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Engineering.com PDM survey – clear results and not obvious conclusion

Engineering.com PDM survey – clear results and not obvious conclusion

Five Ways Product Design Teams Fail at Data Management article by Engineering.com brings results of survey Engineering.com did to learn about design data management. The survey was sponsored by Solidworks. You can learn why product design teams fail at data management. The following chart gives you an idea about what is wrong…

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What technology is behind Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE cloud?

What technology is behind Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE cloud?

Relational databases are the foundation of every traditional PLM system. Over the past 30 years, we’ve seen the evolution of PLM database technologies and their adaption to serve very specific needs of PLM systems – management of highly structured data and large data sets. As PLM vendors are moving their…

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PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

The history of PLM is heavily intertwined with aerospace, defense and automotive industries. Back those days, these industries introduced the higher level of product design and manufacturing complexity you can imagine. It is still true. But here is the thing – for the last 20-25 years, some other industries gained…

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Cloud PLM and private networks

Cloud PLM and private networks

Yesterday, I was talking about PLM vendors buying stakes in infrastructure companies to develop more reliable and cost effective cloud PLM offering. If you missed my article check it out here . Earlier this morning, my attention was caught by PC mag article  – Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to…

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IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

The World has changed because we are all now connected to the thing called Internet. Think about last 10 years. The changes are dramatic. Here is thing… We are going to connect all our products to Internet in the next 10 years. It will demand lot of changes. Few years ago,…

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From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

I learned new cloud PLM buzzword – rehosting (re-hosting). It came from CIMdata blog about PTC cloud strategy earlier this week. Navigate here to read more. Stan Przybylinski of CIMdata is talking to Kevin Wrenn (GM of PLM at PTC). Here is what I captured: We also use AWS for re-hosting the…

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Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

If you’re long enough time in tech, you probably remember Knowledge Management (KM). KM emerged as a scientific discipline in the early 1990s. It has long history of research, development, debates, forums, corporate libraries and indexes and mentoring applications (expert systems). With an increased use of software and data management,…

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3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

  NuoDB article – Product Lifecycle Management and the Cloud written by well-known PLM analyst Jim Brown caught me by the title -The Cloud Opportunity for PLM. “Cloud” isn’t a new word in a lexicon of PLM vendors. But, things are not simple in cloud PLM universe. My favorite passage speaks…

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Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

PLM vendors and industry is adopting cloud-based technologies. The process isn’t simple and brings many discussions about what differences cloud can bring to PLM solutions. Few months ago, I attended CIMdata industry and market forum in Ann Arbor. One of the messages was that PLM vendors should be more vocal about benefits…

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Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Existing data management paradigms were formed for the last 20-30 years of software development in CAD, CAM, CAE, PDM, PLM and related products. There are many great products created during this time. However, one of the problems of current paradigm and software is silos of information. We can see it everywhere….

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