Back in June, I attended PLM Connections, the user event for Siemens PLM, in Las Vegas. Of course, there were a lot of product updates and announcements over the course of the conference. But there was one that caught my eye. The mainstream engineering folks at Siemens PLM (formerly Velocity Series) made some announcements about Insight XT, a PDM-like system that sits on top of SharePoint. They talked about numerous new enhancements to the product.

Sitting there, I was sure I had heard something wrong. It was like when there’s this word right on the tip of your tongue, but you just can’t quite remember it. Then it hit me.

I’ve heard this before. Just from a different company.

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