"Data"

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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Why PLM should have “need for speed” collaboration moment

Why PLM should have “need for speed” collaboration moment

Speed is one of the most fundamental competitive advantage these days. Companies are under continuous stress to deliver result faster. This is a time for PLM architects and developers to think about “speed” as a core competitive advantage that can help them to win over existing PLM incumbents. While setup…

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PI OC: Data, connected products and PLM silo

PI OC: Data, connected products and PLM silo

I attended PI OC (Product Innovation Orange County) event organized by Market Key. The event location was beautiful. Dana Point, California is such an idyllic place with stunning views of Pacific ocean. Combined with unusually warm weather, the event was clearly helping to many attendees from Midwest to forget about snow…

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