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Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Head of ABB’s Engineering Applications Centre of Expertise to Present at CIMdata’s PLM Road Map™ EMEA 2018 Conference

The presentation will consider PLM’s role in the digital revolution.

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, USA, 13 September 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Mr. Mikko Jokela, Head of the Engineering Applications Centre of Expertise at ABB, will present at PLM Road Map EMEA 2018. This one-day event will be held in collaboration with PDT Europe. The events will take place on 24 & 25 October at Le Meridien Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany. The theme for PLM Road Map is “Digitalizing Reality—PLM's role in enabling the digital revolution.”

To enable digitalization opportunities and benefits requires fully-fledged, end-to-end information management processes. Breaking organizational silos and enabling the right information, in the right place, and at the right time, requires a new way of thinking about engineering and PLM. MBx, CLM, PLM, and SCO interfaces with the integration of the physical and digital models and modeling processes will open up a new world for more efficient, predictable, and faster customer-oriented business. In his presentation, “PLM - CLM Axis is vital for the Digitalization of the Product Process,” Mr. Jokela will consider PLM’s role in the digital revolution. He will also share his views on how to move from the old to the new along with some of the challenges and differentiators experienced in a variety of industries.

Mr. Jokela has 15 years of experience in implementing PLM, CLM, and CAD-related processes and information management. Currently, he is Head of the Engineering Applications Centre of Expertise leading the ABB design and engineering applications delivery organization. In this role, he combines local and global needs to new business opportunities supporting engineering IS landscape.

PLM Road Map EMEA, in collaboration with PDT Europe, is the must-attend event for PLM industry leaders and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the industry germinate and take root.

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