THE PLM STATE

Stephen Porter

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The PLM State TBT: Storm Clouds - The Perils of Cloud-Based PLM

Welcome to this week's TBT blog. I selected this one, orginally written in 2012, since we are about to head to Oracle's MSCE where cloud-based PLM will be heavily discussed.

I wrote an article a...

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The PLM State TBT: How Fast Can You Turn Your Ship?

With the recent anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, we have been inundated with images of large ships crashing into things. I have often thought that companies and ships have a lot in...

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The PLM State: PLM is dead, long live PLM!

Recently, we have been on a bit of a journey due to the maturing and transitioning Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market.  As a long time Oracle partner, we have been a staunch proponent of ...

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The PLM State TBT: Super Friends Revisited - Application Man: Is he really so super?

Welcome to this week's TBT blog, originally published in 2012, and continuing our Super Friends theme.

I apologize for the long hiatus of the Super Friends blogs. Between the SolidWorks World...

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The PLM State TBT: Super Friends Powers Activate!, or, Building an Effective PLM Team

Welcome to this week's TBT blog, originally published in 2012.

I recently attended a round table discussion on product development and one of the speakers discussed the need to assemble a team of...

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The PLM State TBT: Lipitor for Business Process, a Good Idea?

Welcome to this week's TBT blog post, originally published in 2012.

I have a problem. I really like to eat and most of the choices I make are less than healthy. I also find myself challenged to...

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The PLM State TBT: What PLM Vendors Can Learn from the "Apple Approach"

Welcome to this week's TBT blog post, originally published in 2011. This is a good follow up to our series on the PLM Vendor Code of Conduct, and once again, begs the question, "Why not?".

I hate...

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The PLM State TBT: If You Love Somebody Set Them Free, or, the PLM Vendor Code of Conduct Part II

Welcome to this week's TBT blog post, continuing our series on the PLM Vendor Code of Conduct, originally published in 2011.

I must admit growing up I was quite the Sting fan. I had two chances to...

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The PLM State TBT: Leave No Man Behind, or, the PLM Vendor Code of Conduct Part I

Welcome to this week's TBT blog post, originally published in 2011. I picked this one specifically as we're seeing the vendor competition heat up with (1) the advent of IoT and (2) a more...

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The PLM State: What's Old is New Again

A few months back I attended PTC’s LiveWorx event in Boston.  It was somewhat nostalgic for me since we have not been to a PTC show for several years. Our formal relationship with PTC ended around...

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