Archive for June, 2017

What technology is behind Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE cloud?

What technology is behind Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE cloud?

Relational databases are the foundation of every traditional PLM system. Over the past 30 years, we’ve seen the evolution of PLM database technologies and their adaption to serve very specific needs of PLM systems – management of highly structured data and large data sets. As PLM vendors are moving their…

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PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

The history of PLM is heavily intertwined with aerospace, defense and automotive industries. Back those days, these industries introduced the higher level of product design and manufacturing complexity you can imagine. It is still true. But here is the thing – for the last 20-25 years, some other industries gained…

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Cloud PLM and private networks

Cloud PLM and private networks

Yesterday, I was talking about PLM vendors buying stakes in infrastructure companies to develop more reliable and cost effective cloud PLM offering. If you missed my article check it out here . Earlier this morning, my attention was caught by PC mag article  – Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to…

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Why PLM companies are buying their cloud infrastructure vendors?

Why PLM companies are buying their cloud infrastructure vendors?

Cloud is a big buzzword, but as we know, there are so many flavors and colors of cloud technologies. The evolution of the cloud has started from network and remote data access and now fully exploding into hosting, on demand infrastructure, IaaS and virtualization. It is a very logical step…

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The future of consolidated PLM and ERP?

The future of consolidated PLM and ERP?

Are we going to see both PLM and ERP living in harmony integrated seamlessly?  Such a fascinating question posted by Engineering Live article written by Bob Hillier of Design Rule caught my attention few days ago. Despite what some industry voices may say, PLM and ERP go hand in hand…

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Amazon bomb, product lifecycle and manufacturing networks

Amazon bomb, product lifecycle and manufacturing networks

Amazon Bomb… This is how you can call Amazon’s plan to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7B. Wait a minute… how is THAT related to PLM you can ask? Fair question, readers. I was asking the same question yesterday and I think I have some answers to share with you. Amazon…

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IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

The World has changed because we are all now connected to the thing called Internet. Think about last 10 years. The changes are dramatic. Here is thing… We are going to connect all our products to Internet in the next 10 years. It will demand lot of changes. Few years ago,…

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From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

I learned new cloud PLM buzzword – rehosting (re-hosting). It came from CIMdata blog about PTC cloud strategy earlier this week. Navigate here to read more. Stan Przybylinski of CIMdata is talking to Kevin Wrenn (GM of PLM at PTC). Here is what I captured: We also use AWS for re-hosting the…

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How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

Experience is a new mantra in our world. Software vendors are taking it sometimes to extremes by starting to offer experience instead of software and services. While there is nothing wrong about “experience marketing”, the slickness of PLM videos and presentations is often on a much higher level than software…

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Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

If you’re long enough time in tech, you probably remember Knowledge Management (KM). KM emerged as a scientific discipline in the early 1990s. It has long history of research, development, debates, forums, corporate libraries and indexes and mentoring applications (expert systems). With an increased use of software and data management,…

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