Technologies

Will Graph DB provide a perfect model for PLM?

Will Graph DB provide a perfect model for PLM?

Graph is a very powerful paradigm. For many years, the idea of “graph” or “connection” was empowering software engineers to develop many PDM and PLM applications. As much the conceptual model of graph is good, the realization is not perfect. Therefore, all PDM and PLM vendors are using relational databases to…

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Will PLM IoT be able to live up to its own hype?

Will PLM IoT be able to live up to its own hype?

IoT is everywhere these days. You may think, there is no way to escape from the transformation and success IoT will bring to industry. And IoT will change the business around us. Recently I was listening to Joe Barkai presenting about IoT and its opportunity at IpX Symposium in Orlando. Here is…

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Future 3D CAD Experience will come from…  Amazon?

Future 3D CAD Experience will come from…  Amazon?

Do you think your business cannot be cannibalized by Amazon? I wrote about it few months ago – Is PLM software Amazon-proof?  My hunch is that PLM software started as an engineering discipline has a chance to be transformed into networked business managing relationships between contractors, suppliers, service providers and…

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Which PLM will climb first to discover blockchain opportunity?

Which PLM will climb first to discover blockchain opportunity?

Blockchain is one of these technologies that very much misunderstood by enterprise, but it has a potential. If you want to understand it better try to start here – Blockchain explained for web developers. I found the article useful. Here my quick summary. A blockchain is a ledger of data…

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What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

To cloud or not to cloud? Few years ago, it was a question many engineering and manufacturing software companies were asking about. Not anymore. Now, the right question is “how to cloud”. Looking at CAD companies these days you can see all variety of cloud options and solutions. Full cloud,…

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Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

There is a new kid in the block of cloud-based CAD tools. My attention was caught by LEDAS press release – LEDAS to Offer a Software Platform for Building Cloud CAD Apps. LEDAS is a software outfit from Russia with long time record of custom CAD development. In the past…

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Natural Language and Future of PLM queries

Natural Language and Future of PLM queries

PLM is all about bringing right information to the right people at the right time. Nice marketing you can say. And it sound simple… Huh? Well, it is sounds very simple, but implementation of this simple formula is not very simple. It takes time and effort to bring right data…

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Will Oracle ERP+SCM cloud expand to PLM service?

Will Oracle ERP+SCM cloud expand to PLM service?

Modern technological changes are reshaping the way enterprise systems are organized and operating. At the time, internet, mobile phone and cloud services changed the way we drive, do shopping and plan our vacations, many businesses are still trying to figure out how to apply these technologies to improve their operation….

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