14
Jan 2021

Eplan Partner Network launched

The Eplan Partner Network (EPN), launched at the beginning of the year, defines binding common goals for the further development of integrations along the value chain. In the first stage, Eplan is primarily targeting technology partners in the fields of PLM, ERP, PLC and simulation. However, weighty strategic partners are also involved from the beginning.

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15
Dec 2020

PTC acquires Arena Solutions

PTC is acquiring Arena Solutions, a provider of SaaS platforms for product lifecycle management (PLM), for $715 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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14
Dec 2020

New Background Section: Low Code in Industry

There is a whole industry of IT and service providers for whom Low Code (LC) is the main business. Numerous providers of standard software and corresponding system integrators are also discovering this topic as a new area of business, thus opening new solution possibilities for their customers. As is so often the case, the topic did not originate in industry, but in other parts of the economy and in the public sector. But it has reached the industry and especially the PLM environment.

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10
Dec 2020

BMW and AWS: Joint Cloud Solutions and Qualification of 5,000 Software Developers

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Amazon Web Services and the BMW Group announced an extensive strategic cooperation. The goal is "to further increase the speed of innovation of the BMW Group by placing data and data analysis at the center of corporate decisions and developments. The companies will combine their strengths in their respective areas to jointly develop cloud-based IT and software solutions that increase efficiency, innovation and sustainability in all business processes - from vehicle development to customer service".

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24
Nov 2020

Clemens Weis New Managing Director of Cideon

On November 1, 2020, Dr.-Ing. Clemens Weis took over the operational management of Cideon Software & Services, part of Friedhelm Loh Group. He succeeds Clemens Voegele, who took over the position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of the Friedhelm Loh Group on July 1, 2020.

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