"Cloud PDM"

Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle and cloud PDM expansion

Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle and cloud PDM expansion

I’ve been attending Autodesk Accelerate 2016 event in Boston earlier this week. Originally focused on PLM, the event was expanded to cover broader vision of Fusion Innovation Platform. ┬áCheck me earlier blog – Autodesk Accelerate 2016 in Boston. Autodesk announced cloud PDM product. I was following this topic for the…

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Autodesk PLM360 and cloud PDM trajectories

Autodesk PLM360 and cloud PDM trajectories

I’m slowly digesting information from Accelerate 2015 – Autodesk PLM360 event that took place in Boston earlier this week. If you missed that, try to catch up by searching for #XLR8PLM on twitter. Although, most of sessions at the even were dedicated to customers and partners, the last keynote presented…

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Google Drive third-party apps and cloud PDM foundation

Google Drive third-party apps and cloud PDM foundation

Designers and engineers working in manufacturing, architecture and construction firms are familiar with the idea of Z-drive. Usually, this is a name of drive that accessible in your local network (LAN). Usually, the same drive can be available also via WAN, but it is not always reliable because of latency,…

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Cloud PDM ban lifted. What next?

Cloud PDM ban lifted. What next?

Once upon a time “cloud” was a taboo word in PLM domain. It was hard to believe manufacturing companies will share product information and manage processes using cloud tools. The situation is different today. For the last two years all major PLM vendors announced their support for cloud and developed…

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Autodesk PLM360 early preview of cloud (PDM) document management

Autodesk PLM360 early preview of cloud (PDM) document management

Earlier today at Accelerate 2014 in Boston, Autodesk PLM360 team provided an update about PLM360 product, technologies, as well as an early preview of cloud document management for CAD and other files. The “invisible data management” solution supposed to solve the problem of customers looking how to implement end-to-end cloud…

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Cloud PDM can make file check-in and check-out obsolete

Cloud PDM can make file check-in and check-out obsolete

Management of CAD files (PDM) is heavily associated with desktop workflows. Lots of CAD files live on engineering desktops and shared company network drives. Originally, one of the main PDM functionality was to vault CAD data and manage CAD files revisions. One of the most widely used scenario to support…

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Box-Streem and new faces of cloud PDM competition

Box-Streem and new faces of cloud PDM competition

The race toward efficient cloud sharing of files and other information is heating up. While typical photo sharing application is mostly relies on the ability of smartphone and photo app to capture and share photo, the story is completely different for CAD and engineering data. There are pros and cons…

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GrabCAD CPD wants to disrupt CAD file management

GrabCAD CPD wants to disrupt CAD file management

Three years ago I sat together with Hardi Meybaum of GrabCAD is one of Starbucks coffee shops near Brookline, Mass. We’ve been talking about GrabCAD social networks, communities, openness, engineers and CAD libraries. You can find some of my thoughts after this conversation here – Marketplaces and Engineering Software. Since…

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