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CAD and PDM Improvements – Liar’s Paradox?

CAD and PDM Improvements – Liar’s Paradox?

Onshape announced available of their first ever study about product design and development. The study is available online for free. You just need to give Onsahpe your email, phone and other contact information, which I did. Navigate to the following link to get it. Here is a stat about the…

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Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

Open Source in PLM and Manufacturing?

It is a time to come back to Open Source software discussion. Open source was not the hottest buzzword for the last few years maybe, but if you look deeper, open source companies delivered a set of very impressive results. Check TechCrunch article – How Open Source software took over…

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What to learn from Ericsson PLM failure?

What to learn from Ericsson PLM failure?

Verdi Ogewell, the Editor-in-Chief of VerkstadsForum PLM Magazine and ENGINEERING.com’s European correspondent publish his next PLM failure bombshells – Telecom Giant Ericsson Halts Its PLM Project with Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE. If you’re like me often reading Verdi’s publication, you’re not surprised. You can easily find other news similar to this one….

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COFES 2019 – Who’s buying whom in CAD / PLM?

COFES 2019 – Who’s buying whom in CAD / PLM?

Continue to share my reflections after COFES today, I want to touch CAD/PLM mergers and acquisitions (M&A). COFES is a place where competitors can meet in a very relaxing atmosphere and have tête-à-tête conversation, which can lead to partnerships, special deals, and acquisitions. Also, COFES is a good place to…

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Oracle NetSuite – Platform for Disruption?

Oracle NetSuite – Platform for Disruption?

I continue to share my thoughts and impression from last week SuiteWorld 2019 event. If you missed some of my previous articles, please check it out here – Grow Beyond and Manufacturing Mobile. More to come. Coming to Oracle NetSuite last week, you might expect to hear a lot of ERP words…

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CAD data management marketing

CAD data management marketing

I like data and databases. It is one of my favorite topics. Especially when it comes intertwined with PDM, PLM, and CAD. Therefore my attention was caught by Onshape blog article giving some sort of Database Marketing 101 course. Check this out here – The Difference Between Files and Databases –…

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CNCCookbook – CAD market share trends 2017 / 2018

CNCCookbook – CAD market share trends 2017 / 2018

CNCCookbook published 2018 CAD survey results. Check them here. I found a few interesting data points: (1) Significant growth of Autodesk Fusion360 and Solidworks; (2) A relatively flat position of others. Check the following picture of 15 CAD products representing 82% of the market. The picture is also including a comparison of 2017 and…

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PLM, Digital Twin and Time Series Databases

PLM, Digital Twin and Time Series Databases

Digital Twin buzzword is trending and everyone in manufacturing is building some kind of Digital Twin. PLM folks might have their own definition of digital twine while you can already hear about multiple twins. The following Siemens PLM article interview with Jim Rask can give you bunch of technological buzzwords…

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