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Happy New Year and PLM Thoughts 2022

Happy New Year and PLM Thoughts 2022

Happy New Year! 2022 is here and now it is a great time to share some of my thoughts about PLM in 2022 and my plans for the New Year planning. Pandemic changed our lives forever bringing a new reality of communication, travel, and learning. The PLM software community has…

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PLM Trending Topics of 2021. Can You Afford To Be a Follower?

PLM Trending Topics of 2021. Can You Afford To Be a Follower?

CIMdata’s article The Top Ten PLM News Stories of 2021, brought analyst perspectives on what is trending in the PLM industry and what readers are paying attention to. Check this out and make your own conclusion. Seven out of ten articles are vendor-specific – Dassault, Siemens, Aras, PTC. No surprise…

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PLM Tech and A Path To Sustainability

PLM Tech and A Path To Sustainability

Sustainability is getting more awareness in the modern world. According to IBM Institute for Business Value.” Sustainability at a turning point,” we can see increased awareness about sustainability. IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) surveyed more than 14,000 adults from 9 countries (Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Mexico, Spain, United…

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PLM vs ERP – Change The Battleground

PLM vs ERP – Change The Battleground

My last article PLM vs ERP Tug of War generated a great number of comments. Thanks, everyone for sharing your insights and opinions. There are many reasons why the discussion is always hot about PLM-ERP. The main one is because these systems are traditionally responsible for both sides of the…

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AEC and Digital Thread for Construction Projects

AEC and Digital Thread for Construction Projects

Hexagon’s Article The Digital Thread Comes to BIM brings an interesting perspective on the industrial development of construction projects and how BIM fits in the overall lifecycle of building assets. My favorite passage is this one – This same concept of the digital thread can, and is, being applied to…

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Old PLM Systems,  Containerization, and SaaS Trajectories

Old PLM Systems, Containerization, and SaaS Trajectories

Containerization is a term that recently started to pop in the roadmap of PLM vendors. What is that? Why is it happening and what you should know about it in order not to get confused. Let me start with some background. What is container technology? A container in a cloud…

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What did I learn about PLM in 2020?

What did I learn about PLM in 2020?

As the year goes towards the end, it is a great time to make some conclusions and observations about what I learned about the PLM industry this year. It was a very unusual year – COVID and pandemic situations across the globe changed the life and habits of people. It…

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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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