Cimdata Logo

News

Items filtered by date: February 2017 - CIMdata
Event presents PLM Industry Trends, 2016 Global PLM Market Growth, and Major Research Topics ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 31 March 2016—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the successful completion of its 2017 North American PLM Market & Industry Forum—the first in a series of five global events. This year’s North American event was held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on 30 March 2017. There were 52 PLM industry participants representing 31 leading global PLM software and service providers. CIMdata’s PLM Market & Industry Forums represent the world’s premier event for software and service providers focused specifically on the PLM market and the issues concerning its development and growth. Participants gathered to hear CIMdata’s perspective on the state and trends of the PLM market, as well as a detailed discussion on CIMdata’s research and viewpoints on the 2016 PLM market results. CIMdata’s extensive analysis and forecasts regarding market
Published in News & Press
Enabling Additive Manufacturing as a strategic initiative for industrial customers to complement or replace traditional manufacturing methods and techniques. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 28 March 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global product lifecycle management (PLM) strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the formation of an Additive Manufacturing Strategy Consulting Practice to help clients make strategic level business decisions concerning adoption of Additive Manufacturing (AM) methods and techniques into their production processes. To support this new practice, Mr. Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata, announces that Mr. James White will lead the practice and will have the title Director, Additive Manufacturing Strategy Consulting Practice. “We are extremely pleased that Mr. White will be leading this new practice; it dovetails directly into our PLM vision and is synergistic with several of our mature practices, including Simulation-Driven Systems Development and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. We don’t see AM as a standalone alternative, but rather as a disruptive new
Published in News & Press
New feature will showcase the most read PLM stories based on the preferences of readers of their weekly PLM Industry Summary. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 20 March, 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global product lifecycle management (PLM) strategic consulting and research firm, announces that it will now be sharing the “Top Ten PLM News Stories of the Week” in a special section of their webpage. The Top Ten is aggregated from CIMdata’s global PLM Industry Summary newsletter, the longest running in the industry.  Each week thousands of subscribers receive CIMdata's PLM Industry Summary (Industry Summary) in their inbox.  The Industry Summary covers topics like financial news, acquisitions, product development, market events, PLM and PLM-related implementation news, and more, highlighting the latest announcements and releases from solution providers, systems integrators, and other members of the PLM market, including CIMdata’s own PLM Community.  The new Top Ten feature showcases the trending headlines in the PLM market, based on Industry Summary
Published in News & Press
Popular education program will take place at the DoubleTree Amsterdam Centraal Station from June 12-16. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 14 March, 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global product lifecycle management (PLM) strategic consulting and research firm, announces that it will bring its world-renowned PLM Certificate Program to Amsterdam, The Netherlands from June 12-16, 2017. The program is recognized as the PLM industry’s most comprehensive solution-agnostic education offering. The program, which includes several options that have been designed to accommodate the needs of those involved in the industry at any level, prepares PLM professionals to successfully address the challenges commonly faced in PLM strategy development and implementation. The assessment-based certificate program includes a personalized classroom experience, individual and team-based exercises, and individual evaluations of achievement. The program is facilitated by a team of CIMdata experts. Upon successful completion of the program, participants receive a CIMdata PLM Certificate and are invited to join CIMdata’s global PLM
Published in News & Press
Educational webinar will offer a road map on how disruptive technologies can fit into an enterprise application architecture. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 10 March 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “How to apply IoT, Industry 4.0, and Predictive Analytics in the Manufacturing Domain.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour. Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) has been used in many industry sectors over the past several decades. However, current practices do not leverage all the opportunities available to improve the creation of information and decision-making. This technology is on the cusp of change with the advancement of interconnected devices and industry standards. Those who enable IoT and Industry 4.0 processes will expand their digital product definition to better manage and service the products they bring to market. By improving the
Published in News & Press
Collaboration with Five Leading PLM Solution Providers ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 9 March 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Oracle, a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, has joined CIMdata’s a multi-sponsor collaborative research program on the use of cloud-based solutions to PLM strategies and processes in industrial companies. The research program focuses on the collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) segment of PLM, defined by CIMdata as the category of data and process management solutions at the core of most industrial PLM implementations. In 2015, CIMdata estimated the cPDm segment at over US$5.4 billion, up more than 9.1% over 2014, in constant currencies. At present, a small portion of this estimate is cloud-based, but the segment is poised to grow significantly in the next few years. This research program will help CIMdata and the broader PLM economy understand this market evolution. Oracle joins a
Published in News & Press
“Why Microsoft with LinkedIn has the Right Elements to Deliver It” ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 9 March 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, released a new position paper entitled “A Proposed Framework to Simplify Enterprise Network Management, Why Microsoft with LinkedIn Has the Right Elements to Deliver It.” Enterprises must leverage collective intelligence in their ecosystems to continue to fuel their growth with innovation and new product development. Yet, despite technology advancements, enterprises continue to suffer from inefficiencies in collaboration and network management. One key reason is their historic dependence on functional processes that are critical to achieving innovation. These fragmented processes lead to data silos that typically are not connected through digital mechanisms. The functional data silos not only cause significant inefficiencies in the overall innovation and product development process, but also make maintaining a holistic corporate memory on what has been done or is being
Published in News & Press
The Value of a Platform for Scientific and Engineering Simulation ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 1 March 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic consulting and research firm, released a new whitepaper on Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA’s capabilities titled “Achieving Sustainable Innovation: The Value of a Platform for Scientific and Engineering Simulation”. Innovation, in particular “sustainable innovation” is becoming, in our modern business environment, an essential element for growth and profitability. Combined with the global trend towards digitalization of all business functions, engineering processes and tools need to be adjusted accordingly. Properly designing and implementing a digital, model-based, and data-driven innovation platform promises to address key engineering goals: optimize product lifecycle costs, improve quality and reliability, reduce time-to-market, and free up time and resources for employees to be creative and innovative—a prerequisite for sustainable and profitable growth. This white paper uses Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA’s additive manufacturing solution within its 3DEXPERIENCE platform as a backdrop and
Published in News & Press
ipad background image

Featured Cimdata Reports

ipadcontent
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.

ipadcontent
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.

ipadcontent
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.

ipadcontent
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.

ipadcontent
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.