Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is a highly involved, cross-departmental enterprise that encapsulates the entire "birth-to-death" cycle of a new product in the marketplace. Tools in this category enable business units (development, sales, marketing) to collaborate, streamline and automate around the workflow involved in each stage of product management: introduction, growth, maturity and decline. Tools in this category range from initial ideation and innovation platforms, to "proof-of-concept" product modeling platforms, beta program management, pricing optimization and more. Tools in this category are designed to collect feedback & buy-in from company decision-makers, improve product quality with the lowest cost-per-unit, optimize pricing, and speed a product time-to-market.

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By Aha!
Aha! is cloud-based product "business value" software that enables a team to build great products. Start by defining how a product should be described and positioned to "win" in market, capture buy-in, suggestions and ideas from potential users and d...
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Aras is an innovative product lifecycle management (PLM) software company that offers an enterprise, open source PLM solution.
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Blender is a free and open source 3D creation suite that supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and game creation. Blender features a powerful unbia...
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BlueCherry Enterprise Suite is an ERP and PLM solution that addresses the fundamental needs of all core management, planning, design and product development, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and sales functions.
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Certify is certification support software for medical device manufacturers, in SaaS mode, integrating several interconnected modules.
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By PSA
CMPRO is an advanced solution for product lifecycle management (PLM) that helps brands create a transparent cross-departmental system, eliminate information silos, streamline processes in order to save time and minimize errors. CMPRO supports the ent...
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Emb3D is a mobile 3D model viewer built with Unlimit3D Technology. With Emb3D, professionals in real estate, construction, interior design and more can help clients AR simulations merged with actual location photos. Emb3D provides visualization from ...
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FastFocus is a mobile first, stock-exchange-like trading application that harnesses the collective wisdom of customers to help determine which projects companies should develop, greenlight and fund. FastFocus' social commerce feature allows employees...
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HPE ALM Octane is an application management solution to help users to define, build, test, and deliver applications fast and with confidence across the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
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The Lifecycle Intelligence solution enables users to leverage historical competitive information to uncover important trends that may affect – or even govern – the way they manage their product lifecycle. Use competitive historical information as a ...
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