"Cloud"

Enterprise cloud PLM is getting one step closer

Enterprise cloud PLM is getting one step closer

When you present about “cloud” and “PLM” topic, the question of security was always the one on the top.For many years, it was such a nice way for IT to steer the conversation in the wrong direction. The tone and argument have changed significantly for the last 5-6 years. Many…

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What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

What will happen with your CAD files in the cloud?

To cloud or not to cloud? Few years ago, it was a question many engineering and manufacturing software companies were asking about. Not anymore. Now, the right question is “how to cloud”. Looking at CAD companies these days you can see all variety of cloud options and solutions. Full cloud,…

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Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

Why LEDAS is developing its own cloud-based CAD platform

There is a new kid in the block of cloud-based CAD tools. My attention was caught by LEDAS press release – LEDAS to Offer a Software Platform for Building Cloud CAD Apps. LEDAS is a software outfit from Russia with long time record of custom CAD development. In the past…

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How cloud infrastructure can prevent engineering IP theft

How cloud infrastructure can prevent engineering IP theft

Security is important to make cloud solution successful. Even latest researches shows security is not the first concern from companies considering to move to cloud solution (), it is still an important element of any cloud solution validation by IT and other companies. One of the most critical elements of…

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Microsoft cloud business is growing. How PLM vendors can follow?

Microsoft cloud business is growing. How PLM vendors can follow?

Few days ago, I was sharing my thoughts about Microsoft Azure Stack and hybrid could. Check this link. Are there cloud PLM solutions available from Azure cloud? Not many, according my observations (If you know about one, let me now). Based on CIMdata research, cloud PLM adoption was much slower…

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Customers demand openness of cloud PLM solutions

Customers demand openness of cloud PLM solutions

For very long time, security was one of the top concerns stopping enterprises and manufacturing companies from adopting cloud technologies. While it is still true, the future barriers to cloud technologies and cloud PLM can be different. The latest Internet Trends report from Mary Meeker contains a section devoted to the…

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Cloud CAD: comparison trajectories

Cloud CAD: comparison trajectories

Forbes article Roundup of Cloud Computing Forecast in 2017 gives you a perspective on how much cloud will impact business. According to the article, 74% of Tech Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) say cloud computing will have the most measurable impact on their business in 2017. Cloud computing is projected to increase…

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CONTACT Software PLM and cloud re-tooling

CONTACT Software PLM and cloud re-tooling

I spent last 3 days attending CONTACT Open World. If you missed my earlier posts, take a look here and here. I wanted to share some of slides I captured from product strategy & roadmap presentation done by Frank-Patz Brockman about CONTACT Element for PLM and IoT. In my earlier…

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CONTACT Software Open World – IoT and Cloud

CONTACT Software Open World – IoT and Cloud

I’m in Germany attending CONTACT Software Open World. My “State of PLM” keynote is tomorrow. However, I had a chance to attend the first day of the event and wanted to share some news and thoughts. I captured few slides from the presentation of CONTACT Software (CS) founder and CEO Mr….

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