Bringing together PLM and ALM for continuous development for IoT

The successful delivery of IoT products requires the convergence of systems engineering, mechanical design and software development activities.

To achieve this goal, product lifecycle management (PLM) and application lifecycle management (ALM) are linked to create a system-level Digital Twin across product variants and a true Digital Thread across the lifecycle.

Analyst report: IoT's Impact on the Business of Engineering.

Product lifecycle management

Find out how bringing together PLM and ALM can improve IoT product development.

Aras Innovator platform

Product lifecycle management for the IoT age

Aras Innovator is a flexible, scalable and upgradeable solution for PLM that helps you manage configurations of IoT products throughout their lifecycle. Aras Innovator can be customized to align with your unique business needs and integrated with the enterprise systems you already use.

IBM IoT Continuous Engineering Solution

Application lifecycle management for the IoT age

The IBM IoT Continuous Engineering Solution delivers ALM for systems engineering and software development, including requirements management, modeling and simulation, quality management, configuration management, and collaborative workflow planning and management for complex, connected products.


A powerful combination

Integrate PLM and ALM to improve connected product development

Working together, Aras Innovator and the IBM IoT Continuous Engineering Solution unify PLM and ALM processes. The combined solution can help your business manage the dependencies between hardware and software configurations to speed development and better support products in the field.



An overview of Aras Innovator

Discover why global corporations are turning to Aras to help improve profits, reduce risk and shorten time to market.

Ovum names IBM a market leader in ALM

Read about IBM leadership in embedded and IT software development as described by a leading analyst.

Product Innovation Platform's Impact on Successful PLM Deployments

This research report from CMdata explains how an open and extensible product innovation platform like Aras Innovator can provide an enterprise with PLM that can grow into the future.