PLM Data Architecture Evolution and Security

PLM Data Architecture Evolution and Security

Security is important. Period. However, the topic of data security and data governance was bringing a lot of controversy in the PLM world for the last 10-15 years. How to keep data “close to your chest” and not let it go anywhere sounded to many organizations like a nice strategy….

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iPaaS Platforms and PLM Integrations

iPaaS Platforms and PLM Integrations

If you’re like most manufacturers, you’re probably looking for ways to digitally transform your business. After all, the industrial sector is one of the last bastions of manual labor in an increasingly automated world. But where do you start? And more importantly, how can you be sure that any new…

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What CAD and PLM Platforms Can Share Data?

What CAD and PLM Platforms Can Share Data?

People don’t want something really new. They want to have something they are familiar with but work differently. In today’s business world, data is king. And when it comes to manufacturing, the more data you can share between different platforms and departments, the better. In order for design and engineering…

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Where CAD and PLM Collaboration Goes?

Where CAD and PLM Collaboration Goes?

There are many discussions these days around the need for better communication and collaboration between different departments within a company and other companies. Manufacturing has grown to become a complex network with many relationships between companies. It includes design contractors, contract manufacturers, and suppliers. As products are getting complex, it…

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Digital Thread 101: Why Are Part Numbers Hard?

Digital Thread 101: Why Are Part Numbers Hard?

Part numbers are hard. Period. There is no topic in engineering and manufacturing organizations that triggers more debates and potentially bigger disagreement than the discussion about what and how to organize part numbers. I wrote many articles where I shared my thoughts about Part Numbers and their use. Here are…

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PTC Atlas and SaaSification Trajectories 2022

PTC Atlas and SaaSification Trajectories 2022

PTC is moving to SaaS. The move started with the acquisition of Onshape and turning it into the Atlas platform. You can find some interesting and useful conversations about that in this Seeking Alfa transcript from PTC Q2 2021 Results. PTC provides a deep insight into its SaaS strategy and…

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PLM Trends 2022

PLM Trends 2022

Last week, I was recording a video podcast with Adam Keating, CEO of CoLab. We discussed modern tech trends, and PLM development and in general compared our notes about PLM, the development of CoLab and OpenBOM services, Systems of Engagement and Systems of Intelligence, and many other topics. I look…

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