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PLM complex data and distributed information

PLM complex data and distributed information

Business environment is changing fast these days. For years, enterprise and manufacturing were very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process. All these factors together made manufacturing very conservative domain for technological disruption. Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) programs took years…

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Product Lifecycle and Federated Toolbox

Product Lifecycle and Federated Toolbox

Last Saturday I attended a roundtable discussion at COFES 2016. The name of the discussion – The Federated Toolbox was very promising. The following passage from COFES program can give you an idea of planned discussion. The Federated Toolbox. Excel rules. So do SketchUp, Rhino, and many other products that just…

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PLM IoT platforms: complexity and data scale

PLM IoT platforms: complexity and data scale

Manufacturing companies, analysts and software vendors are sharing excitement about huge potential of IoT and connected products. This is a very good news – I love the idea of things getting connected and optimized. I wish manufacturing industry will operate as smooth as my Waze navigation system by checking road condition,…

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Why Big Data opportunity for product information is huge

Why Big Data opportunity for product information is huge

Time. It is all that matters for business. The demand of customers to solve problems here and now are growing. To present 5 years roadmap is important, but to solve today’s problem is even more critical. If something will kill our business today, then 5 years roadmap can be irrelevant….

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How PLM can ride big data trend in 2015

How PLM can ride big data trend in 2015

Few month ago, I shared the story of True & co – company actively experimenting and leveraging data science to improve design and customer experience. You can catch up by navigating on the following link – PLM and Big Data Driven Product Design. One of the most interesting pieces of…

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PLM: from sync to link

PLM: from sync to link

Data has an important place in our life. Shopping lists, calendars, emails, websites, family photos, trip videos, documents, etc. We want our data to be well organized and easy to find. Marketing folks like to use the term – data at your fingertips. However, the reality is just opposite. Data is…

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IoT and PLM have common problem – data interoperability

IoT and PLM have common problem – data interoperability

One of the heavily debated topics in CAD/PLM industry is data interoperability. I remember discussion about data interoperability and standards 10-15 years ago. Even vendors made some progress in establishing of independent data formats, the problem is still here. At the same time, I’m convinced that successful interoperability will play…

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How to visualize future PLM data?

How to visualize future PLM data?

I have a special passion for data and data visualization. We do it every day in our life. Simple data, complex data, fast data, contextual data… These days, we are surrounded by data as never before. Think about typical engineer 50-60 years ago. Blueprints, some physical models… Not much information….

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Importance of data curation for PLM implementations

Importance of data curation for PLM implementations

The speed of data creation is amazing these days. According to the last IBM research, 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. I’m not sure if IBM counting all enterprise data, but it doesn’t change much- we have lots of…

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