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CONTACT Software PLM and cloud re-tooling

CONTACT Software PLM and cloud re-tooling

I spent last 3 days attending CONTACT Open World. If you missed my earlier posts, take a look here and here. I wanted to share some of slides I captured from product strategy & roadmap presentation done by Frank-Patz Brockman about CONTACT Element for PLM and IoT. In my earlier…

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The State of PLM Keynote at CONTACT Software Open World

The State of PLM Keynote at CONTACT Software Open World

Earlier today, I was honored to be a keynote speaker at CONTACT Software Open World 2017 user event in Fulda, Germany. Manufacturing industry is going through the transformation process, which is the outcome of many industry and technological trends – cloud, IoT, agile, open source, AI and machine learning. In…

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CONTACT Software Open World – IoT and Cloud

CONTACT Software Open World – IoT and Cloud

I’m in Germany attending CONTACT Software Open World. My “State of PLM” keynote is tomorrow. However, I had a chance to attend the first day of the event and wanted to share some news and thoughts. I captured few slides from the presentation of CONTACT Software (CS) founder and CEO Mr….

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Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

I spent last two days attending Digital Factory and FUZE conferences organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal – both Boston based startup companies focusing on 3D printing and additive manufacturing. One of the topics of my interest was digital workflow and impact cloud systems and additive manufacturing can make by changing…

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LIVE BLOG: The Digital Factory ’17 at MIT Media Lab

LIVE BLOG: The Digital Factory ’17 at MIT Media Lab

I’m attending The Digital Factory event organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal. Morning exhibition floor and coffee. The main stage keynote is about to begin. Jon Bruner speaks about potential opportunities of digital factory. Keynote by Carl Bass speaking about history, trends and promises of digital manufacturing. Carl Bass brought…

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COFES 2107: Cloud, Complexity, COFOPLM and COFES Institute

COFES 2107: Cloud, Complexity, COFOPLM and COFES Institute

I’m attending COFES 2017 these days in Scottsdale, AZ. If you’re interested in engineering software – CAD, CAE, CAM, PDM, PLM, EDA, this is a place to come and spend time discussing variety of topics. Financial reports, business trends, future technologies, customer stories. COFES is a great place to learn….

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COFES 2017 – My Favorite Roundtables

COFES 2017 – My Favorite Roundtables

The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES) will take place later this week in sunny Scottsdale, AZ. The timing is everything. For the last ten years, traveling to COFES from snowing and raining Boston is always an adventure that turns you mind in a different mode. So, from…

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PLM Digitalization and End-to-End connectivity

PLM Digitalization and End-to-End connectivity

Earlier today, I attended CIMdata PLM Industry and Market forum  in Ann Arbor, MI. The theme of the event this year was Digitalization. Earlier this year, I shared some of my thoughts about Digital Transformation and Digitalization – 3 Steps towards digital transformation, The role of digital PLM In real-time…

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CIMdata PLM Industry and Market Forum – Alphabet Soup and Adoption

CIMdata PLM Industry and Market Forum – Alphabet Soup and Adoption

I’m heading to Ann Arbor later today to attend CIMdata PLM industry and market forum. The event is a first in a row of traditional annual events. CIMdata will introduce its annual market research and will present related industry, technology and market researches. The event is for vendors and industry people…

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PLM Complexity and Future Transformation

PLM Complexity and Future Transformation

Complexity is a big deal in PLM. Because all PLM systems available today in the market are crazy complex. Talk to anyone in PLM industry and they will tell you that to wrap your head around PLM system concepts and objects can make your head hurt. This year, I will have…

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