Social Media and Tools

PLM Content and Facebook Open Graph

Facebook F8 conference this week was a place for some very interesting announcements that, in my view, may have an impact on PLM too. I can recommend you to read a good summary of news introduced by Facebook here. In my view, it presents a very interesting dimension in the…

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PLM, Product Development and Social Search

Last week I wrote a post about how I can see twitter and other social tools can be used to predict the future of products. As much as social tools’ popularity is growing, the importance of monitoring these tools are growing. Manufacturers in consumer goods, telecommunication and others facing end…

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Can PLM Use Twitter To Predict The Future Of Products?

I can see multiple debatesĀ these days related to the social software – Social Networking, Microblogging and others. Despite the absolute success of websites like Facebook and Twitter, there are still a lot of questions related to benefits of such software and experience for enterprise and product development. I see two…

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PLM and Social Tools: The Odd Couple?

The number of companies and products that are trying to jump into the social tools bandwagon is growing. At the time when social tools impose a significant influence on the minds of corporate decision makers, I want to discuss how potential implementation of social tools will influence the development of…

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How To Facebook PLM?

Continue the theme of disruption, I’d like to bring a new topic to discuss – Facebook. Actually, I discovered that Facebook was missed from the radar of Jim Browns alert about disruption. At the same time, I had chance to read a review about the new Facebook project called Titan…

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Social PLM Options

Social PLM Options

Social is hot. Social networks, social applications, social enterprise, social CRM… social PLM (?). I put a question mark, since I wasn’t sure if to use a word social is an appropriated in this context. What means “social” for PLM? How it is different from what we’ve been doing in…

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PLM Social Disruption – Whom Should We Follow?

PLM Social Disruption – Whom Should We Follow?

I want to get back to social applications and PLM topic. You can ask me why? Last week was the week Google Buzz was born. In my view Google did it, as usual, inĀ  a very disruptive way. I remember, last year or so, Google introduced Google Profile. Nobody clearly…

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Next Level of PLM Social Tools Development

Next Level of PLM Social Tools Development

I want to discuss what can be the next step in the development of social aspects of PLM tools as well as about what can become a major driver for future social PLM. Last year, we had chance to see multiple examples of how mature PLM vendors and small companies…

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Vuuch, Social PLM and Google Wave Evaluation…

Vuuch, Social PLM and Google Wave Evaluation…

Last year I had chance to talk about social aspects of PLM with Chris Williams from Vuuch.com. Moving enterprise software into the “social” direction is a very interesting aspect. The main change I see in this approach is that element of people communication becomes a main driver force for system…

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Next PLM Challenge: To Connect Process and Communities

Social is growing. During the past two years, we had seen many new topics introduced by social computing – social networks, communication, collaboration. A bunch of product were previewed, released… and already failed in this space. Enterprise 2.0 is growing as a separate and very interesting industry. The most visible…

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