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Acquisition Changes Product Lifecycle Management Landscape
Dassault Systèmes' recent acquisition of MatrixOne could potentially expand its range over a broader set of industry sectors, and may increase its North

landscape estimates  Changes Product Lifecycle Management Landscape Background Given its size as the largest product lifecycle management (PLM) vendor worldwide and its status as a major force in Europe for 3D computer-assisted design (3D CAD) as well as PLM, Dassault Systmes does not seem to garner North American media/analyst attention and respect equivalent to its global position. From a marketing perspective, it is one of those situations where the sum of the parts does not necessarily equal the whole. One clear reason

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