VP Research, Gartner, USA
Marc Halpern, P.E., Ph.D., is a research vice president in Gartner, where he is the lead analyst covering product life cycle management strategies and software applications in the Verticals unit. He focuses on design, engineering, product data management, manufacturing process planning and product portfolio management.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Halpern was the director of research at D. H. Brown's Engineering, Manufacturing, and Design research and advisory services. In this role, he was responsible for the planning and delivery of research and advisory services on emerging trends in relevant software technology and vendors. He also sold, managed and executed a variety of consulting projects for the client base, including manufacturers and software vendors.
Presenting: Navigating the Shifting Product Design and Lifecycle Management Software Landscape
20 Feb 2013, 11:45
Evidence suggests disruptive changes to PLM software and the PLM software market by 2018. Manufacturers express growing frustration with the cost of software ownership. Shifts in IT platforms will cause market disruption. Users continue to broaden their expectations of the software category. This session will discuss these trends and provide advice to manufacturers on how to navigate the anticipated changes.