Archive for January, 2017
Why PLM-ALM interoperability and traceability is hard
Death trajectory of cloud PLM PaaS
AI opportunity for product lifecycle management
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a renaissance moment these days. With the risk to disclose my age, I can remind to my readers about “expert systems” and Prolog programming and pattern matching back in 1980s. Investors are getting more excited about AI these days. Check out my last year article – Future…
PLM selection process: a blanket of fog and how to change it
PLM IoT: Expansion vs Redefinition?
IoT discussions are booming these days. The hype and expectations are so high. According to Gartner’s hype cycle, IoT is remaining at the peak of inflated expectations. Companies are making huge investments in IoT business and everyone is very much interested who will be the winner in IoT competitive race….
Disruption, Innovation and large PLM vendors
Manufacturing world is changing and it can bring new opportunities for transformation and changes. Few days ago, I posted an article Mature CAD/PLM vendors and startup behavior. The point I made in my conclusion is related to the business of established PLM companies – large vendors are mostly competing with themselves….
Mature CAD-PLM vendors and future startup behavior
Shifts in a rapidly changing manufacturing world and dramatic changes internet is bringing to digital economy might become a challenge for large software vendors. We all know almost classical examples of Kodak, IBM and DEC. These new digital behaviors can make existing business models irrelevant. Large software vendors that have…
Will cloud create a shortcut between CAD and ERP?
Historically, engineering and manufacturing created a waterfall process. Some people called it “over the wall engineering“. To follow this process, engineers were finishing the design and literally throwing it to manufacturing organization. This is very inefficient process and I wish over the wall engineering practices will go away. Such practices…