SWW 2019: xShape and desktop – cloud workflows

SWW 2019: xShape and desktop – cloud workflows

I’m catching up on my blogging this week after very intense time at Solidworks World 2019. If you missed my previous blog, check this out – Intro to 3DEXPERIENCE.Works. One of the questions I’m very curious is how Dassault Systemes is planning to co-exist two worlds – desktop and cloud…

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SOLIDWORKS World 2019 – Intro to 3DEXPERIENCE.works

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 – Intro to 3DEXPERIENCE.works

I spent last few days attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas, TX. My timeline was very intense with many meetings, so it took me time to digest and come with some pictures comments about what I’ve seen and heard. The first day and keynote brought the biggest news about changes…

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What is coming at SOLIDWORKS World 2019?

What is coming at SOLIDWORKS World 2019?

I’m in Dallas, TX for Solidworks 2019, which is about start. You can feel it. Halls are still half empty, but people are starting to come and traditional gatherings are happening around. The one not to miss is CAD Monkey Dinner, Sat night before Solidworks World (thanks for the shot…

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PLM buzzword detox?

PLM buzzword detox?

How many times you stuck in PLM meeting by saying “What I actually mean is… “. PLM has one big problem of terminology. Earlier this week, I came across funny article on LinkedIn – Don’t make people feel stupid – drop jargon (Tomas Bay). I found also original Thomas Bay…

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How different is Onshape PDM? 

How different is Onshape PDM? 

Engineering.com article A Solidworks user look at Onshape brought my PDM twisted mind again to what I call CAD version of Turgenev’s novel “Faters an Sons. Modern CAD Onshape is competing with once modern CAD Solidworks created almost by the same group of people, but 20 years later. Read the article and…

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PLM with enterprise ambition – following PI PLMx event in London

PLM with enterprise ambition – following PI PLMx event in London

I’ve been following PI PLMx event in London yesterday and earlier today. While event is not over, I was able to capture some dominant messages captured online (thanks everyone who published tweets during the event). One of the best attributes of PI PLMx even is usually heavy focus on customer…

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BOM Musings weekly update: Are we on the same BOM?

BOM Musings weekly update: Are we on the same BOM?

Welcome to another weekly update about my BOM Musings video blog. I started this week with a video explaining when you don’t need CAD to create a BOM. The topic of this week was inspired by the question – Are we on the same BOM?  Bill of Materials is a…

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Graph Navigation and PLM user experience paradigms

Graph Navigation and PLM user experience paradigms

Complexity of PLM systems and user experience is well-known problem in the world of PLM. Even all PLM vendors are in full agreement about focusing on user experience and user interface, it is still not enough. Few years ago, I shared my thoughts here – Lipstick on a pig. Why…

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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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