PI OC – Millennials, Digital Disruption and Manufacturing

PI OC – Millennials, Digital Disruption and Manufacturing

I was attending Product Innovation Orange County (PI OC) event last two days in Southern California. Idillic location with stunning panoramic views of Pacific Ocean created a relaxed atmosphere to inspire debates and discussion on variety of topics related to PLM, product development, manufacturing, analytics, big data, cloud. Navigate here to see detailed…

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AU2016 – Product Innovation Keynote

AU2016 – Product Innovation Keynote

The second day AU2016 keynote was focusing on news and updates about Autodesk product lines. Amar Hanspal, Senior VP of Products reviewed existing and emerging product lines. If you feel disoriented in variety of recent changes about Autodesk new product names, keep in mind the following 3 product lines –…

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AU2016 Keynote – Machine Intelligence and Software for Teams

AU2016 Keynote – Machine Intelligence and Software for Teams

I attended Autodesk University 2016 opening keynote yesterday. 10’000 people crowd, crazy loud music and future vision of engineering software. Autodesk CTO Jeff Kowalski and CEO Carl Bass kicked it off sharing perspective on future trends and opportunities of technologies and engineering software future. The following  2 topics caught my…

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AU2016: Autodesk Forge DevDays

AU2016: Autodesk Forge DevDays

I’m at AU2016 this week. Yesterday, I had a chance to attend Autodesk Forge Dev Day. It is a  gathering of several hundred people – mostly developers and partners of Autodesk together with Autodesk Partnership team lead by Autodesk Senior Director Jim Quanci. You might know this as ADN team…

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How to escape from old PLM ideas

How to escape from old PLM ideas

I’m on my way to Las Vegas to attend Autodesk University 2016 – an annual Autodesk gathering usually brings around 10’000 customers, partners and Autodesk employees together for endless number of sessions, presentations, classes and activities. The show is such big that I usually like to ask for somebody coming to…

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Fog PLM?

Fog PLM?

For the last few years, we’ve said and heard a lot about cloud and PLM. Isn’t it a time for a new buzzword? What about “Fog PLM”? Are you ready? Forbes article – What Is Fog Computing? can give you an idea. In a nutshell, Fog computing (and I’m not sure if…

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Cloud and escape path from PLM revision lockdown

Cloud and escape path from PLM revision lockdown

Large manufacturing companies have long love and hate relationships with enterprise software technologies and specifically CAD and PLM systems. These projects are usually taking years to accomplish and then require tons of money to maintain and improve. This is a reality of large enterprises. Not much you can do about…

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PLM over-engineering

PLM over-engineering

“Two engineers. Three opinions”. You probably heard this joke before. This is a reality of engineering world. In my view PLM projects is a quintessence of the complexity and opinions about the requirements and how things should be implemented. Business requirements are exploding, discussions are endless and the result is…

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Ambi-mongo, neo-retro and future PLM paradigms

Ambi-mongo, neo-retro and future PLM paradigms

ZDNet article – In database category race, candidates turn non-partisan brings an fascinating perspective on modern development of data management technologies. It brings up few interesting trends with very funny buzzwords – Ambi-Mongo, Neo-retro and some others. Read the article and draw your conclusion. One of the main points in the article is…

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Microsoft Power Apps and PLM workflows

Microsoft Power Apps and PLM workflows

CMS wire blog article written by David Roe brought news about Microsoft Power Apps. Navigate here to read more. Power Apps is a set of new Microsoft tools providing business solutions for enterprise customers. It specifically target non-developers and addressing the advantages of configurations vs customization. Here is my favorite passage: “We…

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