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Vendor Landscape: Product Lifecycle Management Solutions

The Internet Of Things And Product Digitization Make Product Lifecycle Management Solutions A Vital Piece Of The Digital Strategy Puzzle

August 18, 2017

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  • By Nate Fleming
  • with Pascal Matzke,
  • Annika Gunderson,
  • Ian McPherson

Why Read This Report

In today's digital business climate, companies must have the capability to view, collaborate, analyze, and act based on their product data. While this tenet sounds simple, it is, in fact, highly complex. Siloed organizations, legacy processes, and outdated software tools all stagger companies as they attempt to optimize products for their customers' experiences. CIOs, CTOs, and VPs of product development must adopt the latest generation of product lifecycle management (PLM) tools to own their product's data — both during the design and development process and once the products are in market.

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Table of Contents

  • PLM Enables Digital Product Development
  • PLM Vendors Fall Into Several Different Groups
  • Recommendations

  • Selecting A PLM Vendor Becomes A Strategic Task
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents