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The Technical Aspects of PLM – An Introduction to Hosting

In a market where capabilities, points of integration and marketing gloss dominate, the technical aspects (or “nuts and bolts”) can be relegated to the status of secondary concerns. Too often, complex principles are considered to be common knowledge, when in fact that may be the source of significant misunderstandings between customers and suppliers. In this – the first instalment of a series designed to expose and explain the nuts of bolts of PLM – John Jobson of the Product Development Partnership (PDP) introduces our readers to hosting and explains what the right (or wrong) choices in this area can mean for their businesses.

WhichPLM Editorial Review – 9 March 2012

In the latest instalment of his weekly column, our Editor, Ben Hanson rounds up the best of WhichPLM from the past seven days. As our Customer Survey draws to a close, and ahead of the publication of the 2012 Annual Review, WhichPLM continues to play host to the latest news and developments from around the world, alongside our unique mix of opinion and insight.

OptiTex appoints Asaf Landau as CEO

Optitex Logo(PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL, 06 MARCH, 2012) OptiTex today announced the appointment of Asaf Landau as CEO. OptiTex also announced a recruitment drive within the company as a response to strong global demand for its 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping solutions in the apparel, automotive, aeronautics, industrial fabrics and upholstery industries.

Plural Expanded relationship with Estrix, Spain who will be Non Exclusive VAR for Plural’s Flagship product for Apparel Industry – Apparel Innovator

Plural Technology, the only open source PLM provider for Apparel Industry, announced today the recent signing of an agreement with Estrix Spain, a software reseller and consulting company. Plural’s Flagship product Apparel Innovator is the only open source PLM tool available in the market. Apparel Innovator has various modules like Product development, Sourcing, Project Management, BI Reporting available out of the box. Estrix holds a prominent place in Spain’s Apparel Market as Business Management consulting company

Singletree Technologies Releases Intellimas™ 3.1, a Data Management Application for the Enterprise

Singletree Technologies has released version 3.1 of Intellimas™, a software application which helps businesses manage critical processes and replace the variety of spreadsheets being used throughout the enterprise. This new release has several new functions which will expand the number of applications for which Intellimas can be used. Singletree expects this new version to provide a more compelling reason for clients to replace inefficient legacy system functionality and off line spreadsheets.