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Mobile PLM will be a set of interconnected apps with deep links

Mobile PLM will be a set of interconnected apps with deep links

Mobile devices have changed the way we live for the last 5 years. A decade ago, I was perfectly satisfied with the mobile email on my Blackberry. Everything else was on my desktop or laptop. Not any more. Now when everyone has a smartphone, Apps is a central place of…

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Why PLM can’t eat, sleep and breathe mobile?

Why PLM can’t eat, sleep and breathe mobile?

I’ve been on the road for the last few days. It occurred to me that I hardly imagine my travel experience without mobile applications – I used Uber to get to the airport, United mobile app to check-in and get on board, Google Maps to find location and Waze to help…

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Crowdhooking PLM to organizational processes

Crowdhooking PLM to organizational processes

To manage business processes across the manufacturing organization is not a simple job. This is a problem product lifecycle management (PLM) system is solving for manufacturing organizations of any size. Sounds great and compelling. PLM vendors can give you many examples of successful PLM implementations. Time for party? Actually not…

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Top 5 PLM trends to watch in 2015

Top 5 PLM trends to watch in 2015

Holidays are over and it was a good time to think about what you can expect in engineering and manufacturing software related to PLM in coming year. You probably had a chance to listen to my 2015 PLM predictions podcast few months ago. If you missed that, here is the…

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Mobile PLM innovation continuum

Mobile PLM innovation continuum

Mobile is one of the strongest trends in technology and business these days. I keep following technology and business events around mobile and speculate how and when PLM companies will leverage it for engineering and manufacturing software. My old post – PLM mobile gold rush. Did vendors miss the point? speaks…

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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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Will PLM vendors work with Apple and IBM on Mobile First?

Will PLM vendors work with Apple and IBM on Mobile First?

  Few months ago, I posted about potential for Apple and IBM to open a door for mobile PLM future. Blog raised lot of questions, but I haven’t seen any groundbreaking announcements from CAD and PLM vendors since that time. Maybe I missed some press releases or maybe companies are…

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How to rethink PLM workflows?

How to rethink PLM workflows?

Workflows and processes. This is an important part of any company. Like blood goes through your body, workflows are going through a company and beyond. Couple of months before, I posted by ultimate PLM workflow dream. It came as a part of my thinking about “un-bundling services“. My idea was to publish…

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The future role of voice in PLM processes

The future role of voice in PLM processes

Processes and workflows is a big topic in PLM. If you think about PLM as a way to manage a full scope of product development processes in organization, workflow is a foundation part of technologies and tools to implement that. The definition of PLM process is usually complex and can…

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How PLM vendors can find mobile moments

How PLM vendors can find mobile moments

People are getting crazy about mobile apps these days. We are spending more time on our mobile devices. Nobody will argue about importance of mobile. We can see different mobile strategies among PLM vendors. At the same time, for most of them “mobile” is about developing “same version” of PLM…

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