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A message to my readers about Beyond PLM in 2015

A message to my readers about Beyond PLM in 2015

Dear friends! I wanted to share some personal news with you. I decided to make a next change in my professional career in 2015. As you might noticed on my LinkedIn page, I will focus on PLM consulting, writing and social media. PLM consulting  Technology is changing fast these days….

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Happy Holidays from Beyond PLM!

Happy Holidays from Beyond PLM!

Dear Friends! For the last 6 years Beyond PLM became part of my life. As my readers, you are the main reason why it happened. You’ve read, commented, shared, discussed, debated and helped me to write more and share. You have made a huge impact on the way I think…

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ERP vendors are ready to clash using PLM weapons

ERP vendors are ready to clash using PLM weapons

The information about Aras PLM OEM deal with Infor caught my attention yesterday evening. It looks like a big deal for Aras Corp. Aras PLM is well known by their innovative Enterprise Open Source model. If you are not familiar with Aras, check their website and blog. For the last…

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Will GE give a birth to a new PLM company?

Will GE give a birth to a new PLM company?

Navigate back into histories of CAD and PLM companies. You can find significant involvement of large aerospace, automotive and industrial companies. Here are few examples – Dassault Systemes with Dassault Aviation, SDRC with US Steel, UGS with McDonnell Douglas. In addition to that, involvement of large corporation as strategic customers, made significant…

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Breaking news: ENOVIA announced Beyond PLM partnership

Breaking news: ENOVIA announced Beyond PLM partnership

04/01/2014. Newton, MA via @afjplmnews. ENOVIA – the collaborative innovation application brand of Dassault Systemès enables your innovators to benefit from the true rewards of collaboration. Powered by 3DEXPERIENCE, ENOVIA goes Beyond PLM by providing leading enterprise collaborative applications for all industries, to promote innovation and operational excellence. The set of…

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PLM and 25 years of Internet

PLM and 25 years of Internet

It has been 25 years of Internet anniversary yesterday. Lots of article covering this event were flown around earlier this week. The Independent article – 25 years of the World Wide Web: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began covers the story together with world wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee. Even…

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Who will create Google Sheets BOM (Bill Of Materials) Add-On?

Who will create Google Sheets BOM (Bill Of Materials) Add-On?

For the last few years, I’ve been chatting about the opportunity to use Google infrastructure and tools to innovate in PLM, engineering and manufacturing.  Google enterprise apps influence on PDM/PLM market is still minor these days. However, I believe, Google cloud infrastructure and tools are consistently inspire established vendors and…

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Why WhatsApp is Red Flag for PLM Collaboration

Why WhatsApp is Red Flag for PLM Collaboration

I think Facebook buying WhatsApp for $19B was a refreshing experience for everybody. For the last week, I’ve got tsunami of blog posts, tweets and other messages talking about Facebook, WhatsApp, founders, VCs and investments, influence of Soviet Union past on WhatsApp collaboration ideas and many others. Funny enough, I…

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5 Years Blogging…

5 Years Blogging…

Dear Friends, This month marks the beginning of my 6 year of blogging about PLM and engineering software. Even my early posts marked by Dec/2008, I consider beginning of 2009 as a formal start of my daily blogging commitment. Over the past 5 years, I’ve been blogged over 1,400 blog posts,…

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PLM Professor Direct?

PLM Professor Direct?

Engineering and Manufacturing software requires some learning. I hope even biggest promoters of to make “single button PLM application” would agree with me that you need to have industry background, understand product development practices and get familiar with application and tools. So, basic and specialized education is required. The trend…

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