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Satisfying Global Compliance Requirements

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Competing in global markets means complying with global standards. Compliance regimes have blossomed, expanded, and evolved, a process that will not stop. In fact, they will continue to expand and get more complicated. Companies need flexible solutions to support their value chains that can change along with the regulations. Based on the experience of current Dassault Systèmes customers, the ENOVIA MCC offering can help them navigate this ocean of often conflicting regulations to deliver compliant products to markets around the world without cost overruns or launch delays.
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LeverX: One Stop Shopping for Your SAP PLM Needs

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • LeverX is deeply involved within the SAP community that leverages the product lifecycle to improve business performance. LeverX has a unique relationship with SAP when compared to other SAP PLM implementers. Over the last decade, SAP has contracted with LeverX to manage and support many SAP internal developments, testing environments, and demo environments used for PLM, ERP, and Supply Chain as well as related SAP solutions. LeverX reported that they are also a preferred vendor for many SAP organizations around the world. The responsibility LeverX has within the SAP I2P and PLM ecosystem shows how significantly SAP trusts and uses LeverX. Trust like this had to be earned.
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Acquisition Strategies to Support the Era of PLM as an Enterprise Business Platform

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • The trend towards global business platforms will have a significant impact on the type and rate at which acquisitions and mergers take place moving forward as the PLM industry continues to build out its strategies and capabilities to meet the rapidly evolving business needs of current and future clients. The providers that strive and thrive will be those that define an appropriate long-term vision and who execute their strategy in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
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Driving Innovation from the Top Floor to the Shop Floor

  • A CIMdata White Paper:
  • This paper shows how by working together EIM and PLM can help ensure that product innovation meets both corporate strategic objectives and lifecycle requirements.
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Oracle Value Chain Summit 2014

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Oracle held their second annual Value Chain Summit February 3-5, in San Jose, California. The event once again attracted a few thousand Oracle customers who were interested in better understanding Oracle’s various supply chain technologies and where they are heading.
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INCOSE MBSE Workshop at INCOSE IW 2014: “Infusing MBSE Across Domains”

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • CIMdata attended INCOSE's International Workshop 2014 and MBSE Workshop events held in the Los Angeles, CA area from January 25-28. An intense two-day weekend workshop was focused exclusively on Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). MBSE is one of the key strategic initiatives of the INCOSE SE Vision 2020.
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SolidWorks and the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • CIMdata recently attended the 16th annual SolidWorks World conference which took place on January 26-29, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, USA. Dassault Systèmes’ strategy is clear—make value extensions, additional solutions, and capabilities offered by the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform available to the SolidWorks’ community.
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Dassault Systèmes Acquires Accelrys

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • On January 29, Dassault Systèmes announced their intent to acquire Accelrys (NASDAQ: ACCL) for $750 million in cash. Accelrys is a leading provider of what they term “scientific innovation lifecycle management” software to support development in chemistry, biology and materials.
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Shipbuilding Catalyst: Accelerating PLM Value for the Shipbuilding Industry

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • The increasing complexity of ships and other marine structures, the increased speed of design and construction demanded by customers, tight budgets, longer in-service life spans, more complex configurations in multi-ship projects, a much more complex and difficult worldwide regulatory climate, and other factors continue to put high demands on companies to improve their product development environment to take more advantage of modern practices such as those offered by PLM.
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Joining the CIMdata PLM Community provides a valuable membership to our global support program for highly professional PLM software and service providers. An annual membership enables your organization to make better informed business decisions, by providing timely and valuable information, insights, and advice about the PLM market. Membership in this PLM Community facilitates a close on-going working relationship with CIMdata that strengthens and enhances the value of our support for your business success.

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  • Enables you to benefit from the CIMdata-hosted global PLM community; an active group that includes leading PLM software and service suppliers from around the world

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Featured Cimdata Reports

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.

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.

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.

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.