Kalypso to Highlight Comprehensive Windchill Services at PlanetPTC Live

May 30, 2012

BEACHWOOD, OHIO – Kalypso, the world’s premier innovation consulting firm, today announced the firm will present two sessions on leading practices for Windchill PLM implementations at PlanetPTC Live on June 3-6, 2012. Kalypso is a silver level sponsor of the event and will be showcasing Evolve for Windchill 10, its powerful and unique framework for upgrading and implementing Windchill at booth #432.

Held in Orlando, PlanetPTC Live gives professionals in mechanical and software engineering, manufacturing, service, and IT support an opportunity gain new resources to do better work. Featuring a set of diverse programs including case study presentations and best practice workshops that span the entire suite of PTC products, the event offers a valuable experience to all members of the product development ecosystem.

Attendees can stop by booth #432 to learn more about Kalypso’s comprehensive set of services for Windchill, from world-class management consulting capabilities through full technical implementation services. For companies interested in upgrading, Kalypso offers Evolve for Windchill 10, a framework that uses their knowledge about what successful companies are doing to develop a comprehensive plan and methodology for the evolution of PLM processes and systems.

On June 4, during the case study presentation, “Using Windchill PDMLink to facilitate a Phase-Gate Process in the Medical Device Industry,” Van Gresham, Manager at Kalypso, will describe a Windchill PDMLink implementation focused on facilitating a phase-gate product development process. By outlining how a medical device company leveraged PDMLink, the audience will learn strategies for using Windchill during the phase-gate process. Gresham will present leading methods for managing a phase-gate process in Windchill PDMLink as well as strategies for creating and managing phase-gate documents.

On June 5, Van Gresham and Jabil Circuit Project Manager William Bishoff will present, “Using a Rapid Results Methodology to Deploy Windchill PDMLink 10.0.” Gresham and Bishoff will describe how Kalypso’s Rapid Results™ methodology was used during a 10-month project to grow the Windchill footprint within Jabil’s global design community. Audience members will learn how Kalypso’s implementation methodology interweaves the program phases with work streams. The session will also highlight how to integrate program management, business case development, process, and technology definition with people focused activities such as training, change management and executive alignment.


  • Using Windchill PDMLink to facilitate a Phase-Gate Process in the Medical Device Industry
  • Implementation Best Practice: Using a Rapid Results Methodology to Deploy Windchill PDMLink 10.0


  • June 4, 2012 11:15AM
  • June 5, 2012 2:15PM


  • Van Gresham, Manager, Kalypso
  • Van Gresham, Manager, Kalypso and William Bishoff, Project Manager, Jabil Circuit


  • Panzacola G-2
  • Wekiwa 9

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.