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Are We Approaching The End Of Debates About Best Database for PLM?

Are We Approaching The End Of Debates About Best Database for PLM?

One of my earlier articles The death of MBOM and EBOM divide raised interesting debates earlier this week. You can follow comments on LinkedIn. My special interest was caught by the discussion about the Bill of Materials and data management. Mathias Ahrens, PLM solution architect brought his dream data management…

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How To Achieve SaaS Dominance In PLM?

How To Achieve SaaS Dominance In PLM?

Monica Schnitger is asking a question about SaaS dominance in PLM following the PTC acquisition of Arena Solutions. Check her article here. Read the article. I like the thought process about PTC trajectory in solution building between Windchill and Arena delivery each own channels and PTC Atlas is building a…

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What’s new in PLM Integrations?

What’s new in PLM Integrations?

The word “integration” is one of the most frequently used in PLM business. Naturally, PLM puts itself in the middle of other systems and processes, which naturally brings the question about integrations up in the list of priorities. Tomorrow, I’m going to attend the PI DX Integration Spotlight event, which…

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PLM Data Architecture Evolution For Dummies

PLM Data Architecture Evolution For Dummies

This time of the year is a great opportunity to reflect on multiple topics. My article last week – PLM System Architecture Evolution for Dummies generated a great number of comments and discussions online and offline. Thank you very much- you helped me to shape my next blog to talk…

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PTC SaaS PLM Puzzle

PTC SaaS PLM Puzzle

PTC is full speed ahead to the future of SaaS and this is very encouraging confirmation of the industry moving towards cloud SaaS offering and online business. I capture the following slide showing the growth of AWS (Amazon Web Services), the leading IaaS platform from the CIMdata cloud PLM webinar…

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How to organize and consolidate siloed BOM?

How to organize and consolidate siloed BOM?

Is siloed BOM a thing from the past? My old article PLM, Bill of Materials, and Silo Syndrome raised a healthy number of great comments and discussions on LinkedIn, so I decided to come back to this topic and discuss BOMs, organizational silos, and data management again. A dread silo…

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PLM Siamese Twins

PLM Siamese Twins

Digital Twin is a new cool name coming on the horizon of PLM and together with DIgital Thread, it has a chance to rebrand what PLM does. For the last few years, the interest in the development of Digital Twin and Digital Thread has grown and you can see how…

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What PLM can do not to miss a digital future?

What PLM can do not to miss a digital future?

Lionel Grealou posted open for debate article – The Place of PLM in the Digital Future (open to debate). I recommend you check it out. My first reaction after reading that the PLM industry believes that PLM digital future is more than guaranteed. I’d be very carefully believing in such…

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PLM Architecture – Multi-Tenant Systems and MDM

PLM Architecture – Multi-Tenant Systems and MDM

My recent articles about the digital thread and multi-tenant architecture raised a number of questions and generated a healthy amount of debates about what technologies enterprise companies and  PLM vendors have at their disposal and how these technologies can be used. If you missed my article, please check it here…

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How COVID-19 can lead to digital transformation

How COVID-19 can lead to digital transformation

Over the course of the last few years, digital transformation was a topic of many discussions. While there is a conclusion that the status quo is probably the biggest factor that slows digital transformation in the industry, the opinions about what can provide a big push to manufacturing companies to…

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