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COFES 2018 – What stands between technology and people?

COFES 2018 – What stands between technology and people?

I’m coming to COFES 2018 in 2 weeks. It is an opportunity to escape from daily routine for 3 days, meet CAD friends and talk about industry challenges. This year COFES theme is about changing relationship between software and people. If you want to learn more about COFES, navigate your…

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Big Data Opportunity and PLM Intelligence

Big Data Opportunity and PLM Intelligence

For the last year, I’ve been sharing my thoughts about something I call new PLM paradigm. PLM started few decades ago from controlling data of engineering department. It grew up, especially in a large companies as a discipline to control business process and to transform organizational performance. The last turned…

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PI PLMx 2018 – Integration and Collaboration

PI PLMx 2018 – Integration and Collaboration

The last article inspired by presentations and discussions at PI PLMx last week is about integration and collaboration. That was a topic you can practically find in any presentation by vendors and customers at PI PLMx. Historically, integration is one of the most painful aspects of PLM deployment and implementations….

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Digital Networks and the End of Single Source of Truth

Digital Networks and the End of Single Source of Truth

One of my ‘burning questions” for PLM in 2018 is about value of data. Check my article (here). What PLM company will provide data is a new oil? I stated it many times – data is the new oil and industries will be transformed. However, there is something missing. While…

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PLM and Web API – the route towards digital transformation

PLM and Web API – the route towards digital transformation

Every PLM implementation means lot of integration services. I hardly can remember at least one PLM implementation that was done without “coding” of something. PLM usually comes in the intersection of roads between sales, marketing, requirement, engineering and manufacturing, PLM always requires some data massaging, importing and transformation. With massive…

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The demand for PLM data engineer

The demand for PLM data engineer

One of the things that caught my attention last week at Autodesk University 2017, was Andrew Anagnost, Autodesk CEO keynote and the notion of scarce skills. Navigate here to read more.  One of my conclusions from that presentation was about data skills. New technologies are creating new opportunities and demand…

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Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

Will AI and machine learning change PLM value proposition?

If you’re long enough time in tech, you probably remember Knowledge Management (KM). KM emerged as a scientific discipline in the early 1990s. It has long history of research, development, debates, forums, corporate libraries and indexes and mentoring applications (expert systems). With an increased use of software and data management,…

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The reality of data in manufacturing companies

The reality of data in manufacturing companies

PLM companies are in full swing adopting IoT technologies and marketing language. And one of the most of important element of IoT technologies is data. Yes, the data produced by connected products, absorbed, collected, classified and capable to produce a desired insight everyone is looking for in manufacturing industry. It…

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Manufacturing data platforms

Manufacturing data platforms

“Data as a Platform” is one of the most interesting trends to watch these days. I wrote about it in my blog few months ago – Data as a platform for the future manufacturing intelligence. Data is the most important sources of global internet growth.The next big wave here is…

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