"Future Trends"

Future PLM platforms: between a rock and hard place

Future PLM platforms: between a rock and hard place

Manufacturing landscape and technology are changing fast these days. Most of existing PLM platforms were developed 15+ years ago. Therefore, a question about new PLM platforms is getting more vocal.  What will be a foundation for that platform? How existing implementations  and technologies evolve? What will be a role of standards…

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PLM: from EGOsystem to ECOsystem

PLM: from EGOsystem to ECOsystem

I just came back AU2012 in Las Vegas. Among many meetings, I had during AU, I attended Innovation Forum – The Reality of the cloud. The reality of events these days that you can attend actively by participating in social networking via Twitter. One of the tweets during the cloud…

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PLM, Supply Chain and Cloud Adoption

PLM, Supply Chain and Cloud Adoption

Cloud is one of the most discussable topics in the industry. In the consumer web, cloud seems to be a proven option. I think, people are feeling very comfortable in the cloud these days. Days when people afraid to put their credit cards on the website for e-commerce gone forever….

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PLM Jungle or PLM State?

PLM Jungle or PLM State?

I read a blog post by Stephen Porter of Zero Wait State called – The PLM State: Why can’t we all just get along?. I think Stephen raised an important question of vendors co-existence in the engineering software ecosystem. It made me think about PLM Software Landscape and trends going…

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PLM Philosophies Collide

Somebody asked me last week about how I see th future of PLM… Does it look like-BOM or like-Workflow? I found this question very interesting. Bill of Materials and Workflow (or process management) are fundamentally two most important pieces of PDM and PLM systems for many years. So, we have…

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The Future of TLA in Engineering Software?

Yesterday, I attended COFES Russia / isicad 2010 forum in Moscow. My presentation on the forum was about my view on the future of TLA (Three Letter Acronyms) in Engineering Software. You can see slides of my presentation below. Cofes russia-2010-oleg shilovitsky-plenahttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=cofes-russia-2010-olegshilovitsky-plenary-100922083435-phpapp01&stripped_title=cofes-russia2010oleg-shilovitskyplena&userName=olegshilovitsky View more presentations from olegshilovitsky. Later I run…

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PLM and The Future Of Online Retail

I had chance to analyze what will be the role of Augment reality before on my PLM think tank. I’d like to share with you a very cool commercial video clip from MyChic. It is nice to see how initial ideas introduced in the product like 3DVIA Mobile were captured in other places. What…

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Top Five PLM Software Challenges for 2010s

We are coming to the new decade, and I found interesting to drop my thoughts related to what I’d expect in 2010s from Product Lifecycle Management. I think last 10 years were the period of initial introducing of PLM concepts on the market. Initial came in early 2000s as a…

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How to move from PLM Legacy to PLM 2.0?

How to move from PLM Legacy to PLM 2.0?

I think enterprise software is a lot about lifecycle. Most of enterprise software projects have a long implementation lifecycle; require time for  implementation, deployment and training. Following modern 2.0 trends, PLM 2.0 is expecting to change this trend, provide more agile, open and lean the environment. In other words, “PLM…

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