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CAD, PLM and future race towards cloud revenues

CAD, PLM and future race towards cloud revenues

Enterprise software industry transition is in full swing towards cloud revenues. Recent acquisition of Netsuite by Oracle just added an addition pressure to already overheated discussion between rivals Salesforce.com and Oracle, which is trying to become a first enterprise software vendor reaching $10B cloud revenues mark. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff is not…

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Where to buy cloud PLM tribal knowledge?

Where to buy cloud PLM tribal knowledge?

Unless you’re taking digital detox, you probably heard about big news in enterprise software world – Oracle buys Netsuite. The original press release is here. According to press release – “Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications are complementary, and will coexist in the marketplace forever,” said Mark Hurd, Chief Executive Officer,…

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Dreams and realities of no code PLM cloud apps

Dreams and realities of no code PLM cloud apps

For many years, customization was one of the key elements of PLM system implementation. It was a step when PLM technology usually met the rubber of manufacturing organization with specific requirements, business needs, legacy data import, integration with other enterprise systems, etc. The devil of PLM implementations is in the…

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A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

All PLM vendors can delivery some sort of cloud solutions today. You can see my recent update to PLM cloud service comparison here. You can see solutions are simply divided between SaaS services and Hosted products. Hosted solution are dominant since majority of vendors are simply upgrading and adjusting existing platforms…

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Is public cloud reshaping PLM landscape? Time to re-check…

Is public cloud reshaping PLM landscape? Time to re-check…

The question how to implement PLM cloud is one of the most confusing when it comes to the decision about choosing one of available PLM solutions on the market today. The time when PLM vendors used “cloud” as a differentiation is over. Most of PLM vendors are comfortable with “cloud” word…

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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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Oracle Cloud PaaS will provide a magic button for PLM

Oracle Cloud PaaS will provide a magic button for PLM

Cloud PLM architecture and implementations is one of the topics I’m following for the last few years. It is interesting to watch dynamics of this space from initial ignorance to careful recognition and marketing buzz. I can see differences in how PLM vendors are approaching cloud. In my view, nobody…

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The future of PLM vendors differentiation?

The future of PLM vendors differentiation?

Differentiation. Competitive advantage. Value sales. I’m sure you’ve heard these buzzwords many times. Competition is part of everyday business life. Usually, I don’t speak about competition. I searched across my blog and founded only one reference to competition related writing – PLM Competition Toolbox. But I want to look in…

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PLM and Oracle New Full Text Query

PLM and Oracle New Full Text Query

Are you familiar with 1% internet rule? It is also called 90-9-1 principle. According to this rule, only 1% of internet users are actively involved into content creation. Even 1% percent rule cannot be applied as-is to enterprise, my hunch retrieval of data (or data access) becomes more and more…

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PLM, Information Discovery and Excel Provisioning

PLM, Information Discovery and Excel Provisioning

Excel is one of the most widely accepted PLM systems. PLM vendors and consultants may disagree with this strong statement. Despite that, I believe the amount of product data that lives today in Excel spreadsheets spread around organizational servers and cloud storage like Dropbox and Google is huge. The main…

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