With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers, suppliers, and employees amid the increasing pressures of mass customization, globalization, regulatory compliance, outsourcing, and product accountability, which are just some market driving forces.
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outsourcing, design, manufacturing, and maintenance are destined for failure. Conversely, in most cases, PDM has been limited to design and engineering functions, with only a limited application in sales, marketing, and manufacturing environments, making the notion of a vault not merely a pun. Yet, to be successful, systems require additional applications to manage the delivery of product data across the global supply chain. Leveraging the Internet as a collaboration vehicle, PLM solutions aim at