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Lay The Foundation For Smart Manufacturing Success With Modern Discrete Manufacturing PLM

Using The Forrester Wave™

May 5, 2021

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In the age of the customer, manufacturers need to accelerate their transition from a focus on mass production and economies of scale to a focus on market and customer responsiveness. From over-the-air vehicle software updates to jet engines as a service, smart manufacturing offers the promise of new consumption models assets and products, enabled by a digital thread linking design, manufacture, and continual update. Discrete manufacturers must use product lifecycle management (PLM) to boost collaborative innovation, reduce time-to-market for successful products and services, and enable the digital thread. To realize these benefits, they first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. In this webinar, we discuss the results of our recent Forrester Wave™ evaluation of the seven leading PLM software vendors for discrete manufacturers.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn about the landscape of vendors supporting discrete manufacturers in their drive to reduce time-to-market for successful products and services.
  • Explore recommendations from PLM users and experts about implementation best practices.

Target audience level: beginner

Vendors mentioned: Aras, Arena Solutions, Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes, Oracle, PTC, and Siemens.

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