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New “agile” PLM development

New “agile” PLM development

My attention was caught by Facebook video where Stan Przybylinski, VP at CIMdata, was interviewed by Graeme Noseworthy at #AgileEngineering Summit. Video was shared by IBM Watson IoT (btw kudos Stan for such a great video). Watch the video below:   Stan speaks about PLM historical perspective and new trend…

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PLM, model-based enterprise, semantic web and lessons about simplicity

PLM, model-based enterprise, semantic web and lessons about simplicity

One of the trending topic in PLM these days is model driven enterprise discussion. Here are few articles to start with – PLM’s Tough Journey: From Managing Documents to the Model-Based Enterprise – TV Report by Engineering.com, Digital PLM requires a model based enterprise , PLM software future – Model driven…

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Ultimate PLM exec tech buzzwords for 2018-2028

Ultimate PLM exec tech buzzwords for 2018-2028

Everyone likes technologies. It is cool and it is inspiring. We are all trying to following technological trends to stay up to the speed of changes.  Sean Moffitt, Managing Director of Wikibrands (McGraw-Hill) created an ultimate top 30 emerging technologies list. Check this article – The Top 30 Emerging Technologies…

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Is VR a “new mobile” for CAD?

Is VR a “new mobile” for CAD?

The last decade was a mobile heaven. The amount of applications that turned from regular apps you need to install and website you need to use online have moved to mobile devices. Smartphone or tablet computer made a revolution in the way applications are discovered, delivered and used. A combination…

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Who will buy CAD resellers?

Who will buy CAD resellers?

Changes are coming to CAD industry and you can feel it. I attended Develop3D Live Boston event earlier this week and had a chance to compare my notes with industry colleagues about current CAD and engineering software development trends. As we see CAD companies are transforming their business and technologies,…

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Can we unify PLM and ALM models? 

Can we unify PLM and ALM models? 

The importance of software in modern manufacturing product is hard to underestimate. For the last decade we’ve seen how complex mechanical products are transforming into sophisticated electro-mechanical products and later growing up to a platform to run software code. Think about automobile and the number of mechanical units replaced by…

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Digital Thread – A new catchy phrase to replace PLM? 

Digital Thread – A new catchy phrase to replace PLM? 

Digital Thread was one of the top topics discussed earlier this week at ConX18 – a symposium organized by Institute of Business Process Excellence. You probably had a chance to following my social media posts. If you want to get a good summary, check the following twitter hashtag search here….

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PLM single tenant model – dead end?

PLM single tenant model – dead end?

I tried to visualize single tenant PLM model and global manufacturing. Here is the result and it looks ugly… The days when manufacturing companies was associated with a single build workshop building are gone. Manufacturing companies today are global enterprises with the manufacturing facilities located in multiple places, contractors, suppliers…

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Need for speed and cloud CAD/PLM adoption in 2018

Need for speed and cloud CAD/PLM adoption in 2018

Cloud adoption is coming to the edge. Earlier today, I’ve learned few interesting facts about cloud adoption from Forbes article – State Of Enterprise Cloud Computing, 2018: (1) 77% of enterprises have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in the cloud; (2) Enterprises predict…

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PLM multi-clouds

PLM multi-clouds

For the last few years, PLM community and vendors got used to the word “cloud”. You can see that every vendor has cloud PLM or cloud-ready or cloud-enabled solution.  However, cloud seems to be an old news. I’ve got an email from TechTarget telling me that the “word of today”…

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