Yenra : Manufacturing : PLM : Product Lifecycle Management : Strategies for Innovation and Execution

MatrixOne today announced the opening of registration for the MatrixOne Global Customer Conference (GCC2004), which will take place at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, February 1-6, 2004. The theme of this year's event is "Innovation to Execution," demonstrating the many ways that PLM can positively impact all aspects of product development -- from concept to retirement.

At GCC2004, industry leaders and visionaries will present proven strategies for product innovation and successful execution. Scheduled keynote speakers include industry luminaries such as Larry Bossidy, former CEO, Honeywell International Inc., and author of Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done; Clay Christensen, co-author of The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth; Dr. Michael W. Grieves, Co-Director, PLM Development Consortium, University of Michigan; Stuart Scott, Vice President and CIO, GE Industrial Systems and Marc Halpern, Research Director, Design and Manufacturing; Strategies and Applications, Gartner, Inc.

"Our Global Customer Conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn how some of today's most innovative companies are addressing their most critical business challenges by using MatrixOne's PLM solutions," said Michael Segal, senior vice president of customer success for MatrixOne. "GCC2004 offers a rich agenda that promises to educate, inform and inspire attendees about the many ways they can improve their efficiency, quality and profitability through the use of Matrix10, the industry's most flexible PLM environment."

GCC2004 has been designed to deliver content that addresses the needs of every functional area in a product-driven organization. With over 40 session tracks spanning the business, solution, technical and implementation approaches to PLM, the conference promises to be a truly educational event that will provide attendees with valuable information about the positive impact that MatrixOne's solutions can have on their product development processes.

At the conclusion of the event, attendees will be provided with valuable insight into MatrixOne's product roadmap and technology direction through an interactive session with MatrixOne executives and technologists. Additionally, attendees can visit the Alliance Partner Pavilion to learn first-hand about the wide array of solutions available through MatrixOne's global network of technology and implementation partners.