Who Wants To Kill The CAD File?

Who Wants To Kill The CAD File?

The file is a fundamental concept in any operating system. Files are one of the most popular mechanisms for data exchange. At the same time, files are insanely complex and contribute to many problems. Here is what Steve Jobs said about files. In every user interface study we’ve ever done…

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3DX Platform – The Freedom To Compete?

3DX Platform – The Freedom To Compete?

3D EXPERIENCE WORLD 2021 was live earlier this week and I was watching a few sessions. Moving from products to experience – Bernard Charles, Vice Chairman and CEO of Dassault Systemes was telling it from the virtual stage of 3DX21. The grand vision of DS is to target the pain…

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ERP and PLM Big Tech

ERP and PLM Big Tech

The world is moving to platforms and cloud services. It sets an interesting trajectory in the development of enterprise applications and services. In the past world, siloes played a central role in the way enterprise applications were created. The old joke said that the recipe of enterprise software was to…

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BOM Data Management Evolution

BOM Data Management Evolution

My recent blog about how to integrate BOMs and also the opportunity to have a Single BOM? brought many questions about how companies are organizing data to manage bills of materials. One of them how to integrate multiple BOMs? Another was about creating a single BOM to maintain all product…

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How To Build A Connected Lifecycle?

How To Build A Connected Lifecycle?

Connected is such a powerful word. We like it and it feels good. We like to be connected these days. There are many systems to help us to stay connected – web sites, social networks, messaging applications, video chat… you name it. However, when it comes to enterprise applications and…

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Single Bill of Materials (BOM)?

Single Bill of Materials (BOM)?

My earlier article How to make BOM integrations easy? raised a lot of debates online and offline. It was quite overwhelming. I appreciate everyone who reached out to talk and share your opinion and experience of managing Bill of Materials, integrating BOMs in different stages of the product lifecycle, and…

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How Multi-Tenant Systems Can Change PLM Standards

How Multi-Tenant Systems Can Change PLM Standards

Standards are super important. They provide us a basis for mutual understanding and used in products and technologies to support communication, transparency, commerce, production, and manufacturing. We have standards in so many places because they make sense. They fundamentally improve business. This is a place where we have so many…

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3 Elements Of PLM Architecture To Support Digital Thread

3 Elements Of PLM Architecture To Support Digital Thread

The modern PLM industry is paying significant attention to the concept of Digital Thread. In a nutshell, a digital thread is a concept of how to connect various elements of information together. The concept is simple and powerful. PLM vendors are actively adopting this concept, which comes very much aligned…

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PTC SaaSification Trajectories

PTC SaaSification Trajectories

Unless you lived under the rock for the last several years, you’ve heard about SaaSification. This funny term was changing entire industries. Read Forbes article – How ‘SaaSification’ Is Taking The Tech World By Storm. The greatest value the cloud offers is the ability to use technology to scale business…

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