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IDE 2019 and OpenBOM Beyond Lifecycle Keynote

IDE 2019 and OpenBOM Beyond Lifecycle Keynote

I’m on my way to attend IDE 2019 Summer School at Southern Italy. The theme of the IDE 2019 is Beyond Transformation: Evolving the Digital Enterprise. Check IDE 2019 website for more information. Companies are going through the process of digital transformation and changes. Existing processes are still alive, but…

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PLM vendors battle for downstream users

PLM vendors battle for downstream users

Think about information creators and consumers in manufacturing organizations. Old PLM sales assumption was projecting 10 information consumers on one information producers in an organization. Once information is created (eg. CAD system) and placed under control, the value of the PLM system was always to distribute accurate information downstream. But…

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Manufacturing, platforms and network effect

Manufacturing, platforms and network effect

We are getting more connected these days. Many elements of our every day life habits and needs are moving into digital space – media & news moved completely from paper magazines online, e-commerce is developing fast, transportation is catching up. I can see some interesting signs of digital transformation in…

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PLM and New Manufacturing in a Networked World

PLM and New Manufacturing in a Networked World

For the last decade, many industries learned lesson or two about disruption and how internet and other technologies can change the reality of their┬ábusinesses. It happened to publishing and newspapers. The way we consume news is┬áradically different (although we still can see printed newspapers around). Uber and Airbnb are leading…

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Social PLM, Graphs and Organizational Overlap

Social PLM, Graphs and Organizational Overlap

Social tools are capturing lots of noise and making real impact these days. After initial hype of MySpace and early days of Facebook, social networks is getting down to real business, profit and smart technology. LinkedIn engineering publication earlier today speaks about some smart engineering work done by LinkedIn engineers…

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