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Data and Future PLM Opportunities

Data and Future PLM Opportunities

-Data is fascinating and intriguing. You probably heard it before – data is a new oil. For the last two decades, we’ve seen a growing number of businesses built on top of data rationalization, turning data into the business value, making data easily accessible and available. You cannot ignore –…

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Multi-Cloud PLM?

Multi-Cloud PLM?

In one of my last blogs last year, I talked about the evolution of PLM system architecture. I’ve got many questions offline and online asking me about specific aspects of architecture, vendors, and approaches. While cloud seems to be inevitable, the question about cloud adoption, cloud architecture, and how it…

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PLM System Architecture Evolution For Dummies

PLM System Architecture Evolution For Dummies

Technology always played a significant role in engineering and manufacturing software. Earlier CAD systems were very much dependent on specific graphic workstations and computing power. Earlier PDM was based on proprietary databases and later standardized on SQL databases. During the last decade of web and cloud development, we’ve seen a…

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What is Missed To Connect Digital Thread?

What is Missed To Connect Digital Thread?

Last month I attended CIMdata virtual event 2020 PDT and PLM Roadmap. I’m still slowly skimming the slides and connecting the dots with the notes I took during the event. You can check the agenda of the event here. The topic of the event was one of my favorites and…

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5 Dimensions to Compare Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Cloud PLM Models

5 Dimensions to Compare Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Cloud PLM Models

The discussion about single-tenant vs multi-tenant cloud PLM models is getting more interesting every day. And it is not only because it can create a major differentiator for systems that the PLM industry didn’t see since inventing parametric feature modelers and bringing PCs and Windows machines into the professional business….

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Four Pillars of Connected PLM

Four Pillars of Connected PLM

Are you connected? In the modern world, we use such a word very often. Our phones and computers are connected to WiFi or mobile networks. We are connected to the internet and to dozens and sometimes hundreds of different services. Our TVs are connected. Our cars are also very often…

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PLM Practitioners And SaaS/Cloud Knowledge Gap

PLM Practitioners And SaaS/Cloud Knowledge Gap

Cloud is not a new thing in the technology and software world. Cloud and Saas technology allowed to build remarkable world brands, yet cloud tech still keeps raising questions about adoption and acceptance in engineering and manufacturing software. The past decade demonstrated how dominant CAD and PLM vendors moved from…

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How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

There is a bad word in PLM jargon and it is “customizations”. For years, customization was considered as a bad thing. Started decades ago, when PDM and PLM systems were merely toolkits and you needed practically manually to adjust database tables and change system software code to adjust PDM or…

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