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Multi-Tenant SaaS PLM – Common Misconceptions

Multi-Tenant SaaS PLM – Common Misconceptions

I want to come back to multi-tenancy. Over the past few months, I shared my thoughts about the importance of multi-tenant platforms in PLM and the role multi-tenancy will play in the future of PLM development.. You can catch up on my writing. Here are a few links Who will…

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SaaS PLM Debates 2020

SaaS PLM Debates 2020

Just a few days left before the year 2020 will be here. The past decade was the time for PLM software vendors to learn and experiment with cloud systems. I read my blogs from the 2010s. Many of those articles are reflecting the debates we had about cloud computing and…

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Data Management Foundation Of Digital Twin

Data Management Foundation Of Digital Twin

Digital Twin is trending. Unless you lived under the rock for the last few years, I’m sure you heard this combination of words – Digital Twin. What is Digital Twin, where it came from and how is this related to PLM? The definition of Digital Twin is not mature in…

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PLM Technology Differentiations in the 2020s?

PLM Technology Differentiations in the 2020s?

To decide what PLM to chose is a hard job these days. Everyone in the PLM business is focusing on helping manufacturing companies to design better, faster, cheaper products. Everyone is IoT, cloud, connected, intelligent and focused on user experience. Everyone is capable to produce a nice video and when…

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Autodesk Forge Platform and Digital Twin Evolution

Autodesk Forge Platform and Digital Twin Evolution

I’m on my way to Las Vegas to attend Autodesk University 2019. The event is an annual extravaganza of everything you can see and learn from Autodesk – product, technology, community, people. It is a perfect place to catch up and meet people. Because AU is such a big event,…

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PLM SaaS: Build The Plane While You’re Flying It

PLM SaaS: Build The Plane While You’re Flying It

The idiom I put in the title of the blog is a cliché of the startup community. It is rooted in the idea of “iterative” software development – ship and fix and then ship it again. Opposite the idea of a long development cycle, the idea is gaining interest in…

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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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What Would Happen If PLM Vendors Agree About Data Standards?

What Would Happen If PLM Vendors Agree About Data Standards?

There is an elephant in the room – PLM vendors business models are built for data locking. You can hear vendors themselves are talking about it. Watch Aras SVP Marc Lind speaks about it here. Digital thread and digital transformation of manufacturing companies bring the question about standards (or interoperability)…

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