3 PLM deployment and adoption challenges

January 9, 2015

The discussion about the demand for PLM services yesterday made me think more about challenges in PLM deployments. Implementation is one of the biggest time consuming component in enterprise software. Engineering, manufacturing and product lifecycle domain represents a significant difficulties for software vendor and service provider. It is very rare to see fast implementations. In today’s […]

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The demand for PLM services

January 8, 2015

Services is an important part of every PLM implementation. My attention caught news article – Kalypso and GoEngineer form strategic partnership. I found it interesting, especially the following passage: “The Kalypso-GoEngineer partnership enables both firms to scale our businesses to better serve the growing demand for PLM services and software,” said George Young, CEO of […]

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What stops manufacturing from entering into DaaS bright future?

January 7, 2015

There are lot of changes in manufacturing eco-system these days. You probably heard about many of them. Changes are coming as a result of many factors – physical production environment, IP ownership, cloud IT infrastructure, connected products, changes in demand model and mass customization. The last one is interesting. The time when manufacturing was presented […]

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How PLM can “build itself” using artificial intelligence technologies

January 6, 2015

I had a chance to visit The Art of Brick exhibition in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Museum few days ago. If you following me on social media websites, there is a chance you noticed few pictures. Afterwards, I read more about LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya. What impressed me is a power of “simple LEGO brick”. A simple […]

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PLM and Entire System Common Data Model

January 5, 2015

Products are getting more complex these days. There are multiple reasons for that. Adding of connectivity and software is one of the most visible reasons why it happens. Think about any simple gadget these days, which cost less than 99$ in US. It includes mechanical components, electrical parts and software. In additional to that, products […]

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5 signs you need to replace PLM software

January 2, 2015

Happy New Year! This is my first post in 2015. Internet is overloaded with new things, trends and New Year resolutions. It made me think about new PLM. Should you plan a new PLM in a New Year? I think, this is a good theme for a New Year post. To implement PLM is not […]

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How PLM can use multiple mobile apps in a single screen

December 30, 2014

One size doesn’t fit all. We know that. Engineers are using multiple tools. Shifting context is complex. For years, CAD and PLM companies have been trying to create a single UI, system or application. Despite all these efforts, to integrate multiple applications or tasks is remaining a very challenging requirements. Going back 15-20 years ago, […]

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Beyond PLM: Top 10 most popular posts of 2014

December 29, 2014

It is almost a tradition to write a summary of what was popular on the blog for a past year. So, here we go for top 10 Beyond PLM posts. It was a year of growing interest in new technologies and trends such as Internet of Things and cloud. At the same time, I observed […]

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Mobile PLM innovation continuum

December 29, 2014

Mobile is one of the strongest trends in technology and business these days. I keep following technology and business events around mobile and speculate how and when PLM companies will leverage it for engineering and manufacturing software. My old post – PLM mobile gold rush. Did vendors miss the point? speaks about wrong path most of […]

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Happy Holidays from Beyond PLM!

December 28, 2014

Dear Friends! For the last 6 years Beyond PLM became part of my life. As my readers, you are the main reason why it happened. You’ve read, commented, shared, discussed, debated and helped me to write more and share. You have made a huge impact on the way I think and understand engineering and manufacturing. […]

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