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LiveWorx 2018 – Keynote and major PTC announcements

LiveWorx 2018 – Keynote and major PTC announcements

I’m attending PTC LiveWorx industry event in Boston. This year it called “Digital Transformation Conference”. Well… I’m not surprised. Digital transformation looks like a common trend around us as we transform they way we communicate, work, buy and do everything in our life and business these days. Yesterday was the first…

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What is “classic PLM”?

What is “classic PLM”?

My long time blogging colleague and PLM coach Jos Voskuil hit me by an interesting term – classic PLM in his last comment to my article – Why PDM still far from the retirement. Oleg, I believe there are some other factors to consider why existing PLM and CAD will…

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PLM “show me the money” – practical use cases

PLM “show me the money” – practical use cases

In my article last week – How to avoid “focus on business” cliche in PLM sales , I introduced typical PLM business use cases. One of my readers commented by saying that in general you cannot escape the cost of running processes. Main cost factors are 1/ process development and 2/…

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How to avoid “focus on business” cliche in PLM sales

How to avoid “focus on business” cliche in PLM sales

Yesterday, I shared my thoughts about PLM “Always be competitive” that was triggered by blog article of Sami Grönstrand of Outotec. We exchange few messages and then I stumbled on another Sam’s writeup – PLM. Cloud first? Model Based first? API first? I say: Business first. A term “business” is recently…

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PLM ABC (Always Be Competitive)

PLM ABC (Always Be Competitive)

Each product has its lifecycle going from phases of introduction, growth, maturity and decline. It applies to both sides of the table in PLM – manufacturing companies and PLM vendors. Today, I wan to talk more about PLM vendors. SharePLM blog article ABC of Product Management by Sami Grönstrand made me…

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 PLM, product data and new business models

 PLM, product data and new business models

Unless you live under the rock for the last few weeks, you probably noticed a massive amount of emails telling you about updated privacy policy. It was a reaction of businesses on introduction of new European regulation – GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). In general GDPR is supposed to protect…

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