is moving their 17’000 employees to start using Google Apps for email and document collaboration. Here is the quote: By making this switch, GSA…

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CAD, PLM and Technological Trajectories

CAD, PLM and Technological Trajectories

I read CIMData article Windchill Evolving Lineage. Navigate your browser on the following link. I found this read interesting. CIMData is an analytical company working primarily with PLM providers and their customers. This article is a nice explanation about PTC technological evolution. Two months ago PTC announced new Creo products…

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