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What will accelerate future PLM development? 

What will accelerate future PLM development? 

My attention was caught by the following tweet coming from PTC CEO Jim Hepplemann: When I co-founded Windchill nearly 20 yrs ago, it was 1st to market as an internet-based PLM solution. The vision to see #IoT = #PLM is why @PTC ranks the highest in the new @forrester Wave…

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Alexa – Play La Cucaracha for CAD & PLM

Alexa – Play La Cucaracha for CAD & PLM

I learned that today was Cyber Monday. The internet was overblown by deals and promotions. I checked few websites including Amazon. Meh… the things that were highly demanded and highly priced are still the same. But, I noticed something interesting. Retailers are giving huge discounts to smart speakers-  Google and…

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The ideas for product lifecycle massive simulations

The ideas for product lifecycle massive simulations

I like Friday evenings. It is a time to relax and make some unusual reading of something completely outside of my regular reading themes. My today reading was about game changing technologies and startups. Navigate here to read CBInsight report. You can get report for free by providing your email. So,…

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PLM and Blockchain – yes, no, maybe?

PLM and Blockchain – yes, no, maybe?

Blockchain topic is extremely hot these days. Earlier this morning, I had a chance to talk with one of my blog readers (also running PLM IT for large manufacturing firm). The conversation was about blockchain and if it makes sense for PLM business and not. This conversation made me think…

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The demand for PLM data engineer

The demand for PLM data engineer

One of the things that caught my attention last week at Autodesk University 2017, was Andrew Anagnost, Autodesk CEO keynote and the notion of scarce skills. Navigate here to read more.  One of my conclusions from that presentation was about data skills. New technologies are creating new opportunities and demand…

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Dassault vs Onshape: same strategy, different names?

Dassault vs Onshape: same strategy, different names?

Platform is the next magic word these days. Everyone is building “platform” these days. Platform is sweet word, which sounds really nice and makes you feel much better. Read my Sweet Dreams about Product Innovation Platforms. In the old good days, platform includes a hardware architecture and a software framework…

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PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

Bob Evans’ Forbes article  – Why Amazon Won’t Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It’s All About Software caught my attention earlier this week. It makes an interesting comparison between superiority of Amazon achievements in the cloud development and cloud software role. According to the article the future of cloud…

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PLM, blockchain and network of trust 

PLM, blockchain and network of trust 

Single version of truth is a mantra sold by most of enterprise software vendors. PLM is included. I think, PLM vendors went to extreme in the attempt to connect the value of PLM system and business ideas to the need to bring all the information under the roof of a…

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