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CIMdata has chosen blockchain as a strategic direction of focus in product lifecycle management (PLM) for accelerating the digital transformation of businesses. In a webinar on September 27th,[1] the CIMdata Value Lens™ for blockchain was introduced for systematically studying different stages of PLM to identify potential new value that could…
You may be aware that CIMdata has been hosting a series of educational webinars. We have seen record attendance and many of the past webinars are available for replay from the CIMdata on-Demand page of our website. I recently hosted a webinar on Semantic Technology which generated lots of questions…
Are warnings by experts about impending IoT security catastrophe stemming from unsecure and unsupported devices becoming a reality? From reading recent cybersecurity related publications, it does appear so. Recalls May Become The Norm For IoT Devices If Security Doesn’t Improve Significantly[1] is the title of an article that describes a…
“No Treat for You: Pets Miss Meals after Auto-Feeding App PetNet Glitches” is the title of an article about an IoT connected pet-feeder, SmartFeeder by PetNet (, that left some pets hungry due to a 10-hour server outage.[1] Another article[2] pronounced the PetNet SmartFeeder a “poor failsafe design that didn't…
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