Who Can Break PLM Department Stores?

Who Can Break PLM Department Stores?

Engineering.com article by Verdi Ogewell – New Leaders in Forrester’s PLM Wave: Why Siemens Will be a Tough Nut to Crack for Dassault and PTC was my Friday portion of PLM strategic reading. Verdi is well known for his visionary article presenting collections of PLM strategies. The current article was…

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How does PTC plan to SaaSify their products until 2025?

How does PTC plan to SaaSify their products until 2025?

Modern cloud technologies are a foundation of SaaS business, which in a nutshell means turn software products into digital services. Have you heard the new term – SaaSification? The first time I’ve heard about it was about five years ago- check Forbes’ – How Saasification is taking the Tech by…

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AEC Digital Twin To Measure Climate Product Impact

AEC Digital Twin To Measure Climate Product Impact

The manufacturing and construction industries are on collision courses. Back in 2019, I attended a TEC Talk session led by Jesse Devitte speaking about construction opportunities. This is where I first heard about construction smile and also the Construction = Manufacturing formula. If you missed my old article, check it…

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SaaS PLM and Building “Faster Horses”

SaaS PLM and Building “Faster Horses”

Yesterday’s SaaS PLM comparison article triggered great sparring with my long-time PLM industry colleague, Marc Lind, SVP of Strategy at Aras Corp. In normal circumstances, Marc and I would be grabbing a cup of coffee in a nearby Brookline or Newton coffee shop, but the reality of the pandemic moved…

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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 did I learn at ACE2021 and Where Aras Is Heading?

What did I learn at ACE2021 and Where Aras Is Heading?

Earlier this week, I attended ACE2021. It was the second Aras conference completely virtual. Last year, Aras was one of the first companies that canceled their annual meeting because of COVID19. I can say that I was impressed with the organization of virtual space and presentations.The graphic arrangement of virtual…

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Autodesk+Upchain =  Winners, Losers, Questions

Autodesk+Upchain = Winners, Losers, Questions

During the last few days, I’ve been getting many questions about Autodesk and Upchain. Thanks to all my online and offline readers – I appreciate your comments and questions. In this article, I want to share some questions I’ve been asked and also my assessment of how Autodesk will be…

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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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