Last week on the TEC blog, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic looked at the main themes of the Siemens PLM Conference 2014 he recently attended, including Siemens’ “realize innovation” strategy. Here are his thoughts regarding the rest of the conference, with a look at what’s new with “catalysts” and Teamcenter, and what else can be expected from the product lifecycle management (PLM) vendor in 2014 and beyond.
is largely similar to Dassault Syst è mes ’ “Industry Experiences,” but again Siemens PLM is claiming supremacy in the virtual-real world. For their part, PTC and Aras are not actively selling industry solutions, although PTC has recently started some so-called industry add-in solutions. All of Siemens’ industry expert presenters exuded knowledge, and certainly in shipyard, automotive, A&D, etc., the vendor is the leader. Shipbuilding, for example, had the first catalyst among all industries,