Posts by: Oleg

What will accelerate future PLM development? 

What will accelerate future PLM development? 

My attention was caught by the following tweet coming from PTC CEO Jim Hepplemann: When I co-founded Windchill nearly 20 yrs ago, it was 1st to market as an internet-based PLM solution. The vision to see #IoT = #PLM is why @PTC ranks the highest in the new @forrester Wave…

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What I learned about PLM leaders from Forrester research

What I learned about PLM leaders from Forrester research

Earlier today my attention was caught by Forrester PLM research for discrete manufacturing industry. Almost simultaneously, two PLM vendors – PTC and Aras made an announcement about their inclusion as leaders into Forrester research. You can read about it here from Aras website and here from PTC website. Here is Aras…

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3 magic questions that will help you to sell PLM

3 magic questions that will help you to sell PLM

Nobody is buying PLM. PLM projects are usually “sold” to customers. And this is not an easy job. Many of PLM sales individuals I know are not having formal sales training and coming with manufacturing and engineering background. I wanted to share some of my experience in interviewing manufacturing companies…

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How to reinvent product data ownership

How to reinvent product data ownership

Engineering and manufacturing is all about data – CAD files, Excels, databases, etc. Data is everywhere. For the last 15-20 years, several generations of PDM and PLM systems were brought to manage data created and changed by companies. Data stuck everywhere. For less organized companies data is on USB drives…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage, RevZone & 3rd “PDM evolution”

SOLIDWORKS Manage, RevZone & 3rd “PDM evolution”

Earlier today, I attended Solidworks webinar providing details about new PDM package SOLIDWORKS Manage. The system was first time announced long time ago during SWW 2018 in Los Angeles. Check my earlier blogs – SOLIDWORKS Manage and 3DEXPERIENCE PLM: Clash or co-existence?  and SOLIDWORKS Manage – Does it look, swim…

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Alexa – Play La Cucaracha for CAD & PLM

Alexa – Play La Cucaracha for CAD & PLM

I learned that today was Cyber Monday. The internet was overblown by deals and promotions. I checked few websites including Amazon. Meh… the things that were highly demanded and highly priced are still the same. But, I noticed something interesting. Retailers are giving huge discounts to smart speakers-  Google and…

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The ideas for product lifecycle massive simulations

The ideas for product lifecycle massive simulations

I like Friday evenings. It is a time to relax and make some unusual reading of something completely outside of my regular reading themes. My today reading was about game changing technologies and startups. Navigate here to read CBInsight report. You can get report for free by providing your email. So,…

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