"Manufacturing"

Who needs “simple PLM”?

Who needs “simple PLM”?

It was almost 20 years ago. I was developing AutoCAD software for customers in Israel. I remember a conversation with a prospect customer who told me with a directness you can only hear in Israel during customer meetings – I want to have “one button application”. I looked sadly at the…

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Manufacturing matchmaking and PLM collaboration

Manufacturing matchmaking and PLM collaboration

Internet is changing everything in our lives. And it includes manufacturing ecosystem. I shared my thought about how networking will change design, engineering and manufacturing. You can catch up on my earlier articles – PLM and new manufacturing in networked world; Plug-n-produce and manufacturing networks; Future product lifecycle and digital…

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Thoughts about PLM and Cloud Adoption 2017

Thoughts about PLM and Cloud Adoption 2017

While PLM research and analytic companies are running cloud PLM surveys to understand what causes slow cloud PLM adoption, manufacturing industry segment is ahead of others in adoption cloud technologies. Navigate to the following link – Cloud Computing Trends 2017 and check-out few interesting diagram published there. The one that captured by…

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Demystification of “Monolithic PLM” Marketing

Demystification of “Monolithic PLM” Marketing

In the past “monolithic” thing has a strong association with a power. Wikipedia article – List of largest monoliths brings references to biggest stones used in construction and superpower you needed to have to make it happen in production. But in software, monoliths and monolithic architecture are becoming a symbol…

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Hardware development complexity for small teams

Hardware development complexity for small teams

Agile methods are trending these days. As companies are more focusing on speed then ever, the question how iterate fast and deliver better results is the one manufacturing companies and teams of every size are facing every day. In my recent blogs, I’ve been sharing some ideas how agile methods…

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What CAD & PLM products are ready for disruption?

What CAD & PLM products are ready for disruption?

Disruption is the hallmark of modern technology world. We are thinking and talking about it all the time. One of the key questions people are asking: “If we’re so aware of potential disruption, then why do successful products keep getting disrupted?”. So, central question to disruption is whether it is…

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PLM Digitalization and End-to-End connectivity

PLM Digitalization and End-to-End connectivity

Earlier today, I attended CIMdata PLM Industry and Market forum  in Ann Arbor, MI. The theme of the event this year was Digitalization. Earlier this year, I shared some of my thoughts about Digital Transformation and Digitalization – 3 Steps towards digital transformation, The role of digital PLM In real-time…

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Next PLM marketing battle – monolithic system

Next PLM marketing battle – monolithic system

PLM is getting more competitive these days. Cloud technology development, SaaS applications and new business models injected competitive energy between old established PLM vendors, growing vendors and startups. Established PLM vendors learned how out-market cloud PLM newcomers. Debates about “true cloud” are interesting, but not very productive and PLM industry pretty…

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How PLM vendors can miss digital transformation

How PLM vendors can miss digital transformation

Digital transformation is a new trend and manufacturing companies are exploring how to become leaders in a new digital society and what does it mean for their organizations. Here is a definition of digital transformation I captured on TechTarget website, which I like very much. The term transformation refers to…

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