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What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

Image credit Aras.com Earlier this week, I published my Only Aras? article. Check this out. No doubt, Aras made a very impressive journey for the last decade with its enterprise open source business model. Combined with Aras technology, it allowed to Aras to move into the position to challenge top…

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Do we need a standard like PLCS to build a digital thread?

Do we need a standard like PLCS to build a digital thread?

Standards are like toothbrushes, a good idea but no one wants to use anyone elses. The history of engineering and manufacturing software is full of stories about standards. It came from usage oof different CAD file formats, later applied to a variety of data and database interoperability scenarios. There are…

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From single siloed PLM to Knowledge Graphs and AI

From single siloed PLM to Knowledge Graphs and AI

AI is a new trend. It brings a new wave of technological disruption across industries. Think about Web and Mobile past trends. AI will bring huge dividends for organizations that will be able to harness new technology and introduce AI to their products and business processes. Everyone is coming after…

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IoT platforms and PLM software landscape

IoT platforms and PLM software landscape

I continue to reflect on everything I’ve learned last week at PTC LiveWorx. One of the most important messages was the reassurance of how PLM is important in the overall strategy of digital transformation. According to Jim Hepplemann, CEO of PTC, there is no way you can digitally transform manufacturing…

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Manufacturing Web and the Future of Product Lifecycle

Manufacturing Web and the Future of Product Lifecycle

Earlier this week, I had a privilege to present at IDE 2019 Summer School. The topic Beyond Transformation and Digital Enterprise brought a wide range of discussions from big data, artificial intelligence, product lifecycle and variety of industry examples demonstrating applications current and future of these technologies. In my presentation…

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Maps and product lifecycle aggregation layers

Maps and product lifecycle aggregation layers

Technological innovation is fascinating. CBInsight Tech Trend 14 trends that shaping tech in 2019 report is full of absolutely crazy examples. If you’re a technological geek like me, take a look – you will find a bunch of interesting things – from smart homes, automated last mile product deliveries, total…

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Who needs cloud CAD?

Who needs cloud CAD?

I’ve been catching up on reading during the past long weekend in U.S. GrabCAD article – The Need for Cloud-Based CAD Software caught my attention. The author, Len Williams works for designairspace – a software outfit selling cloud hosting service for CAD workstations. My special attention was caught by the…

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Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

It is a time to come back to Open Source software discussion. Open source was not the hottest buzzword for the last few years maybe, but if you look deeper, open source companies delivered a set of very impressive results. Check TechCrunch article – How Open Source software took over…

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Manufacturing Marketplaces Beyond Generative Design

Manufacturing Marketplaces Beyond Generative Design

I missed CIMdata Industry Forum this year in Ann Arbor. So, I’m catching up these days on the topic of Augmented Intelligence CIMdata discussed there. I guess, unless you lived under the rock for the last few years, you’ve heard about Generative Design. Here is a new concept is coming…

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