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PLM investment – value vs bubble?

PLM investment – value vs bubble?

PLM universe is buzzing after $70M investment that Goldman Sachs put in Aras.  Check my earlier article – Does Aras have enough money to win over Enovia, Teamcenter and Windchill?. Don’t miss comments from Aras Chief Strategy Officer, Marc Lind about who is a buyer for Aras solution and why…

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Where cloud PLM is propelling?

Where cloud PLM is propelling?

Money is coming to cloud PLM vendors. Earlier this week, my attention was caught by Propel PLM announcement about raising $18M in series B funding. TechCrunch article gives it a simple description. We hear so much about managing the customer relationship, but companies have to manage the products they sell,…

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Will Salesforce platform boost cloud PLM?

Will Salesforce platform boost cloud PLM?

Look at portfolios of all PLM vendors and you will see “cloud” tag everywhere. I’d say, for the moment, all PLM vendors are “cloud” buzzword compliant. The definition can vary from cloud-ready  to true cloud and everything in between. At the same time, analyst companies such as CIMdata mentioned in their…

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Salesforce.com channel and PLM demand

Salesforce.com channel and PLM demand

Salesforce AppExchange® is one of the world’s most-popular marketplace for business app. In my previous articles, I was talking about a potential opportunity to develop PLM products on top of Salesforce.com platform. Check my articles – Does Salesforce.com ready for PLM?; Salesforce.com platform and cloud PLM differentiators; Why Salesforce.com is a…

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Salesforce platform and cloud PLM differentiators

Salesforce platform and cloud PLM differentiators

Almost two years ago, I asked if Salesforce.com platform is ready for PLM. You can navigate to my old article to get up to speed my thoughts here. Some Youtube videos disappeared since then. The basic set of Saleforce.com platform functionality is mature and Salesforce is investing in additional development….

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