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LiveWorx 2017: Theme and Keyword Search

LiveWorx 2017: Theme and Keyword Search

PLM mega event is coming this week to Boston. PTC is hosting LiveWorx 2017 in Boston Exhibition and Convention Center 22-25 May. The following link is an entrance to a huge portal covering all possible and impossible topics about CAD, PLM, IoT and whatever else you can imagine. I’m going to…

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Will Aras demature PLM industry?

Will Aras demature PLM industry?

Aras is buzzing PLM industry. Aras PLM gradually took a position to challenge big 3 PLM vendors – Dassault Enovia, Siemens’ Teamcenter and PTC Windchill. Six years ago I posted an article Aras PLM lines up against Windchill, Enovia and Teamcenter. Back in 2011 it wasn’t clear if Aras will take a…

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Cloud CAD collaboration: the window of opportunity is closing?

Cloud CAD collaboration: the window of opportunity is closing?

Cloudization is one of the top hot topic in the industry in recent years, and it is also the key technology to transform how people will collaborate and communicate in the future. Cloud can bring a difference to CAD and PLM business by sharing data, enabling distributed processes and creating…

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PLM-ERP tango

PLM-ERP tango

It takes two to tango. PLM vs. ERP discussions are often reminds me this idiom. Autodesk PLM blog article – PLM v. ERP – What’s the Difference and Why You Should Care took me back to a discussion about roles of PLM and ERP. It reminded me my 7 years old…

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Expanding PLM to support a diverse set of users

Expanding PLM to support a diverse set of users

One of the biggest challenges for PLM vendors is to extend their product usage beyond engineering applications. Even we can see a dramatic change in understanding of PLM values, business transformation and the need to share information beyond engineering department, for many manufacturing companies PLM is still a glorified engineering…

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Will PLM vendors keep acquiring PCB design tools?

Will PLM vendors keep acquiring PCB design tools?

Electronics and PCB are growing. Almost every product manufactured today has some elements of electronics and PCB board inside. It leads to complexity in design, manufacturing and supply chain. ReadIT quick article – Why PCB Design Software is Proving So Vital to Modern Circuit Board Ingenuity gives you an interesting insight…

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3D Paint – a prototype for CAD 2027?

3D Paint – a prototype for CAD 2027?

Remember the time when quality typing on mobile device was only possible using physical keyboard. Nokia phone keyboard was a mainstream and Blackberry Qwerty keyboard was a luxury. The things started to change with the introduction of iPhone and other modern mobile devices as we know them now. It took…

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CAD + Machine Learning = ?

CAD + Machine Learning = ?

AI and Machine Learning are trending these days. It is revolutionizing the world of computers and make possible to discover and learn large sets of information. It can mitigate many computing problems and tasks challenges. In a nutshell, machine learning can create an algorithm that can be exposed to a…

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What CAD & PLM products are ready for disruption?

What CAD & PLM products are ready for disruption?

Disruption is the hallmark of modern technology world. We are thinking and talking about it all the time. One of the key questions people are asking: “If we’re so aware of potential disruption, then why do successful products keep getting disrupted?”. So, central question to disruption is whether it is…

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CIMdata PLM Industry and Market Forum – Alphabet Soup and Adoption

CIMdata PLM Industry and Market Forum – Alphabet Soup and Adoption

I’m heading to Ann Arbor later today to attend CIMdata PLM industry and market forum. The event is a first in a row of traditional annual events. CIMdata will introduce its annual market research and will present related industry, technology and market researches. The event is for vendors and industry people…

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