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PLM Single Source of Truth Evolution and Data Management Solutions

PLM Single Source of Truth Evolution and Data Management Solutions

Manufacturing companies are always looking for ways to improve their operations and increase efficiency. One way to do this is by implementing a PLM system. For many years, PLM systems very promoted and sold the idea and value of a “Single Source of Truth” (SSOT), which established a single place…

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Questions About Data From Change Troubleshooter

Questions About Data From Change Troubleshooter

Earlier this week I sat together (virtually) with Nina Dar whom I know for many years of meeting in PLM communities and events. Pandemic screwed many events but opened new ways to communicate and Nina suggested we take some time on her new podcast The Change Troubleshooter to discuss the…

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From Multi-CAD Data Management To SaaSified Digital Workflows

From Multi-CAD Data Management To SaaSified Digital Workflows

As technology evolves, so does the way we work. In today’s competitive landscape, more and more companies are looking for ways to optimize their processes and introduce digital technologies to improve their information flows. For product development teams, the organization of optimal data management and information streams is a big…

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Semantic Data Layer And Open Source PLM

Semantic Data Layer And Open Source PLM

Earlier this week, I shared my thoughts about connected PLM and how the organization of a semantic data layer can provide a foundation to build a new approach in data aggregation and communication. For the last two decades, semantic technology was used for a number of projects, and data management…

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PLM and Hunting Digital Elephants

PLM and Hunting Digital Elephants

The market for large enterprise PLMs is very lucrative and complex. Practically every large OEM in this world already implemented one or two PLM solutions in the last 15-25 years. These companies are large, complex, and moving very slow. To sell to these accounts can take a few years of…

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Data And Lifecycle – A Brutal Reality Of Future PLM?

Data And Lifecycle – A Brutal Reality Of Future PLM?

My long time PLM buddy Jos Voskuil wrote about The Future PLM. In the voice of many PLM publications, Jos’ articles are always standing out. As Helena Gutierrez of Share PLM wrote in her article The Best 12 PLM blogs to follow – When Jos Voskuil shares advice, I listen….

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SaaS PLM and Building “Faster Horses”

SaaS PLM and Building “Faster Horses”

Yesterday’s SaaS PLM comparison article triggered great sparring with my long-time PLM industry colleague, Marc Lind, SVP of Strategy at Aras Corp. In normal circumstances, Marc and I would be grabbing a cup of coffee in a nearby Brookline or Newton coffee shop, but the reality of the pandemic moved…

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