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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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Cloud PLM and private networks

Cloud PLM and private networks

Yesterday, I was talking about PLM vendors buying stakes in infrastructure companies to develop more reliable and cost effective cloud PLM offering. If you missed my article check it out here . Earlier this morning, my attention was caught by PC mag article  – Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to…

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Why PLM companies are buying their cloud infrastructure vendors?

Why PLM companies are buying their cloud infrastructure vendors?

Cloud is a big buzzword, but as we know, there are so many flavors and colors of cloud technologies. The evolution of the cloud has started from network and remote data access and now fully exploding into hosting, on demand infrastructure, IaaS and virtualization. It is a very logical step…

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From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

From PLM rehosting to multi-tenant SaaS

I learned new cloud PLM buzzword – rehosting (re-hosting). It came from CIMdata blog about PTC cloud strategy earlier this week. Navigate here to read more. Stan Przybylinski of CIMdata is talking to Kevin Wrenn (GM of PLM at PTC). Here is what I captured: We also use AWS for re-hosting the…

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3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

3 reasons why manufacturing companies will move to cloud PLM

  NuoDB article – Product Lifecycle Management and the Cloud written by well-known PLM analyst Jim Brown caught me by the title -The Cloud Opportunity for PLM. “Cloud” isn’t a new word in a lexicon of PLM vendors. But, things are not simple in cloud PLM universe. My favorite passage speaks…

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Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

Cloud benefits and how does it apply to PLM

PLM vendors and industry is adopting cloud-based technologies. The process isn’t simple and brings many discussions about what differences cloud can bring to PLM solutions. Few months ago, I attended CIMdata industry and market forum in Ann Arbor. One of the messages was that PLM vendors should be more vocal about benefits…

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Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

Additive manufacturing, cloud software and full digital product lifecycle

I spent last two days attending Digital Factory and FUZE conferences organized by Formlabs and Desktop Metal – both Boston based startup companies focusing on 3D printing and additive manufacturing. One of the topics of my interest was digital workflow and impact cloud systems and additive manufacturing can make by changing…

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Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Changing engineering software paradigms with data links

Existing data management paradigms were formed for the last 20-30 years of software development in CAD, CAM, CAE, PDM, PLM and related products. There are many great products created during this time. However, one of the problems of current paradigm and software is silos of information. We can see it everywhere….

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