In the Media

January 30, 2015
Silicon Angle
Building the IIoT: The next industrial revolution The economic potential of the Industrial Internet of Things is too massive for enterprises to ignore. In an interview with McKinsey & Company, PTC CEO James Heppelmann discusses how connected products can help companies become more proactive and efficient.

January 27, 2015
Strategy & Business
The Internet of Things Wins s+b’s 2014 Strategy of the Year According to author Ken Favaro, “You know something has hit it big when Michael Porter picks it up, as he did with his recent Harvard Business Review cover story. Now you see the IoT everywhere.”

January 15, 2015
Wired Insights
Smart, Connected Products Need Good Design If we are going to make the most of the powerful smart connected technologies that are now at our disposal, we must approach design in a highly disciplined, highly thoughtful way.” This article spotlights the role of good design in creating smart, connected products.

January 5, 2015
What’s The Big Data?
Jim Heppelmann, CEO of PTC, on the Internet of Things Repost of a Forbes article discussing PTC’s transformation over the last five year towards a more Internet of Things focused business.

December 19, 2014
TEC Technology Evaluation Center
Must read Harvard Business Review Spotlight on Smart, Connected Products The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has published a spotlight on managing the Internet of Things titled “How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition.”

December 15, 2014
The Internet Of Things' Best-Kept Secret
Interview with Jim Heppelmann and discusses PTC’s transformation over the last five years towards a more IoT-focused business.

December 9, 2014
Why PTC thinks that Smart, Connected Products will transform your business … and your PLM
Verdi Ogewell from VerkstadsForum developed this piece while attending Stuttgart and features interviews with Rob Gremley, Brian Shepherd, Mike Campbell and Thomas Roser.

December 3, 2014
The Internet of Things to bring a new economic boom
Patrick Thibodeau discusses the economic impact of the Internet of Things, highlighting the points made in the Harvard Business Review essay by Michael Porter and PTC’s James Heppelmann, about how this phenomenon may be more significant in reshaping the competitive landscape than the arrival of the Internet.

December 1, 2014
Desktop Engineering
A Platform to Reduce Product Complexity
This article discusses the benefits and challenges of platform-based design, sharing insight from James Gehan, VP of Product Management at PTC.

November 26, 2014
PTC Launches Systems Engineering Solution

This article discusses the announcement of PTC’s recently released  Systems Engineering Solution, which combines the strengths of the PTC Integrity family of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products with products from Atego, a wholly owned subsidiary of PTC and a leader in architectural modeling and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

November 24, 2014
Desktop Engineering
PTC Parlays Acquisitions into Systems Engineering Payoff
The PTC Systems Engineering Solution is a packaged offering that ties together the Integrity Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products with Atego, a suite of architectural modeling and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) solutions.

November 24, 2014
Graphic Speak
PTC wants its customers to come aboard with the Internet of Things
Five billion Internet-connected objects by 2019, and PTC plans to be in the middle of it all. Tom Lansford reports from Stuttgart, Germany.

November 21, 2014
Medical Design Technology
Design Software Key to Development of Implantable Artificial Heart
The University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Medicine’s artificial heart development team is working on comprehensive research and development activities focusing on Total Artificial Hearts, and is using PTC Creo to develop a Total Artificial Heart with hydrodynamic levitating impeller, lubricated by the blood in the pump (hydrodynamic bearing), promising remarkable improvement in durability.

November 20, 2014
Robot Designers Take Cues from Nature
This article discusses how scientists, researchers, and engineers have used nature’s well-honed designs as inspiration in their efforts to make robots and other devices more functional and efficient. The article highlights how Boston Engineering’s BIOSwimmer, designed with PTC Creo and developed for coastal security, mimics a tuna in its shape and locomotion.

November 19, 2014
Design Product News
PTC introduces PTC Systems Engineering Solution

November 10, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Using the Industrial Internet of Things to Drive Revenue Growth
The authors discuss how companies can think about new way to use the Internet of Things to drive revenue growth. The article goes on to highlight the ThingWorx platform for developing the running applications for connected products as an early example of companies earning revenue by providing the means to manage industrial information.

November 5, 2014
How to Develop Applications for the Internet of Things

This article discusses the best way to build an Internet of Things application in order to process and manage the data coming from these smart connected devices. The article goes on to highlight how OnFarm used ThingWorx’s platform to develop its Web-based farm information application and the benefits they are seeing from this platform.

October 16, 2014
The Harvard Business Review
How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition
This issue shares an article co-written by PTC’s Jim Heppelmann discussing the revolution of smart and connected products and their strategic and operational implications in manufacturing.

October 11, 2014
Tech Outlook: The Next Industrial Revolution

October 9, 2014
M2M World News
Interview with ThingWorx at M2M Innovation World Congress 2014
Shares an interview with Andy Balousek, Director of Technical Sales at ThingWorx regarding ThingWorx’s offerings and platform while highlighting their partnership with PTC.

October 3, 2014
Thomas Net
PLM Market Faces Challenges, Hints at Possibilities
This article analyzes the PLM landscape and highlights Jim Heppelmann’s outlook on the market in PTC’s 2013 annual report.

September 29,2014
Graphic Speak
Training entrepreneurs for the Internet of Things
This article discusses a new partnership between PTC and the University of Utah to help equip students with a state of the art collegiate think tank.

September 12, 2014
Connected World
CW 100 Ranking
PTC (ThingWorx and Axeda) listed among the top 100 technology innovators ranking based on its game-changing technology, products, services and commitment to enabling connectivity.

September 10, 2014
How Investors Can Profit from the Internet of Things
PTC  is highlighted as a company that is on an aggressive IoT path, having recently acquired two fast-growing IoT tools companies – ThingWorx and Axeda.

September  8, 2014
Wired Innovation Insights
Listen to Your Products: What Your Customers Don’t Know Can Help You
This blog post  by Jim Heppelmann discusses the benefits of manufacturers “listening” to the data that SCPs gather in order to make decisions about their products and to ultimately reach competitive advantage.

August 1, 2014
Schnitger Corporation
PTC moves away from the pack, stays firmly in it
This article shares details of PTC’s third quarter results, highlighting  their acquisition of Axeda and what it means for their position in the industry.

July 31, 2014
Desktop Engineering
PTC Kicks Up IoT Focus With Axeda Acquisition

July 28, 2014
Supply Chain Matters
Another PTC Bold Move in Acquisition of Axeda to Enhance Internet of Things Technology Offerings

July 28, 2014
Jim Heppelmann News & Analysis: Discussion Point: How will the IoT change Our Lives?

July 25,2014
PTC Strengthens IoT Position By Acquiring Axeda

July 11, 2014
Graphic Speak
Creo 3 new features on center stage

June 26, 2014
PTC Creo 3.0 - What is Unite Technology?

June 26, 2014
PTC Creo 3.0 Includes Game-Changing Multi-CAD Data Handling

June 2014
Manufacturing Leadership Journal
The Internet of Things: Transforming Manufacturing
Manufacturers must transform their business processes and fundamentally rethink how they create, operate, and service smart, connected products in the new era of the Internet of Things. In this article, PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann shares his perspective on the impact of the IoT on the manufacturing industry.

June 25, 2014
How the IoT is Transforming the Meaning of Product
This article positions PTC’s CEO Jim Heppelmann as a thought leader who, along with Steve Jobs, has a point of view on what we mean by the word “product.” As the industry redefines what products are, the need increases for a broad set of technologies that help manufacturers make the most of them. PTC’s entire technology portfolio is seen as contributing to helping shape the future of manufacturing.

June 24, 2014
ChainLink Research
PTC Jump-starting the Internet of Things
The evolution of PTC has been fascinating -- from CAD to PLM, ALM, SLM, and now Smart, Connected Products, through the Internet-of-Things. IoT is core to PTC's strategy going forward, and was emphasized repeatedly throughout PTC Live this year.

June 24, 2014
Manufacturing Leadership
Designing for the ‘Internet of Things’
The high tech industry and its supporting cast of research firms and consultancies are all abuzz these days with the idea of the “Internet of Things”. A key message echoed in multiple presentations at the recent PTC Live Global conference was that IoT done right begins at the design stage,  a product designed from the ground up with the IoT in mind leverages the possibilities of the IoT better.”

June 23, 2014
PTC Live Global 2014 (Commentary)
PTC continues to expand its solution portfolio to address the full needs of its customers to design, develop, manufacture, and service innovative, high value products. CIMdata thinks that acquisitions like ThingWorx and Atego should enable PTC to better respond to their customers’ needs for solutions that can improve their competitiveness. PTC’s approach towards and solutions for SLM and IoT address the growing importance of managing smart devices and providing improved services, and they are key components to providing closed-loop lifecycle management.

June 23, 2014
Schnitger  Corporation
PTC Live: CAD, PLM, Services, IoT – lots of IoT
PTC Live covered all things Creo, Windchill, Mathcad, et al and presented content related to PTC’s more traditional portfolio, end-use cases and end-industries. Alongside that event, like last year, was the Service Exchange, sessions focused on helping customers build a sustainable competitive advantage through services offerings. New this year was the third event, LiveWorx, which presented PTC’s second-to-last acquisition to all attendees and then channeled off for deeper dives into harnessing the value of the Internet of Things.

June 20, 2014
Design News
PTC: Not Your Father’s CAD Company
This article shares highlights of PTC Live Global and discusses PTC’s Internet of Things strategy.

June 17, 2014
PTC is Betting on a Smart Connected World
In the old days, a product was just a product.  It was mechanical and perhaps electrical, if it needed power.  Now electronics are used to make the product smarter as well, with logic and processing.  By connecting the product to the Internet, companies can monitor the performance of their products in the field, allowing new business models based on delivering services and outcomes rather than physical products

June 10, 2014
Design News
Distributed CAD Removes the Barriers of Remote Design Teams
This piece analyzes the concept of “Distributed CAD,” highlighting PTC’s role within the CAD market and how they were the first to transform the industry.

May 22, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Daimler Trucks Tapping Internet of Things For Predictive Maintenance

This article shares how Daimler Trucks North America LLC has built sensors and software that detect abnormalities in its trucks and how this relates to the Internet of Things, noting insight from Chris Kuntz, senior director of business development at ThingWorx, which is owned by PTC Inc.

May 19, 2014
Schnitger Corporation
Rev up to trounce the competition!
Industry analyst Monica Schnitger shares details of a post on the PTC Creo blog discussing why companies should use the most up to date version of their third-party software.

May 15, 2014
PTC Creo Vision 2014+

May 14, 2014
Office Shake-Up
This piece discusses the potential IoT impact to the workplace and includes a quote from Russ Fadel about the issue of security with networked devices.

Mar 31, 2014
Strategies for Growth
Taking a “Deep Dive” into PTC’s ThingWorx Platform – a New Version Review and Post-Acquisition Update

Mar 25, 2014
More With Mobile
PTC-ThingWorx dual-aggregation business model

Mar 25, 2014
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Preparing for the Conflict Mineral Rule

Mar 24, 2014
Computer Business Review
PTC on taking on the Internet of Things

Mar 7, 2014
Industry Week
Outcomes-based Services: How the Internet of Things Is Driving the Future of Manufacturing

Mar 7, 2014
Product Design & Development
The Third Industrial Revolution Will Turn Customers into Designers

Mar 2, 2014
CEO Corner: From technology to teamwork

Feb 24, 2014
Software Profile: Creo from PTC

Feb 24, 2014
Consumer Goods Technology
Built for Speed

Feb 3, 2014
Manufacturing ISM Index Slightly Lower To 51.3 Percent: However, Future Of Manufacturing Looks Bright

Feb 1, 2014
TEC Spotlight Report
PTC and ThingWorx: Uniquely Positioned for Manufacturing

Jan 30, 2014
Strategies for Growth
Acquisition Works: The Acquisition of ThingWorx Establishes a Pattern of Connectivity in PTC’s Global Growth Strategy

Jan 28, 2014
M2M Evolution
ThingWorx Takes on the Internet of Things at M2M Evolution

Jan 23, 2014
Schnitger Corporation
PTC’s Q1 call blends caution, excitement

Jan 21, 2014
LNS Research
What You Need to Know About PTC’s Acquisition of ThingWorx

Jan 17, 2014
Design News
The IoT Impacts Manufacturing, Too

Jan 16, 2014
PTC Bets Big on the Internet of Things

Jan 8, 2014
PTC PLM Vision 2014+

Jan 8, 2014
Schnitger Corporation
Your dishwasher talks to the IoT; now what?

Jan 6, 2014
Desktop Engineering
PTC Steers Toward the Internet of Things

Jan 6, 2014
Why PTC acquired ThingWorx

Jan 6, 2014
PTC acquire ThingWorx - an internet of things, and stuff…

Jan 3, 2014
TEC Technology Evaluation Centers
PTC Embarks on Internet of Things Journey via ThingWorx Acquisition

Jan 2, 2014
3D CAD World
PTC Acquires Platform Developer ThingWorx

Jan 2, 2014
Joe Barkai - Industry Analyst Blog
PTC Acquires ThingWorx: Observations, Questions and Some Answers

Jan 2, 2014
PTC acquires ThingWorx. Looking to extend its capabilities in Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) for the Internet of Things

Jan 2, 2014
M2M Evolution
ThingWorx and PTC: It's All About The Software