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Product data, machine learning and Manufacturing as a Service

Product data, machine learning and Manufacturing as a Service

Earlier this year I shared some of my thoughts how machine learning can be used to improve the quality and understanding of product data. Check out my blog – Product Data and Machine Learning as a Service. With the latest development of cloud PLM, more data about product is available…

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Is it a right time to disrupt enterprise PLM?

Is it a right time to disrupt enterprise PLM?

Timing is everything. When you want to develop a new service or change an existing one, time criteria is crucial. Is the idea way too early and the world’s not ready for it? Is it early, you’re in advance and you have to educate the world? Is the timing just…

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Pretty user interfaces and extra PLM buttons

Pretty user interfaces and extra PLM buttons

Enterprise software is infamous by its complexity. After years of preaching complexity and rich set of functions, enterprise vendors are turning towards usability and user experience. PLM vendors were following the trend to make their products easier to use. You can see it in many marketing presentations claiming intuitiveness and ease of…

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Data as a Platform & Future Manufacturing Intelligence

Data as a Platform & Future Manufacturing Intelligence

Data is the new oil. I’m sure this is not the first time you’ve heard this phrase. But it certainly will not be the last one. If I keep an oil paradigm, data is just like crude. It is very valuable, but it unrefined. it cannot be used. Crude has…

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Engineering Software and App Store Subscriptions

Engineering Software and App Store Subscriptions

The king is dead, long live the king! It is a traditional proclamation made following the accession of a new monarch in various countries. In modern times, it has become a popular phrasal template. Do you remember the level of excitement we had about the idea of Apps in engineering…

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CAD, cloud, browser… Let’s sort it out

CAD, cloud, browser… Let’s sort it out

PTC Creo will be available in the cloud soon. That’s the news that came yesterday from PTC LiveWorx 2016 event. I haven’t had a chance to see it, but captured few messages from twitter from  PTC and Monica Schnitger as you can see below. The news itself is not shocking. CAD…

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PLM competition: How to Build a Better Mousetrap?

PLM competition: How to Build a Better Mousetrap?

Engineering.com article Success at Microsoft and Airbus: Can Aras Battle Their Way into the PLM Big Leagues? is raising multiple questions about the status of PLM (or more precisely cPDM) competition. Top vendors in this space are remaining the same for the last 10-15 years and according to current analytic researches…

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Global Manufacturing Vault

Global Manufacturing Vault

Do you have a dream? How do you want see manufacturing in a decade from now? Did you try to shout your eyes and imagine what will happen in 2026? 10 years is not a big period of time in manufacturing. But, it is big enough to see a significant…

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