"Business Models"

Where will the PLM business be growing?

Where will the PLM business be growing?

Companies and businesses need to grow. If they don’t, businesses will die and investors won’t get their money back. According to CIMdata, the growth of PLM business was in the upper single-digit (9.4% for PLM and 8.6% for cPDM). You can check my blog from the last year – PLM…

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Are we ready for CAD and PLM rundles?

Are we ready for CAD and PLM rundles?

During the last decade, we’ve seen the establishment of new business models in software. I checked my blog about future PLM business models from 2010 and I can say that the future is here – subscriptions, services, maintenance included in subscriptions. These are elements of new business models used by CAD and PLM…

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 PLM, product data and new business models

 PLM, product data and new business models

Unless you live under the rock for the last few weeks, you probably noticed a massive amount of emails telling you about updated privacy policy. It was a reaction of businesses on introduction of new European regulation – GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). In general GDPR is supposed to protect…

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3 magic questions that will help you to sell PLM

3 magic questions that will help you to sell PLM

Nobody is buying PLM. PLM projects are usually “sold” to customers. And this is not an easy job. Many of PLM sales individuals I know are not having formal sales training and coming with manufacturing and engineering background. I wanted to share some of my experience in interviewing manufacturing companies…

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PLM Implementation as a Service

PLM Implementation as a Service

Engieering.com article earlier this week brought the news of significant deal related to the PLM implementation services domain – Indian HCL Buys Volvo IT, Wins Battle with IBM. The remarkable thing – Volvo is divesting its IT services and shift towards usage of external providers. I found the following passage interesting:…

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Aras and search for new PLM business models

Aras and search for new PLM business models

  Seriously, how do you take your coffee (err… PLM)? I might like my PLM with free upgrade service and no license fee. It smells kinda disruptive. But look around. The world has changed. Airbnb – the world’s largest accommodation provider owns no real estate. Uber – the world’s largest…

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PLM revenue model comparison

PLM revenue model comparison

These days,  innovation is coming not only in technologies and products, but also to business models. We are observing one of the most significant shakeouts of business models in enterprise software. Companies want to buy software differently and it is obviously raising many questions in front of established PLM vendors…

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