Before we dive into this divergence, it is important to realize that the philosophy behind most PDM systems pretty much started in the same place. Practically all the stuff you wanted to get into a PDM system lived on desktop and laptop drives. Many of those files, CAD especially, had a lot of other stuff packed into them, making them act like containers. Most everyone uploaded those files to PDM systems that were on-premise, or behind the four walls of the organization. ¬†Read full article here……