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Manufacturing Services and SaaS Puzzle

Manufacturing Services and SaaS Puzzle

Every manufacturing company now is a software company. I’ve heard this statement a few years ago from one of our customers tell me that manufacturing companies see software as the next biggest competitive differentiator. Back in old days, building a piece of the machine was a challenge. Companies were competing…

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Digital Thread, PLM Vision and Data Gaps

Digital Thread, PLM Vision and Data Gaps

Data is one of the most precious assets in the modern business world. Manufacturing companies are sitting on piles of data, but similar to crude oil, data by itself doesn’t do any good to companies.  You need to bring the data to a digital refinery and make it accessible for…

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4 Differentiators Of Modern PLM Systems

4 Differentiators Of Modern PLM Systems

Businesses must constantly plan for the future. In the world of manufacturing companies, the future is now. How to get up to speed with the digital transformation, how to get value from the huge amount of data accumulated by manufacturing companies, how to get connected with the customers and turn…

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SaaS Applications and PLM Embedded Analytics

SaaS Applications and PLM Embedded Analytics

Every manufacturing company is sitting on the goldmine these days. I’m talking about the data that is owned by a company. Every company is producing a huge amount of data every day. Data is a critical asset in every company and it is well understood by everyone. Here are just…

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SaaS PLM Acceleration Trends

SaaS PLM Acceleration Trends

The manufacturing industry is one of the last groups of businesses that are going to adopt SaaS and cloud technologies. Although cloud adoption started already a decade ago, unlike CRM, Marketing and Sales/Advertising, engineers and IT were very careful to bring cloud / SaaS to business. In my view, it…

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How To Turn Manufactured Products in SaaS Services?

How To Turn Manufactured Products in SaaS Services?

Back in the old days of manufacturing, companies were selling products. We used to buy these products (actually we still do). We still can go and buy a car, computer or furniture. Although it is still happening to us, the business environment around these products is fast moving forward. The…

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$5-Billion Cloud PLM Business Opportunity?

$5-Billion Cloud PLM Business Opportunity?

How big is the future SaaS/cloud PLM market? As much as this number sounds simple, the answer is not easy to find. As much as I was trying to find some numbers, analysts, as well as CAD and PLM vendors, are very much silent on this topic. One of my…

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What PTC Can Learn From 10 Years Of Autodesk Cloud Development?

What PTC Can Learn From 10 Years Of Autodesk Cloud Development?

CAD and PLM companies are on the run towards the cloud. Each company has its own journey, stories, strategies, and technologies. But you won’t find any company in the universe of engineering and manufacturing software these days that is not trying to find its path towards the cloud, SaaS, digital…

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