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PTC Acquires ServiceMax to Expand Closed Loop PLM

PTC Acquires ServiceMax to Expand Closed Loop PLM

On November 18, PTC announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire ServiceMax for approximately $1.46 billion in cash. It is a provider of cloud-native, Salesforce-based Field Service Management (FSM) software in the U.S., majority...

IBM strategy: Partners Are At The Center

IBM strategy: Partners Are At The Center

Partners are no longer just important to IBM - they are at the heart of the company's strategy. Because only with a strong ecosystem can the next step of the digital transformation be tackled. This became clear at a partner roundtable at the IBM...

Siemens At SPS 22: Open, Modular IT/OT Integration

Siemens At SPS 22: Open, Modular IT/OT Integration

At the press conference during SPS in Nuremberg on Nov. 8, 2022, Rainer Brehm, CEO of Siemens Factory Automation, presented his company not only with new products and services, but especially with interesting openings regarding software technology....

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20 Years

Composable Software – Renaissance of Industrial Software

Unless everything is deceptive, we are currently experiencing a veritable renaissance of industrial software. The buzzword is “composable”. Web services encapsulated in containers are now also the answer in industry to the great challenge: software development as an innovation driver and core competence. That’s what this series is all about.

20 Years

New background series: Interviews on 40+ years of CAD

For almost half a century, CAD has been an important and often driving element in industrial digitalization. What will it be in the future? And what does the acronym mean for the suppliers still active in this market? Look forward to the experts’ answers. First up are those from Siemens and PTC.

Research

Internet of Production (IoP)

Internet of Production (IoP)

Due to an increasingly dynamic environment, companies are facing numerous challenges, such as the micro-segmentation of markets and ever shorter product life cycles. One way to address these challenges is to sustainably increase their innovative strength.

The »Smart Factory 4.0« Demonstration Cell

The »Smart Factory 4.0« Demonstration Cell

The way to Industrie 4.0 involves the trial, testing and skilful combination of novel methods, concepts and technologies. To this end Fraunhofer IPK has developed the »Smart Factory 4.0« demonstration cell which uses batch size 1 production to make the modes …

Enabling System Lifecycle Management through neutral data interfaces

Enabling System Lifecycle Management through neutral data interfaces

The complexity of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) implementations has already reached an unpleasantly high level, and the rise of complexity of products and their development will probably accelerate further. By establishing System Lifecycle Management (SysLM) as the next level PLM …

Background

PLM, Digitalization, IoT, …

Half a century of Computer Aided Design – What does CAD mean today?

NX: From CAD To Engineering

NX: From CAD To Engineering

Siemens Digital Industries Software is one of the leading global vendors of engineering software which in the beginning was almost all about CAD, the acronym for Computer Aided Design. During the past 15 years Siemens has become a leading vendor mainly after the...

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