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eBook: The Case for the Digital Thread in Industrial Manufacturing
Download this eBook to gain understanding and explore the Digital Thread. You’ll get actionable ideas for making incremental changes—resulting in big impacts to help your organization compete in the digital era.
The Aras PLM Platform
Discover why global corporations are turning to the Aras PLM Platform to reduce costs, mitigate risk, and shorten time to market.
Read how best practices for configuration management ensure precise definitions of systems, facilities, products and processes, and provide a reliable structure for enterprise-wide configuration and change management over time.
Challenges in PLM for Enterprise Organizations

Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a core requirement for modern product development, particularly as organizations face increasing product complexity and shorter product lifecycles.

PLM is also the key integration point for advanced product development technology such as application lifecycle management (ALM) and Internet of Things (IoT) data, and enables traceability required for Digital Thread and Digital Twin.

An organization’s ability to innovate and pursue Digital Transformation is therefore significantly dictated by the level of PLM functionality and maturity across the organization.

Read CIMdata's report detailing a PLM backbone that helps high tech electronics product teams develop the next generation of connected products.
CIMdata shares insight on the Minerva Medical Device PLM solution, built on the Aras Innovator PLM platform. The platform supports medical device specific data and processes based on industry best practices.
Analyst firm CIMdata looks at the benefits of an open and extensible product innovation platform that product teams use to transform their complete product development processes.
Discover how traditional configuration management systems evolve to a modern approach that encompasses safety, schedule, cost, quality and profit.
Check out the comparative best practices for configuration management under the CMMI and CMII approaches.
Learn about the guidelines for applying Configuration Management in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 10007 Quality standards.
Read how ITIL combined with the principles of CMII streamline processes and improve ITIL efficiency.
Get the Institute of Configuration Management's CMII paper outlining configuration & change management practices, and learn how your company can use CMII workflow software from Aras to achieve success.
Learn how the principles of CMII eliminate inconsistencies and provide a reliable environment that embraces and accommodates change.
This Paper addresses the way in which robust system behavioral modeling can be integrated with downstream design practices to produce better, safer products.

Case Studies

Learn how PACE Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology GmbH utilizes Aras as Configuration Management Backbone.
Global manufacturer of marine, safety and fire equipment improves visibility in document management, part and change management.
In the era of complex products, manufacturers must rethink business processes. A platform-based approach connects siloed processes and systems to enable the Digital Thread. Find out how industry leaders achieve success.
Cofely slide image of CMII on Aras
Learn how Cofely uses Aras to create and implement a CMII-based configuration management system to document its processes, create model documents, manage configuration changes, and perform root cause analysis.