Gen 1/Gen 2 SaaS PLM: Definition & Business Benefits

SaaS PLM solutions have been around for more than 20 years, and their architectures and capabilities have evolved significantly over that time. To help buyers compare different SaaS PLM solutions, CIMdata recognizes two distinct generations, which they are calling Gen 1 and Gen 2. In their position paper, CIMdata defines and compares these different generations of SaaS PLM solutions and outlines the benefits of each.