What will be PLM technology stack in 2020?

What will be PLM technology stack in 2020?

Earlier today, my attention was caught by PLM Stack article – Should you care about the programming language used in your PLM stack. Great question! Thanks, Yoann Maingon for asking. He gives an excellent review of various aspects of programming languages and purposes to use them, By analyzing a fit…

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Onshape Boston User Group Meeting – Why Local Meetings Matter?

Onshape Boston User Group Meeting – Why Local Meetings Matter?

Yesterday evening I attended the first Onshape Boston User Group meeting. The meeting was organized in the Onshape office in Cambridge. I’ve been in this office many times before. My main interest in this meeting was to learn more about communities in the era of cloud systems. And specifically engineering…

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Will Apps Become A Competitive Zone For PLM Vendors?

Will Apps Become A Competitive Zone For PLM Vendors?

For many years, flexibility was considered as one of the most critical differentiation of PLM platforms. Companies were looking into flexibility as a key factor enabling the PLM system to adapt to a very specific set of requirements from customers. And remember, each manufacturing company sees itself very unique and…

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PLM Spreadsheet Twin

PLM Spreadsheet Twin

Unless you didn’t check any publication about engineering and manufacturing software for the last few years, I probably heard about Digital Twin. Vendors say it is a new technology and paradigm shift. You can find tons of analyst’s researches and publications. Customers are carefully trying to dig in and understand…

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Is PLM ready for Amazon-Volkswagen Cloud?

Is PLM ready for Amazon-Volkswagen Cloud?

Image credit ExpressComputer One of the most interesting trends today to watch is how all companies are transforming into technology companies. Manufacturing companies are transforming these days and becoming… software companies. Is Tesla a tech company figuring out how to build cars? Is GM an automotive company learning how to…

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PLM Out-Of-The-Box Pendulum

PLM Out-Of-The-Box Pendulum

One of the most debated topics in PLM (and other enterprise software world) is so-called “Out-of-the-box” system. Long-time ago, PDM and PLM systems were started as a toolkit. It was nothing, but a set of infrastructure including database code, procedures, some user interface, scripting wired all together after large manufacturing…

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PLM and ERP – race to agile implementations

PLM and ERP – race to agile implementations

Image credit – Dave Gray Agile software development was a popular thing for the last 20 years.  If you lived under the to rock check Agile Software Manifesto. The things like Individuals and Interactions over processes and tools, Working Software over comprehensive documentation, Customer Collaboration over contract negotiation, Responding to…

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