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Cloud PLM infrastructure competition

Cloud PLM infrastructure competition

Cloud is a big buzzword these days and all PLM vendors are trying to use to their own advantage. Last year, I’ve been comparing PLM cloud services. You can catch up on my blogs here – The buyers’ guide for PLM cloud 2015. Cloud infrastructure is an important element of…

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Product lifecycle data and DIY visualization tools

Product lifecycle data and DIY visualization tools

We live in a data-driven world these days. We are surrounded by data in our everyday life. Our ability to understand and analyze business data can be a critical factor in many situation. Although relying on IT organization to provide tools and prepare reports can be a good idea, I…

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How PLM data backbones keep up with radical collaboration

How PLM data backbones keep up with radical collaboration

This week is busy. Social channels will be overloaded with a massive amount of information coming from Autodesk University. Follow #AU2015 on twitter for more information. Autodesk is also “live stream” keynotes and few other sessions. Relevant live stream links are here. User experience is is changing. One of the…

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CAD, cloud PDM and special cloud sync

CAD, cloud PDM and special cloud sync

Once upon a time, all my files lived on my computer. I was able to control it, backup and even search using desktop search tools. When I had to collaborate to others, I usually send them files using email. CAD files don’t fit emails – they are big and have…

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How to strip PLM down to minimum needed functions?

How to strip PLM down to minimum needed functions?

In a swift move, Microsoft decided to reinvent email. I guess, many of you had a chance to work with Outlook in your life. In different periods of my working career, I had love and hate relationships with Outlook. The complexity and slowness of Outlook was one of the things I…

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More cloud PLM from Oracle and Aras. Are we in cloud rush?

More cloud PLM from Oracle and Aras. Are we in cloud rush?

Cloud PLM is a trending topic among software vendors these days. As I mentioned earlier in my post, the question these days is not why should we do cloud PLM, but “how” to make it happen. PLM vendors are choosing different strategies and technologies for their cloud PLM solutions. My…

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Mobile CAD and PLM development options

Mobile CAD and PLM development options

Mobile PLM is one of the topics I’m following on my blog. You probably remember my post – How PLM vendors can find mobile moments. Today I want to speak about technological aspects of mobile development. For the last few years, mobile development took us into the world of multiple…

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How PLM can leverage Azure analytics?

How PLM can leverage Azure analytics?

Analytics is a hot word these days. You can hear it everywhere. It sounds and feels sweet and smart. You can think about crunching data and getting results. It sounds very Googley? Indeed, Google is spending lot of money making Google cloud platform more affordable. Google provides some interesting online…

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Competitive edges of SharePoint and PLM collaboration

Competitive edges of SharePoint and PLM collaboration

SharePoint is an interesting product and technology. I’m following it already few years. I can see some kind of love and hate relationships between PLM vendors and Microsoft SharePoint business. You can catch up on some of my thoughts about SharePoint in my previous posts – SharePoint PLM Paradox; Why…

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PLM and Microsoft Azure Cloud In A Box

PLM and Microsoft Azure Cloud In A Box

How do you move to the cloud? This is one of topics I’m discussing on my blog for the last year. The last time, I took a swing towards public cloud. Navigate to my PLM vendors, large manufacturers and public cloud article for more information. However, not everybody will move to…

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