Kalypso and Siemens PLM Software Partner to Provide PLM and PPM Solutions for Global Organizations

August 22, 2012

BEACHWOOD, OH – Kalypso, the world’s premier innovation consulting firm, today announced an alliance agreement with Siemens PLM Software, a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, to provide portfolio and pipeline management (PPM) solutions to global enterprises in a broad range of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer goods, energy, high-tech and electronics, industrial machinery equipment, medical device and life science, and retail and apparel industries.

Kalypso serves as an objective, technology-independent advisor to help its clients realize the full benefits of PLM to help them make smarter decisions that result in better products. The firm combines world-class management consulting capabilities with deep PLM technology and process improvement skills to successfully deliver comprehensive solutions.

“We look forward to further expanding our relationship with Siemens PLM Software, working closely to help our clients be more innovative through the use of Siemens PLM Software’s solutions,” said Andreas Lindenthal, partner at Kalypso. “We help global organizations maximize their solutions and truly deliver on the promise of innovation based on our extensive expertise in implementing PLM solutions with the most innovative companies in the world”.

The alliance agreement with Siemens PLM Software includes end-to-end management consulting and implementation services for Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter® portfolio, the world’s most widely used digital lifecycle management software. Kalypso’s specialized Teamcenter practice has deep experience with the technology and provides a comprehensive set of services, including strategy development, business case/ROI analyses, project management, solution design and architecture, installation, configuration and customizations, application integration, data migration, testing, validation, training, post go-live support and application hosting.

“We are thrilled to be working with Kalypso in an effort to boost innovation through the use of our technology,” said James Menego, vice president, C&SI Alliances, Siemens PLM Software. “Our alliance program is strong and adding Kalypso to the mix is certainly an enhancement. We look forward to sharing our successes together.”

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries.

Note: Teamcenter is a trademark or registered trademark of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.