My recent attendance of the PlanetPTC Live 2011 event was a great learning experience. Look for an article with my impressions on the conference and on PTC’s strategy with regards to the novel PTC Creo suite of design applications leveraging both the direct and parametric modeling (and in the wake of the release of nine Creo 1.0 applications), embedded software lifecycle management (with the MKS
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increasingly prominent. Retail and business services (e.g., financial, insurance, media, etc.) represent an emerging segment. Configure One: An Enterprise Configurator Concept At PlanetPTC 2011’s expo floor I met one CPQ/Q2O vendor, Configure One , that claims to be an enterprise configurator (for both sales/front-office and engineering/manufacturing teams), whereas the offerings from BigMachines, Cameleon Software, FPX, Webcom, Cincom Acquire , and other CPQ/Q2O vendors are mostly sales configurators.