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Why PDM is still far from the retirement?

Why PDM is still far from the retirement?

Cadalyst article about Onshape Enterprise by Cyrena Respini-Irwin caught my attention yesterday by the following passage: Onshape argues that product data management (PDM) solutions are obsolete, and rebuts competitors’ criticisms of its own efficacy in addressing CAD users’ needs. Later in the article, author brings a passage made by Dave Corcoran,…

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Microservice & advantages of  PLM cloud native apps

Microservice & advantages of  PLM cloud native apps

People are hard. We know that. There are so many articles written about complexity of changes, people management and PLM implementations. However, here is that thing  – I think technology matters. Especially when it comes to cost and scale. I was attending HOOPs summit in Boston yesterday organized by TechSoft3D….

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New PLM tech, old habits and agile innovation

New PLM tech, old habits and agile innovation

Message on twitter from Jos Voskuil caught me by surprise earlier today.  Jos commented on my OpenBOM blog about Onshape, OpenBOM and drawing BOM (full transparency – I co-founder and CEO of OpenBOM developing cloud-based Bill of Materials management service). I found Jos’ comment fascinating. It made me think about innovation…

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Model-Based Marketing in CAD and PLM

Model-Based Marketing in CAD and PLM

I enjoyed the discussion around the article I published earlier this week – Model-based confusion in 3D CAD and PLM. I wasn’t alone in this confusing. Thanks all for such a great discussion! It made me think about how to bring some clarify to model-based discussion. Here are some additional…

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SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

SOLIDWORKS xDesign progress and design challenges

I’ve been coming to SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018 with a hope to try xDesign. Well… it didn’t happen. It looks like xDesign is only available for a very small group of evaluators and not for people with PLM twisted mind. Although, based on the messages I’ve heard from the SWW18 stage,…

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5 burning questions for CAD / PLM tech in 2018

5 burning questions for CAD / PLM tech in 2018

It’s a new year outside. The time is running fast and we are moving towards 2018 with new questions about PLM technology and business. Even it might sounds like I have all the answers about CAD, PLM vendors, products, technologies and future trends, it is not true. While some CAD…

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