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Closed Open Source PLM?

Closed Open Source PLM?

Unless you’ve been living under the rock for the last decade, you’ve heard about open source software, hardware or anything else. As such, you might be exposed to discussions about open source PLM. The debates around open source PLM went down for the last several years. I think Aras was…

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PLM, supply chain collaboration and digital transformation

PLM, supply chain collaboration and digital transformation

There are different definitions and descriptions of what is Digital Transformation. From a very simple such as the process of using digital technologies to create new — or modify existing — business processes, culture, and customer experiences. To a very sophisticated you can find in this wiki page article, which…

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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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