Cloud is going to play a major role in CAD, PLM, Supply Chains and SME Digital Transformation; the "if" and "when" are gone.

Last week PTC announced the acquisition of OnShape, a deal of 470 MUSD. These kind of deals always get a lot of attention. But the move by PTC is not about money and buying a competitor, it is a serious step toward cloud based solutions. …

Engineers are badly needed to solve climate change, not just with renewable energy but also designing products in a much smarter way

Eurostep learned a lot about Circular Economy in an EU funded project called ResCoM. Our role was to evaluate the use of a ISO standard called PLCS, Product Life Cycle Support, and demonstrate how to use it in the context of Circular Economy…
Good things take time with cloud PLM solutions

Why launching late could be perfect timing for a cloud PLM service

PLM is late in moving to the cloud. Gartner and many others predicted several years ago a much higher adoption rate by year 2019 than we have seen. Fast-moving industries, SMEs and newcomers are leading but classic PLM user like aerospace…

Do we need a standard like PLCS to build a digital thread?

Posting this as a blog on the Eurostep web site but you can follow the discussion on Linkedin here. Thanks Oleg Shilovitsky for triggering the discussion. PLCS is not needed for a digital thread but it is a very good and rich information model…
Product Metadata

How to make better decisions using your hidden product information

In the good (?) old days of the industrial revolution, the drawing artifact carried the abstract product definition. The drawing was a physical and tangible thing, which made it easy to understand and manage mentally. The drawing represented…

Considering attending PLM Roadmap and PDT North America May 29-30 in Washington DC? Here you find presentations from previous PDT events for FREE

Information about the event can be found at the PDT website. To get a feeling for what is typically presented and discussed at PDT events you can download all presentations for FREE from the PDT events 2018 (and more) at history Click the event…