Industry Analyst Discussion on Siemens PLM Strategy Conference (video)

What do leading industry analysts think about Siemens PLM strategy and execution? Industry analyst Allan Behrens of Taxal hosted a discussion about Siemens PLM with two other analysts, Monica Schnitger of Schnitger Corp and Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown. The Disruptive presentation was a unique glimpse at industry watchers (trying not to call ourselves “experts”) sharing our key

PLM Extends to the Scientific Lifecycle as Dassault Systemes Acquires Accelrys

What an interesting surprise this morning to see Dassault Systemes decided to acquire Accelrys. The combination of Dassault Systemes’ PLM capabilities and Accelrys’ solutions for scientific exploration offer a compelling suite of solutions that will be hard for anybody else to match. See the press release here. What does Accelrys Do? Accelrys offers Scientific Lifecycle Management

Product Cost Management as a Link Between Enterprise Systems

I have been discussing product cost management with Eric Hiller for some time and we recently caught up to discuss Siemens PLM’s PCM acquisition. Eric has contributed his views on my PLM and Product Cost Management (PCM) post and followed up with a guest ClarityonPLM post titled Product Cost a Priority? Not now, I’m Busy.

Does PTC Acquisition of Servigistics Signal a new Direction for PLM Acquisitions?

I have been giving a lot of thought to PTC’s entrance into the Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) industry. PTC acquiring Servigistics is not your ordinary PLM company acquisition. Why? Because PTC is not just extending their PLM and engineering software capabilities into the service department, PTC is now supporting the business of service management. Game

PTC Pushes PLM Progress and Vision at PlanetPTC 2011

I had the chance to talk with … the leadership at PTC and their customers at the recent PlanetPTC conference. PTC took full advantage of the opportunity to update their customers on their progress and future PLM plans at the customer meeting in Las Vegas. As analysts we also had some behind the scenes discussions

Dassault Systemes Acquires the Recipe for Developing Formula-Based Products with Enginuity

I had the chance to talk with … Dassault Systemes recently about acquiring process PLM vendor Enginuity PLM, see the announcement here. As soon as I saw my friend Dr. John Sottery‘s name on the webcast along with Enovia CEO Mich Tellier, I had a pretty good guess about what they were going to tell