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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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3 lessons from the 20 years history of online 3D CAD Libraries Development

3 lessons from the 20 years history of online 3D CAD Libraries Development

How to provide the mechanical design community access to a growing library of products available and connect engineers working on different products together? Various developers for the last few decades asked this question and developed multiple solutions. Yet, the industry brought anything that connects an entire population of mechanical designers…

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PLM Honeycode

PLM Honeycode

There is a new cool buzzword in the PLM universe called “low code”. If you didn’t hear about it yet, don’t worry about it. Things just get started. Last year I asked if Low code will save PLM from future customization and make PLM more open. I took examples from…

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What is the right PLM SaaS pricing model?

What is the right PLM SaaS pricing model?

Cloud and SaaS are changing PLM software. The new technology makes SaaS PLM easily accessible and available instantly to customers. New data management technologies allow customers to share data and go beyond traditional PLM databases. SaaS is also transforming business models by introducing subscription business models. Today I want to…

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Autodesk Data Management and PLM Transformation

Autodesk Data Management and PLM Transformation

I’ve been following the Autodesk platform and PLM development for many years. Autodesk was the first large company that endorsed and adopted public cloud services to develop PLM almost a decade ago. A lot of changes happened since that time and I’m always watching with a high level of curiosity…

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Will SAP and Siemens come on the same BOM?

Will SAP and Siemens come on the same BOM?

A little bit more than one month ago, two giant companies, Siemens and SAP announced their partnership to deliver integrated end-to-end software solutions across the product lifecycle, supply chain, and asset management. If you missed my first article about what means the combination of Siemens and SAP software for PLM…

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Dassault Systemes and Bill of Materials of Humans?

Dassault Systemes and Bill of Materials of Humans?

PLM events go digital. If you missed my earlier blog about transformations of events, please check it here – PLM conferences go digital: what to expect from your next virtual event? Earlier, I already participated in PTC LiveWorx 2020, Siemens RealizeLive 2020, and few other events. I attended Dassault Systemes…

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