"Cloud"

Whoa… PTC is selling 70% of its PLM on the cloud

Whoa… PTC is selling 70% of its PLM on the cloud

Earlier this year, I learned from CIMdata that cloud PLM is not doing very well. CIMdata announced collaborative research sponsored by major PLM vendors to learn about cloud PLM adoption. Check this link. According to Stan Przybylinski, Vice President of Research, CIMdata, vendors should be more vocal about benefits of…

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How to compete with Solidworks

How to compete with Solidworks

Worldclass Access blog by Ralph Grabowski caught my attention earlier today. The article says – Dassault on why Solidworks sells so much better brings few interesting data points. The first one is about Solidworks growth: Jay Vleeschhouwer from Griffin Securities: Let me start by asking about the continued momentum you’ve…

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PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

Bob Evans’ Forbes article  – Why Amazon Won’t Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It’s All About Software caught my attention earlier this week. It makes an interesting comparison between superiority of Amazon achievements in the cloud development and cloud software role. According to the article the future of cloud…

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Is there a demand for new type of cloud PLM services?

Is there a demand for new type of cloud PLM services?

Oracle is a database engine run by most of PLM implementations in the world for many years. It is one of the best examples of vendor lock-in and the way to hook enterprise company to a costly maintenance contract and service. But it seems like Oracle is changing. Tech-Cruch article explains…

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“Branch & merge” debates and PDM granularity

“Branch & merge” debates and PDM granularity

Do you remember discussions about true and fake  clouds few years ago? It was a trend among PLM and ERP vendors trying to prove that “my cloud” is the best one. Want to get back and read some of these stories? Here are few links on old posts from me and…

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Autodesk Accelerate 2017 notes: Customers, IoT and Cloud Strategy

Autodesk Accelerate 2017 notes: Customers, IoT and Cloud Strategy

I spent last 2 days attending Autodesk Accelerate 2017 event. More info is here. The event became almost tradition for me based on my continues interest in PLM, cloud and its location in Boston. The event is evolving to become more focused on Autodesk customers-  great opportunity to meet and…

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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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