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Will PTC Bring A New PLM For Mid-Size Businesses?

Will PTC Bring A New PLM For Mid-Size Businesses?

It has been more than a month since PTC acquired Onshape. Such a big event triggered many conversations about the future trajectory of CAD and PLM solutions as well as their ability to change the market status quo. Here is a PTC slide explaining the rationale behind the acquisition. According…

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What happened with PDM for the last 10 years – probably nothing?

What happened with PDM for the last 10 years – probably nothing?

Everyone needs data. But nobody wants to manage it. I’ve learned it for many years of working with the engineering team and manufacturing companies. The problem is the same for teams and companies of all sizes. Although it might have different flavors if you work within large enterprise, medium-size manufacturing…

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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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The Future Of Voice-Controlled Product Lifecycle

The Future Of Voice-Controlled Product Lifecycle

The first time I’ve got a voice command in the car was 2007. Back those days, my car had a button called “activate voice command” and also voice command index in the user manual. And, as almost expected for six years I drove that car I never used voice command….

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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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Push, Pull, Master Data, and Digital PLM Continuum

Push, Pull, Master Data, and Digital PLM Continuum

A single version of the truth is one of the most powerful PLM paradigm development for the last two decades. It is easy to explain – just think about all the information you need in a single place. But it is not very easy to implement. Data is siloed, companies…

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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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