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CAD data management marketing

CAD data management marketing

I like data and databases. It is one of my favorite topics. Especially when it comes intertwined with PDM, PLM, and CAD. Therefore my attention was caught by Onshape blog article giving some sort of Database Marketing 101 course. Check this out here – The Difference Between Files and Databases –…

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Why the future of PLM Integration will go beyond moving data from A to B

Why the future of PLM Integration will go beyond moving data from A to B

ProSTEP article caught my attention by the very interesting title – How do you efficiently implement the digital integration of PLM, ALM, MES, ERP, and other legacy systems? In the overall hype about moving existing technologies to “digital” technologies, I was curious to learn what is so special in digital integrations between PLM, ALM, MES,…

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Bi-Modal PLM and Data Federation

Bi-Modal PLM and Data Federation

In the world of product lifecycle management, there is a new buzzword “Bi-modal PLM”. If you missed my earlier articles, please catch up here – Bi-modal PLM: Fad or Silver bullet and How bi-modal IT strategy can open gates to innovation in PLM. I read Share PLM article – Bimodal PLM:…

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Can I digitize Bill of Materials by making a photo of my BOM spreadsheet?

Can I digitize Bill of Materials by making a photo of my BOM spreadsheet?

Digital transformation and machine learning is coming to us from every possible and, sometimes, very unexpected direction. Over the weekend, my attention was caught by very interesting news that came from Microsoft. Check Engadget blog – Import Excel data just by photographing a spreadsheet. The new import feature uses image recognition technology…

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Machine learning and future PLM user experience

Machine learning and future PLM user experience

Few years ago, I wrote about how data can be become a driver to improve user experience in PLM systems. Check out my article – PLM data driven user experience. My favorite example of data drive user experience is coming from Amazon. As Bezos sees it, the success of electronic…

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Graph Navigation and PLM user experience paradigms

Graph Navigation and PLM user experience paradigms

Complexity of PLM systems and user experience is well-known problem in the world of PLM. Even all PLM vendors are in full agreement about focusing on user experience and user interface, it is still not enough. Few years ago, I shared my thoughts here – Lipstick on a pig. Why…

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PLM and Future Global Master Product Data

PLM and Future Global Master Product Data

My recent article Can we liberate product data from PLM vendors and dissolve it with digital thread raised a good number of questions, comments and discussions online and offline. I learned something – each time you touch the nerve of data ownership and value creation process, it will raise questions. And…

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