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PLM vs QMS: How To Step Beyond Three Letter Acronyms?

PLM vs QMS: How To Step Beyond Three Letter Acronyms?

I was talking to a manufacturing company earlier this week and they asked me a question – we just purchased a QMS system and plan to use it to manage ECOs. How will it work with our future PLM system? And, at the same breath, they said, our manufacturing got…

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Network-Based Solutions, Graph Databases, and Future PLM Architecture

Network-Based Solutions, Graph Databases, and Future PLM Architecture

Graphs and Networks are fascinating. The last two decades of technological development show how powerful connections could be. From the internet to social networks and from single servers to data centers, we can see how networks can bring power, performance, rich semantics, intelligence, and many other characteristics. You can see…

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Rockwell-Plex, SaaS, and Product Data Intelligence?

Rockwell-Plex, SaaS, and Product Data Intelligence?

Efficiency and productivity are at the core of many decisions made by manufacturing companies. How to reduce the cost and optimize the performance while developing new innovative products. Talk to many manufacturing companies and you will find how painful these problems are. Earlier this week, the announcement about Rockwell Automation…

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Who will be the last CAD vendor to adopt Cloud and SaaS for PLM and AEC?

Who will be the last CAD vendor to adopt Cloud and SaaS for PLM and AEC?

Engineers are super innovative people when it comes to the development of new products, technologies, and services. However, when it comes to the tools and software…err, engineers are super conservatives. I was puzzled by this status quo for many years while developing and selling engineering and manufacturing software, PDM, and…

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Demystifying PLM Data-Driven Approach

Demystifying PLM Data-Driven Approach

Data is a new oil. Unless you lived under a rock for the last few years, I’m sure you’ve heard this statement at least once. The data is indeed a source of much recent innovation and super-successful businesses in this world. If you can make data work for your business…

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2 Key Elements To Make Or Break PTC’s Cloud Strategy

2 Key Elements To Make Or Break PTC’s Cloud Strategy

I used an extended pause during the U.S. Memorial Day weekend to catch up on some PLM reading. The article PTC’s Cloud CAD Dilemma written by Verdy Ogewell caught my special attention. In his typical devil controversy style, Verdi brought up the opportunity for PTC to lead the future CAD…

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Unlock PLM Data for Breakfast

Unlock PLM Data for Breakfast

The upfront E-zine article brought me back to my notes from Peter Schroer’s keynote at ACE2021. If you missed the event, you can check the presentation online. Although, Peter’s presentation is not available because of some website errors. My favorite part of Peter’s presentation was about digital transformation and data…

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How to compare SaaS PLMs?

How to compare SaaS PLMs?

Unless you lived under the rock for the last few years, you’ve heard about SaaS. The new modern word SaaS is ramping around and vendors are using it everywhere. The ‘SaaSification’ is taking the tech world by storm says Accenture article The cloud is a big enabling piece of this…

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What Is Aras Enterprise SaaS?

What Is Aras Enterprise SaaS?

Aras announced the expansion of their enterprise offering – Aras Enterprise SaaS. The press release from the last week says – Aras Announces Expansion of Subscription Offerings with Enterprise SaaS. Together Enterprise SaaS and DevOps deliver the most powerful cloud-first platform with unlimited customization for global businesses Enterprise SaaS from…

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