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This CIMdata Brief looks at some of the issues impacting health insurance companies’ ability to meet their customers’ needs. The Brief describes how Product Lifecycle Management is being applied to enable those companies develop and maintain portfolios of innovative, personalized products in today’s highly competitive health care industry while meeting…
 PDF ANN ARBOR, Michigan, October 27, 2009—Dassault Systèmes (DS) has announced their intent to acquire IBM’s PLM sales and client support operations responsible for DS’ Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software application portfolio, as well as DS product-related customer contracts and related assets for US $600 million. The transition is expected…
This CIMdata Brief takes a look at some of the main issues that typically impede an organization’s ability to efficiently and effectively localize product-related content. The Brief describes why companies need to produce and handle product-related documentation in a synchronized manner aligned with the product’s and the organization’s product development…
Recently, CIMdata had a chance to review think3’s released PLM solution, TD PLM 2009.1 (the “TD” stands for “task-driven”). TD PLM is a new web-based PLM solution that, according to think3, has been designed to support a company’s entire product lifecycle, from concept through to end-of-life. think3 has built this…
 PDF Today’s manufacturing industries are under continuous pressure to deliver competitive products faster. At the same time, they must reduce the cost of development and the cost of product ownership, protect their intellectual property while working in shared environments, and sustain business growth and competitiveness. In order to achieve this…
As part of CIMdata’s annual PLM market research and analysis, we evaluate the major PLM solution providers and review the progress of their PLM programs and activities. One company that many users don’t fully appreciate as a leading PLM provider is IBM. For several years, IBM has been growing its…
During a recent visit to Oracle’s home page (www.oracle.com) we were unable to find an obvious web link to PLM. Fortunately, with some intelligent digging, one can find a link at the bottom of the “Applications” column entitled “More Applications.” There it is, “Product Lifecycle Management,” right in between “Procurement”…
Recently, CIMdata had the opportunity to participate in Siemens PLM Software’s Siemens Innovation Leadership Summit, which was held November 9-11 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This was a “restricted invitation” event attended by industry executives and produced by Siemens PLM Software (Siemens) to facilitate the sharing of strategies and experiences among their…
 PDF For more than 25 years CIMdata has reported on the product lifecycle management (PLM) industry. For most of this time, the primary focus of the “mindshare leading” PLM solution suppliers that make up the majority of the market has been targeted toward large discrete manufacturers. Much of this has…
 PDF Over the past several years, MSC has been building market awareness around their solutions that are targeted at product development enterprises. These have stressed the role of simulation data management in expanding analysis and simulation beyond their traditional user base of analyst specialists and engineers. We have heard some…
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