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PLM and enterprise IT trends in 2017

PLM and enterprise IT trends in 2017

Timing is one of the most interesting and important elements success or failure of any projects. Right technology in a wrong time will be a failure for your IT initiatives. When it comes to enterprise software, it is all about timing and company plans. And for PLM software it is even…

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PLM Waves – The History Of The Future

PLM Waves – The History Of The Future

Time is running fast. Ilan Madjar, my former SMARTEAM colleague and managing partner of xLM Solutions LLC reminded me about that in his article – Cyclical Trends in PLM Is PLM Recycling Itself Over and Over? on LinkedIn. This kind of articles you want to read during the weekends. Ilan is sharing…

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Ambi-mongo, neo-retro and future PLM paradigms

Ambi-mongo, neo-retro and future PLM paradigms

ZDNet article – In database category race, candidates turn non-partisan brings an fascinating perspective on modern development of data management technologies. It brings up few interesting trends with very funny buzzwords – Ambi-Mongo, Neo-retro and some others. Read the article and draw your conclusion. One of the main points in the article is…

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Accelerating change and PLM software updates

Accelerating change and PLM software updates

PLM software updates topic drive lot of debates in engineering world. PLM implementation is still a project that can take time, resources and lot of planning from a manufacturing company. So, once implemented, companies keep it running for many years. In my recent article – How to replace old PLM…

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Chasing the right PLM cloud

Chasing the right PLM cloud

Cloud technologies and applications are trending. Just few years ago the most of cloud PLM debates were about “cloud vs. no-cloud”. You can still meet people thinking “cloud PLM” will not happen in their lifetime. But the trajectory towards cloud applications is very visible. Every single PLM vendor has some…

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3 tech inspirations to build a different PLM systems

3 tech inspirations to build a different PLM systems

One of the main words your learn when you want to build new technology or software product is “different”. Many systems are claiming they are new or different, but in fact these systems are barely an improvement to existing systems. The second thing you learn called “inertia”. Change is hard for…

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PLM and the gap between technologies and processes

PLM and the gap between technologies and processes

Almost a decade years ago, I’ve been using HTC phone running Windows mobile operational system. The same one you see on the picture above. It came to replace my old fashion Blackberry, but it is a different story…  HTC was a sophisticated phone with lot of features, camera, touch screen,…

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PLM assumptions and new manufacturing realities

PLM assumptions and new manufacturing realities

Over the weekend, I had a chance to read Steven Sinofsky’s article – Disruption and Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda… He speaks about disruption in business. His example is Blackberry business and how it was disrupted by modern mobile technologies (specifically by iPhone and Android). I found the following passage about disruption very…

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Plug-n-produce and manufacturing networks

Plug-n-produce and manufacturing networks

I learned a new term today – plug-and-produce. The Design News article – Industry 4.0 Will Mean ‘Plug-and-Produce’ and ‘Digital Twins’ by Peter Thorne speaks about the transformation  happening with manufacturing companies these days. The vision of connected equipment is powerful. The ability to get access to production machine data is fascinating….

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What I learned about PLM in 2015

What I learned about PLM in 2015

Happy New Year to all my readers. 2015 Year was amazing and I want to thank everyone for being with me and Beyond PLM. It was a year of many experiments – consulting, writing and social media activity. First of all, the book about PLM is coming. Keep watching plmbook.com in…

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