John Papageorge Tech Guru

John is a PLM Innovation Senior Analyst at Arena Solutions. He is a results-driven consultant who has worked with some of the biggest names in technology, including Oracle, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and IBM, to improve their marketing and lead generation strategies. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

 

Wearable Electronics Are the New Black

At the expense of stating the obvious, wearable devices are the new black when it comes to what’s fashionable in high tech right now. By 2018, wearable shipments are expected to jump to 112 million units, more than five times last year’s figure, according to market researcher IDC. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a vast assortment of wearable electronics — from multipurpose wearable devices to cheaper, single-serving products — debuted, giving manufacturers hope they’ve successfully predicted the future of consumer demand.

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How PLM Saved Christmas: A True Story

Christmas was as good as cancelled. The news was that bad. The once joyous event had become a PR nightmare. Trouble started last year when Santa had gained so much weight, he got stuck in a chimney. After being rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, he was arrested for illegal entry, an invalid passport and providing false information to a police officer who was seeking a true and proper address.

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Star Wars Saga: R2-D2 — The Wild Years

R2-D2 was an R2-series Astromech droid designed by high tech manufacturer Industrial Automaton. The brave droid — along with his persnickety protocol droid counterpart C-3PO— played a pivotal role in saving the galaxy.

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Terrifying Tales of PLM Past

Over the millennia, Halloween has evolved from a somber pagan ritual to a day of costumes, parades and treats for children. The merriment also includes ghost stories—mostly revolving around haunted OEMs—that are spooky enough to send shivers up the spine.

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How Honesty Made Me the Billionaire I Am Today

My name is John Papageorge. I assume many of you have heard of me. Perhaps you’ve made my acquaintance at one of my opulent parties held at my palatial estate in Pacific Heights overlooking the bay.

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