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PLM Data Architecture Evolution and Security

PLM Data Architecture Evolution and Security

Security is important. Period. However, the topic of data security and data governance was bringing a lot of controversy in the PLM world for the last 10-15 years. How to keep data “close to your chest” and not let it go anywhere sounded to many organizations like a nice strategy….

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Gen3 SaaS PLM – How To Avoid Future “Release Lock-in”

Gen3 SaaS PLM – How To Avoid Future “Release Lock-in”

Do you remember what is PLM software Release Lock-in? It happened to many companies and it continues to be a big deal for many others. Industrial companies were using heavily customized Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) systems. It was a good thing to match their business…

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The Future of PLM Data Modeling – RDF/OWL vs SQL?

The Future of PLM Data Modeling – RDF/OWL vs SQL?

How do you envision the future of PLM data modeling? In my earlier posts, I was talking about some of the trends that are happening in PLM architecture and technologies these days. If you missed them, here are some of the links to them. A growing role of data in…

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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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How To Implement Multi-view BOM Strategy?

How To Implement Multi-view BOM Strategy?

In order to remain competitive in the manufacturing industry, it is important to continually explore ways to improve efficiency and reduce costs. One way to achieve this is through the implementation of data and process management strategies to streamline data handover and information flow between two major business functions –…

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Data Model Evolution For Future PLM Platforms

Data Model Evolution For Future PLM Platforms

Data is at the heart of every PLM technology and system. Therefore from a very early stage of PLM development software vendors put significant attention on how to create the best data modeling capabilities for their PLM system and technologies. A few months ago, I published my article where I…

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