3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

  NuoDB article – Product Lifecycle Management and the Cloud written by well-known PLM analyst Jim Brown caught me by the title -The Cloud Opportunity for PLM. “Cloud” isn’t a new word in a lexicon of PLM vendors. But, things are not simple in cloud PLM universe. My favorite passage speaks…

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PLM is almost invisible in the ocean of IoT influencers

PLM is almost invisible in the ocean of IoT influencers

Onalytica blog – IoT 2017: Top 100 Influencers, Brands and Publications brings few very interesting data points about growing community of IoT affiliated vendors, media, bloggers and analysts. I skimmed the article and pictures. Interesting stuff and quite useful link. If you following IoT topic, it priceless – brands, names, twitter…

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Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

PLM vendors and industry is adopting cloud-based technologies. The process isn’t simple and brings many discussions about what differences cloud can bring to PLM solutions. Few months ago, I attended CIMdata industry and market forum in Ann Arbor. One of the messages was that PLM vendors should be more vocal about benefits…

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Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

I spent last two days attending Digital Factory and FUZE conferences organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal – both Boston based startup companies focusing on 3D printing and additive manufacturing. One of the topics of my interest was digital workflow and impact cloud systems and additive manufacturing can make by changing…

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LIVE BLOG: The Digital Factory ’17 at MIT Media Lab

LIVE BLOG: The Digital Factory ’17 at MIT Media Lab

I’m attending The Digital Factory event organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal. Morning exhibition floor and coffee. The main stage keynote is about to begin. Jon Bruner speaks about potential opportunities of digital factory. Keynote by Carl Bass speaking about history, trends and promises of digital manufacturing. Carl Bass brought…

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PLM and manual tearing down data silos

PLM and manual tearing down data silos

Data is a new oil. You can hear it more often these days. In one of my earlier blogs, I shared my thoughts about using data as a platform. Read more here. And I have some very good news for you – unlike oil fields there is an abundance of…

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Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Existing data management paradigms were formed for the last 20-30 years of software development in CAD, CAM, CAE, PDM, PLM and related products. There are many great products created during this time. However, one of the problems of current paradigm and software is silos of information. We can see it everywhere….

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PLM Cloud Transformation Readiness

PLM Cloud Transformation Readiness

If you want to get up to speed with everything going on in technology, navigate to Kleiner Perkins venture partner Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report 2017 here. The report is delivered annually and you might remember my blogs following 2016 and 2015 reports – Data as a Platform and…

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Enterprise PLM journey to the cloud

Enterprise PLM journey to the cloud

Thanks for one of my twitter followers, I found an awesome new website – Turnoff.us by Daniel Stori. If you have PLM twisted mind (thanks Jos Voskuil), you might like this website full of geeky jokes about computers and programmers. Take some time and find your favorite picture. Here is my…

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Blockchain technologies and distributed manufacturing ledger

Blockchain technologies and distributed manufacturing ledger

Data is a new oil. Slowly, but surely manufacturing companies and PLM software vendors are getting to the point when they will need to rethink the way product lifecycle data is captured, processed and used. TechCrunch article – Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars brings…

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