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Why companies are buying wrong PLM systems?

Why companies are buying wrong PLM systems?

To select a PLM system is not a simple task. A few years ago, I shared the article – How to avoid PLM software selection mousetrap. There are many aspects of the selection process – technology, organization, vendor, etc. After all, for most organizations, PLM decision is something that is…

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How to sell PLM in 2020?

How to sell PLM in 2020?

For the last few months, I’ve been having many discussions and debates about the current state of PLM, manufacturing trends, problems, IT solutions and possible ways to sell them to customers. Digital transformation seems to be a common topic for most of PLM companies today. As much as I like…

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Why PLM Stuck Between IT and Business?

Why PLM Stuck Between IT and Business?

One of the most popular discussions in the PLM domain is about what is PLM. The debates are going on and these discussions never disappoint.  PLM keeps driving controversy because of the high diversity of applications, people and companies involved. And when you have many players, you always find a…

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What is PLM market growth potential?

What is PLM market growth potential?

The understanding market potential can make all the difference for the company between sitting courtside in the middle of the most active and watching the game from home. If you working on market and strategy, you have to get a pulse of the market. Then make an assessment of impact,…

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What is the right system for maintenance BOM?

What is the right system for maintenance BOM?

Have you heard about XaaS? Not yet.. You better catch up. Even if you’re not familiar with the buzzword, you most probably heard about total moving into service business model. The XaaS abbreviation basically tells you that everything becomes a service. It means one of the biggest business transformations is…

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Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

It is a time to come back to Open Source software discussion. Open source was not the hottest buzzword for the last few years maybe, but if you look deeper, open source companies delivered a set of very impressive results. Check TechCrunch article – How Open Source software took over…

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Manufacturing Marketplaces Beyond Generative Design

Manufacturing Marketplaces Beyond Generative Design

I missed CIMdata Industry Forum this year in Ann Arbor. So, I’m catching up these days on the topic of Augmented Intelligence CIMdata discussed there. I guess, unless you lived under the rock for the last few years, you’ve heard about Generative Design. Here is a new concept is coming…

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COFES 2019 – Who’s buying whom in CAD / PLM?

COFES 2019 – Who’s buying whom in CAD / PLM?

Continue to share my reflections after COFES today, I want to touch CAD/PLM mergers and acquisitions (M&A). COFES is a place where competitors can meet in a very relaxing atmosphere and have tête-à-tête conversation, which can lead to partnerships, special deals, and acquisitions. Also, COFES is a good place to…

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