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8 Characteristics Of A Modern PLM

8 Characteristics Of A Modern PLM

Differentiation is a big challenge for everyone and it is an even bigger challenge for PLM vendors. The reality of developing solutions for engineering and manufacturing is that it is really hard to find how to differentiate yourself from others. In the end, all manufacturing companies are doing the same…

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Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

My recent articles about low code in PLM triggered a good volume of debates and comments. Thanks, everyone for sharing your thoughts and comments. If you missed my blog, please check to catch up here: PLM Honeycode Low code – a sexy version of messy PLM customizations Low code is…

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Why does everyone need data access, but nobody wants PDM/PLM?

Why does everyone need data access, but nobody wants PDM/PLM?

I had a chance to dig into The State of Product Development 2020 report done by Onshape. You can get it here for free in exchange for a simple questionnaire, which I did. The report contains many interesting data points about what is important for manufacturing companies these days and…

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What is the right PLM SaaS pricing model?

What is the right PLM SaaS pricing model?

Cloud and SaaS are changing PLM software. The new technology makes SaaS PLM easily accessible and available instantly to customers. New data management technologies allow customers to share data and go beyond traditional PLM databases. SaaS is also transforming business models by introducing subscription business models. Today I want to…

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From BOM Exchange to Connected Digital Twins

From BOM Exchange to Connected Digital Twins

I wrote about PLM-ERP integrations in the context of the agreement between Siemens and SAP. If you missed my article, please check it out here – Will Siemens and SAP come on the same BOM? Siemens/SAP partnership agreement was a trigger that made me come back in my thoughts about…

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Digital Twin Hype

Digital Twin Hype

Unless you lived under the rock for the last few years, you’ve heard about Digital Twin. Wikipedia article gives a very simple definition of Digital Twin- as a  digital replica of a living or non-living physical entity. Digital twin refers to a digital replica of potential and actual physical assets,…

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After The Pandemic and Remote PLM Teams

After The Pandemic and Remote PLM Teams

Tech companies are trending in our current pandemic world. One of the trends that became obvious over the course of the last few months is how technology and the companies that adopted technology for the last decades are continuously winning over the companies that didn’t do so. I can see…

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