Review Symposium 2017

Excellence: Networking and Digitalization

From 17 to 18 May 2017 the 20th prostep ivip symposium took place in Essen, Germany. 20 years of improvement, 20 years of giving users, vendors and researchers at neutral place for intense discussions on innovations and for networking. This year’s premium sponsors were thyssenkrupp and CONTACT Software.
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Demonstrating the Digital Twin

Synced Factory Twins Demonstrator at Symposium

After intense work in prostep ivip’s project Synced Factory Twins (SFT), representatives of Business Operation Systems and Delta Management presented the elaborated demonstrator.
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Honorary Members

Living for PLM

prostep ivip honored two new honorary members for outstanding achievements within the association’s work. The ceremony took place within the context of the symposium’s evening event, in front of the over 600 participants.
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And the Award Winners 2017 are …

prostep ivip scientific award 2017

For the 7th time prostep ivip awarded excellent doctoral and master theses. In good old tradition, the award ceremony was hold within the context of the symposium’s evening event, in front of the over 600 participants.
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IT Openness Certification

Building Trust and Reliability: Certifying IT Openness

Under the patronage of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) the prostep ivip association decided to to take the next level for realizing IT Openness: Accredited Certification of IT Openness. The mature basis for this undertaking is formed by prostep ivip’s unique openness initiative CPO.
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Ready for the Future

New prostep ivip CI

After intense discussions between the board and several member polls, distilling everything and a lot of work, prostep ivip launched its new web presentation, including a remastering of the complete CI of the association. Within this work, the missions statements were sharpened too.
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Honda joined!

Honda joined the prostep ivip community

Great news: After Toyota, Honda is now the second Japanese car manufacturer who wants to benefit from the experiences gathered in prostep ivip and who will play an active role in our community. Special interest of Honda lies in exchanging experiences with regard to STEP AP 242 and JT, as process formats. But also ALM-PLM Interoperability and the CPO are in focus.
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