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Collaboration, Integration, and Sustainability: Keys to Maximizing the Value of PLM


A CIMdata PLM Enterprise Value & Integration and Social Product Development & Collaboration Knowledge Council Workshop

Friday, October 3, 2014
The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, Michigan 48170
Tel: +1 734.414.0600

Friday, October 3, 2014
  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. | Welcome and Introduction
  • 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Introduction to CIMdata Knowledge Council Research
    Dr. Ken Versprille, Executive Consultant, CIMdata [Bio]
    Dr. Suna Polat, Director, Collaborative Innovation & Social Product Development Consulting Practice, CIMdata [Bio]
    Tom Gill, Practice Manager, PLM Enterprise Value & Integration, CIMdata [Bio]
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Chrysler's PLM Journey: Supporting People, Process & Technology [Read Abstract]
    Vikal Sachdeva, Manager for Teamcenter Operations, Visualization, and Enterprise Data Exchange,Chrysler [Bio]
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Networking Break
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Using Social Engagement to Drive Innovation [Read Abstract]
    Megan Pukala, Assistant Brand Manager, Fortune 500 Company [Bio]
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Panel Discussion: Data Integration and Collaboration: What is the next generation?
    Moderated by CIMdata
    – John Leney, VP & Global Head of Sales and Marketing, Geometric [Bio]
    – Steve Fennessey, Director of Business Innovation, Imaginatik [Bio]
    – Steve Gwizdala,Territory Sales Manager, Jive Software [Bio]
    – Rohit Tangri, Vice President, Teamcenter Product Management, Marketing & Business Development, Siemens PLM Software [Bio]
    – Sathish Kumar Thirugnanam, Consultant, NPI VE - Innovation and Transformation Group, Tata Consultancy Services [Bio]
    Leading solution providers gather to discuss the status and current issues around data integration and enterprise collaboration. The discussion will focus on describing what the next-generation of collaboration technology will look like and what benefits it will enable. Key roadblocks to achieving this vision will be discussed and potential solutions identified.
  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | Networking & Working Session Over Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Joint Working Session - Sharing our Findings
  • 2:30 p.m. | Workshop Adjourns

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