PTC Windchill 10 for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Certification Report

PTC Windchill 10 is TEC Certified for online evaluation product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions in the PLM Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

PTC Windchill 10 certified by: Gabriel Gheorghiu, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers; Phil Reney, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
Demonstration conducted by: Brad Rud, Technical Sales, PTC Stephen Ingham, Engineer, PTC

Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that the Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) product PTC Windchill 10 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions in the PLM Evaluation Center. The PLM Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of PLM software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that product capabilities have been demonstrated to TEC analysts based on the responses PTC provided in its completed TEC RFI; and that TEC analysts have analytically and comparatively reviewed PTC Windchill 10 RFI data against known benchmarks.

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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

Founded in 1985, Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) launched its first product, Pro/ENGINEER, in 1988, and the first Internet-based product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill, in 1998.
 
The company's fast growth is based on strong internal product development, which has led to the launch of several other products (e.g., Windchill ProjectLink in 2001; Windchill PDMLink and Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire in 2002; and PLM on Demand in 2005) and to the acquisition of several companies and their solutions, such as Ohio Design Automation (provider of ECAD Collaboration), Arbortext (Dynamics Publishing), Mathsoft (Engineering Calculations), CoCreate (modeling solutions), etc. Read more
 
 

Benchmark Results for PTC Windchill 10

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by PTC Windchill 10 for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the PTC Windchill 10 solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: PTC Windchill 10


Ease of Use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on PTC Windchill 10

The PTC Windchill family of products includes solutions for product development management and processes, product analytics, quality, collaboration, and integration, and includes utilities such as Windchill Archive (to archive and restore information), Windchill Print Service (to automate print queueing), Windchill Business Reporting (to create and manage reports), and Windchill Interface Management Service (to manage integrations with other tools and solutions). From a business perspective, Windchill offers functionality for a wide range of needs, from design, manufacturing process management and quality management, to social product development, requirements capture and management, and integrated digital environments, among others. Read more
 
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for PTC Windchill 10

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by PTC Windchill 10 for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Core PLM for Discrete Industries
  • Core PLM for Process Industries
  • Product Development and Portfolio Management
  • Manufacturing Process Management (MPM)
  • Ideation and Requirements Management
  • Service Data Management (Discrete)
  • Regulatory and Compliance

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