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Aras Commitment to the Codex of PLM Openness (CPO)


Our public pledge to openness and why it matters

We are a signatory member of Codex of PLM Openness (CPO) to confirm our long term commitment to openness.

In the CPO "openness is a capability provided by an IT system, and it is characterized by interoperability, portability and extensibility. These capabilities are implemented using IT interfaces, standards and the IT architecture."


Codex of PLM Openness

At Aras we believe that every company has unique and complex data & process models, and that software should be adapted to fit those models, rather than the business compromised to fit the software.

We also firmly believe that healthy companies change, in fact they should be changing frequently to grow, compete and improve. Businesses must constantly adapt to new market conditions, customer demands, competitive pressures, new technologies, regulatory changes and other factors.

Our approach is to enable corporate process change for continuous improvement through highly flexible and open enterprise software solutions.

We believe that openness is critical to the long term success and sustainability of your company’s enterprise software environment, especially for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

First and foremost, data always belongs to the customer. We enable your company to access, use, customize, integrate, export and move the data that you generate. With Aras your company also owns the processes, data models, business rules and system definition that you create.

To enable true interoperability, portability and extensibility we provide an open architecture which features an open data model and open interfaces, and we are committed to open Web standards in our technology implementations.

We believe that your company must have control over your own destiny, and that the only way to truly achieve this is through openness in your enterprise systems environment.

We are committed to openness.

The Aras Team

CPO Statement Summary


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