CATIA V5R10 expands scope of PLM to include small and medium sized businesses and extends business process optimization
Paris, France - October 29, 2002 - IBM and Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced the release of CATIA Version 5 Release 10 (V5R10), their leading product lifecycle management solution for collaborative product development. As part of their global V5R10 PLM release (including ENOVIA and SMARTEAM) and Dassault Systemes’ DELMIA solution, CATIA V5R10 enables best practices deployment for collaborative product development.
CATIA V5R10 contributes to the V5R10 “Connected by Knowledge” core concept through the pervasiveness of knowledge in CATIA V5R10 products as well as the new BKT product (Business Process Knowledge Template) that enables customers to capture and deploy their best practices through custom-built applications. CATIA V5R10 highlights also include entry PLM products for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), extended end-to-end processes coverage for OEMs, and a CATIA-ENOVIA Work Package Exchange for supply chain collaboration.
“CATIA V5R10 is an extremely significant release because it expands the scope of PLM to cover businesses of all sizes,” said Dominique Florack, executive vice president of research and development at Dassault Systemes. “With CATIA’s V5R10 Entry PLM products, SMBs can gain the same competitive advantages of shorter development cycles and lower costs that industry-leading manufacturers already enjoy. In addition, the increased integration of CATIA V5R10 with Dassault Systemes’ other 3D PLM solutions enables new levels of collaboration across the extended enterprise.“
CATIA V5R10 - Value to the Customer
The CATIA V5R10 products and enhancements listed below are grouped according to the five Fundamentals of 3D PLM. The fundamentals are the core elements of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) business model that bring value to a customer.
Process-Centric: basing customer solutions on industry-specific processes
Collaborative Workspaces: delivering a shared, real-time, 3D working environment
Product, Process, Resources Model (PPR): integrating product development, business processes, and resources
Knowledge: capturing, sharing, and reusing information
CAA V5: encouraging development of other PLM solutions by independent software vendors