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Personal message to my readers

Personal message to my readers

Dear Friends, It is very sad, but I’m going through some serious family emergency. I will dedicate myself to family coming days.  My wife is in hospital and I’m staying with her. Meantime, pray if you can. We are all wish her the best and hope for good. You won’t see…

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Cloud CAD options: Don’t make me think

Cloud CAD options: Don’t make me think

Big news for everyone interested in CAD and cloud. You can try a browser version of Autodesk Fusion360 now. Bryce Heventhal  blog Fusion 360 in a Browser (Preview) – DESIGN DIFFERENTLY – Autodesk. Read the blog and try Autodesk Fusion 360 in a browser. I did… It made me think…

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Customers demand openness of cloud PLM solutions

Customers demand openness of cloud PLM solutions

For very long time, security was one of the top concerns stopping enterprises and manufacturing companies from adopting cloud technologies. While it is still true, the future barriers to cloud technologies and cloud PLM can be different. The latest Internet Trends report from Mary Meeker contains a section devoted to the…

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PLM is almost invisible in the ocean of IoT influencers

PLM is almost invisible in the ocean of IoT influencers

Onalytica blog – IoT 2017: Top 100 Influencers, Brands and Publications brings few very interesting data points about growing community of IoT affiliated vendors, media, bloggers and analysts. I skimmed the article and pictures. Interesting stuff and quite useful link. If you following IoT topic, it priceless – brands, names, twitter…

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PLM data-driven user experience

PLM data-driven user experience

Nobody wants to sell plain bagels these days. People are looking for differentiation. It is very much true for what is happening in the world of PLM software. PLM vendors are looking for differentiation factors for their PLM suites, platforms and applications. The differentiation process is actually orthogonal to the need to…

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PLM is good for small business. If you can afford it…

PLM is good for small business. If you can afford it…

To speak about value of PLM is a tough job. I did it many time in my previous life – single point of truth, information management, streamline processes, innovation, yada, yada, yada… Recent Engineering.com article – PLM and Managing a Company’s IT  by Jon Gable of Adaptive Corp. is very…

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Airbus PLM: data archeology & death by obsolescence

Airbus PLM: data archeology & death by obsolescence

Almost 10 years ago, Gartner defined IT obsolescence management as major emerging issue. Here is a passage from old the old article about that: By year-end 2010, more than one-third of all application projects will be driven by the need to deal with technology or skills obsolescence.  “Our research with thousands of…

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Do you think engineers are really looking for a better UI?

Do you think engineers are really looking for a better UI?

The theme of user experience and UI improvements is not new. From time to time, the discussion about UI improvements are coming. From what I can see, there is one thing clearly changed recently. A decade ago, CAD and PLM vendors didn’t think that user experience is something that can…

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Product Innovation Platform: I know it when I see it?

Product Innovation Platform: I know it when I see it?

Are you familiar with famous definition of pornography used in 1964 by United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart? Check Wikipedia article if you want to refresh your memory: I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description [“hard-core…

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