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CIMdata to Host Free Webinar on PLM Status & Trends on May 13

ANN ARBOR, MI, USA, Apr 23, 2021 – CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “2021: PLM Status & Trends.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, 13 May 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and last for one hour.

This webinar will provide insight into the results of CIMdata’s recent global PLM Status & Trends research. The study’s goal was to deepen the global PLM community’s collective understanding of the status, drivers, and preconditions necessary for companies to derive value from their investment in PLM. The topics to be covered include spending trends, the focus of implementations, value perception, and processes that are enabled, to name a few. Additionally, the webinar will share some of the key potential PLM industry disruptors.

This webinar will help attendees:

  1. Understand how PLM is being used.
  2. Understand what processes are being enabled by PLM.
  3. Understand what drivers and preconditions are necessary to derive value from PLM.
  4. Understand where executives perceive value in PLM.
  5. Understand the main focus areas of leading companies.

According to Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s President & CEO and the host for this webinar, “Despite the global pandemic, the PLM Economy continues to grow and evolve. In many cases, the rate of incorporation of new technologies is increasing, along with heightening business process focus and organizations’ push to transform digitally. To be successful, companies need to constantly understand and evaluate where the PLM industry is at and where it is going so that the maximum value can be achieved from its implementation, especially during these challenging times.”

Mr. Bilello has more than 30 years of experience developing business-enabling IT solutions for research, engineering, and manufacturing organizations worldwide. He has participated in PLM analysis, selection, implementation, and training; CAD/CAM/CAE/CIM implementation and management; synchronous and lean manufacturing consulting; software engineering; and general data management strategy development and support. He has authored numerous papers and research reports on PLM and related topics, and his articles, commentaries, and perspectives have appeared in publications throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

This webinar will be useful to a broad audience including executives, directors, and managers responsible for PLM initiatives, those responsible for digital transformation, PLM team leaders, PLM team members, PLM users, product managers, IT leadership, solution providers, and anyone else who wants to understand the trends and status of the global PLM industry.

During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the topics discussed. To find out more, visit: To register for this webinar, please visit

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