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Webinar will show how Additive Manufacturing plus Industry 4.0 will transform the manufacturing process. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 26 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that James White, Director for Additive Manufacturing Strategy, will take part in a webinar to discuss how Industry 4.0 and Additive Manufacturing (AM) together can help enable the creation of products that are first-to-market, customizable, and aren’t static. In this webinar, “Industry 4.0 Transformation,” Mr. White will discuss how AM with Industry 4.0 will transform the manufacturing process including how we design, manufacture, and work in the 21st century. The following topics will be considered: How to accelerate time-to-market and boost product innovation How to improve product efficiency and accuracy with ergonomic 3D printed assembly tools How to print end-use parts that can be used to improve supply chain complexities Additionally, attendees will learn about Industry 4.0, what it is and why it matters;
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Group to provide research and guidance on the top PLM issues affecting the medical device and life science equipment industries. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 18 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the formation of its newest PLM member service—the Medical Device PLM Action Group, an association of medical device companies within CIMdata’s globally recognized PLM Community Program. The group is an industry-specific PLM advocacy group, as well as a defining organization for unfulfilled common interest PLM-related capabilities. Action Group members will participate in regularly scheduled meetings to review and discuss research and other actions to address PLM-related topics of common interest with the goal of ultimately driving PLM best practices and solution provider development. Additionally, members will drive the prioritization of research and analysis to define current PLM best practices, insights, and lessons-learned for medical device companies in topics such as: The reality of the real-time
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These two leading PLM events will co-locate in the Washington D.C area on 15-17 May 2018. CIMdata and Eurostep are pleased to announce the co-location of PLM Road Map North America 2018 and PDT North America 2018. The two events will be held in conjunction with each other at the Marriott Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA. Participants can choose to attend one of the events or both with a discount. PLM Road Map North America takes place on 15 & 16 May, while PDT North America will take place on 17 May. “CIMdata is committed to delivering high client value with our PLM Road Map conferences,” stated Mr. Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata. “We are excited to announce the third year of our collaboration with Eurostep and the co-location of PLM Road Map North America 2018 with Eurostep's inaugural PDT North America 2018 event,” added Mr. Bilello. “With the successful co-location of
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Presentations will take place on Sunday, January 21 in Jacksonville, Florida. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 18 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, is pleased to announce that Don Tolle, CIMdata’s Director for Simulation-Driven Systems Development Consulting Practice & Knowledge Council, will make several presentations at the INCOSE International Workshop which takes place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, in Jacksonville, Florida from January 20-23. Mr. Tolle’s presentations will take place on Sunday, January 21. The first presentation titled, Modeling and Data Interoperability Standards Where to Next, will take place at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Tools Integration and Model Lifecycle Management Working Group. The second presentation titled MBSE, PLM, and the Digital Thread, will take place at 2:00 p.m. as part of the MBSE Workshop. Mr. Tolle has more than 35 years of industry experience in the disciplines of virtual product design, development, and performance validation.
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The presentation will discuss the benefits of model-based enterprise and model-based design.   ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 16 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that its Practice Manager for PLM Enterprise Value & Integration, Tom Gill, will make a presentation at HCL’s DFX Insights 2018 which takes place at the Detroit Marriott on 22 January. The presentation, entitled “Model-Based Enterprise - Moving your Firm from Concept to Reality,” will review what Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) and Model-Based Design (MBD) are, the benefits they can provide, and how DFX fits within these frameworks. In addition, he will talk about best practices based on CIMdata’s consulting experience for incorporating technical strategies into enterprise road maps. Mr. Gill has over 25 years of experience applying computer-based solutions to engineering and manufacturing. Before joining CIMdata he worked as an independent PLM consultant, after spending over 20 years at high-volume manufacturing companies. Mr.
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Educational webinar will take a look at Blockchain technology and its applicability to Product Lifecycle Management. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 10 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “Blockchain Technology and PLM Usage.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour. Blockchain technology has been used in currency transactions and has several key attributes that lend it to lifecycle management and the digital thread definition. This webinar will explore some of these attributes from the viewpoint of PLM to decide if there is sufficient evidence to develop use cases where PLM applications can benefit from Blockchain usage. According to the webinar host, CIMdata’s Director for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Michael Fry, “We are now at the start of another revolution called Blockchain, which is a distributed database that maintains a continuously
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Research Conducted in Collaboration with Leading PLM Solution Providers. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 3 January 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the publication of a final report from a multi-sponsor collaborative research program on the use of cloud-based solutions to enable product lifecycle management (PLM) strategies and processes in industrial companies. The initial research program focused 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 2016, CIMdata estimated the cPDm segment at over US$5.6 billion, up more than 5.2% over 2015. At present, a small portion of this estimate is cloud-based, but the segment is poised to grow significantly in the next few years and this research program was designed to help CIMdata and the broader PLM economy understand this market evolution. To help execute
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