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PLM reports – how to compare apples and oranges

PLM reports – how to compare apples and oranges

Recent Forrester Wave report made some turbulence in PLM world. I shared my thoughts in my earlier blog –What I learned about PLM leaders from Forrester Wave report. Aras $100 millions revenues based on the Forrester research criteria was an interesting surprise. While Dassault Systemes, Siemens PLM and PTC are…

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Will Aras buy a CAD vendor? (future of CAD-less PLM)

Will Aras buy a CAD vendor? (future of CAD-less PLM)

For the last few years, Aras made a story in PLM world. Aras was founded in 2000 and had a turbulent story until coming with the business model of enterprise open source- a mix of free license combined with community building and subscription model. Last week I learned that Aras…

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What I learned about PLM leaders from Forrester research

What I learned about PLM leaders from Forrester research

Earlier today my attention was caught by Forrester PLM research for discrete manufacturing industry. Almost simultaneously, two PLM vendors – PTC and Aras made an announcement about their inclusion as leaders into Forrester research. You can read about it here from Aras website and here from PTC website. Here is Aras…

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Aras PLM Platform “Overlay” strategy explained 

Aras PLM Platform “Overlay” strategy explained 

I’m still at Gothenburg, Sweden attending PDT Europe and CIMdata PLM Roadmap conference. If you missed my blog from yesterday, check out here – CIMdata PLM Roadmap: Digitalization trend and old PLM problems. If you want to learn more about the event, navigate to the following link. CIMdata and Eurostep…

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Complexity of data models and user interface in PLM

Complexity of data models and user interface in PLM

Last week I attended Autodesk Accelerate event in Boston. If you missed my notes, you can catchup here. One of my favorite sessions, was a panel with users. The fascinating answer provided by Jennifer Walker of Amsafe was about simplicity of changes and administration of Fusion Lifecycle. She asked about…

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Private equity firms are making a bet on PLM growth

Private equity firms are making a bet on PLM growth

PLM business has a clear potential to grow. The last two weeks demonstrated that some investors have strong believe in PLM business and it has a momentum. Arena Solutions and Aras Corp. made announcements about investments from growth equity funds. If you missed press releases, check few links below. Arena…

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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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The best PLM for Product Innovation Platform?

The best PLM for Product Innovation Platform?

Have you heard about Platformization and Product Innovation Platforms? Platformization is a new trend that was outlined by several industry analysts and research companies. Check out CIMdata dossier about Platformization here. Innovation is a such a good word – all PLM companies are promoting their software now as Product Innovation Platforms….

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