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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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Product Innovation Platform: I know it when I see it?

Product Innovation Platform: I know it when I see it?

Are you familiar with famous definition of pornography used in 1964 by United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart? Check Wikipedia article if you want to refresh your memory: I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description [“hard-core…

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PLM’s need is clear. Why the change is not obvious?

PLM’s need is clear. Why the change is not obvious?

My attention was caught by tweet promoting CIMdata’s complimentary PLM Leadership Tutorials – a set of videos describing PLM in 5, 10 or 15 min. I found this video set fascinating and interesting. Navigate to the following link to watch videos and learn more about PLM. I like the idea. Making more…

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CIMdata PLM Market and Industry Forum 2016

CIMdata PLM Market and Industry Forum 2016

I spent today in Detroit attending annual PLM Market and Industry Forum by CIMdata – one of the leaders in PLM research and strategic management consulting. The event was the first in the series of events CIMdata will have across the globe for the next two months. While I’m still digesting information from…

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Accenture’s Digital PLM Portal – back in the future?

Accenture’s Digital PLM Portal – back in the future?

The buzzword from late 90s caught my attention yesterday – portals. Here is the press release from Accenture – Accenture’s New Digital Portal Helps Product Developers and Engineers Accelerate Deliveries to Market as it came yesterday. The following passage is interesting. The Accenture Enterprise Product Information and Content (EPIC) Portal consolidates…

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Innovation, networks and PLM database paradigm

Innovation, networks and PLM database paradigm

Last week I traveled to Louisville, KY to attend CIMdata collaborative innovation and product development workshop. The agenda is here. Two presentation in the agenda caught my special interest. One was a presentation by Taylor Dawson, evangelist at FirstBuild Product Development in the Age of the Internet. FirstBuild is an…

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Has PLM innovation stalled?

Has PLM innovation stalled?

We love to speak about latest gadget features and disruptive technologies. Earlier this month, CNet posted  about “telepresence robot” is currently holding a place for a woman in Sydney who will be one of the first in the world to own Apple’s latest smartphone. Wow… it sounds great, but here…

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PLM and New Manufacturing in a Networked World

PLM and New Manufacturing in a Networked World

For the last decade, many industries learned lesson or two about disruption and how internet and other technologies can change the reality of their businesses. It happened to publishing and newspapers. The way we consume news is radically different (although we still can see printed newspapers around). Uber and Airbnb are leading…

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