"Big Data"

AI-zation of CAD and PLM

AI-zation of CAD and PLM

AI is trending topic these days. AI enabled startups are everywhere and you can find many publications using term AI to express different aspects of innovation. Engineering software is not an exclusion from the trend. My attention was caught by Design World article – The Self-taught design system. Read the…

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PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

PLM analytics and customer-driven processes

The history of PLM is heavily intertwined with aerospace, defense and automotive industries. Back those days, these industries introduced the higher level of product design and manufacturing complexity you can imagine. It is still true. But here is the thing – for the last 20-25 years, some other industries gained…

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PLM big data projects can fail to deliver fast ROI

PLM big data projects can fail to deliver fast ROI

Data is a new oil. Businesses are learning it every day. For the last 5-6 years, many businesses have moved from ignoring the data assets to hysterically collecting every piece of information.Few months ago, I shared some of my thoughts in the article – Big data expectation and reality. There…

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PLM Big Data Heaven: Expectations and Reality

PLM Big Data Heaven: Expectations and Reality

Manufacturing companies are learning about the value of data assets. For the last few years, we have seen a tremendous interest in data capture projects with the goal to make it valuable for manufacturing companies, consumers and engineering software vendors. It sounds like manufacturers are literally sitting on big data dynamite…

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The challenges of Product Lifecycle Monitoring

The challenges of Product Lifecycle Monitoring

Collecting data is a pervasive trend these days. 20 years ago people smiled when Google founders promised to index internet. Google knew that Internet is very big. How big? The first Google index in 1998 already had 26 million pages and by 2000 the Google index reached the one billion mark….

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What PLM vendors can learn from Workday-Platfora acquisition

What PLM vendors can learn from Workday-Platfora acquisition

Data is a new oil. Fortune article explains in a nutshell why big data analytic and AI research are booming this days. The following passage can give you an idea. “Data is the new oil,” Shivon Zilis, a partner with the venture capital firm Bloomberg Beta, said about data’s increasing value….

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Why Big Data opportunity for product information is huge

Why Big Data opportunity for product information is huge

Time. It is all that matters for business. The demand of customers to solve problems here and now are growing. To present 5 years roadmap is important, but to solve today’s problem is even more critical. If something will kill our business today, then 5 years roadmap can be irrelevant….

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