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Two Origins, One Destination? A Look at the Two Main Genres of PLM Solution from the Integration Standpoint
There are two major genres of PLM solution: CAD-PLM and ERP-PLM. These two types have different integration capabilities, but the gap between them is shrinking

four types of integration  in CAD. Comparing the four solutions' scores for CAD integration and enterprise/ERP integration, we can deduce that a solution that scores higher on CAD integration gets a lower rating on enterprise/ERP integration, and vice versa (see figure 1). Figure 1. Four solutions' scores for CAD integration and enterprise/ERP integration (data source: TEC). Although four solutions do not represent the whole PLM industry, it is reasonable to think that CAD integration and enterprise/ERP integration require

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This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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