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Evolving from Digital Prototypes to Physics-Based Digital Twins

  • A CIMdata Whitepaper:
  • Digital twin technologies are maturing rapidly and being used in specific industrial applications where there is a well-understood business case with measurable ROI. CIMdata believes that digital twin technology and business processes are in many ways still at the very early adoption stages.
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The Opportunity of Better: Autodesk University 2018

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • CIMdata attended the recent Autodesk University 2018. The event, which took place in Las Vegas, attracted over 11,000 attendees.
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HCL Enables After Sales Monetization through Digital Thread

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • The integration of Geometric has helped HCL enhance its after-sales capabilities, enabling recent successes in creating solutions linking product realization with after-sales support, closing the loop around the product lifecycle.
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New $70 Million Investment in Aras

  • A CIMdata Highlight:
  • Aras has received a $70 million strategic investment led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing group, with participation from Silver Lake Kraftwerk, and GE Ventures.
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Mastering Complex Configurable Products through the Digital Thread

  • A CIMdata eBook:
  • This eBook describes how an end-to-end approach is needed for companies to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving highly configurable products world.
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PTC Acquires Frustum

  • A CIMdata Highlight:
  • On November 20, 2018, PTC announced it had acquired Frustum, Inc., an advanced generative design software company for approximately US$70 million. Frustum develops and markets Generate.
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PLM Foresight

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PLM Foresight — Delivering actionable research to the global PLM economy

PLM Market Research

Each year CIMdata publishes an extensive range of global and regional analysis reports covering the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market.

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PLM Knowledge Councils

CIMdata’s PLM Knowledge Councils focus on in-depth research defining best practices. Topics covered are those of interest to industrial PLM users and to PLM solution providers looking to set and refine their PLM strategies. The research emphasizes strategic as well as tactical options for companies to follow as they further adopt PLM. Council topics are developed from CIMdata’s PLM Community as technology evolves and industry dictates.

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CAM Market Service

CIMdata’s CAM Market Service provides essential information to companies developing strategic, market, and product plans. It is an important source of information for solution providers and venture capitalists considering entry or expansion into the CAM software field or relationships with CAM solution providers; large manufacturing companies using CAM software; and independent research organizations, libraries, and universities offering a manufacturing program.

The CIMdata CAM Market Service is composed of three major elements:

  • Generalized deliverables including industry news, position statements, and research reports
  • An annual CAM Market Assessment Report
  • A call-in service for CAM market-related information

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CIMdata’s research and analysis is well known and respected in the PLM industry. CIMdata’s research goal is to deliver actionable research to the global PLM economy. This is achieved through many different channels including: PLM market reports, freely accessible whitepapers and industry information, commentaries, a free weekly newsletter, and numerous industry surveys and polls.

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Custom Research Projects

CIMdata conducts custom research for its clients covering a wide range of PLM-related issues. Examples of how CIMdata’s custom research may help you include: competitive analysis, specific market analyses, whitepapers, and program reviews. CIMdata works with you to determine exactly what you need to stay at the top in your market.

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Featured Cimdata Reports

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.