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Eight country-specific PLM market analyses now available. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 28 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm announces the release of ten additional country-specific 2017 PLM Market Analysis Reports. These new reports follow the release of the 2017 China PLM Market Analysis Report earlier this year. The CIMdata PLM MAR series presents CIMdata’s analysis of the 2016 product lifecycle management (PLM) market. The complete global analysis provides CIMdata’s perspective on PLM across a variety of industry and geographic sectors, identifies market trends, reviews investments in PLM-related software and services during 2016, and forecasts PLM investments for 2017 through 2021. It includes charts that present the overall PLM market and its various sectors as defined by CIMdata. These include collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm), tools and tools sub-sectors, and digital manufacturing. In addition to its global PLM Market Analysis reports, CIMdata now offers eight country-specific PLM Market
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Seamlessly connecting the disconnected with an end-to-end, extended enterprise approach. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 26 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, released a new whitepaper focused on Configit’s end-to-end configuration lifecycle management approach titled “Configuration Lifecycle Management: Seamlessly Connecting the Disconnected.” Product complexity is increasing, in part due to the incorporation of embedded electronics and software in today’s smart, connected products. This increase in the level of complexity must be handled by an efficient configuration management methodology with appropriate enabling technologies. Traditional configuration management approaches can no longer manage the complexity and disconnects that many companies are facing and it becomes necessary to enable new methodologies and technologies that support a holistic, end-to-end, multi-disciplinary, and lifecycle oriented process of configuration management. Mr. Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s President stated, “For most companies, product complexity is increasing well beyond their ability to support it with traditional configuration management approaches and
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Popular PLM education program will take place in Cypress, California from December 4-8, 2017. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 21 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic consulting and research firm, will bring its highly acclaimed Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Certificate Program to Southern California from December 4-8. The program is recognized as the PLM industry’s most comprehensive solution-agnostic education offering. The program helps prepare 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 Leadership community. The program is built on CIMdata’s over 30 years of experience guiding industrial companies in successfully defining and implementing best-in-class PLM strategies and tactics.
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The presentation will share China-Euro Vehicle Technology AB’s PLM journey. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 19 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Erik Gräns, Director of PLM Development at China-Euro Vehicle Technology AB (CEVT) and PLM Solutions Development Lead at the Geely Group (Geely), will make a presentation at PLM Road Map™ 2017. The event will be held in collaboration with PDT Europe 2017 on October 17 at The Clarion Hotel Post in Gothenburg, Sweden. PDT Europe will take place at the same location on October 18-19. CEVT was founded in 2013 with the assignment of developing a new C-segment platform for Geely. As a greenfield company the team had a new office but with no network, no computers, no PLM system, and no engineers. In his presentation, “PLM journey at CEVT: Digitalization in a Greenfield Automotive Development Company,” Mr. Gräns will share how CEVT
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

CIMdata Publishes China PLM Market Report

Private and Public Volumes Focus on Detailed and Overall PLM Market Results. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 14 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm announces the release of the CIMdata 2017 China PLM Market Analysis Report. This two-volume report provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the People’s Republic of China’s (“China”) rapidly-evolving PLM market for calendar year 2016. The public and private reports discuss the major PLM trends and issues, PLM purchase investments in software and services, PLM adoption in various industry sectors, and market growth forecasts that pertain to China; an important and quickly expanding economic region. The private volume also provides insight into PLM market dynamics within the region and the revenue performance of the leading PLM solution providers operating within it, both China-based and international PLM solution providers headquartered elsewhere. The private volume reports on revenues attributable to various PLM solution providers in
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Educational webinar will show the business value of managing the relationship of data and processes between the core enterprise software solutions of PLM and ERP. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 14 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together—ERP is PLM’s Most Important Customer.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour. The product development lifecycle is supported by a number of solutions that allow the data relevant to product design, production planning, production, and in-service operations to be organized and stored so that each of these areas can be optimized and enhanced. PDM and ERP are core enterprise software solutions used to define, plan, produce, and support a company’s products. Each solution is necessary for a company to maximize speed, quality, and
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The presentation will consider the fundamentals needed to implement a lightweight engineering backbone for digital transformation. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 12 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that, Dr.-Ing. Fabrice Mogo Nem will round out the keynote line up at PLM Road Map™ 2017 in collaboration with PDT Europe 2017. PLM Road Map 2017 will take place on October 17 at The Clarion Hotel Post in Gothenburg, Sweden. PDT Europe will take place at the same location on October 18-19. In his presentation, “Lightweight Engineering Backbone for Digital Transformation,” Dr. Mogo Nem will consider how digitalization, Industry 4.0, and Engineering 4.0 are transformation processes that represent a mind shift for a company’s PLM IT infrastructure. He will then demonstrate how a lightweight, federated engineering backbone, used as the basis for enterprise-spanning engineering processes above existing IT systems, is the skeleton for digital product life cycle
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Fifth Module of the 2017 PLM MAR Report Series. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 6 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm announces the release of the CIMdata PLM Geography Analysis Report, the fifth of five modules of the CIMdata 2017 PLM Market Analysis Report Series. The MAR Series provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the worldwide PLM market during 2016. It contains analyses of major trends and issues; revenues of leading PLM providers; and revenue analyses for geographical regions, industry sectors, and historical and projected data on market growth. The PLM market grew to $40.6 billion overall in 2016 (5% growth over 2015). As shown in the chart below, for 2016, the Americas had 37.6% of the PLM market, with EMEA at 34.1%, and Asia-Pacific with 28.3%. The Americas region is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% to reach $20.9 billion in 2021. EMEA
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An Evaluation of the Aras PLM Platform. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 5 September 2017—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic consulting and research firm, released a new eBook focused on an assessment of how well the Aras PLM Platform meets the requirements of CIMdata’s Product Innovation Platform. This eBook describes how the Aras PLM Platform stacks up against CIMdata’s Product Innovation Platform requirements. The platform measurements are categorized into Strategic Imperatives and Foundational Characteristics. Measurement scores and how the Aras product is differentiated are included in the eBook. A Product Innovation Platform is the next generation architecture need to enable Product Lifecycle Management. As product complexity grows, legacy tools struggle to support enterprise needs. Complexity comes in many forms but the most common is the expansion of electronics and software being incorporated to enable smart, connected products. In addition, closed loop processes such as linking field service data and as maintained configurations with product
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