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james sivco sandwich  chief executive officer (CEO) James Heppelmann, PTC has extended its vision of the product life cycle into the after-sales services of products. This has created a competitive advantage for PTC, which will lead to further expansion of its customer base in traditional PLM industry verticals. Read More

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james sivco sandwich  info@great-solutions.biz . References Womack, James, Daniel Jones, and Daniel Roos. The Machine that Changed the World. 1st ed. New York: Harper Perennial, 1991. Pearce, II, John A., and Richard B. Robinson, Jr. Strategic Management: Implementation, Formulation, and Control. 9th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2005. Nadler, Gerald, and Shozo Hibino. Breakthrough Thinking: The Seven Principles of Creative Problem Solving. 2nd ed. Rocklin: Prima Publishing, 1994. Zenger, John H., and Joseph Folkman. The Extr Read More

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