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The lifecycle of a turkey

The lifecycle of a turkey

This is a bad day to be a turkey. Thanksgiving is coming and it means mass murdering of turkey population. 46 million turkeys are eaten each Thanksgiving according to Turkey facts. I’ve learned earlier today that back into Pilgrim days turkeys weren’t as numerous as they are today. Old days…

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PLM and Blockchain – yes, no, maybe?

PLM and Blockchain – yes, no, maybe?

Blockchain topic is extremely hot these days. Earlier this morning, I had a chance to talk with one of my blog readers (also running PLM IT for large manufacturing firm). The conversation was about blockchain and if it makes sense for PLM business and not. This conversation made me think…

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POWER’BY – the name of 3DEXPERIENCE PLM overlay?

POWER’BY – the name of 3DEXPERIENCE PLM overlay?

How to overlay competitors. In my view, this is a new name in CAD / PLM competition game. It has variations of names and forms, but it is about the same. Decades ago it was about CAD formats, later on it was about how to block PDM / PLM integration…

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PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

PLM software and future enterprise cloud wars

Bob Evans’ Forbes article  – Why Amazon Won’t Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It’s All About Software caught my attention earlier this week. It makes an interesting comparison between superiority of Amazon achievements in the cloud development and cloud software role. According to the article the future of cloud…

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PLM, blockchain and network of trust 

PLM, blockchain and network of trust 

Single version of truth is a mantra sold by most of enterprise software vendors. PLM is included. I think, PLM vendors went to extreme in the attempt to connect the value of PLM system and business ideas to the need to bring all the information under the roof of a…

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Will Graph DB provide a perfect model for PLM?

Will Graph DB provide a perfect model for PLM?

Graph is a very powerful paradigm. For many years, the idea of “graph” or “connection” was empowering software engineers to develop many PDM and PLM applications. As much the conceptual model of graph is good, the realization is not perfect. Therefore, all PDM and PLM vendors are using relational databases to…

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Will PLM IoT be able to live up to its own hype?

Will PLM IoT be able to live up to its own hype?

IoT is everywhere these days. You may think, there is no way to escape from the transformation and success IoT will bring to industry. And IoT will change the business around us. Recently I was listening to Joe Barkai presenting about IoT and its opportunity at IpX Symposium in Orlando. Here is…

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Future 3D CAD Experience will come from…  Amazon?

Future 3D CAD Experience will come from…  Amazon?

Do you think your business cannot be cannibalized by Amazon? I wrote about it few months ago – Is PLM software Amazon-proof?  My hunch is that PLM software started as an engineering discipline has a chance to be transformed into networked business managing relationships between contractors, suppliers, service providers and…

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