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CAD data management marketing

CAD data management marketing

I like data and databases. It is one of my favorite topics. Especially when it comes intertwined with PDM, PLM, and CAD. Therefore my attention was caught by Onshape blog article giving some sort of Database Marketing 101 course. Check this out here – The Difference Between Files and Databases –…

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What is Volvo Beyond PLM system?

What is Volvo Beyond PLM system?

There are endless debates about the scope and definition of PLM in the industry. One day I thought to collect them, but then gave up. However, I can see how some advanced companies started to develop a concept of “beyond PLM” system. Over the weekend, I was reading Engineering.com article…

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Why the future of PLM Integration will go beyond moving data from A to B

Why the future of PLM Integration will go beyond moving data from A to B

ProSTEP article caught my attention by the very interesting title – How do you efficiently implement the digital integration of PLM, ALM, MES, ERP, and other legacy systems? In the overall hype about moving existing technologies to “digital” technologies, I was curious to learn what is so special in digital integrations between PLM, ALM, MES,…

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Are we ready for CAD and PLM rundles?

Are we ready for CAD and PLM rundles?

During the last decade, we’ve seen the establishment of new business models in software. I checked my blog about future PLM business models from 2010 and I can say that the future is here – subscriptions, services, maintenance included in subscriptions. These are elements of new business models used by CAD and PLM…

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How technology can disrupt the magic of PLM consulting

How technology can disrupt the magic of PLM consulting

TGIF. It is a time to think about an everlasting topic – debates about PLM complexity. I was happy to see that my PLM complex vs simple sparring blogging partner Jos Voksuil, put next portion of thoughts about why PLM will never be simple. Read the article and draw your…

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Digital Twin – is it cool enough to replace PLM?

Digital Twin – is it cool enough to replace PLM?

You probably noticed a growing popularity of “Digital Twin”. Check this picture below showing you Google Search trend. People are coming to “digital twin” much more often than before. And digital twin is a trending topic. In my earlier article this year – PLM buzzwords detox, “Digital Twin” got most…

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Bi-Modal PLM and Data Federation

Bi-Modal PLM and Data Federation

In the world of product lifecycle management, there is a new buzzword “Bi-modal PLM”. If you missed my earlier articles, please catch up here – Bi-modal PLM: Fad or Silver bullet and How bi-modal IT strategy can open gates to innovation in PLM. I read Share PLM article – Bimodal PLM:…

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What means low-cost PLM?

What means low-cost PLM?

Earlier this week my attention was caught by Siemens PLM tweet message claiming the definition of low-cost PLM. Check this link. Low-cost #PLM doesn’t mean free software downloads … it means PLM software that can be deployed out-of-the-box, with minimal configuration instead of costly customization. The article connected to this…

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PLM and digital transformation rebranding

PLM and digital transformation rebranding

My attention was caught by ABI Research Report Whitepaper shared by PTC. Check this out –5 Steps to Master Digital Transformation. Here is an advertising passage: We are in the midst of a digital revolution that is disrupting businesses across all industries. Enterprise companies today need a clear strategy to drive better…

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