Another Social Computing Option for Product Development: OneDesk

Think you have heard about all of the software vendors using social computing and social media to help companies improve product development? If you haven’t heard of OneDesk then please add them to your list. I had the chance to talk with Catherine Constantinides and Brendan Walsh at OneDesk to get an update on their social

Sharing Our Autodesk PLM 360 Experiences

Autodesk PLM 360 is officially available. It’s clear this will impact the market, but how will the Autodesk PLM solution really work in production? How will their unique approach to highly configurable, cloud applications work in PLM? It’s time to start learning – and most importantly sharing. I have had several opportunities to discuss the

Siemens PLM – Progress Report 2011

My final thoughts from the Siemens PLM analyst day are focused on the state of Siemens PLM in 2011. Maybe a bit too ambitious, but I wanted to add some more perspective on Siemens after posting on my PLM market takeaways and the great PLM customer case studies presented at the meeting. Even as I

PLM Keeping up Momentum: Siemens PLM Analyst Conference 2011

I had the opportunity to talk with the team at Siemens PLM at their recent analyst conference in Boston. Every time I attend one of these events, I come back and ask myself “what can I share with people that will help them understand all that I learned in two days of presentations, demonstrations, interviews,

PTC Pushes PLM Progress and Vision at PlanetPTC 2011

I had the chance to talk with … the leadership at PTC and their customers at the recent PlanetPTC conference. PTC took full advantage of the opportunity to update their customers on their progress and future PLM plans at the customer meeting in Las Vegas. As analysts we also had some behind the scenes discussions

PLM and MES? Dassault Systemes says Yes! (acquires Intercim)

I had the chance to talk with … Dassault Systemes about their acquisition of MES provider Intercim. The acquisition of Intercim is a strategic move, and represents Dassault’s confirmation of the importance of linking engineering intent and manufacturing process planning to manufacturing operations (and vice versa). What do they Do? Dassault Systemes is one of