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World Data-Driven PLM Computer

World Data-Driven PLM Computer

Happy Friday! It is a dream day and I want to continue the article I wrote a few months ago – PLM 2030 – the point of no return for the fax machine. PLM 2030 is a giant online environment connecting people, companies, and services together in a big network….

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Digital Thread and Files?

Digital Thread and Files?

In my recent discussion about Rethinking PLM architectures for Digital Thread, I’ve got an interesting comment about why Files are the problem for Digital Thread organization. The problem with PLM systems for managing Digital Threads is that PLM systems store objects, as in files. The data necessary to maintain a…

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Digital PLM – A Technology Looking For New Customers?

Digital PLM – A Technology Looking For New Customers?

PLM marketing and strategy these days are shifting towards everything “digital”. The number of “digital” articles is growing. While selling a “single source of truth” is still the dominant value proposition of PLM sales, we are is on the trajectory to sell “Digital Future”. I came across the whitepaper published…

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How To Build A Digital Thread… Slow

How To Build A Digital Thread… Slow

connections, by Jayne K on Flickr, licensed CC BY 2.0 In my two last blogs, I was discussing Digital Thread and Digital Twins. If you missed, please check it out here – Digital Thread and Digital Twin. Are those new names for PLM? and What platform is needed for Digital Thread?…

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SaaS PLM and Compartmentalized Cloud

SaaS PLM and Compartmentalized Cloud

Cloud is making big waves these days. A typical cloud value proposition suggests the absence of IT involvement (no installations, no hardware), subscription models (no upfront cost) and improved collaboration. The last one is very interesting and often confusing. Unless the cloud system is multi-tenant, the value of collaboration is…

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New product trends, extended silos, and multi-tenant PLM platforms

New product trends, extended silos, and multi-tenant PLM platforms

Earlier this week, another virtual session of CIMdata PLM Market and Industry Forum provided a bunch of interesting ideas and reports. While I’m digesting what I’ve seen and waited for slide decks to be share, I want to share a few interesting snippets and my thoughts. Craig Brown, Executive Consultant…

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How do we achieve digital transformation in PLM sales?

How do we achieve digital transformation in PLM sales?

Yesterday was the Passover evening. This is a usual time for family and friends to get together around the table. This year it was different. The computer was an important citizen at the table and video conference was a way to connect to friends and families. Tomorrow’s Easter dinner will…

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PLM business opportunities in the “new normal” time

PLM business opportunities in the “new normal” time

It is time for roller-coaster emotions. I feel like I’m toggling all the time between several states of mind – as a father in my early 50s, I’m concerned about my children if I will get sick, as a startup founder (openbom.com), I’m concerned how to take our team and…

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