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Cloud PLM license cost and lessons from Uber

Cloud PLM license cost and lessons from Uber

It became a cliche for the last few years to compare everything with Uber and Airbnb. I have to admit that I’m guilty and I’ve fallen in that trap last year too. If you feel like Uber-for-X, read the following article – Why there won’t be Uber in every industry….

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SOLIDWORKS cloud CAD development is in full swing

SOLIDWORKS cloud CAD development is in full swing

Solidworks was one of the first CAD companies that said in public word “cloud”. Six years ago at SWW 2010, the news about new team and technologies were announced. Lot of things changed since that time. The landscape of CAD, PDM and PLM application is changed. The adoption of cloud…

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Cloud PLM and Sales Gravitation

Cloud PLM and Sales Gravitation

PLM was born as a solution for large companies. The complexity of enterprise product development, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain is huge. Hence systems like ENOVIA, Teamcenter and Windchill are armed to solve very complex data and process management tasks. But the question about small to medium companies was always…

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3 achievements of “cloud PLM 1.0”

3 achievements of “cloud PLM 1.0”

  It has been almost 5 years since PLM industry started to turn its trajectory towards adoption cloud technologies and development of cloud-based solutions. Remember TechClarity blog from 2012 by Jim Brown – A time and a reason to talk cloud PLM. According to Jim Brown (almost 4 years ago),…

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Google Sheet Add-ons and PLM Excels in the cloud

Google Sheet Add-ons and PLM Excels in the cloud

Excel is the world’s number 1 tool for PLM and BoM management. Excel is beloved by engineers for its simplicity, flexibility and ability to absorb any type of data. Excel ownership and control is easy to get – just save Excel file on your disk and you have full control of…

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The Buyer’s Guide to PLM Cloud 2015

The Buyer’s Guide to PLM Cloud 2015

As we are approaching the end of the year, I thought it is a good time to refresh and provide an update about PLM cloud services. PLM cloud was a topic of my ongoing research and discussions for the last few months. Cloud adoption is growing. In 2015, we have seen…

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Cloud CAD, real-time collaboration and data management overhead

Cloud CAD, real-time collaboration and data management overhead

Collaboration is such as sweet word. Remember, collaborative design, collaborative PDM, collaborative PLM, collaborative engineering, etc. Nice buzzwords, but what does it really mean? For many people, the word “collaboration” is really confusing. Last month I raised the question – Is there a need for real-time collaboration between engineers? The comments…

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Can Frame make cloud CAD & PDM irrelevant?

Can Frame make cloud CAD & PDM irrelevant?

Few months ago, I discussed Frame – a technology to bring your existing CAD and maybe PDM / PLM environment into the cloud. My earlier post is here – Frame and bridge to CAD / PLM cloud. The advantages of Frame are clear – same software, no need to change…

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A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

All PLM vendors can delivery some sort of cloud solutions today. You can see my recent update to PLM cloud service comparison here. You can see solutions are simply divided between SaaS services and Hosted products. Hosted solution are dominant since majority of vendors are simply upgrading and adjusting existing platforms…

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