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What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

What PLM Vendor Can Really Provide Digital Thread Solution?

Image credit Aras.com Earlier this week, I published my Only Aras? article. Check this out. No doubt, Aras made a very impressive journey for the last decade with its enterprise open source business model. Combined with Aras technology, it allowed to Aras to move into the position to challenge top…

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Is there a value in PLM data standards?

Is there a value in PLM data standards?

Standards are important. They play an important role in our life. There are a different type of standards. There are government, industry, city and professional standards. There are standards for environmental impact (filtering of exhaust fumes), food (labeling), transportation (rail track), information (ISBN), accounting standards (GAAP). There are many professional…

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Can I buy PLM app via Microsoft Azure Marketplace?

Can I buy PLM app via Microsoft Azure Marketplace?

Marketplace is an interesting concept and it seems to be progressing well in a modern cloud-based and internet aware economy. Moving forward even more software and manufacturing vendors are moving into subscriptions business. Check my recent articles about XaaS – What is the right system for maintenance BOMs and what…

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From Interoperability to Open Data Model in Manufacturing

From Interoperability to Open Data Model in Manufacturing

Remember old days of engineering software? It was the time of proprietary data formats and interoperability solutions. These days aren’t completely over, but the discussions about interoperability between applications are switching gears. There are enough solutions in the market to translate one proprietary format to another. This is not a…

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Killing me (Solidworks) slowly

Killing me (Solidworks) slowly

The predict the future is an ungrateful business. The articles predicting death or disruption are coming from time to time. It has been almost 10 years ago when “killing Solidworks” topic came first. Over the weekend, my attention was caught by Moshe Baum’s – The (CAD) world after Solidworks article….

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Legacy and Future Ready PLMs

Legacy and Future Ready PLMs

Few days ago I talked about the opportunity to create a Future Proof PLMs. If you missed my article, take a look here. CIMdata commentary about resilient PLM platforms capable to sustain future changes suggested Aras found a holy grail of PLM – a system that can be updated and…

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Future-proof PLMs

Future-proof PLMs

One of the biggest competition is competition with the status quo. Exactly one year ago, I wrote about legacy PLM. I found interesting to see how PLM vendors are attacking so-called “legacy” platforms. The definition of a legacy platform is somewhat vague. Here is the one from last year: Legacy…

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Will “low code” save PLM from customization and make it more open?

Will “low code” save PLM from customization and make it more open?

Have you heard about low-code development platforms? You better pay attention to low-code, since this cool buzzword and actually tools are coming to PLM space. Here is the Wikipedia version of what is LCDP. Check this out and draw your opinion. Low-code development platform. … A low-code development platform (LCDP)…

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