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Four Pillars of Connected PLM

Four Pillars of Connected PLM

Are you connected? In the modern world, we use such a word very often. Our phones and computers are connected to WiFi or mobile networks. We are connected to the internet and to dozens and sometimes hundreds of different services. Our TVs are connected. Our cars are also very often…

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How Small And Medium-Sized Organizations Can Move Away From Excels

How Small And Medium-Sized Organizations Can Move Away From Excels

Small and medium-sized organizations are very interesting. Their problems are very much similar to the problems of large companies, but their resources and organizational capabilities make the process of transformation much harder for them. Modern days digital transformation brings so many tools and technologies, but companies are failing to adopt…

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On-premise PLM As Storing Documents In Files

On-premise PLM As Storing Documents In Files

Earlier this week, I was talking to one of my teenage sons about his homework. At one moment of time, I told him that he can save his research work in the file. He gave me such a look like you can expect usually from teenagers – you know, that…

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How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

How SaaS redefines PLM customizations

There is a bad word in PLM jargon and it is “customizations”. For years, customization was considered as a bad thing. Started decades ago, when PDM and PLM systems were merely toolkits and you needed practically manually to adjust database tables and change system software code to adjust PDM or…

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8 Characteristics Of A Modern PLM

8 Characteristics Of A Modern PLM

Differentiation is a big challenge for everyone and it is an even bigger challenge for PLM vendors. The reality of developing solutions for engineering and manufacturing is that it is really hard to find how to differentiate yourself from others. In the end, all manufacturing companies are doing the same…

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Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

Why PLM Low-Code Initiative Can Be Dead On Arrival?

My recent articles about low code in PLM triggered a good volume of debates and comments. Thanks, everyone for sharing your thoughts and comments. If you missed my blog, please check to catch up here: PLM Honeycode Low code – a sexy version of messy PLM customizations Low code is…

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Why does everyone need data access, but nobody wants PDM/PLM?

Why does everyone need data access, but nobody wants PDM/PLM?

I had a chance to dig into The State of Product Development 2020 report done by Onshape. You can get it here for free in exchange for a simple questionnaire, which I did. The report contains many interesting data points about what is important for manufacturing companies these days and…

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