Archive for June, 2012

Facecasts, Out-of-the-Cloud PLM and other buzzwords…

Facecasts, Out-of-the-Cloud PLM and other buzzwords…

Buzzwords are funny things. Earlier today, I learned few new buzzwords. First was “Facecast”. You may think this is something related to “Face…”. Ha :)… It looks like something you knew before as a webcast, but running on the Facebook. Isn’t it funny? However, let’s move on..¬† I’ve been watching…

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PLM Communities and Let-go Threshold

PLM Communities and Let-go Threshold

Communities are booming these days. Social networks and Web 2.0 unlocked the potential of interaction online and the idea of gathering people in a community went to mainstream. However, the original idea has nothing common with web. We can go back to organization of elite clubs, unions, discussion groups and…

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What are top 3 PLM Hadoop Use Cases?

What are top 3 PLM Hadoop Use Cases?

If you are technology savvy these days, you probably know what is Apache Hadoop. It originally came to us from the magic world of Google and was derived from Google Map Reduce and Google File System. In a nutshell, Hadoop is a framework that allows you split data processing of…

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PLM: Cloud and Open Source Disruptive Trajectories

PLM: Cloud and Open Source Disruptive Trajectories

Disruption. This is a word that dominates in many technological (and not only…) discussions. It is not a big secret – disruption means changes and opportunity. Back in my blogging histories 3 years ago – Future PLM face to face: Open Source vs. Cloud. After more than three years I…

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What is the future of PLM VARs?

What is the future of PLM VARs?

Transformation is coming to many places these days. Look how the internet, mobile, cloud (and not only…) transformed our world. You can hardly can find a place that behaves similar to how it was back 10-15 years ago. However, wait a minute…¬† What about CAD, PDM, PLM VARs? Are they…

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Microsoft Surface and Enterprise Dual Standards

Microsoft Surface and Enterprise Dual Standards

Well… It happened. Microsoft officially became “hardware company”. Keyboards, mice, even XBOX and Kinect… All these devices are in a history.¬†Microsoft Surface was officially announced few days ago and Microsoft became an official manufacturer of Microsoft branded table computers. . Navigate here to see detailed technical spec. I put few…

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PLM IP Management and Tribal Knowledge

PLM IP Management and Tribal Knowledge

IP Management. If you’re in PLM business most probably you had a chance to hear this term. Most of the PLM providers are using “IP Management” term to explain the way product information and related data in the organization are captured and processed by PLM software. You can see some…

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PLM, Cupcakes and Blind Spotting

PLM, Cupcakes and Blind Spotting

Let me ask you this… Is there a connection between PLM and Cupcakes? I hope I’ve got your attention for a minute :). One of the questions PLM industry is struggling for a long period of time is awareness. PLM long time industry opponents ERPs are well positioned to get…

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My Insight on SolidEdge Insight XT after SEU 2012

My Insight on SolidEdge Insight XT after SEU 2012

I’ve been attending SolidEdge University 2012 earlier this week in Nashville, TN. Inforbix (the company, I co-founded two years ago) was one of the sponsors of the event. I had an opportunity to speak to many people – engineers, Siemens PLM partners and employees. One of the topics on my…

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