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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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How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

How to create shared definition of simple PLM user experience

Experience is a new mantra in our world. Software vendors are taking it sometimes to extremes by starting to offer experience instead of software and services. While there is nothing wrong about “experience marketing”, the slickness of PLM videos and presentations is often on a much higher level than software…

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3 challenges of design-BOM synchronization process

3 challenges of design-BOM synchronization process

To maintain consistent Bill of Materials is one of the most complex data management processes between design and manufacturing. Siemens PLM blog Defining Part Bill of Materials gives you a very good perspective on how the data synchronization process is done in today’s PLM systems. The fundamental element of this process is…

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Who needs single source of truth for BoM?

Who needs single source of truth for BoM?

One of my best blogging buddies in product lifecycle management and President of Lifecycle Insight Chad Jackson open 2016 with a very provocative statement – A Single Source of the Truth for the BOM Still Doesn’t Exist. The article speaks about complexity of BoM management between different engineering disciplines –…

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How the idea of single BoM can fit variants and configuration management?

How the idea of single BoM can fit variants and configuration management?

I had a chance to present over the video to a selected group of professionals at INFUSEIT seminar in Oslo -PLM-seminar at Gardermoen: Product Configuration and Variant Management. My presentation was via video link. However, I look forward to learn more when presentations will become available. I found the survey done…

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How to close collaboration gaps in CAD and PDM

How to close collaboration gaps in CAD and PDM

We don’t have to share the same room to work together these days. Business are discovering globalization option following customers across the globe, skilled workforce, capital and supply chain option. In such environment, it is an imperative goal to develop reliable collaboration option. There are many technologies these day that…

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Visual Design Collaboration: Bundle vs Unbundle?

Visual Design Collaboration: Bundle vs Unbundle?

Collaboration in is an interesting topic. Whether you are a 3-person team or a 10,000 person OEM manufacturing company, some of the same rules for successful collaboration apply. The more you share what you know the more value it creates. To understand specific personal or use case context is absolutely…

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Will Minecraft Experience take off in design and PLM?

Will Minecraft Experience take off in design and PLM?

We speak about new technological trends and how to simplify enterprise implementation. At the same time, large CAD and PLM deployments are experiencing integration and user experience challenges. File based paradigm is the one all mainstream CAD systems are supporting. The challenges of enterprise integration and complex user experience are…

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What stops manufacturing from entering into DaaS bright future?

What stops manufacturing from entering into DaaS bright future?

There are lot of changes in manufacturing eco-system these days. You probably heard about many of them. Changes are coming as a result of many factors – physical production environment, IP ownership, cloud IT infrastructure, connected products, changes in demand model and mass customization. The last one is interesting. The…

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