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What CAD and PLM vendors need to learn about mobile touch interface?

What CAD and PLM vendors need to learn about mobile touch interface?

Mobile is fascinating these days. The growth rates are amazing. Learning from publicly available sources, the growth of mobile internet usage will outperform regular desktop and laptop traffic. So, we are clearly moving towards a mobile future. What does it mean for CAD and PLM vendors? They clearly don’t want…

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First Look of 3DS SolidWorks e-Drawings for iPad

First Look of 3DS SolidWorks e-Drawings for iPad

For the last couple of years, I’ve been following iPad application appearance in the space of engineering and manufacturing. I expected this application to come much earlier. So, I wanted to say the same word Ricky Jordan said in his blog. Finally! SolidWorks (or how it is named now 3DS SolidWorks) just made a…

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Mobile PLM gold-rush. Did vendors miss the point?

Mobile PLM gold-rush. Did vendors miss the point?

One year ago, I posted – PLM and Post-PC era. It is interesting to read back and think about the same topics again. Mobile revolution. We are living in this now. Our personal life became much more mobile in the last 2-3 years. Post-PC era and revolution made by table…

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PLM and Multiplatform Development

PLM and Multiplatform Development

Please welcome a new-old word – multiplatform. When did you hear about for the last time? For those of you counting 15+ years in the industry it reminds the time CAD was a place of heavy workstation with ***NIX operation systems, etc. For a very long period of time, CAD…

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PLM and The Future of Appification

PLM and The Future of Appification

Mobile is very important nowadays. More and more people these days discovering opportunities to use “mobile version of something“. It is interesting to see how the market of devices is affecting the development of products. To leverage the power of the device becomes absolutely important. I was reading TNW blog…

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PLM User Experience, Windows 8 and the End of Desktop

PLM User Experience, Windows 8 and the End of Desktop

Some time ago, I wrote about future user experience – PUI: Not PLM UI. Future User experience. One of the fundamental elements of user experience for the last 20 years was the desktop. The organization of desktop didn’t change since first was invented together with file system and first versions…

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PLM and Post-PC Era

PLM and Post-PC Era

I found an increased trend of conversation around the “post-PC” topic. I found the conversation fascinating. Are we going to replace our PCs, workstations, laptops with mobile table devices like iPad 2? I’m not sure it is going to happen soon. I’ve been reading Gartner’s prediction about PC market dynamics…

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3D/PLM and iPad: Future or Baloney?

3D/PLM and iPad: Future or Baloney?

I just discovered one interesting fact. Exactly, a year ago, on Jan 28th, I published my first blog post about iPad – Who can generate 3D/PLM content for iPad? A year passed since that time. In addition, earlier this week I wrote about SolidWorks n!Fuze. n!Fuze is a new collaborative…

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PLM Downstream – Sent from my iPad?

PLM Downstream – Sent from my iPad?

I had a chance to read “Sent from my iPad”  on VEKTORRM last week. Dave Angelotti discussed an option to use iPad as a field device. It seems interesting. It made me think about lots of un-realized options for PLM innovation in downstream. Last year, I wrote – PLM content…

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iPad and Enterprise PLM

iPad sales are skyrocketing. I read “Global CIO: Top 10 Reasons Steve Jobs & Apple Are The Future Of IT”. Take a look and make your opinion. My first impression was – CIO readers are those who potentially can face the end of their carrier if future Apple’s movement into…

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