"Digital Thread"

ERP and PLM Big Tech

ERP and PLM Big Tech

The world is moving to platforms and cloud services. It sets an interesting trajectory in the development of enterprise applications and services. In the past world, siloes played a central role in the way enterprise applications were created. The old joke said that the recipe of enterprise software was to…

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3 Elements Of PLM Architecture To Support Digital Thread

3 Elements Of PLM Architecture To Support Digital Thread

The modern PLM industry is paying significant attention to the concept of Digital Thread. In a nutshell, a digital thread is a concept of how to connect various elements of information together. The concept is simple and powerful. PLM vendors are actively adopting this concept, which comes very much aligned…

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What is Missed To Connect Digital Thread?

What is Missed To Connect Digital Thread?

Last month I attended CIMdata virtual event 2020 PDT and PLM Roadmap. I’m still slowly skimming the slides and connecting the dots with the notes I took during the event. You can check the agenda of the event here. The topic of the event was one of my favorites and…

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PLM Siamese Twins

PLM Siamese Twins

Digital Twin is a new cool name coming on the horizon of PLM and together with DIgital Thread, it has a chance to rebrand what PLM does. For the last few years, the interest in the development of Digital Twin and Digital Thread has grown and you can see how…

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Aras Digital Twin Core – A PLM Database for Physical Parts?

Aras Digital Twin Core – A PLM Database for Physical Parts?

A new name caught my attention earlier this week- Digital Twin Core (DTC). The name belongs to Aras Corp announcing new applications enabling the creation of Digital Twins. Check out the press release here. Current digital twin initiatives focus on maintenance effectiveness, recalls, closed-loop quality, product innovation, and production throughput….

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Digital Thread and Files?

Digital Thread and Files?

In my recent discussion about Rethinking PLM architectures for Digital Thread, I’ve got an interesting comment about why Files are the problem for Digital Thread organization. The problem with PLM systems for managing Digital Threads is that PLM systems store objects, as in files. The data necessary to maintain a…

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How To Build A Digital Thread… Slow

How To Build A Digital Thread… Slow

connections, by Jayne K on Flickr, licensed CC BY 2.0 In my two last blogs, I was discussing Digital Thread and Digital Twins. If you missed, please check it out here – Digital Thread and Digital Twin. Are those new names for PLM? and What platform is needed for Digital Thread?…

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What Platform Is Needed For Digital Thread?

What Platform Is Needed For Digital Thread?

Earlier this week, I shared my impression of Aras’ take on Digital Twin and Digital Thread. If you missed my article, check it out here. Aras has a unique view of these disciplines. You can see how Aras flexible modeling engine used to build dependencies and relationships between objects to…

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