Ann Arbor, Mich.—August 15, 2014—CIMdata, Inc., a global product lifecycle management (PLM) strategic management consulting and research firm, announced the key sponsors for its annual PLM Road Map conference: Accenture, Aras Corp., Autodesk, Geometric Limited, PTC and Siemens PLM Software. The event, which takes place on October 2 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich., is a strategic conference that focuses on how companies successfully define and employ PLM strategies and enabling solutions to meet challenging product development, manufacturing and deployment issues. The theme for PLM Road Map 2014 is PLM-enabled continuous product development and delivery for the automotive and transportation industry and supply chain.
According to Richard McFall, director of CIMdata’s Global PLM Community, “The mission we have for the conference is to create a platform where open collaboration and knowledge transfer can occur between all participants in the PLM ecosystem, including industrial representatives, subject matter experts, software providers, educators, consulting services organizations, market analysts, system integrators and industrial research institutions. We are all equal partners in realizing the vision and value of PLM, especially as it helps to create a new, more sustainable, circular global economy.”
As part of the PLM Road Map 2014 experience, CIMdata is hosting an on-line PLM Collaboration Café, which provides each sponsor the opportunity to showcase a selection of their automotive and transportation solutions.