PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report

Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 28-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

Windchill 9.0 has been certified by:  Kurt (Yu) Chen, research analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc.
Demonstration conducted by: Alain Thibault, Parametric Technology Corporation; John Fox, Parametric Technology Corporation
 
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that PTC’s product, Windchill 9.0 is now TEC Certified for use in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Evaluation Center. The PLM Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of PLM. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that PTC Windchill product’s capabilities are demonstrated to a TEC analyst based on the responses it provided in its completed TEC RFI, and PTC Windchill RFI data has been reviewed analytically and comparatively by a TEC analyst against known benchmarks.
 
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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts (US), Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) develops, markets, and supports PLM software solutions and related services that help manufacturers improve the competitiveness of their products and product development processes. PTC offers a suite of mechanical computer-aided design (CAD) tools and a range of Web-based collaboration technologies, enabling manufacturing companies to create virtual computer-based products (digital products), collaborate on designs within the enterprise and throughout the extended supply chain, and control the digital product information throughout the product lifecycle.
 
Windchill is a PLM solution that was designed from the ground up to work in a Web-based, distributed design environment. Windchill technology forms the foundation of the packages PTC offers to address data, change, configuration, and process management; product development collaboration; project management and execution; and the release of product information to manufacturing management systems. Read more
 
 

Benchmark Results for PTC’s Windchill 9.0

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by PTC’s Windchill 9.0 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 9.0 solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: PTC’s Windchill 9.0


Ease of use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on PTC’s Windchill 9.0

This certification confirmed Windchill’s strengths, as well as identified potential functionality areas for the solution to become stronger. We are convinced that Windchill, as one of the pioneers of solutions of its kind, is a comprehensive PLM solution that serves collaboration around product design and development within the extended enterprise environment for the discrete manufacturing sector. We expect to see further enhancements in the near future. Read more
 
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for PTC’s Windchill 9.0

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by PTC’s Windchill 9.0 for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Product Development and Portfolio Management
  • Manufacturing Process Management (MPM)
  • Core PLM for Discrete Industries
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Core PLM for Process Industries
  • Service Data Management (Discrete)
  • Ideation and Requirements Management
 
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