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How Small And Medium-Sized Organizations Can Move Away From Excels

How Small And Medium-Sized Organizations Can Move Away From Excels

Small and medium-sized organizations are very interesting. Their problems are very much similar to the problems of large companies, but their resources and organizational capabilities make the process of transformation much harder for them. Modern days digital transformation brings so many tools and technologies, but companies are failing to adopt…

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PLM and Business Process – How To Find The Best Match?

PLM and Business Process – How To Find The Best Match?

When a company starts thinking about PLM there is nothing more important than to wrap your head around the idea of PLM, why is it important, and how to make your steps into this process. The greatest PLM failures are coming from people that are unable to understand the idea…

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5 Most Important Questions About PLM

5 Most Important Questions About PLM

The abbreviation PLM often triggers many debates and questions. Starting from blunt questions about what is PLM to more serious questions about how to apply PLM in the company, measure results, what are the right technologies, and how to sell PLM to C-level execs. Regardless of your role in a…

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PLM Implementation Time Machine

PLM Implementation Time Machine

It’s so difficult to see what is going on when you’re in the middle of something? It’s only with hindsight we can see real things. In my blog How to afford the next PLM upgrade, I raised a question about the complexity of PLM system upgrades and what PLM architecture…

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The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of PLM

The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of PLM

Omne Trium Perfectum. Friday is a special day and I’m always trying to make Friday blog special. I’ve been thinking about the magic of number three. If you’ve been in communication for a long time, you’ve no doubt came across the phenomenon of the rule of three. It is very…

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How to Get Ready for Four Letter SaaS Acronyms (4LAaaS) in PLM

How to Get Ready for Four Letter SaaS Acronyms (4LAaaS) in PLM

For those of your long time with PLM and Enterprise Software, I bet you’ve heard about TLA, which stands for a three-letter acronym. Check out any publications about PLM, and you will find tons of them – CAD, PDM, PLM, MES, SCM, ERP, CAE…  You can continue the list and…

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The Bloodbath Of Debates About FFF And Revisions

The Bloodbath Of Debates About FFF And Revisions

There are very few topics in PLM vocabulary that can raise fewer debates that these three letters – FFF, which stands for Form, Fit and Function. Combined with Part Revision they can create a bloodbath of discussions. Earlier this week, Yoann Maingon made all PLM and Configuration Management pundits on…

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