In early 2006, PTC tested the SaaS waters with Windchill ProjectLink and Windchill PDMLink as on-demand solutions, hosted on IBM hardware. The conclusion was that market demand was lukewarm at best. So the company left the on-demand segment primarily in ...Read More »
Enhanced collaboration is the name of the game for Arena Solutions’ Fall 2014 release, the third major upgrade to the cloud-based PLM platform this year. In addition to a host of improvements to its relatively new Quality module, Arena Solutions ...Read More »
Aras has a long history of innovation in the PLM space. It was the first to embrace an open source model for its Aras PLM platform, it was among the frontrunners to release a hosted version in the cloud, and ...Read More »
Adding Cognition, Machine Learning, and Prediction to Products: a Far-Fetched Dream or Worthy Endeavor?
Every year, at Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES), industry leaders gather to discuss — and sometimes speculate on — characteristics and attributes of the tools and technologies next-generation engineers and designers might need. This year (COFES 2014, ...Read More »
To be fair, PTC has been moving away from its mechanical engineering roots for quite some time, expanding into Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with the 2011 acquisition of MSK Integrity and branching out even further with the Servigistics deal, which ...Read More »