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Increasing Organizational Agility to Match Market Velocity

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Companies’ must be prepared to evolve their PLM solutions and strategies. CIMdata believes that modern PLM solutions and strategies are essential to meet these market challenges. Unfortunately, many companies rely on an aging PLM infrastructure that is just not up to the task.
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Dassault Systèmes’ 2018 Analyst Event: A Platform for Knowledge and Know-How

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • CIMdata attended Dassault Systèmes’ annual PLM analyst event at their headquarters in Vélizy-Villacoublay, France. The well-organized two-day event provided an excellent update on Dassault Systèmes’ strategy and thought-leadership position in the global PLM market.
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Knowledge-Based Engineering for Driving Innovation & Operational Efficiency

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Tata Technologies’ capability in KBE covers a variety of modeling approaches, as well as process evaluation methods for identifying the best solution for the particular product development landscape.
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Making the Connection: The Path to Cloud PLM

  • A CIMdata eBook:
  • This eBook highlights the key issues facing adopting organizations. It seeks to frame the debate about cloud-based applications using standard terminology, supporting the discussion with selected data from the survey results and quotes from interviews conducted.
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Connecting the Value Chain to Accelerate New Product Introduction

  • A CIMdata eBook:
  • This eBook confronts the trend toward engineering designs comprising a high percentage of procured-in content, and the organizational issues of cross-functional coordination especially between engineering and procurement.
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CIMdata offers industrial users, solution providers, and service providers, the opportunity to participate in one of our global PLM Communities. CIMdata communities help maximize the benefits you receive from PLM connecting you with like-minded PLM professionals who are eager to collaborate, and to define and share experiences and best practices.
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Design Creation & Collaboration Knowledge Council

Strategic Decision Analysis & Support for Product Development and Collaboration

The Design Creation & Collaboration (DCC) Knowledge Council represents the authoritative industry source for defining architectures and implementation roadmaps for digital product design and design collaboration between disciplines and across the supply chain. Numerous organizations, many of them among the world’s largest product manufacturing companies, and an extensive range of commercial solution providers, collaborate with CIMdata as equal partners to define an evolving engineering framework for PLM. The DCC Council charter is to help lead and focus these efforts. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
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Innovation Engagement & Governance Knowledge Council

Partnership to Achieve Innovation Effectiveness and Success in Today’s Highly Connected Economy

The Innovation Engagement & Governance (IEG) Knowledge Council’s mission is to improve members’ innovation and product development effectiveness. Members learn about innovation trends, frameworks, emerging concerns and issues, best practices, including the application of social technologies to critical innovation decisions and problem solving. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
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Manufacturing Systems Engineering Knowledge Council

Strategies to Support Manufacturing Systems Development & Execution

The Manufacturing Systems Engineering Knowledge Council (MSE Council) gathers and benchmarks best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across the production environment. The program identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for digital manufacturing strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions. Two levels of membership are offered: Enterprise and Individual. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
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PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Knowledge Council

Integrating PLM into the Product Lifecycle

The PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Knowledge Council (PEVI Council) gathers and benchmarks best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across all business domains that have an impact on a company’s products. This industry-wide effort focuses on the cross-domain collaboration necessary to integrate specialties to avoid fragmented product realization efforts. The council identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for PLM integration strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions. Two levels of membership are offered: Enterprise and Individual. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
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Quality & Reliability Engineering Knowledge Council

Designing for Reliability through Capture & Reuse of Failure Knowledge

CIMdata’s QRE Knowledge Council has been established to maximize the benefits participants receive from their investments in systems engineering and reliability engineering tools and methods. The objective is to collectively close technology gaps, expose needed standards, and co-sponsor collaborative research with CIMdata for the purpose of mitigating product recall and nonconformance risks. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
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Simulation-Driven Systems Development Knowledge Council

Enabling the Vision for Model-Based Systems Engineering

The Simulation-Driven Systems Development Knowledge Council helps to define and benchmark industry best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across all domains that have an impact on the product development process, including mechanical, electrical, software, control systems, chemistry, optics, and other physics. This multi-industry effort focuses on the cross-domain collaboration necessary to integrate engineering development specialties that currently fragment product ideation and realization efforts. The Council identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for simulation-driven, model-based systems engineering strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions.

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Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group

A forum for setting A&D industry direction on PLM-related requirements, standards, and research

CIMdata has assembled a group of leading aerospace and defense companies into an action group to help address PLM-related challenges in that industry. CIMdata’s Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group (Action Group) provides a unique opportunity for Aerospace & Defense Industry leaders to maximize the benefits they receive from their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) investments. The Action Group is open to major aerospace and defense OEMs and selected tier 1 suppliers. Participation enables members to make more informed business decisions by providing timely and valuable information, insights, and advice, while networking with companies with similar PLM challenges. Benefits of participation include:

  • Annual strategy session
  • Access to industry-relevant best-practice research
  • Access to CIMdata subject matter experts
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • CIMdata PLM Knowledge Council access
  • CIMdata PLM Resource Support Line access
  • Corporate license
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High Technology Electronics PLM Action Group

A forum for setting HTE industry direction on PLM-related requirements, standards, and research

CIMdata’s High Technology Electronics PLM Action Group (Action Group) provides a unique opportunity for High Technology Industry leaders to maximize the benefits they receive from their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) related investments. Enrollment is open to major high technology electronics companies and selected related industry companies who wish to collectively address current PLM-related challenges, close technology gaps, expose needed standards, and co-sponsor collaborative research with CIMdata. Participation enables members to make more informed business decisions by providing timely and valuable information, insights, and advice, while networking with companies with similar PLM challenges. Additionally, annual participation in this action group facilitates an on-going working relationship with CIMdata that strengthens and enhances the value of support available to your team. Benefits of participation include:

  • Annual strategy session
  • Access to industry-relevant best-practice research
  • Access to CIMdata subject matter experts
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • CIMdata PLM Knowledge Council access
  • CIMdata PLM Resource Support Line access
  • Corporate license
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Medical Devices PLM Action Group

A forum for setting medical devices industry direction on PLM-related requirements, standards, and research

CIMdata’s Medical Devices PLM Action Group provides a unique opportunity for health care device industry leaders to maximize the benefits they receive from their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)-related investments. Enrollment is open to major medical device, life science equipment, and select related companies who wish to collectively address current PLM-related challenges, close technology gaps, expose needed standards, and co-sponsor collaborative research with CIMdata. Participation in the Action Group enables members to make more informed business decisions by providing timely and valuable information, insights, and advice, while networking with companies with similar PLM challenges. Additionally, annual participation in this action group facilitates an on-going working relationship with CIMdata that strengthens and enhances the value of support available to your team. Benefits of participation include:

  • Annual strategy session
  • Access to industry-relevant best-practice research
  • Access to CIMdata subject matter experts
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • CIMdata PLM Knowledge Council access
  • CIMdata PLM Resource Support Line access
  • Corporate license
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PLM Community - Industrial Consortium

Providing Information Critical to Successful Strategies and Sound Business Decisions

CIMdata has assembled a group of leading industrial companies into a consortium to help address PLM-related challenges. Participation enables your organization to make better-informed business decisions by providing timely and valuable information, insights, and advice. It connects you to a network of companies with similar challenges around PLM and its use. Benefits of participation include:

  • Annual strategy session
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • CIMdata PLM Knowledge Council access
  • CIMdata PLM Resource Support Line
  • Workshops
  • Corporate license
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PLM Community - Gold

Providing Intelligence Critical to Successful Strategies and Sound Business Decisions

The CIMdata PLM Gold Community program for software and service providers offers a valuable portfolio of professional services that enables your organization to make better-informed business decisions by providing timely and accurate market information, customer insights, strategic analysis, and management counsel about the local and global PLM market. Benefits of participation include:

  • PLM Late Breaking News & Industry Summary
  • Public research reports and whitepapers
  • Executive Briefings & PLM market updates
  • CIMdata Commentaries
  • PLM Benefits Appraisal Guide
  • Complete set of PLM Market Analysis Reports
  • PLM Certificate Program Attendance & Discounts
  • and much more!
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PLM Community - Silver

Providing Intelligence Critical to Successful Strategies and Sound Business Decisions

The CIMdata PLM Silver Community program provides a valuable portfolio of professional services that enables your organization to make better-informed business decisions by providing timely and accurate market information, customer insights, strategic analysis, and management counsel about the local and global PLM market. Benefits of participation include:

  • PLM Late Breaking News & Industry Summary
  • Public topical research reports and whitepapers
  • Executive Briefing, PLM market updates, and Research support
  • CIMdata Commentaries
  • Executive PLM Market Analysis Report & Publications Discount
  • PLM Certificate Program Attendance and Discounts
  • and much more!
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PLM Community - Financial Analyst

Providing Intelligence Critical to Successful Strategies and Sound Business Decisions

The Financial Analyst PLM Community program focuses on the needs of financial analysts, private equity firms, and other financial organizations that provide informed analysis of the global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market. Benefits of participation include:

  • PLM Late Breaking News & Industry Summary
  • Public topical research reports and whitepapers
  • PLM Market Update Webcasts
  • CIMdata Commentaries
  • Executive PLM Market Analysis Report & Publications Discount
  • and much more!
Learn More

Design Creation & Collaboration Knowledge Council

Strategic Decision Analysis & Support for Product Development and Collaboration

The Design Creation & Collaboration (DCC) Knowledge Council represents the authoritative industry source for defining architectures and implementation roadmaps for digital product design and design collaboration between disciplines and across the supply chain. Numerous organizations, many of them among the world’s largest product manufacturing companies, and an extensive range of commercial solution providers, collaborate with CIMdata as equal partners to define an evolving engineering framework for PLM. The DCC Council charter is to help lead and focus these efforts. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
Learn More

Innovation Engagement & Governance Knowledge Council

Partnership to Achieve Innovation Effectiveness and Success in Today’s Highly Connected Economy

The Innovation Engagement & Governance (IEG) Knowledge Council’s mission is to improve members’ innovation and product development effectiveness. Members learn about innovation trends, frameworks, emerging concerns and issues, best practices, including the application of social technologies to critical innovation decisions and problem solving. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
Learn More

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Knowledge Council

Strategies to Support Manufacturing Systems Development & Execution

The Manufacturing Systems Engineering Knowledge Council (MSE Council) gathers and benchmarks best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across the production environment. The program identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for digital manufacturing strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions. Two levels of membership are offered: Enterprise and Individual. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
Learn More

PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Knowledge Council

Integrating PLM into the Product Lifecycle

The PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Knowledge Council (PEVI Council) gathers and benchmarks best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across all business domains that have an impact on a company’s products. This industry-wide effort focuses on the cross-domain collaboration necessary to integrate specialties to avoid fragmented product realization efforts. The council identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for PLM integration strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions. Two levels of membership are offered: Enterprise and Individual. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
Learn More

Quality & Reliability Engineering Knowledge Council

Designing for Reliability through Capture & Reuse of Failure Knowledge

CIMdata’s QRE Knowledge Council has been established to maximize the benefits participants receive from their investments in systems engineering and reliability engineering tools and methods. The objective is to collectively close technology gaps, expose needed standards, and co-sponsor collaborative research with CIMdata for the purpose of mitigating product recall and nonconformance risks. Benefits of participation include:

  • Knowledge Council participation
  • CIMdata PLM Road Map™ participation
  • Discussions to help shape research agenda
  • Corporate use license
  • Knowledge Council event participation
  • Named user(s)
Learn More

Simulation-Driven Systems Development Knowledge Council

Enabling the Vision for Model-Based Systems Engineering

The Simulation-Driven Systems Development Knowledge Council helps to define and benchmark industry best practices for integrating data, processes, tools, and people across all domains that have an impact on the product development process, including mechanical, electrical, software, control systems, chemistry, optics, and other physics. This multi-industry effort focuses on the cross-domain collaboration necessary to integrate engineering development specialties that currently fragment product ideation and realization efforts. The Council identifies and prioritizes requirements and capabilities for simulation-driven, model-based systems engineering strategies, best practices, and enabling solutions.

Learn More

CAM Market Service

Providing Information Critical to Successful Strategies and Sound Business Decisions

Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and related solutions are key enabling technologies for advanced manufacturing. To support this market, CIMdata offers the CAM Market Service which is focused solely on the worldwide CAM software and related-services market. Benefits of participation include:

  • CIMdata’s Annual CAM Market Analysis Report
  • Public research reports and whitepapers
  • PLM Late Breaking News & Industry Summary
  • CIMdata Commentaries
  • CIMdata position statements
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Featured Cimdata Reports

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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

The CIMdata 2017 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

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, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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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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CAM Market Analysis Report

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.