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Mobile PLM will be a set of interconnected apps with deep links

Mobile PLM will be a set of interconnected apps with deep links

Mobile devices have changed the way we live for the last 5 years. A decade ago, I was perfectly satisfied with the mobile email on my Blackberry. Everything else was on my desktop or laptop. Not any more. Now when everyone has a smartphone, Apps is a central place of…

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Future PLM AI-machines: a dream for top V.C. firms?

Future PLM AI-machines: a dream for top V.C. firms?

One of trending online articles on my list was the article Tomorrow’s Advance Man from The New Yorker featuring future plans of Mark Andreessen to win the world. Take your head out of everyday routine of engineering and manufacturing and try to open your eyes for the future. It was…

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The Future of TLA in Engineering Software?

Yesterday, I attended COFES Russia / isicad 2010 forum in Moscow. My presentation on the forum was about my view on the future of TLA (Three Letter Acronyms) in Engineering Software. You can see slides of my presentation below. Cofes russia-2010-oleg shilovitsky-plenahttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=cofes-russia-2010-olegshilovitsky-plenary-100922083435-phpapp01&stripped_title=cofes-russia2010oleg-shilovitskyplena&userName=olegshilovitsky View more presentations from olegshilovitsky. Later I run…

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Autodesk, Data Management and “Why PLM?” Question

I read one of the latest VEKTORRUM re-posts about Autodesk and PLM. Navigate your browser to the following link and read the original article from 2007. According to the article – ” There are “more pragmatic, more digestible approaches” to solving engineering data management issues than PLM, he [Carl Bass] said”. It made me think more…

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PLM and Bottom Up Option

The following publication in VEKTORRUM got me to review again a book “3D Manufacturing Innovation” by Dr. Hiroshi Toriya. I had a chance to read this book last year and it contains some very impressive examples every PLM software company need to learn. The book is pricey. As alternative, navigate…

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PLM, Enterprise Social Software and Excel Litmus Test?

I want to take another round of thinking about Enterprise and Social Software. My last post related to that was followingEnterprise 2.0 conference in Boston in June – PLM and Enterprise 2.0: No Fight… Yet. Few days ago, I posted about PLM, BOM, Excel – How to Make it right? Chris Williams…

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PLM Downstream – Sent from my iPad?

I had a chance to read “Sent from my iPad”  on VEKTORRM last week. Dave Angelotti discussed an option to use iPad as a field device. It seems interesting. It made me think about lots of un-realized options for PLM innovation in downstream. Last year, I wrote – PLM content downstream…

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Vertical PLM Medley

My new website and blog is BeyondPLM. The original post is here. I read an article “PLM’s Vertical Challenge” in High Tech Views. The High Tech article is presenting advantages of industry-oriented PLM implementations. Read it and make your impression. I specially liked the following part: “We needed something that…

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Open PLM – A Climb For Losers?

Almost two months ago, I had a chance to read a blog article by Mobile Beat with some intriguing name “Open is for losers” by Dave McClure. Take a look and form your opinion. Understanding the overall intention to provoke a good discussion around this topic, I decided to follow…

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How Big Is Product Lifecycle Data?

Product-related data is one of the most important aspects of any PLM implementation. When you talk about PLM implementation, the topic of product-related data (or IP) is very often becomes a center of the conversation.  There are multiple sources of this type of data in the organization. In my view,…

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