Thoughts about PLM and Cloud Adoption 2017

Thoughts about PLM and Cloud Adoption 2017

While PLM research and analytic companies are running cloud PLM surveys to understand what causes slow cloud PLM adoption, manufacturing industry segment is ahead of others in adoption cloud technologies. Navigate to the following link – Cloud Computing Trends 2017 and check-out few interesting diagram published there. The one that captured by…

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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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2 options for out-of-the-box PLM

2 options for out-of-the-box PLM

Speed and complexity. These are two main challenges for every PLM implementation. So, much was said about this topic in the last decades. One of the most debatable topic is so called – out-of-the-box (OOTB) implementation. One of my earlier articles – The end of debates about out-of-the-box PLM, I…

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CAD and PLM cloud surveys

CAD and PLM cloud surveys

Cloud computing is maturing, creating a host of opportunities for providers as more and more companies consider the technology for their IT needs. The shift toward cloud computing is one of the most significant trends that has impacted the global enterprise software market. In addition to that, enterprise mobility solutions…

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COFES 2107: Cloud, Complexity, COFOPLM and COFES Institute

COFES 2107: Cloud, Complexity, COFOPLM and COFES Institute

I’m attending COFES 2017 these days in Scottsdale, AZ. If you’re interested in engineering software – CAD, CAE, CAM, PDM, PLM, EDA, this is a place to come and spend time discussing variety of topics. Financial reports, business trends, future technologies, customer stories. COFES is a great place to learn….

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Monolithic Systems and Future of PLM Scalability

Monolithic Systems and Future of PLM Scalability

In my earlier blog I demystified the notion of “monolithic” PLM marketing and shared some technological aspects related to PLM system architectures. The topic is not simple from all standpoints – technological, conceptual and even emotional. It is not a surprise that PLM vendors have their own definitions of monolithic…

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Demystification of “Monolithic PLM” Marketing

Demystification of “Monolithic PLM” Marketing

In the past “monolithic” thing has a strong association with a power. Wikipedia article – List of largest monoliths brings references to biggest stones used in construction and superpower you needed to have to make it happen in production. But in software, monoliths and monolithic architecture are becoming a symbol…

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COFES 2017 – My Favorite Roundtables

COFES 2017 – My Favorite Roundtables

The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES) will take place later this week in sunny Scottsdale, AZ. The timing is everything. For the last ten years, traveling to COFES from snowing and raining Boston is always an adventure that turns you mind in a different mode. So, from…

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Hardware development complexity for small teams

Hardware development complexity for small teams

Agile methods are trending these days. As companies are more focusing on speed then ever, the question how iterate fast and deliver better results is the one manufacturing companies and teams of every size are facing every day. In my recent blogs, I’ve been sharing some ideas how agile methods…

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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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