Centric Software Inc., a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods industries, has opened its first Asian office, in Shanghai, China.
Dassault Systèmes B.V., a vendor of software for product design and lifecycle management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quintiq, the provider of operations planning and optimization software.
Product lifecycle management (PLM) and product design have been applications that have been slow to move to the cloud, for a number of reasons. But as companies increasingly switch on to the flexibility, scalability and affordability that cloud platforms offer, so adoption has increased.
Aras, a vendor of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, has made generally available Aras Innovator 10. The newest release offers improved PLM platform scalability and an HTML5 Web browser interface.