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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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How to win PLM SaaS race

How to win PLM SaaS race

Once upon a time companies didn’t use SaaS (cloud) software. I remember first time I said “cloud” world more than a decade ago during one of the meetings. It sounded completely crazy and nobody really understood what does it mean. And then changes started to happen. Gradually and then suddenly,…

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Is it a time for PLM Cloud 2.0?

Is it a time for PLM Cloud 2.0?

In technology world, there is a perception that the company that wins is the one that enters first into the game. It called “first mover” advantage. To be first mover is risky and costly experience. Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal, investor and entrepreneur believes differently.  “First mover isn’t what’s…

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PLM with no wires?

PLM with no wires?

Consumer technologies made a huge impact on enterprise software for the last decade. Think about many aspects of what data management, collaboration, web applications, mobile and many others. You will see traces of consumer technologies everywhere. Unless you live under the rock, you’ve heard about CES. Giant consumer electronic annual…

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3 things I learned from CIMdata cloud PLM research

3 things I learned from CIMdata cloud PLM research

Long time awaited(at least for me) cloud PLM research  made by CIMdata and sponsored by multiple PLM vendors was finally published last week. If you want to get a report, navigate to the following link and use free CIMdata registration. CIMdata research was made in partnership with top PLM vendors –…

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How manufacturing will switch to cloud PLM?

How manufacturing will switch to cloud PLM?

Believe it or not, each manufacturing company has PLM. If your company is in the business of design, product development and manufacturing, product lifecycle management is vital part of the product. You have to have it. Here is the thing… not all companies call it PLM or use PLM software….

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Happy New Year, OpenBOM & 10 years of Beyond PLM

Happy New Year, OpenBOM & 10 years of Beyond PLM

  Dear Friends, 2017 was an important, challenging and successful year for me. As we move into 2018, I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts and updates with you. I super trilled to share that my new venture – OpenBOM made a great progress in 2017. Together with my…

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