Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Product Life Cycle Management, 3Q05

Published: 30 September 2005

ID: G00129564

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Kenneth Brant


Product life cycle management refers to the creation and execution of product strategy across a value chain, from product ideas to service. Vendors presented on the PLM Magic Quadrant, 3Q05, are making progress. However, vendors must do more to fulfill clients' expanded expectations to be a leader.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • Magic Quadrant
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • PLM Magic Quadrant Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players
  • Comments

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