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Aras Innovator: Redefining Customization & Upgrades

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • For several years, the Aras Corporation (Aras) has included no-cost version-to-version upgrades in their enterprise subscriptions, independent of how the solution has been customized and implemented. This is a rather bold guarantee given the historic challenges the industry has experienced with upgrading highly customized PLM deployments. With more than 300 upgrades behind it, CIMdata felt it appropriate to find out how Aras’ guarantee was playing out, and discovered that there was much more to the story than just a contractual guarantee.
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PTC Bets Big on the Internet of Things

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • PTC made a huge move to support their manufacturing customers in getting smart and connected with their acquisition of ThingWorx, a leading provider of “Internet of Things” development tools and infrastructure. This acquisition, and two other recent announcements by Autodesk and Google, show the importance of smart, connected devices in just about all product markets.
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Managing Enterprise Product Cost—Through the Right Investments

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Cost is an issue at every company. Cost management is not just a tool, but also a key process that helps ensure business success.
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Exploiting a Modern Engineering Simulation Environment: NX CAE from Siemens PLM

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Almost 200 people attended the 3rd Annual NX CAE Symposium on November 5-6, 2013. The event was held on the campus of the University of Cincinnati, the birthplace of much of the SDRC I-DEAS technology, now the basis of the advanced analysis capabilities within the NX CAE portfolio.
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“Looking Outside” at Autodesk University 2013

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • AU 2013 was a lively event that had a wide range of topics, one that CIMdata could only sample given the custom track created for the Media and Industry Analysts in attendance. The Innovation Forums were thought provoking, as intended, and had a nice energy from the thought leaders that populated them.
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Is Your Organization Making Good Product Decisions?

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Just about every company has faced the impact of a faulty decision. Some decisions have led to spectacular product failures, while others have resulted in a minor annoyance for customers. Decision making is very important, and avoiding faulty decisions should be an objective of every product development organization.
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PTC Creo View: A Solution for Enterprise Validation and Review

  • A CIMdata White Paper:
  • This paper reviews the capabilities of PTC Creo View and its ability to pair mechanical and electronic product data for full product visualization and interaction.
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PLM Market Analysis Reports

The PLM MAR Series provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the worldwide PLM market during 2012. It contains analyses of major trends and issues, leading PLM providers, revenue analyses for geographical regions and industry sectors, and historical and projected data on market growth.

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Simulation & Analysis Market Analysis Report

This report presents CIMdata’s overview of the global simulation and analysis market, one of the fastest growing segments of the overall product lifecycle management market, including profiles of the leading S&A firms.

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PLM Market Analysis Country Reports

These reports offer country-specific analyses of the PLM market during calendar year 2012. Their focus is on PLM investment and use in industrial markets. Reports cover Brazil, Germany, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and the United States.