Archive for September, 2017

Autodesk Accelerate 2017 notes: Customers, IoT and Cloud Strategy

Autodesk Accelerate 2017 notes: Customers, IoT and Cloud Strategy

I spent last 2 days attending Autodesk Accelerate 2017 event. More info is here. The event became almost tradition for me based on my continues interest in PLM, cloud and its location in Boston. The event is evolving to become more focused on Autodesk customers-  great opportunity to meet and…

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How to disrupt PLM consulting and services

How to disrupt PLM consulting and services

Industry is transforming these days. As part of business transformation, engineering and manufacturing software vendors are changing the way software is developed, delivered and used by customers. Massive transition into services and subscriptions, combined with cloud software delivery create many new opportunities to change the way consulting, service and training…

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IpX Symposium – Complexity of Data and Change Processes

IpX Symposium – Complexity of Data and Change Processes

I spend last 3 days with a very interesting group of industrial companies attending IpX 2017: Integrated Process Excellence Symposium & Training. The event and organization formerly known as Institute of Configuration Management is undergoing transformation and expanding of the activity. You can check agenda and keynote speakers navigating to…

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IpX Symposium Keynote: Digital Transformation and PLM Paradigm Shift

IpX Symposium Keynote: Digital Transformation and PLM Paradigm Shift

I was invited to give a keynote at IpX Symposium. For those of your who was involved into Configuration Management discipline and familiar with CMII model, this is the same organization and the event that was re-branded last year as IpX (Integrated Process Excellence). Navigate to the following link to…

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Enterprise cloud PLM is getting one step closer

Enterprise cloud PLM is getting one step closer

When you present about “cloud” and “PLM” topic, the question of security was always the one on the top.For many years, it was such a nice way for IT to steer the conversation in the wrong direction. The tone and argument have changed significantly for the last 5-6 years. Many…

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What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

To cloud or not to cloud? Few years ago, it was a question many engineering and manufacturing software companies were asking about. Not anymore. Now, the right question is “how to cloud”. Looking at CAD companies these days you can see all variety of cloud options and solutions. Full cloud,…

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Supply chain data intelligence & PLM paradigm shift

Supply chain data intelligence & PLM paradigm shift

In the old manufacturing days, engineering activity was very much disconnected from manufacturing. Long development cycle provided enough luxury and time to have so called “over the wall engineering” strategy. But, things are going to change. I shared my thoughts about this transformation process in my article published earlier today…

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PLE: do we really need another acronym in PLM? 

PLE: do we really need another acronym in PLM? 

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Very often we have the tendency to complicate things. We believe that sophistication means results and intelligence but it doesn’t. More information, options, productions, acronyms is not better. In fact, more information and complexity can make people disengage. PLM has the tendency to over complication….

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Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

There is a new kid in the block of cloud-based CAD tools. My attention was caught by LEDAS press release – LEDAS to Offer a Software Platform for Building Cloud CAD Apps. LEDAS is a software outfit from Russia with long time record of custom CAD development. In the past…

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