What will drive cloud PLM adoption in the manufacturing industry?

What will drive cloud PLM adoption in the manufacturing industry?

Manufacturing companies are discovering cloud technologies. As much as it brings excitement, it also brings questions and challenges. Here is a quote from last year research made by CIMdata related to cloud adoption: Cloud adoption clearly has benefits, but it also creates issues for organizations using it. Integrating cloud-based PLM…

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Can PLM do ERP? How to Stop Monolithic Thinking…

Can PLM do ERP? How to Stop Monolithic Thinking…

Steve Porter’s article Best in Show- Can ERP Providers do PLM? is a throwback in the mood of thinking about ‘best of breed” vs “integrated systems”. As always, in a very elegant way, Steve took us to his final conclusion – you need PLM to do PLM. Then figure out…

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How to Build a Digital PLM? It is not what you think…

How to Build a Digital PLM? It is not what you think…

Digital transformation is big marketing hit these days. Everyone is obsessed with how to transform companies, tools, and customers “digitally”. However, let me ask you what does it mean? PLM was from the beginning deeply involved in data about the product and related processes. Also, the same can be said…

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From single siloed PLM to Knowledge Graphs and AI

From single siloed PLM to Knowledge Graphs and AI

AI is a new trend. It brings a new wave of technological disruption across industries. Think about Web and Mobile past trends. AI will bring huge dividends for organizations that will be able to harness new technology and introduce AI to their products and business processes. Everyone is coming after…

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DevOps is a new PLM?

DevOps is a new PLM?

Unless you’ve been under the rock for the last five years, you’ve heard about DevOps. Still confused about DevOps? Start here and learn more. In a nutshell, DevOps is a set of practices and tools to facilitate a cross-functional mode of working between coding, building, deployment, operations, support, and other…

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Aras PLM:  The Good, The Bad and The Open Source

Aras PLM: The Good, The Bad and The Open Source

My last article Closed Open Source PLM about open source and partially about Aras PLM raised many comments and questions. Some of them specifically came from Marc Lind, who said that after many years of following Aras product and technologies, I’m still missing the main point of Aras. Good post,…

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From PLM to Digital Lifecycle

From PLM to Digital Lifecycle

There are many definitions of PLM. In a different time, companies put emphasis on different letters. It was a time when PLM was all about products. I remember the time when “management of business processes” was in focus. However, my favorite is “L” and it is about lifecycle. Because change…

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Can we use fear to sell PLM?

Can we use fear to sell PLM?

I grew up in the Soviet Union at the time when the planet was going through The Soviet-American Arms Race, As a child, I remember a lot of propaganda related to the nuclear arms race. These days a lot of information about what happened 40-60 years ago is available. One…

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