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Selecting PLM Software Solutions Vendors Part 3 - A Timesaving Solution
In PLM, there is no single vendor that can meet all of the requirements, and the market is still immature, so almost every product can be the right solution

rating plm solution  3 Thetis 24.03 This rating methodology shows more differentiation, and reverses the positions of IDe and PDMware, reflecting PDMware's breadth. This analysis by itself, however, does not provide enough information to make an informed decision on a PLM product. A more detailed look at the results will reveal the strengths and weaknesses of each vendor. The graph in Figure 9 below indicates the contribution to the weighted average for each vendor across the high level categories in the Knowledge Base,

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries Software Evaluation Report

Core PLM and Product Data Management (PDM) for Discrete Industries covers the base foundation of PLM for the discrete manufacturing industries such as automotive, electronics, aerospace and defense, medical devices, complex machinery and others. It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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