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Need For a 21st Century Engineering Curriculum

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • The product engineering and manufacturing communities stand to benefit by helping create a next generation curriculum that better prepares students to be highly productive engineers in the 21st Century and beyond.
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SOLIDWORKS World 2019: Expanding the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • CIMdata attended SOLIDWORKS World 2019, which took place from 10 to 13 February in Dallas, Texas. The event continues to grow, with over 6,000 physical attendees and many others attending by remote connection. Dassault Systèmes clearly stated that it intends to expand the event further, both in technological scope and number of attendees.
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Accenture’s Prescription for Driving Healthcare Disruptions

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Accenture life sciences capabilities and enabling technologies are helping leading life sciences companies meet their growth and innovation objectives.
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Can Your Enterprise Architecture Support Digital Transformation?

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • The Aras PLM Platform provides a strong foundation for digital transformation initiatives and is currently deployed at leading industrial companies such as General Motors, Airbus, and Microsoft.
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Validating Autonomous Vehicles through Simulated Driven Miles

  • A CIMdata Commentary:
  • Hexagon MI’s simulation offerings have been widely applied in the development of automated vehicles to: 1) study realistic traffic conflict scenarios; 2) produce reliable vehicle response simulations at different levels of detail; and 3) enable quick design iterations, based on accurate modeling of active safety sensors and practicable control strategies.
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Industry 4.0—A Regional Update

  • A CIMdata Whitepaper:
  • The white paper is focused on Industry 4.0, a German-defined initiative that has been taken up in countries around the world.
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Evolving from Digital Prototypes to Physics-Based Digital Twins

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  • 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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PLM Market Analysis Report Series

2018 PLM Market Analysis Report Series

CIMdata's annual PLM Market Analysis Report (MAR) Series is a set of five reports that document CIMdata’s in-depth analysis of the worldwide Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market. The 2018 report series documents CIMdata’s analysis of the global 2017 PLM market results. Collectively, the five modules contain more than 200 pages of analysis illustrated by more than 200 tables and charts.

The CIMdata PLM MAR Series reports cover PLM market trends and review investments in PLM-related software and services for the overall market as well as for its major sub-segments. The reports also provide CIMdata’s forecasts of PLM investments for 2018 through 2022, based on data available through the first quarter of 2018. In addition, the reports provide CIMdata’s estimates of 2017 revenue performance of the various PLM market providers, broken down into key sub-segments.

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2018 Executive PLM Market Report

This report provides an overview of CIMdata’s complete global analysis. It includes key charts on PLM market investment statistics through 2017, forecasts of investments for 2018 through 2022, and a summary of PLM solution providers’ performance in 2017.

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2018 PLM Industry Review & Trends Report

This report is qualitative in nature, and focuses on key issues facing the global PLM ecosystem of solution providers and end-user organizations. It highlights changes that occurred in 2017, what effects those changes may have in the short and medium term, and what is on the horizon in the years to come.

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2018 PLM Market & Solution Provider Analysis Report

This report details measures of and forecasts for the overall PLM market and key segments, including Tools, cPDm, and Digital Manufacturing. The Tools section contains additional details on sub-segments, including MCAD, CAM, S&A, EDA, and AEC. It also includes CIMdata’s estimates of PLM solution provider revenues in these segments and sub-segments for 2018 through 2022.

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2018 PLM Market Industry Analysis Report

This report considers the 2017 market results by industry segment. CIMdata’s estimates and market forecasts for 2018 through 2022 are provided for eight different industry sectors: aerospace and defense; automotive and other transportation; electronics/telecommunications; fabrication and assembly; process-packaged goods; process-petrochemical; utilities; and construction, infrastructure, and shipbuilding.

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2018 PLM Market Geographic Analysis Report

This report looks at the 2017 market results by major geography. CIMdata’s 2017 estimates and market forecasts for 2018 through 2022 for PLM and the major PLM market segments are provided for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. In addition, the report includes estimates and forecasts for the cPDm segment within specific European and Asia-Pacific countries and regions.

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2018 China PLM Market Analysis Report

A Regional CIMdata PLM Market Analysis Report
For those who have an interest in detailed analyses of the People’s Republic of China’s (“China”) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market, CIMdata provides an annual China PLM report. The two-volume CIMdata China PLM Report provides a comprehensive assessment of the People’s Republic of China’s rapidly-evolving PLM market. Contents include: an in-depth analysis of the major PLM trends and issues, leading PLM solution providers, PLM investments in software and services, PLM adoption in various industry sectors, and market growth forecasts. Additionally, this report 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.

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2018 Simulation & Analysis Market Analysis Report

The Simulation & Analysis (S&A) Market Analysis Report includes a discussion of trends in the market and how S&A solution and service providers are responding. It documents CIMdata's estimates for the global S&A market for the calendar year 2017, including 2017 revenue results and revenue forecasts for 2018 to 2022. The report includes over 80 pages and 35 tables and charts detailing market segmentation, revenues of the leading S&A solution and service providers, and revenue analyses for geographical regions, industry sectors, and historical and projected data on market growth. The report also includes profiles of the S&A market leaders. 

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2018 CAM Market Analysis Report

The CAM Market Analysis Report provides the only comprehensive market analysis of the worldwide CAM software and related services marketplace. It includes extensive information on market size, trends and segmentation, authoritative rankings of CAM software providers, and results of targeted market surveys. Individual solution providers are discussed. The report contains 150+ pages and 61 charts and tables and is updated on an annually. With each update, the precision of the estimates is increased and the reports are expanded to include additional market-related material. This continuous improvement provides added value to the user. The first report was issued in 1Q94. Additional information is provided in each update.

This report can also be purchased separately or as part of the CAM Market Service

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2018 PLM Market Analysis Country Report Series

The CIMdata PLM Market Analysis Country Report (MAR) Series is a set of reports that present country-specific analyses of the PLM market during calendar year 2017 for some of the world’s most important markets for PLM software and services. These country reports are focused primarily on PLM investment and use in industrial markets. This series of reports covers Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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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.