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Leading PLM solution and service providers to sponsor PLM conferences. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 30 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm and Eurostep, organizer of PDT North America, have today announced the key sponsors for the upcoming PLM Road Map North America and PDT North America conferences. The participating sponsors are Aras Corporation, Configit, IpX, Mercury Digital Services, and Siemens PLM Software. The events will take place on 15-17 May at the Tysons Corner Marriott in Virginia. “We are honored to have these leaders in PLM solutions and services choose to sponsor PLM Road Map North America 2018 and PDT North America 2018,” stated Andrew Rodger, Senior Business Development Manager at CIMdata. “The mission we have for this event is to create a platform where open collaboration and knowledge transfer can occur between all participants in the PLM ecosystem.” As part of the PLM Road Map/PDT experience
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This educational webinar will show how PLM is at the core of analytics-driven innovation. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 25 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “PLM at the Core of Analytics-Driven Innovation.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour. CIMdata believes that the two conditions necessary for the successful transformation of a business into an innovative and efficient digital insight-driven enterprise are: (1) a deep understanding of analytics tools development and (2) the ability to combine a variety of data from diverse systems while ensuring data quality. Additionally, the journey of businesses through different levels of analytics maturity, i.e., descriptive, diagnostic, discovery, predictive, and prescriptive needs the development of a certain analytics culture with consistent C-level support. This webinar will present CIMdata’s vision about the digital transformation
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Boeing’s Jeff Plant will discuss strategies for influencing standards for data storage and exchange. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, USA, 24 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Mr. Jeff Plant, Chief Architect and Director of Airplane Level Engineering Integration at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, will make a keynote presentation at PLM Road Map North America 2018. This two-day event will be held in collaboration with PDT North America. Both events will take place May 15-17 at the Marriott Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA which is near Washington D.C. The theme for this year's event is “Charting the Course to PLM Value Together: Expanding the Value Footprint of PLM and Tackling PLM’s Persistent Pain Points.” In his presentation, “Influencing Standards for Data Storage and Exchange,” Mr. Plant will discuss progress made on developing strategies to influence closing the gap between native and standard formats. Boeing has undertaken considerable
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Thought leadership will be provided on the topic of digital transformation. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 13 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, is pleased to announce that Mr. Ken Amann, Executive Consultant, will be in attendance at the annual COE Experience & TechniFair which will take place in San Diego, CA from April 15-18. Mr. Amann will join a panel discussion on the topic of "Digital Transformation from a PLM Perspective." The objective of the panel is to discuss how customers leverage their current investment in PLM technology to further their enterprise’s digital transformation. The discussion, sponsored by Procter & Gamble, will take place on April 17 2018. Mr. Amann will be available to meet with attendees during this event. To set up a meeting, please visit the CIMdata website at: https://www.cimdata.com/en/meet-with-cimdata-at-coe. For more information on the event visit: https://www.cimdata.com/en/events/event/387-coe-2018-annual-experience-technifair. About Ken Amann Ken Amann has over 45 years of
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This educational webinar will explain how PLM is building and protecting brands. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 12 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “PLM’s Application in the CPG Industry: Protecting the Brand.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour. It is well understood that maximizing brand value is a competitive necessity; unfortunately, many companies do not possess the end-to-end capabilities to do so in a consistent and repeatable manner. This webinar will discuss why companies in the CPG and similar industries (e.g., food and beverage) require an end-to-end and fully connected approach to protecting their brands. Additionally, the webinar will discuss how requirements and lifecycle portfolio management, as well as building out product and innovation platforms, play important roles in a company’s success. Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s President and
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Strong ROI secures executive support ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 11 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, released a new eBook focused on Return on Investment (ROI) for PLM Deployments in the Food and Beverage (F&B) Industry. This eBook describes how a well-developed ROI can help gain executive support for deploying a PLM solution. The eBook reviews what items should be included in an ROI model. It then identifies some of the critical issues where PLM can impact F&B companies. It closes with both CIMdata and several SpecPage customers’ viewpoints of how SpecPDM can help F&B companies improve their business performance. According to Mr. Tom Gill, PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Knowledge Council Manager, “ROI of PLM is a topic in which CIMdata has deep experience from working with clients across industries including F&B. When SpecPage approached CIMdata about publishing this eBook on ROI, we were happy to
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End-to-End Configuration Management is a Necessity. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 10 April 2018—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: End-to-End Configuration Management is a Necessity.” This whitepaper describes how for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in multiple industrial segments, including automotive, product complexity is increasing well beyond their ability to support it with traditional configuration management approaches and technologies. For many companies, the increased product complexity is being driven by the rapidly-increasing amount of embedded electronics and software, and the desire for more individualized vehicles delivered to the global market in shorter timeframes. Additionally, the whitepaper describes Configit’s end-to-end, extended enterprise approach that enables sales and marketing, engineering, production, and supply chain partners responsible for complex and highly-configurable products to efficiently handle a large number of options and variants in a highly collaborative
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The event presents PLM Industry Trends, 2017 Global PLM Market Growth, and Major Research Topics. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 6 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the successful completion of its 2018 North American PLM Market & Industry Forum—the first in a series of five global events. This year’s North American Forum was held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on 5 April 2018. There were 45 PLM industry participants representing 23 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 of CIMdata’s research and viewpoints on the 2017 PLM market results. CIMdata’s extensive analysis and forecasts regarding
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