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The PLM State TBT: If we're not in Kansas anymore, why is everyone talking about silos?

Welcome to this week’s TBT blog. Since Tuesday’s post, PLM Tech Tips: Encryption, Repositories, and SQL Oh My!, has a nod to the Wizard of Oz, I couldn’t resist sharing this post from 2010.

Given...

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The PLM State TBT: Why can’t we all just get along?

Since football season is right around the corner, I thought I’d re-post this entry from 2010 for today’s TBT post. 

The University of Texas/Oklahoma game is this weekend and while I am not...

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The PLM State: Jelly Donut Oreos and PLM Automation, or, What's Trending Now

What do Oreos and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) have in common? Both have emerging trends capturing our attention these days. While I'm not in a position to forcast the next Oreo flavor, I...

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The PLM State: Making Sense of IoT -- the Musings of an Engineer, Part I

IoT, the Internet of Things.  It’s all over trade media and conversations, as well as all around us in stores and in our homes.  I’m still dipping into the realities of implementing IoT myself,...

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The PLM State TBT: FREE PLM Software Tomorrow

Welcome to this week's TBT post!

If you have ever spent any time out at various pubs and bars you are bound to run across a sign hanging on the wall at one of these establishments that promises...

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The PLM State TBT: Closing the Communication Gap between IT and Executives

Welcome to this week’s TBT post, originally published in 2010.

On September 8, 1974 Evel Knievel attempted to jump the Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered rocket cycle aptly named Skycycle....

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The PLM State: Jumping the Fence -- Why I left the successful world of independent PLM consulting and joined an Oracle partner

After this year’s Oracle MSCE event, I was reminiscing about the Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Oracle events I participated in over the years. First the Agilities as an Agile...

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The PLM State: Ground Control -- the Pros and Cons of Moving to Software Services in the Cloud

Through most of the space program, much of the computing power and control has been land-based with only critical functions being handled by onboard hardware.  As computers have become more...

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The PLM State TBT: Do Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth?

Welcome to this week’s TBT post, originally published in 2010.

For some reason that I can't explain, I really like the show Top Chef. I am not sure why since the most complicated dish I can whip...

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The PLM State TBT: Alphabet Soup- What PLM and ERP Can Learn from CRM

Welcome to this week’s TBT post, originally published in July 2010.

Oleg Shilovitsky's blog last week on Social PLM and PTC's recent announcement regarding Windchill SocialLink (Cool Blog by Erin...

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