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SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

I’ve been coming to SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018 with a hope to try xDesign. Well… it didn’t happen. It looks like xDesign is only available for a very small group of evaluators and not for people with PLM twisted mind. Although, based on the messages I’ve heard from the SWW18 stage,…

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Solidworks World 2018: Will Solidworks community speak PLM lingo?

Solidworks World 2018: Will Solidworks community speak PLM lingo?

I’m attending SOLIDWORKS Word this week in sunny Los Angeles. It is an annual pilgrimage of Solidworks users from all places in the world to their annual gathering with presentations, debates, parties and just friends gathering. Solidworks World is celebrating 20 years anniversary this year and for many people in…

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Will IoT boost PLM adoption by small and medium companies?

Will IoT boost PLM adoption by small and medium companies?

Small manufacturing companies and enterprises always presented a weak point in the landscape of PLM implementations. While complex organizations demonstrated an increased value of broader PLM deployments, small and medium sizes companies were tough nut to crack – long sales cycle, complex IT and functional requirements, configuration and customization. All…

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Solid Edge Collaboration Portal – first cloud steps?

Solid Edge Collaboration Portal – first cloud steps?

Back in September 2017, I attended Solid Edge University meeting in Boston. Navigate to the following link to refresh your memories – Data Management, Tech Publications and Collaboration Portal. Fast forward in 2018… Yesterday, I’ve got an email telling me that Solid Edge collaboration portal (Beta) is available. I jumped…

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Where are Oracle PLM Adaptive Intelligent Apps?

Where are Oracle PLM Adaptive Intelligent Apps?

Thinking about SaaS application race? You’re not alone. Some companies cannot agree with new landscape of applications. As such, Oracle cannot agree with the dominance of Salesforce.com. I learn about new Oracle plans to overtake Salesforce.com in SaaS. Read the following article to learn more – Oracle Places Huge Bets…

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How to win PLM SaaS race

How to win PLM SaaS race

Once upon a time companies didn’t use SaaS (cloud) software. I remember first time I said “cloud” world more than a decade ago during one of the meetings. It sounded completely crazy and nobody really understood what does it mean. And then changes started to happen. Gradually and then suddenly,…

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