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Enterprise PLM competition and musical chairs game

Enterprise PLM competition and musical chairs game

Engineering.com article Winners and Losers When Industry Giant Bosch Consolidates CAD and PLM shed some lights on the recent announcement of Bosch “to standardize” its PLM infrastructure and tools. …industrial giant Bosch announced that the company’s Electrical Drives division decided to standardize main parts of its PLM arsenal in terms of…

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How PTC plan to connect PLM to Things

How PTC plan to connect PLM to Things

PTC made a big informational splash yesterday by talking about enterprise augmented reality (AR) and Internet of Things (IoT). The special ThingEvent event gathered analysts and media in downtown Boston for few hours of presentation and interactive experience with technologies and product PTC is developing. The presentation part of the…

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What is wrong with “PLM of Things”?

What is wrong with “PLM of Things”?

CAD and PLM companies are in a full swing to embrace IoT technologies. Why not? IoT is probably the most visible hype in technology and industry these days. And it is easy to understand. Just look around – everything from thermostat to toothbrush is connected to internet.  Every day we…

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Mobile PLM is not about “mobile” devices

Mobile PLM is not about “mobile” devices

For the last few years we’ve seen a wave of new “mobile” devices coming into business space. Mobile devices are changing the way we work. And I’m sure you can caught yourself using a mobile device you have in your hands at the same time you have a laptop or…

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PLM vendors and multiple IoT platforms

PLM vendors and multiple IoT platforms

How are you doing this morning? About joining IoT world and create (or buy) IoT platform? You are not alone, by the way. Just two weeks ago, I mentioned Autodesk/SeeControl acquisition in my article “How IoT can eclipse and outcompete PLM vendors“. Earlier this morning, the big news coming from…

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How IoT can eclipse and outcompete PLM platforms

How IoT can eclipse and outcompete PLM platforms

IoT is one of the biggest buzzword these days. IoT technologies and tools are promising to connect physical products and delivery new type of software services leveraging product data and analytic. In the past few months, I’ve got many questions about IoT and its impact on PLM. It made me think about…

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How much does it cost to manage CAD data?

How much does it cost to manage CAD data?

CAD files. Everyone who is dealing with design and engineering is familiar with this type of data. Large files, many dependencies, hard to store, share, change. That was the place where originally Product Data Management – PDM was born (if you long enough in this industry you might remember EDM…

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Develop3D LIVE: The stage for “cloud CAD” competition

Develop3D LIVE: The stage for “cloud CAD” competition

I attended Develop 3D Live yesterday in Warwick UK. It is probably the only vendor independent event focusing on CAD, 3D, design and engineering. It was my first time at Develop 3D Live. I think number of attendees was about 1’500 – 2’000 people at its peak time. All major CAD…

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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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Rethinking PLM ROI in cloud era

Rethinking PLM ROI in cloud era

To measure ROI is important part of PLM implementation decision. These days companies are less interested in 3-5 years implementation roadmaps. Therefore, discussion about PLM ROI can be very painful. It is better to get prepared upfront. PLM ROI is not a simplest thing to get into.  I put some…

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