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Altium 365 – how MCAD and ECAD can end up competing on cloud platforms.

Altium 365 – how MCAD and ECAD can end up competing on cloud platforms.

Earlier this week, I shared news about Altium announcing future availability of Altium 365 – new cloud based platforms to support collaboration between engineering and manufacturing organizations. If you missed my earlier article, please check this link. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend Altium Live event this year, but online…

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PLM intelligence – future enterprise digital predator?

PLM intelligence – future enterprise digital predator?

10-20 years ago enterprise software story was about data control. Who control the organizational data assets. How to access them and how to perform changes One of the most powerful data assets were related to company financial flow and resources. And it is it easy to understand – you need…

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Ultimate PLM exec tech buzzwords for 2018-2028

Ultimate PLM exec tech buzzwords for 2018-2028

Everyone likes technologies. It is cool and it is inspiring. We are all trying to following technological trends to stay up to the speed of changes.  Sean Moffitt, Managing Director of Wikibrands (McGraw-Hill) created an ultimate top 30 emerging technologies list. Check this article – The Top 30 Emerging Technologies…

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Snapchat Amazon Visual Search and manufacturing digital base 

Snapchat Amazon Visual Search and manufacturing digital base 

I’m sure you’ve heard the new already earlier today – Snapchat is introducing visual search that will connect users directly to Amazon. In other words, you see something in front of your eyes, snap picture or barcode and BAM… things is connecting you directly to the object you can buy…

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Can we unify PLM and ALM models? 

Can we unify PLM and ALM models? 

The importance of software in modern manufacturing product is hard to underestimate. For the last decade we’ve seen how complex mechanical products are transforming into sophisticated electro-mechanical products and later growing up to a platform to run software code. Think about automobile and the number of mechanical units replaced by…

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Who will benefit from multi-tenant PLM backbone?

Who will benefit from multi-tenant PLM backbone?

Earlier this week, I shared my perspective on cloud adoption in 2018, challenges of single tenant PLM architectures and differences between single-tenant and multi-tenant models. It is becomes clear that businesses are changing and IT must innovate to allow to companies to be competitive. Can multi-tenant architecture of PLM backbones provide…

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Multi-tenant architecture and next PLM backbone

Multi-tenant architecture and next PLM backbone

Multi-tenancy is an application architecture in which a single instance of the application is used by multiple customers. Think about it as an old fashion client server architecture in which application run on a server and it accessed by customer via different browsers. Multi-tenant architecture is a foundation of all…

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What is the right cloud CAD storage?

What is the right cloud CAD storage?

Cloud technologies are trending. But engineers are still on the fence to decide about how to move to the “cloud future”. Last week at Solid Edge University in Boston, I was learning about Siemens PLM approach in cloud and how Solid Edge is developing complementary cloud features to their desktop…

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PLM modeler software wasteland

PLM modeler software wasteland

My article earlier this week about complexity and challenges of MBSE and PLM models raised a good number of comments and online conversations. One of my favorites was a discussion with Pawel Chadzynski, Senior Director, Product Management at Aras Corporation. He was also an author of the MBSE presentation. You…

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