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3D Systems to Acquire Geomagic: Set to Capture Market Share of Scan-to-CAD Market
Recently, 3D Systems signed a definitive agreement to acquire Geomagic. Geomagic develops the software that is used for scanning physical objects into 3D data

cad vendors market share  end users, but various CAD vendors will quickly release open and interoperable Scan-to-CAD software, both in desktop and mobile application areas. This acquisition has created a competitive advantage for 3D Systems but its competitors, such as Eos Systems , Stratasys , MakerBot , Organovo , etc., still have an opportunity to innovate and enter different market verticals such as life sciences vertical of 3D printing, which is still an evolving domain.

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The Best-kept Secret in the Product Lifecycle Management Mid-market


The name Omnify Software may hardly come to mind when one thinks of the product lifecycle management (PLM) leaders, but that might change down the track

cad vendors market share  with the ERP and CAD system currently in place and is configured to serve their business (see PLM Is an Industry Affair—Or Is It? ). Also, the selected vendors have to demonstrate integration skills, and training and support for knowledge transfer to the user enterprise’s staff. While all functional departments should be involved in the product evaluation, the engineering, operations, and IT departments should equitably take charge. All too often, engineering or operations groups will leave IT out of Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

cad vendors market share  matter of course for decades within ERP systems for manufacturing, was added only two years ago. The same is true for the CRM capabilities, which are still thin on the sales force automation (SFA) and marketing automation fronts. The vendor openly admits a poor fit for most engineer-to-order (ETO; see ERP Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market ) and job shop environments. Some configure-to-order (CTO) environments too might currently be a tall order (too much to expect) for OpenMFG (see The Essential Read More

What's Wrong With Enterprise Applications, And What Are Vendors Doing About It? Part Three: A New Approach and User Recommendations


Despite the user preference for a single, 'one-stop shop' vendor, componentized software products, interoperability standards and Internet technology will lead to fewer large-scale projects and an ongoing stream of smaller ones, all with tangible return on investment (ROI) rationale. Although not necessarily a panacea, what makes Model Based Architecture different is that it is practical approach, which is changing some of the basic rules and paradigms of software development.

cad vendors market share  are thus like manufacturing CAD systems helping with development but not across the lifecycle. The new enterprise applications architects should, therefore, learn from PLM and take an integrated, lifecycle view of the effort, possibly by observing Ramco's approach. Model Based Architecture is an application development framework that allows software applications to be described in terms of what they must do (i.e., the business view of the software) rather than how they must do it (i.e., the technical Read More

Quote-to-order: A Newcomer Causes a Stir in the Market


A crop of next-generation, Web-based, on-demand, startup quote-to-order systems providers has lately flourished, spearheaded by BigMachines, whereas some traditional vendors that once defined the product configuration space in the 1990s have since left the market.

cad vendors market share  planning (ERP), computer-aided drawing (CAD), and CRM systems, including those from Salesforce.com , Oracle CRM OnDemand, Oracle , and SAP . For Salesforce.com and Oracle CRM OnDemand customers, BigMachines offers two different product editions: SPP (standing for selection, pricing, proposal ) and CPP (standing for configuration, pricing, proposal ). The SPP is an entry-level solution that does not include the configurator module. Both solutions enable users to streamline their entire Q2O processes, all Read More

CIO Horror Stories and What They Mean For Vendors


Customers and vendors do not always see eye to eye as illustrated in the following horror stories about how customers have been treated by vendors. The vendors did the opposite of selling; they pushed these companies away.

cad vendors market share  Horror Stories and What They Mean For Vendors Introduction Customers and vendors do not always see eye to eye. This article illustrates three cases where vendors did the opposite of selling; they pushed the companies away. With each horror story, we are certain that the vendors in question have a very different story; however, it would be wise of vendors to examine the practices that drove the business away. The role of management is to see that rules are followed, but also to understand the need for Read More

CAD Model Quality Testing


With 3-D computer-aided design (CAD) models taking on a broader and more significant role in the development of new products, CAD files must flow smoothly into downstream applications. Sometimes, however, errors do occur. An off-the-shelf software tool can detect problems in the design stage so they aren’t discovered at a crucial moment in the manufacturing process, when it may be costly—or even too late—to correct them.

cad vendors market share  development of new products, CAD files must flow smoothly into downstream applications. Sometimes, however, errors do occur. An off-the-shelf software tool can detect problems in the design stage so they aren’t discovered at a crucial moment in the manufacturing process, when it may be costly—or even too late—to correct them. Read More

ERP Software Buyer's Guide for the Mid-Market


If you're interested in an ERP software solution for your small or midsized business, but would like to know more about it, the mid-market ERP solu...

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Case Study: Making the Leap to the 4PL Market


Founded in 1905, Ewals Cargo Care (ECC) has a long history as a third-party logistics provider. In 2002, Ewals took steps to target the then-emerging fourth-party logistics (4PL) market. Making that leap required more than just a refocus of its commercial activities, however. Learn how ECC found a solution to plan, optimize, monitor, and manage the flow of goods—with complete command over all transport requirements.

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How to Make People More Willing to Share Knowledge in Their PLM Environment


In Why Some People Don’t Like PLM, Graham McCall said that some product lifecycle management (PLM) users’ reluctance to share knowledge with others is the obstacle toward higher acceptance of PLM. I thought his point made perfect sense, and my instant reaction was to ask myself: How can this problem be resolved? Ideally, a PLM system is a platform for people to work together. This means that

cad vendors market share  better search capabilities on CAD models. As indicated in Teamcenter’s product roadmap, visual search, as a component in its HD-PLM offering, is expected to be released in the near future. There’s no detail about Siemens PLM’s visual search, but I hope it will enhance the user experience on both enterprise search and CAD search. In sum, besides being a change management issue as McCall pointed out, the difficulty of sharing information in the PLM environment is also a knowledge management (KM) Read More

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Manifesto for a Perfect Lean Market


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Entrada Brings New MOTIVAtion to Market


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cad vendors market share  Windows 2000 with new CAD connectors is planned for the fourth quarter. Kinnosa users can obtain the Motiva product now from Entrada but will be able to select an integrated package that includes Motiva as an EDM component of Kinnosa in the second quarter of 2002. In addition to Windows and Unix-based platforms, Entrada is eager to develop Linux versions of its suite but admits that sufficient market interest in Linux is still some quarters away. Read More