Welcome to the 2012 State of PLM study. This survey will generate findings that will be published in an info-graphic style research report that will be published later this year. By participating in the study, you will receive a copy of the research report. This survey contains 13 questions in total. In all, it should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. Thank you for your assistance. Without your help, we could not conduct and publish the findings.
Server-based Software System: This software runs on internal or external server hardware. It is accessed by many product development particpants.

Desktop Software Application: This software runs on an individual’s desktop hardware. It is often accessed by a single product development participant.