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Online product data is a critical element for the future of manufacturing brands

Online product data is a critical element for the future of manufacturing brands

Online experience was never as important for manufacturing companies as today. With growing amount of e-commerce, the ability of online retailer to leverage structured data and online identification is absolutely critical. GTIN (Global Trade Item Number) also known in US as UPC are taking guessing game out of comparing two…

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Microsoft and Future Online PLM Platforms

Microsoft and Future Online PLM Platforms

Few days ago I published PLM Cloud: Dedicated, Private, Public. Following this post, I had few interesting conversations about what are possible platforms can be used to develop online cloud applications for enterprises. Few options were mentioned – Microsoft, Force.com, Google and some others. It made me think again about…

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Five Online Technologies for PLM in 2010

Five Online Technologies for PLM in 2010

The world of computing is very unpredictable these days. However, I’d like to bet and put some of my thinking towards something called “online” or “connected” technologies in 2010. As usual, I’d be watching these technologies in the prism of PLM with some flavor of going beyond PLM acronyms trying…

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PLM Prompt: 3D Publishing, CAD and Online Google Graphic…

The idea of 3D publishing isn’t new. For the last few years we had chance to see multiple examples of how CAD and PLM companies focused on this space by creating and acquiring products that can publish complicated 3D models in the way humans outside of engineering will be able…

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3D Marketplace or Potential Content Wars

Some thoughts around future 3D Marketplace. Few days ago, I had chance to post of future of 3D Warehouse. Thanks for Architecture+ blog picking up this topic in “Looking on 3D Marketplace” blog. Even if 3D content online is only in the early beginning, it is very interesting to think…

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Do We Need Files to Collaborate in PLM?

Interesting publication came during the weekend related to the future of collaboration. According to the analytical research, 80 Per Cent of Enterprise Collaboration Platforms Will Primarily Be Based on Web 2.0 Techniques by 2013 Managing Users’ Transition from File-Orientation to Web 2.0 Approach Will Be a Major Challenge. The main…

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How We Can Move Design and Engineering Content to Web?

Web is coming to every place. I think in retrospective and see web as a next big change in the space we call today CAD/CAM/PDM/PLM. How to re-use power of web for global product development and manufacturing? I see multiple initiatives – cloud services, collaborative spaces, social networks etc.. However,…

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Collaborate online – Does it make Sense for PLM?

Collaborate online – Does it make Sense for PLM?

Lately, I’ve seen a growing number of applications introducing the idea of real-time collaboration online on the same document. This idea is called co-editing, which I find cool, and I see  a lot of large and small vendors are doing this. You can see a very interesting review of these…

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