Archive for August, 2011

PLM Collaboration. Not virtual. Whiteboard…

PLM Collaboration. Not virtual. Whiteboard…

Collaboration is an important thing. I think you agree with me. However, speaking about collaboration how many of you are looking how to collaborate and discuss things using whiteboards? I think there are many things that just need whiteboard for an appropriate planning and thinking processes. I recently was reading…

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Live from SolidWorks 2012 Media Event

Live from SolidWorks 2012 Media Event

I’ve been attending SolidWorks Media day in Dassault SolidWorks campus in Concord, MA. Actually, I noted- this is probably the last time event happens in the current SolidWorks building. SolidWorks is moving to the new Dassault campus in Waltham, MA. While the information about SolidWorks 2012 is under embargo, you…

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PLM and Unexpected Office Collaboration Option?

PLM and Unexpected Office Collaboration Option?

I think the world around us is about to change. A couple of weeks ago I posted PLM and Future Competition. The existing traditional structures of vendors, domains and applications are changing faster than we can expect, in my view. Collaboration was one of the fields enterprise software and vendors…

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JT Open and the Future of PLM 2.0

JT Open and the Future of PLM 2.0

Despite the fact “PLM 2.0” was first articulated by Dassault back in 2006, I think, the term itself has some rights for expanded live beyond DS V6 platform. In my blog last week I discussed some aspects of comparison between PLM 2.0 and Web 2.0. One of the most important…

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PLM 2.0: Born to Die?

PLM 2.0: Born to Die?

PLM 2.0 is a new term that was born about 5 years ago. The term was introduced by Dassault Sysetemes as part of their V6 platform. At the same time, Dassault didn’t put “an equal” sign between V6 and PLM 2.0. The consideration about PLM 2.0 was mostly related as…

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How to place PLM in a Social Network? Kill M…

How to place PLM in a Social Network? Kill M…

I can hear more and more conversations about social aspects of the future enterprise software. Social is trending. Will it be successful? I think many people are trying to find an answer on this question. Is it possible to apply the word “social” to everything that requires improvement and converts…

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3D and Communication Strategy

3D and Communication Strategy

Communication methods are interesting. These days lots of things are changing in this space. Internet, Web 2.0, Video communication converted some of our hottest dream to reality¬†available in our everyday life. However, you can say – it is all about gadgets and toys. What modern CAD and PLM software can…

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CAD / PLM and Patent Wars

CAD / PLM and Patent Wars

I know, patent stories are hot now. After Google decided to pay Motorola the premium of USD 12.5B to defend Android from potential lawsuits, the question about how much software companies are ready to pay to prevent themselves from a potential patent war becomes obvious. I read Techcrunch article –…

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Cloud PLM and Security Certification

Cloud PLM and Security Certification

Cloud and Security. I hope I’ve got your attention a bit :). In 99% of my talks about PLM and the cloud, the topic of security was coming very fast. The question of how to provide a balanced way to handle it is the one I’m mostly interested. Thinking about…

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PDM/PLM and Future Competition

PDM/PLM and Future Competition

Google-Moto deal created a lot of fuss and speculation. At the same time, it created an example of cross-domain innovation, which in my view, worth being analyzed. I’ve been reading Forrester blog earlier today – What Signal Does The Google-Motorola Marriage Send To Product Strategists? Thinking about PLM future, I…

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