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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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Top 10 PLM Pitfalls To Avoid


Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation strategies are in many cases unique from company to company. However, it is not uncommon for companies to encounter some of the same obstacles or pitfalls along the way. Understanding where these nasty little pitfalls lie will hopefully help you steer clear of them, and improve your chances for PLM success.

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PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report


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Fighting Back: How Product Data Management Can Give You the Competitive Edge


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Engineering Change Management 2.0: Better Business Decisions from Intelligent Change Management


Traditionally, change management in product development and engineering has been viewed as a way to control cost and improve efficiencies. But companies are becoming aware that better change can drive top-line benefits—and are developing processes with an eye towards improving speed-to-market. Find out why good change management is becoming more important—and how you can use it as a tool to increase product profitability.

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Alfanar IT Solutions-Enterprise Content Management


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Data Management and Analysis


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Asset Management


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Campus Management


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