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Will industrial cloud speed up PLM SaaS adoption?

Will industrial cloud speed up PLM SaaS adoption?

At the time research companies and industries pundits are trying to answer on the question why cloud PLM adoption is not going as fast as some vendors dreamed about five years ago, industry cloud business is probably going through the roof. At least this is what I learned from Techcrunch…

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Why not enough PLM users are on the cloud?

Why not enough PLM users are on the cloud?

It has been almost 5 years since Autodesk turned the switch “PLM cloud” on. Tech-clarity blog – Autodesk’s announced PLM solution 360 Nexus – so what? can take you back in the history. Autodesk put a lot of emphasis behind the announcement, with CEO Carl Bass bringing up his famous anti-PLM…

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PLM and Consumption Platforms

PLM and Consumption Platforms

In a modern business, consumers have a lot of power. Business competition is changing and switching from competition on price or availability to the ability to generate a steady flow of customers and to create a lasting positive image of your business in the minds of those who can buy…

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The role of digital PLM in real-time inventory management

The role of digital PLM in real-time inventory management

Digitalization is the integration of digital technologies into engineering and manufacturing process by switching from traditional process into a new form – digital. However, “digital” is a very confusing term. Think about the driving process and how digital environment can impact it. In the past we were driving using paper…

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The best PLM for Product Innovation Platform?

The best PLM for Product Innovation Platform?

Have you heard about Platformization and Product Innovation Platforms? Platformization is a new trend that was outlined by several industry analysts and research companies. Check out CIMdata dossier about Platformization here. Innovation is a such a good word – all PLM companies are promoting their software now as Product Innovation Platforms….

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PLM Complexity and Future Transformation

PLM Complexity and Future Transformation

Complexity is a big deal in PLM. Because all PLM systems available today in the market are crazy complex. Talk to anyone in PLM industry and they will tell you that to wrap your head around PLM system concepts and objects can make your head hurt. This year, I will have…

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What CAD and PLM partners will do in cloud era?

What CAD and PLM partners will do in cloud era?

Change is the most scary thing for established business. As Steve Blank said in his book – The Startup Owner’s Manual, startup is essentially an organization built to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. Opposite to that, established companies are executing existing repeatable and proven business models. And the last one is very…

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PLM and enterprise IT trends in 2017

PLM and enterprise IT trends in 2017

Timing is one of the most interesting and important elements success or failure of any projects. Right technology in a wrong time will be a failure for your IT initiatives. When it comes to enterprise software, it is all about timing and company plans. And for PLM software it is even…

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PLM Waves – The History Of The Future

PLM Waves – The History Of The Future

Time is running fast. Ilan Madjar, my former SMARTEAM colleague and managing partner of xLM Solutions LLC reminded me about that in his article – Cyclical Trends in PLM Is PLM Recycling Itself Over and Over? on LinkedIn. This kind of articles you want to read during the weekends. Ilan is sharing…

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Cloud PLM and Oracle Database Trajectories

Cloud PLM and Oracle Database Trajectories

There is no secrets – traditional PLM systems are running on top of relational databases systems. Although I didn’t find any public data source that can confirm it, my hunch that majority of PLM installations are using Oracle databases.  (If you have public information that can support or reject this…

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