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Why hard to sell PLM ROI?

Why hard to sell PLM ROI?

In business, ROI is one of the most fundamentals principles that can help companies to make decisions. To buy a software is an investment and therefore to be able to show ROI is an important part of sales and marketing activities. Manufacturing company will be trying to evaluate and compare…

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PLM Downstream Usage and Future Information Rivers

PLM Downstream Usage and Future Information Rivers

PLM downstream usage is a popular and well-known topic. Speak to anybody in PLM community about how to implement PLM beyond engineering department. You can easy discover the value of information located in PLM system for many users in enterprise and beyond. The perceived value of data is very high….

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Why PLM stuck to provide solutions for SME?

Why PLM stuck to provide solutions for SME?

PLM is in the focus on many companies these days. Questions how to improve processes, optimize cost and improve quality are important and PLM vendors are laser focus on that. But… with one small clarification . It works for large manufacturing companies. To transform business processes is the way PLM…

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Will cloud PLM go shadow?

Will cloud PLM go shadow?

If you are not familiar with the term “Shadow IT”, you better do. The term is not completely new. Wikipedia article provides definition and speaks about different aspects of shadow IT activities. Interesting enough it has both negative and positive aspects. While (in general) usage of non-approved by IT applications is…

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The future of PLM vendors differentiation?

The future of PLM vendors differentiation?

Differentiation. Competitive advantage. Value sales. I’m sure you’ve heard these buzzwords many times. Competition is part of everyday business life. Usually, I don’t speak about competition. I searched across my blog and founded only one reference to competition related writing – PLM Competition Toolbox. But I want to look in…

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7 rules for selecting PLM software in 2014

7 rules for selecting PLM software in 2014

Enterprise software choice is a complex decision process. The time when you was able to buy a software from trusted XYZ vendor and sleep safe is over. These days IT and other software decision makers are facing challenges related to technological and business options related to new business models, cloud…

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PLM v BIM: Common or Different?

PLM v BIM: Common or Different?

As a matter of fact, PLM and BIM domains are quite independent. Nevertheless, I can hear more and more voices recently trying to create a marriage between these two. The latest one that caught my attention just before New Year party was Jos Voskuil’s blog – 2014 The year the…

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PLM Data Tagging Is Getting Some Traction

Tagging is one of the most popular ways to classify information. Tagging became a mainstream way to classify information in almost every web application these days. Initially introduced on photo sharing websites, tagging expanded almost everywhere. Tagging is an important feature of every “Web 2.0″ solution. You can read more…

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PLM real implementations: too long to be on-time?

PLM real implementations: too long to be on-time?

One of the looongest US weekends I remember  is going to end. This is a time to get back from relaxing holiday atmosphere  to business reality. I’ve been skimming social channels and stumbled on PLM statistics posts published by my good friend and PLM blogging buddy Jos Voskuil. Navigate to…

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Cloud PLM and disruptive technology economic impact

Cloud PLM and disruptive technology economic impact

We love word “disruptive”. It is so nice and tasty. However, very often, we use it without thinking twice what does it mean. Read materials from many startups and large companies – you found lots of statements about “disruptive technology” or “disruptive innovation”. Wikipedia article provides a very decent definition…

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