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Aras to Present at CMPIC: CM Trends 2013 Conference

Presentation explores the application of Secure Social in Configuration and Change management and the Implications for future Product Development and Systems Engineering

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – July 24, 2013 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that the company will present at the Configuration Management Process Improvement Center’s (CMPIC) CM Trends 2013 Conference. The conference provides a unique opportunity for CM professionals to discover the latest CM practices and processes, engage with leading CM experts, and share CM-related ideas and information.

CM Trends 2013 takes place August 5-7, 2013, at The Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida, USA. Marc Lind, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Aras, will present on Tuesday, August 6th at 1:00pm. Mr. Lind will present Secure Social in Configuration Management. The presentation explores the implications of social computing as it relates configuration and change management, how security can be enforced, and what this trend will mean for the future of product development and systems engineering.

Aras is a CMPIC Preferred Vendor compliant with the CMPIC configuration management framework. To learn more and register for CMPIC’s CM Trends 2013, please visit

About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm