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Can group chat turn PLM into addiction?

Can group chat turn PLM into addiction?

Social was once was a hot topic in PLM industry eco-system. The use of social networks is increasing. The latest Columbia Journalist Review article says Facebook is eating the word. According to the following passage: The majority of American adults are Facebook users, and the majority of those users regularly get…

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Social tools and communication in design team

Social tools and communication in design team

Culture is eating strategy for breakfast and technology for lunch. While to create new technology and develop tools is an absolute priority for engineering and manufacturing software vendors, lots of this stuff is not proliferate in the minds of engineers. And the reason for that is intertia. Do you remember…

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PLM and enterprise silos in networked age

PLM and enterprise silos in networked age

Our everyday business life is changing. Remember sales people with rolodexes that helped you to find right contacts? I’m sure some of my friends in sales are still using them. But, be honest, how many times for the last week you checked LinkedIn to get information about company or person?…

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3 ways to break PLM social intertia

3 ways to break PLM social intertia

You might think “social trend” is over for enterprise product lifecycle management. PLM companies are not buzzing too much about social PLM these days. In my earlier post back in 2012, I shared my thoughts Why Social PLM 1.0 failed? One of my conclusions was that “social PLM” had low value…

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Why graphs are important for social PLM strategy?

Why graphs are important for social PLM strategy?

I want to continue my series of thoughts about PLM and social technologies. If you missed the beginning, you can catch up here – It is not easy to add social to PLM. The topic I want to bring today is graphs. The topic of graphs became popular for the…

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IBM+Twitter: Social PLM requirement management?

IBM+Twitter: Social PLM requirement management?

To add “social” to PLM is not a simple task. I shared some of my thoughts about it here few days ago. Part of the problem – clear value proposition. To find a single social function is a key thing that can help PLM vendor to provide. Do you think requirement…

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It is not easy to add “social” to PLM

It is not easy to add “social” to PLM

My recent post Social PLM: How to pull a trigger? became a trigger for me to think and discuss “social” topic again. I found certain level of disagreement with Jim Brown’s position about how to put social in PLM. Here is Jim’s comment: @jim_techclarity: @olegshilovitsky There is a lot more low…

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Social PLM: How to pull a trigger?

Social PLM: How to pull a trigger?

In my yesterday blog, I shared some of my thoughts about “Facebook at Work” and potential impact on engineering and manufacturing software. It made me think again about all discussions and stories related to social software trend and social PLM. Social was trending topic 3-4 years ago. Many new companies were…

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How CAD and PLM vendors will compete with “Facebook at Work”

How CAD and PLM vendors will compete with “Facebook at Work”

Social software was hot topic in engineering software ecosystem for the last few years. The results are somewhat mixed. Start-up companies and well established CAD/PLM vendors learned by mistakes, some of them failed and some of them is still in process of developing new type of collaborative engineering software. I…

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PLM Chat and Twitter Product Checklist

PLM Chat and Twitter Product Checklist

Collaboration is critical functions in PLM applications. To unlock the potential of social collaboration for engineers is a dream of PLM vendors for the last few years. At the time people may see Social PLM DOA, I don’t see the opportunity to improve communication and collaboration as a lost one….

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