Archive for October, 2019

Onshape + PTC = What Happened?

Onshape + PTC = What Happened?

Earlier this week, PTC announced about the acquisition of Onshape, the company started by a group of CAD industry veterans including former Solidworks founders and employees in 2012. I attended a special briefing organized PTC where I was able to hear Jim Hepplemann, CEO of PTC and Jon Hirschtick, co-founder…

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PTC is Acquiring Onshape

PTC is Acquiring Onshape

The new came online just a few hours ago about PTC is entering the agreement to acquire Onshape. The PTC press release is here: You can read this passage with quotes from Jim Heppleman and Jon Hirschtick. “PTC has earned a reputation for successfully pursuing new innovations that drive corporate…

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PLM “Digital” Magic?

PLM “Digital” Magic?

Digital Transformation is in the air. Every company these days is transforming itself into a future digital universe. There are a lot of rational and important reasons why to focus on digital transformation. It brings new business models and unlocks new business opportunities. It helps to provide a better experience…

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PLM Deployments – From CDs to Cloud Stack and DevOps Services

PLM Deployments – From CDs to Cloud Stack and DevOps Services

Imagine you made a choice for what PLM system to use in your company? The process was long, you run tons of meetings, benchmark, evaluations, comparisons and you’re finally done. You think, the most painful part is over, but it is actually not. The next step can be even more…

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Cloud and Global PLM Stack Transformation

Cloud and Global PLM Stack Transformation

Cloud is here. Most industries are not questioning cloud technologies, applications and business models. But, in manufacturing and PLM, the story is a bit different. Earlier this week, I discussed Why big PLM vendors speak about cloud adoption. The conclusion, in a nutshell, is simple. Manufacturing companies are moving their…

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Where to Autodesk Fusion 360 goes?

Where to Autodesk Fusion 360 goes?

It has been seven years since Autodesk introduced Fusion 360. I checked my old blog – What Fusion 360 means for PLM. Check it out if you missed that back in 2013. There are 3 things that put Fusion 360 outstanding of everything else in this market – (1) business…

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Why Do Big PLM Vendors Speak About Cloud Adoption?

Why Do Big PLM Vendors Speak About Cloud Adoption?

For the last 5-7 years, we can see an increased presence of cloud technologies in enterprise and business software. For a long time, engineering and manufacturing software took a very conservative approach in everything related to cloud tech.  Autodesk shook PLM space by announcing cloud PLM. Large vendors made a…

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What will be PLM technology stack in 2020?

What will be PLM technology stack in 2020?

Earlier today, my attention was caught by PLM Stack article – Should you care about the programming language used in your PLM stack. Great question! Thanks, Yoann Maingon for asking. He gives an excellent review of various aspects of programming languages and purposes to use them, By analyzing a fit…

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