[GTALUG] On the Ownership of Product Data and the Future of Product Development

Howard Gibson hgibson at eol.ca
Wed Jan 13 00:28:05 UTC 2016


  This article is focused on PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and something I 
have not heard of before called PIP (Product Innovation Platforms).  Articles on 
these websites degenerate into a weird alphabet soup.  There is a very interesting 
point here, near and dear to the Free Software community...

1.  Create a cool new thing using proprietary software
2.  The creator of the proprietary software changes the license agreement is some 
    critical way you cannot manage.
3.  Oops!  You have no access to your data!

Howard Gibson 
hgibson at eol.ca
howard.gibson at teledyneoptech.com 
jhowardgibson at gmail.com

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