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  • CIMdata PLM Leadership is a set of well defined, assessment-based PLM education and training programs. Offerings include:
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    Plymouth, MI (November 3, 2016)
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    Paris, France (November 8, 2016)
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  • CIMdata hosts a number of workshops to support its PLM Knowledge Councils; subjects have included simulation & analysis, collaborative innovation, and other topics of interest. 
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    The Politics of Enterprise Software: Getting and Keeping Support for a Sustainable PLM Initiative – Plymouth, MI (November 2, 2016)
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PLM Benefits Appraisal Guide

CIMdata’s PLM Benefits Appraisal Guide is designed to help potential PLM users evaluate the applicability and payoffs of PLM in their enterprise, and to help existing users of PLM monitor the impact it is having on their product programs.

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AEC Market Overview Report

New for 2016! The CIMdata 2016 AEC Market Overview Report presents CIMdata’s detailed analysis of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) market.

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PLM Market Analysis Reports

2016 Modules now available. The PLM MAR Series provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the worldwide PLM market. 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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PLM Market Analysis Country Reports

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

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Simulation & Analysis Market Analysis Report

2016 Edition now available. 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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CAM Market Analysis Report

2016 Edition now available. This report presents CIMdata’s overview of the worldwide CAM software and services market. It also includes a discussion on the trends in the CAM industry and updates on the top CAM solution providers.