Aras Expands Open Innovation and Collaboration on PLM Solution Projects Website

Use of Crowdsourcing and Co-creation in the Development of Next Generation PLM Solutions Will Drive the Future of the PLM Industry 


ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – October 12, 2011Aras®, the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions, today announced the ongoing expansion of the Aras Community Project Site at www.aras.com/projects. The enhancements expand the use of open innovation techniques in the development of the Aras open source PLM solutions. New functionality enables ideation through crowdsourcing along with enhanced abilities for PLM solution co-creation, giving enterprise PLM architects, corporate IT organizations, Aras partners and other community members worldwide the ability to participate.

The purpose of the Aras Community project site, which is powered by the Aras Innovator PLM platform, is to provide an online area where user-driven innovation can occur. The new capabilities being announced include the ability to submit ideas for PLM solution projects, vote on ideas, add reviews and participate in discussions about ongoing solution projects, as well as improved site navigation, search, viewing and software download functionality.

Future project site enhancements will include the ability to claim ownership of project ideas, assemble private project teams and participate in secure collaborative development using either open public areas or “invitation only” restricted areas.

The introduction of functionality for PLM solution ideation and self-sufficient collaborative development further underscore Aras’s leadership role in redefining the PLM market.

“We understand that the next generation of innovation in PLM will come from the millions of people around the world that use PLM software every day. We are creating an environment where those people can participate by contributing ideas, sharing best practices and taking action to transform their businesses. We want to enable companies to innovate anywhere, anytime. It just makes sense,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.

 

About Aras

Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm

 

Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

 

###

 

 

Aras Press Contacts:

Aras                                         Winkowski Public Relations, LLC

Marc Lind                                  Beth Winkowski

[978] 691-8923                           [978] 649-7189

Email Contact                       Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer II - Requisition ID 090445 for L3 Technologies at New York, NY
ECAD Designer - Data Connectivity for Delphi at Auburn Hills, MI
Estimator / Bidder for Rulon International at Saint Augustine, FL
Upcoming Events
33rd Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference at Snowbird UT - Jul 17 - 21, 2017
EMO Hannover 2017 at Hannover Germany - Sep 18 - 23, 2017
The 30th Annual Integrated Process Excellence Symposium & Training at Wyndham Grand Bonnet Creek Resort Orlando FL - Sep 18 - 20, 2017
Additive Manufacturing Conference 2017 at Knoxville Convention Center 701 Henley Street Knoxville TN - Oct 10 - 12, 2017
SolidCAM: 10K CAM Contest



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise