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Thursday, February 27, 2014

All Systems Are Go!

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Unless you have spent the last five years or so under a rock, it would be hard to miss the fact that software is everywhere. Our cars either have computer screens, can connect to our smart devices, or both. Refrigerators are being used as spambots. Your greeting cards just don’t…
Sunday, February 23, 2014

PLM Implementations Done Right

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Once you decide which PLM software you want to use, the hardest part of your job is over; right? Nothing could be farther from the truth. One of the biggest challenges for any PLM activity is to implement the software properly. Without a focus on this part of your PLM…
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Circle

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The Circle is: a) A misspelling of the Cyrkle, a sixties one hit wonder with “Red Rubber Ball” b) An potentially malevolent application in the company of the same name, which is the topic of a popular book of the same name by Dave Eggars (confused, I am) c) A…
Monday, February 03, 2014

Renaissance Faire

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The whole IT world is talking SMAC: social, mobile, analytics and cloud. 99 out 100 industry analysts agree that these are the major trends that are affecting everything. The big question is are they actually changing everything? That is one of the current points of discussion in the product development…
Sunday, January 26, 2014

THE PLM Mechanics

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The movie “Iron Man 3” just showed up on pay cable this week, and I had to watch it again. (Better than 2, worse than 1, in my opinion.) For those who did not see it, or could care less, the lead character, who has a sky high Q rating,…
Monday, January 20, 2014

What's Your Suite Spot?

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​Being a PLM value added reseller (VAR) is a challenging gig. You have to stay up-to-date with the latest from your software independent software vendor (ISV). With all of the mergers & acquisitions (M&A) over the last few years, the list keeps growing. There are also business model changes in…
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