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COFES 2018: PLM and Graph Databases Round Table

COFES 2018: PLM and Graph Databases Round Table

I’m continue to share my comments after COFES 2018, which took place in Scottsdale, AZ last week. Yesterday, I shared my thoughts about Decentralized PLM round table. Check more here. Today I want to talk about another round table discussion at COFES – Graph Databases: The Next Big Thing. The…

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PLM consulting, data chaos and future manufacturing networks

PLM consulting, data chaos and future manufacturing networks

PLM implementation projects can stuck. Unfortunately, it happens a lot. It is actually happens more often than you can think about. And the question about what to do next is not a simple one to answer. The popular opinion among PLM industry pundits – technology is not a problem, but…

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Graph browser and PLM user experience

Graph browser and PLM user experience

I have a passion for graphs. After many years of advocating for PLM and product data, I found graph is such a beautiful and elegant model for information in engineering and manufacturing domain. Of course, graphs aren’t limited to product information. However, the way PLM products were built for the…

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Big Data Opportunity and PLM Intelligence

Big Data Opportunity and PLM Intelligence

For the last year, I’ve been sharing my thoughts about something I call new PLM paradigm. PLM started few decades ago from controlling data of engineering department. It grew up, especially in a large companies as a discipline to control business process and to transform organizational performance. The last turned…

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Interpretability, networks, Bill of Materials and PLM Intelligence

Interpretability, networks, Bill of Materials and PLM Intelligence

CIMdata announced new research completion about PLM Status and trends. A quick note about it can be found here. A very short summary of key findings is interesting: Significant findings show that: (1) Industrial companies continue to struggle to move their PLM implementations beyond traditional product data management (PDM) topics,…

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On premise PLM, decentralization and cloud integrations

On premise PLM, decentralization and cloud integrations

Integration is a big deal during PLM implementation. I cannot recall any PLM implementation that went live without some sort of integration –  legacy databases, ERP software, PDM tools, you name it. Integration is always there and demand work and dedication to make it happen. Every PLM service company during…

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Chaos Engineering and how to build next generation enterprise PLM

Chaos Engineering and how to build next generation enterprise PLM

How to build reliable PLM system? For long time, this topic is among the most often demanded requirement in engineering and manufacturing software. CAD and PLM software is extremely complex and it brings variety of issues related to reliability of software and its adoption. It is not unusual to see…

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How to win PLM SaaS race

How to win PLM SaaS race

Once upon a time companies didn’t use SaaS (cloud) software. I remember first time I said “cloud” world more than a decade ago during one of the meetings. It sounded completely crazy and nobody really understood what does it mean. And then changes started to happen. Gradually and then suddenly,…

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