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Process PLM Vendor Sequencia Adds Portfolio Management
Sequencia extends its Process Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) offering with portfolio management, leading the impact of the solution into the executive suite

des listes d index  team (projects, collaboration), through design (R&D, collaboration), all the way to the plant floor. The power of PLM is in the integration of the business processes across the different levels. Giving greater visibility within management, we expect this to increase the acceptance of PLM in the Process Industries (see Process PLM series). Sequencia competitors Formation Systems ( www.formationsystems.com ) and SAP ( www.sap.com ) have not entered into the area of portfolio management. Formation is strong

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