PLM Customer Story |


Industry: Aerospace and Defense, Consumer Goods, High Tech Electronics, Industrial Manufacturers, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals

Location: Americas, APAC, EMEA


Microsoft Device Group integrates multiple business lines to a new PLM platform, letting the company achieve strategic business objectives faster than with traditional approaches to PLM. The division is in a better position to accelerate Microsoft's newest devices to market such as the Surface line of devices due to the new approach to PLM.

Achieving an accelerated program roll-out measured in just months instead of years, Aras Innovator serves as the open platform at the heart of Microsoft's "OnePDM" implementation. The group ensures critical product engineering activities are developed correctly from engineering inception phases to the procuring, manufacturing, selling and customer care teams.


  • Reduces amount of effort required to perform engineering and supply chain activities
  • Reduces time-to–release product data to upstream and downstream systems
  • Increases agility and responsiveness of the needs of the business

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Agile development made it possible for us to consistently and incrementally improve our platform based on our business needs while still working toward our long term objectives.