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Cloud PLM and private networks

Cloud PLM and private networks

Yesterday, I was talking about PLM vendors buying stakes in infrastructure companies to develop more reliable and cost effective cloud PLM offering. If you missed my article check it out here . Earlier this morning, my attention was caught by PC mag article  – Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to…

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The future of consolidated PLM and ERP?

The future of consolidated PLM and ERP?

Are we going to see both PLM and ERP living in harmony integrated seamlessly?  Such a fascinating question posted by Engineering Live article written by Bob Hillier of Design Rule caught my attention few days ago. Despite what some industry voices may say, PLM and ERP go hand in hand…

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Amazon bomb, product lifecycle and manufacturing networks

Amazon bomb, product lifecycle and manufacturing networks

Amazon Bomb… This is how you can call Amazon’s plan to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7B. Wait a minute… how is THAT related to PLM you can ask? Fair question, readers. I was asking the same question yesterday and I think I have some answers to share with you. Amazon…

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IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

IoT will demand re-architecture of PLM backbones

The World has changed because we are all now connected to the thing called Internet. Think about last 10 years. The changes are dramatic. Here is thing… We are going to connect all our products to Internet in the next 10 years. It will demand lot of changes. Few years ago,…

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How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

Experience is a new mantra in our world. Software vendors are taking it sometimes to extremes by starting to offer experience instead of software and services. While there is nothing wrong about “experience marketing”, the slickness of PLM videos and presentations is often on a much higher level than software…

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Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

If you’re long enough time in tech, you probably remember Knowledge Management (KM). KM emerged as a scientific discipline in the early 1990s. It has long history of research, development, debates, forums, corporate libraries and indexes and mentoring applications (expert systems). With an increased use of software and data management,…

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Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

I spent last two days attending Digital Factory and FUZE conferences organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal – both Boston based startup companies focusing on 3D printing and additive manufacturing. One of the topics of my interest was digital workflow and impact cloud systems and additive manufacturing can make by changing…

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PLM and manual tearing down data silos

PLM and manual tearing down data silos

Data is a new oil. You can hear it more often these days. In one of my earlier blogs, I shared my thoughts about using data as a platform. Read more here. And I have some very good news for you – unlike oil fields there is an abundance of…

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Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Existing data management paradigms were formed for the last 20-30 years of software development in CAD, CAM, CAE, PDM, PLM and related products. There are many great products created during this time. However, one of the problems of current paradigm and software is silos of information. We can see it everywhere….

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PLM Cloud Transformation Readiness

PLM Cloud Transformation Readiness

If you want to get up to speed with everything going on in technology, navigate to Kleiner Perkins venture partner Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report 2017 here. The report is delivered annually and you might remember my blogs following 2016 and 2015 reports – Data as a Platform and…

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