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OpenStack for Private Cloud PLM?

OpenStack for Private Cloud PLM?

The debates about cloud and PLM are in full swing. In my view, Why Cloud? is a wrong question these days. I think, the question “How to cloud…?” comes to the first place. One of the most prominent discussion is about private vs. public cloud. The concern about potential leak…

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Oracle, Google and Aras’ 226% Growth

I read the following article “Oracle v Google: Why?“. I found it as a very deep analysis of the latest Oracle’s bold move against Google. It is hard to predict how this clash will be resolved and who will be a winner and loser or may be both. Read this…

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PLM Wood and Open Source Termites?

Last week I wrote about PLM and Open Source Big Games. One of my conclusions was that PLM Open Source can become an interesting option in PLM and Enterprise space when it comes as community based development and include the ability to leverage existing Open Source projects¬† Today, I wanted…

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PLM and Open Source Big Games

I have been paying more attention to open source last time. What I wanted to analyze is how Open Source will influence future enterprise software landscape and what does it means for Product Lifecycle Management software. Open Source never been on the simple track in the enterprise organization. So, I’d…

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Open Source PLM Factoids

I’d like to continue discussion of Openness and PLM (see my yesterday post – Closed Thoughts about PLM Openness) with the discussion about Open Source. Open Source is one of the questions that always raised last time when it comes to the discussion of Openness. I got to read an…

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PLM and Scaling Options

I’ve been thinking about how possible to change PLM development trajectory and scale PLM adoption in the market. Thinking about other industries, I came to the conclusion that many of them are locked to scale because of two main reasons: 1/ it was too complex; 2/it was too expensive. It…

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Out-Of-The-Box PLM and Open Source Option

I had chance to read the story “Is PLM software OOTB Functionality a Red Herring?” by Marc Lind on Aras’ community website. I definitely can see a growing amount of debates around PLM Out-the-box story or how software vendors call it very often – Best Practices. History Do you remember…

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PLM Open Source Tradeoff

I’m continuing to hear comments about importance of Open Source for PLM. It comes to me multiple ways during the last year, and I have to say that the overall knowledge about what means Open Source in various aspects related to software code, different type of licenses, customer communities. I…

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How To Fix PLM Industry Dissatisfaction?

COFES 2010 is just around the corner, and I had chance to discuss with Brad Holtz of Cyon Research the potential topics to think and discuss towards the event. We touched the issue of the top PLM industry problems and how it comes to the discussion on Daily PLM Think…

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How To Monetize PLM?

How To Monetize PLM?

Almost a year ago, I raised the question asking if free is going to be the future of PLM? You can take a look on this discussion here. Additional discussions related to the “free” topic also happened. However, most of them were related to the notion of Open Source PLM….

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