"Collaboration"

Cloud CAD collaboration: the window of opportunity is closing?

Cloud CAD collaboration: the window of opportunity is closing?

Cloudization is one of the top hot topic in the industry in recent years, and it is also the key technology to transform how people will collaborate and communicate in the future. Cloud can bring a difference to CAD and PLM business by sharing data, enabling distributed processes and creating…

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Collaboration in manufacturing networks

Collaboration in manufacturing networks

Manufacturing is under going tremendous transformation process. Build to order, speed and engagement with consumer are most important competitive factors. The challenge for manufacturing companies is to lower cost of products. At the same time, customers’ demand is mass-customization, which potentially increasing the cost. The speed of one click manufacturing…

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Manufacturing matchmaking and PLM collaboration

Manufacturing matchmaking and PLM collaboration

Internet is changing everything in our lives. And it includes manufacturing ecosystem. I shared my thought about how networking will change design, engineering and manufacturing. You can catch up on my earlier articles – PLM and new manufacturing in networked world; Plug-n-produce and manufacturing networks; Future product lifecycle and digital…

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PLM collaboration: Cost vs Value?

PLM collaboration: Cost vs Value?

Collaboration is one of the most prominent values offered by PLM vendors. Product development and manufacturing is a team effort and therefore “collaboration” is very important. The last decade of technological and web development open new horizons in what collaboration can do. Many PLM vendors got excited by the ability…

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Slack is creating enterprise process orchestration platform

Slack is creating enterprise process orchestration platform

After decades of using emails threads and sequential workflow diagrams for collaboration in enterprise, the shift is coming – welcome to  interactive communication. It can provides a new way to simplify communication user experience and to change a way systems and people are working together and managing processes. You can…

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Will PLM vendors give up on data control to develop engagement systems?

Will PLM vendors give up on data control to develop engagement systems?

For years, one of the most important element of engineering software was to establish data ownership mechanism and lock data in the system. Vendors achieved it by getting control of CAD data files, locking data into propriety database, etc. The recipe for enterprise application was simple – take an enterprise…

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Real-time collaboration and enterprise applications

Real-time collaboration and enterprise applications

The demand for real-time collaboration is getting stronger. The idea to “get your team on the same page” was translated into reality in Google Docs a decade ago and since that time became quite popular. Microsoft introduced very much similar functionality in Office 365. Apple was the last to catch…

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Real-time collaborative edit is coming to CAD & PLM

Real-time collaborative edit is coming to CAD & PLM

Collaboration is an interesting term. It used a lot in the context of different applications. But it has different forms. Emails, text messages, tweets, workflow processes. All these technologies are allowing us to “collaborate” and we’ve been using them for many years. However, nothing can replace real time collaboration and…

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The demand for live connected collaboration

The demand for live connected collaboration

Our environment is getting more distributed then ever. The borders between work, home and mobile environments are blurring. What is the right answer to such a change? Software vendors are developing and acquiring new technologies and products to help them to manage data and communication in such environment. My attention was…

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