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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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PLM seeding – free downloads vs out-of-the-box PDM?

PLM seeding – free downloads vs out-of-the-box PDM?

For many years, PLM adoption is one of the most difficult questions in PLM business. How to convince manufacturing companies to wrap their heads around big PLM idea, to adopt it and make it available for everyone in their organization. PLM vendors have mixed success in PLM adoptions. Large OEM companies are…

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Recommendations for no-BS PLM sales in 2019

Recommendations for no-BS PLM sales in 2019

Timing is everything in this life. And you cannot change it. Good skills and wrong timing still means no results. Timing is sales is absolutely critical. No matter what piece of sales puzzle you’re working on, timing is an important factor and element of any sales process. And when you…

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Aras PLM – agile, fast and… expensive? 

Aras PLM – agile, fast and… expensive? 

The article about how different is Aras TCO compared to other “big-boxes PLM” triggered many questions online and offline. If you want to catch up, you can do it via blog article and also on LinkedIn. The discussion on LinkedIn is more active, so check this link as well. I want to…

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What is the real difference between Aras and traditional PLM TCO ?

What is the real difference between Aras and traditional PLM TCO ?

One of the popular discussions in PLM implementations is Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). The debates about PLM TCO intensified for the last several years with introduction of new business models – open source, subscriptions and SaaS. Aras is company that first introduced unique enterprise open source model in PLM….

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Who will buy CAD resellers?

Who will buy CAD resellers?

Changes are coming to CAD industry and you can feel it. I attended Develop3D Live Boston event earlier this week and had a chance to compare my notes with industry colleagues about current CAD and engineering software development trends. As we see CAD companies are transforming their business and technologies,…

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3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace – Beyond Amazon?

3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace – Beyond Amazon?

Last year I asked in one of my articles – Is PLM business Amazon Proof?  If you run a business, the question many companies are asking today is simply – Am I Amazon-proof? What are safety zones from future Amazon interest and development. It appears actually, PLM companies are trying…

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