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John Stark Associates                                                                                                                               April 25, 2016 - Vol18 #1

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PLM Citations
According to Google Scholar, as of April 22, 2016 Product Lifecycle Management: Paradigm for 21st Century Product Realisation, the most popular PLM publication, had been cited 648 times in journal articles, technical reports, books and theses.

Volume 2, Product Lifecycle Management: The Devil is in the Details, had been cited 19 times.

Citing publications referenced since the previous issue of 2PLM include:

  • G. Ferrari (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); A model to deploy enterprise search engines for big data handling in the product development process Details
  • L. Horváth and I. Rudas (Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary); Intellectual resource driven multipurpose virtual engineering environment Details
  • D. Schultz, M. Block, V. Viswanathan (Northwestern University, USA); Exploring a marketing concept: Does marketing encourage the filling of the 'empty self', ie, is marketing purchase therapy? Details
  • J. Laari (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); Implementation of life cycle long configuration management Details

  • A. Abascal Blanco (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Plataforma de soporte a toma de decisiones frente a situaciones de emergencias en smart cities Details
  • C. Gheorghita, V. Gheorghita (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania); Eco-Audit and Environmental Impacts of Products Details
  • M. Olohan (University of Manchester, UK); Commercial Translation Details
  • S. Linnimaa (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); Information Management in Aircraft Maintenance Details
  • G. Blondet, J. Le Duigou, N. Boudaoud (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France), F. Belkadi, A. Bernard (L'UNAM, France); Towards a knowledge based framework for numerical design of experiment optimization and management Details
  • B. Shyam, N. Ramachandra Gowda (Maharaja Institute of Technology, Mysore, India); A Comparative Study of Dynamic Nature of Product Life Cycle Stimulating Employee Life Cycle Details
  • T. Saksholm (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); Improving the delivery and installation process in a global delivery project Details



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Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has acquired Solid Angle. Details

Intergraph announced it has completed the acquisition of HostSure, Ltd. Details



Dassault Systemes announced unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. IFRS total revenue was €691.4 million. Details

EMC Corp. reported first-quarter 2016 financial results. Consolidated revenue was $5.5 billion. Details

PTC reported financial results for the second quarter ended April 2, 2016. GAAP revenue was $273 million. Details



Dassault Systemes announced that Paul DiLaura has been named Managing Director of North America. Details

International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI) announced that Andy Chinn has been promoted to Commercial Director for the ITI Cambridge UK office. Details

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced the appointment of Veronica Watson as vice president, Regional Sales for the Americas. Details

3D Systems Corp. announced Vyomesh Joshi as President and CEO. Details



Aras announced that Parata Systems selected Aras Innovator. Details

Aras announced that Toshiba Machine selected Aras Innovator. Details

AVEVA announced that BashNIPIneft LLC implemented AVEVA Everything3D. Details

Centric Software announced that Avante Textil selected Centric 8 PLM. Details

Centric Software announced that tentree selected Centric Small Business. Details

Dassault Systemes announced that Ericsson has chosen the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Details

Dassault Systemes announced that Caterpillar Inc. is deploying the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Details

Eurostep announced that it was awarded a PLCS contract by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). The positions awarded to Eurostep are development of the PLCS standard and implementation of the PLCS standard. The value of the two positions combined is expected to exceed 6 MSEK per year. Details

Intergraph announced use of Intergraph Smart 3D by Keppel Singmarine. Details

Lectra announced that Zamasport chose Lectra Fashion PLM. Details

Lectra announced that GST has chosen the Lectra FocusQuantum solution. Details

NGC Software announced that Jenny Yoo Collection selected NGC's fashion PLM. Details

ZW3D announced that it has been chosen by Right Way Industrial Co., LTD. Details 


aPriori announced aPriori 2016 R1. Details

Ashlar-Vellum announced Cobalt, Xenon and Argon version 9. Details

AVEVA announced that AVEVA Engage is supported on Microsoft Surface Hub. Details

CAD Schroer announced MPDS4 R6. Details

CAD Schroer announced M4 ISO Isometrics for PTC Creo Piping. Details

Creaform announced the HandyPROBE Next. Details

Creaform announced the MetraSCAN 3D. Details

Dimensional Control Systems announced 3DCS Variation Analyst for NX. Details

Geometric Ltd. announced version 4.1 of DFMPro for NX. Details

Granta Design announced an extension to its GRANTA MI:Metals Template. Details

InnovMetric Software Inc. announced PolyWorks 2016. Details

ModuleWorks announced specialised components for the optics manufacturing industry. Details

Noesis Solutions announced id8. Details

QuadriSpace announced Share3D On-Premise Server. Details



Dassault Systemes and Ipsen announced a collaboration. Details

Intergraph announced a reseller contract with Dynaflow Research Group. Details

LEDAS announced that CAD Software Solutions has licensed LGC (LEDAS Geometry Comparison) technology for developing Inventor Plug-in. Details

Materialise NV announced a distribution agreement with Canon Lifecare Solutions. Details

Modular Management and Noetic Data, LLC announced an agreement. Details

PROSTEP AG announced that it has joined the German non-profit IT Security Association (TeleTrusT). Details

SQS announced that it partnered with Siemens PLM to provide end-to-end business process quality assurance for software based systems. Details

Zuken announced a partnership with Accelerated Designs. Details



Altair announced that it added Multiscale Designer to the HyperWorks Software Suite following the acquisition of MDS, LLC. Details

Aras announced that the CAD Society recognized Peter Schroer, Aras CEO & founder, with the 2016 Leadership Award. Details

C3D Labs announced that it updated the portfolio of components for engineering software development. Details

Datakit announced that the STEP format export is integrated in the CrossManager foundation package. Details

Eurostep announced that it was selected as a finalist in the Maritime Innovation Challenge. Details

Eurostep announced the co-location of PDT Europe 2016 and PLM Road Map 2016 for the Aerospace & Defense Community. The two events will be held in conjunction with each other at the same venue in Paris, France. PDT Europe will take place on November 9-10, 2016. Details

John Stark Associates announced that in Q1 2016 Google Scholar added 29 journal articles, technical reports, books and theses citing Product Lifecycle Management: Paradigm for 21st Century Product Realisation. This compares to addition of 25 in Q1 2015. Details

John Stark Associates announced publication of a list of "59 LinkedIn PLM Posts". Details

Lantek announced the global release for 2016 of its Lantek Factory concept. Details

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it conducted testing improperly to present better fuel consumption rates than the actual rates; and that the testing method was also different from the one required by Japanese law. Details

ModuleWorks announced eight years of innovation and growth. Details

OPEN MIND announced that BMW AG introduced OPEN MIND Technologies AG as one of its CAD/CAM software suppliers. Details

PTC announced that it is extending its ThingWorx Internet of Things open platform strategy. Details

Radan announced that it is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. Details

Siemens PLM announced that it was given a 5-Star rating from CRN in its 2016 Partner Program Guide. Details

Sopheon announced that it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust rating of enterprise-ready for its Accolade Cloud solution. Details

Tech Soft 3D announced that its HOOPS Exchange data access software development toolkit can be licensed directly through Siemens' product lifecycle management (PLM) software business. Details

TraceParts announced a report on the use of sensors and measurement systems in design projects. Details

Volkswagen reported financial results for Fiscal Year 2015. Consolidated sales revenue was EUR 213.3 billion. Provisions include EUR 16.2 billion for the emissions issue, among other things for pending technical modifications and customer-related measures as well as global legal risks. Details

Zuken announced that Cummins has been selected as Zuken's 2016 Zuken Innovation Award recipient. Details



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