Archive for May 10th, 2012
It’s that time of year when I’m booking my boys into summer camps. After the FIRST Robotics Competition, they are definitely signed up for a robotics camp. There are a lot of great summer programs for young students. Here is one you might find interesting: Michigan Tech’s summer youth CAM program. John Irwin, program chair of Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Technology, presented it at PLM Connection this week.
Final Day Recap:
We completed the Tecnomatix Track this morning with three sessions. We typically boil these sessions down to the technical details but this time, marketing took a spot. A good change-up if you ask me, but I’m from marketing so take it for what it’s worth.
By now you may have heard we had a unique keynote presentation Tuesday at PLM Connection. Typically customers speak about what is happening in their business and how they are apply PLM technology to address those issues. This year we invited Jane Oates, the assistant Secretary of State for the Department of Labor’s Workforce Training and Administration, to speak about closing the technical workforce gap. She spoke to many Siemens PLM customers at the event, noting:
“What I heard from the business people was that PLM was the connector…technology has enabled us to build partnerships that geography stood in the way of before.”
Here is our video interview: (more…)