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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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it core component of sap  is often driven by IT staff members who are not necessarily part of the core SAP team within the corporation, SAP needs to take steps to educate this target audience on its capabilities and increase awareness of what it has to offer in the IT optimization space. Look for stronger efforts on the part of SAP in this area in the near future. Building a road map for adoption. As the SAP vision for dynamic resource allocation is predicated on organizations adopting SOA and other standards for IT optimization, Read More

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