Without the involvement of a number or key individuals and organisations, the development and execution of the PLMPulse Survey would not have been possible.

Steering Committee

The scope and direction for this year’s PLMPulse report was steered by a number of persons and companies.   The report authors would like to acknowledge the following persons for the valuable input in shaping the PLMPulse Survey for 2017.

MarketKey Collaboration

The concept for PLMPulse was developed in collaboration with the team and MarketKey Limited, the organisers of the PI PLMx conferences.  In particular, the report authors would like to acknowledge the following persons for their support.

Final thank yous

Graphics and Web Support

This look and feel of the report and the overall support was provided by Ana Popescu at Highwatt.

“I sit in my cave and ruminate technology, then I simply cook the pixels. If you need a tailor-made recipe, you can find me via e-mail. (”

And a final word…

A final thank you must be passed to Stefan Popescu and Gautham Puthran who support has been invaluable in the analysis of the results and the collation of this report.

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