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What I learned about PLM in 2015

What I learned about PLM in 2015

Happy New Year to all my readers. 2015 Year was amazing and I want to thank everyone for being with me and Beyond PLM. It was a year of many experiments – consulting, writing and social media activity. First of all, the book about PLM is coming. Keep watching plmbook.com in…

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PLM-less AutoCAD Users And PLM Strategies?

A short note on WorldCAD Access by Ralf Grabowski got my attention few days ago. In a very competitive world of PLM, Ralf’s statement “PTC will bring PLM to… AutoCAD users” sounds very provoking. I had chance to hear multiple discussions related to this topic. The most noted, in my…

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Can PLM Use Twitter To Predict The Future Of Products?

I can see multiple debates these days related to the social software – Social Networking, Microblogging and others. Despite the absolute success of websites like Facebook and Twitter, there are still a lot of questions related to benefits of such software and experience for enterprise and product development. I see two…

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GPS, PLM, BIM: Plan the Next Leapfrog?

You probably wonder – GPS, PLM, BIM… What do they have in common today? In my view, the common is their relationship with real objects of a physical world around us. GPS can position us and give us a direction in surrounding world, CAD/PLM is the universal mechanism to design…

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The Notion of Trust in PLM

This week was signed by a significant event – Dassault Systems announced intent to acquire IBM’s PLM Software distribution activities. In the shadow of this event, I was looking on various publications related to activities of big companies, acquisitions and mergers. One publication, IT leaders trust Microsoft more than Google,…

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PLM Prompt: PLM Industry Learning Test

I’ve been reading amazing post by Larry Cheng about learning. “Look back 3–5 years from today and ask yourself if you could have been substantially more effective at your past job in your present form.  If you look back a few years and feel like in comparison to who you are today,…

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Do we need to fix PLM basics?

The weekend normally puts me into a much deeper thinking mode about what to discuss on PLMtwine. Since the post about Top Five Disappointing PLM Technologies, I’ve been thinking more about fundamental PLM elements, rather than about specific pieces of PLM. In additional, it was very interesting to see how…

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COFES 2009: PLM vs not PLM?

COFES 2009: PLM vs not PLM?

  Interesting definition of PLM vs. not PLM provided by Brad Holtz yesterday during his opening presentation on COFES 2009. I think, this is first time I’ve seen “PLM” and “not PLM” definition on a single slide. I will be glad to hear you feedback for this discussion.

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