Stamford, CT, For Immediate Release – Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA), a provider of critical analyses for PLM decisions, today announced that its conference PLM Road Map 2008 will take place on September 23 – 24, 2008. The event will be held at The Inn at St. John’s, Plymouth, Michigan, which is located just outside Detroit. This annual event brings together leading industry experts from CPDA, key industry players, and front-line implementation experts who together will explore the progress, opportunities, and roadblocks end users are confronting.
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ABOUT PLM ROAD MAP 2008
PLM Road Map 2008 is a strategic conference focused on the critical tradeoffs that shape product development. Explore first hand the progress, opportunities, and roadblocks leading-edge end-users are confronting. Presentations will cover driving critical parameters across design, frameworks for process transformation, the impact of organizational and cultural constraints, SOA for integration across the full development cycle, transforming CAE into a strategic business initiative, BOM integration across design and manufacturing, mechatronics and embedded software, and more.
Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA) is a provider of critical analyses for PLM decisions. CPDA offers the latest in-depth, objective information for assessing technology and business goals. Coordinated by a group of experienced analysts, its cohesive suite of collaborative research programs leverages the efforts of top software designers and leading-edge users. CPDA's differentiation is its specific, deep, and pragmatic approach to the market, and a hands-on understanding of the technology required to drive successful implementations. CPDA’s collaborative research programs include Design Creation and Validation, Design/Simulation Council, PLM-Integration/Product Definition, and Product Value Management.