Process oriented framework to support PLM implementation

Günther Schuh, Henrique Rozenfeld, Dirk Assmus, Eduardo Zancul
2008 Computers in industry (Print)  
Product lifecycle management (PLM) innovates as it defines both the product as a central element to aggregate enterprise information and the lifecycle as a new time dimension for information integration and analysis. Because of its potential benefits to shorten innovation lead-times and to reduce costs, PLM has attracted a lot of attention at industry and at research. However, the current PLM implementation stage at most organisations still does not apply the lifecycle management concepts
more » ... ghly. In order to close the existing realisation gap, this article presents a process oriented framework to support effective PLM implementation. The framework central point consists of a set of lifecycle oriented business process reference models which links the necessary fundamental concepts, enterprise knowledge and software solutions to effectively deploy PLM. #
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2007.06.015 fatcat:72mjf2rgozeivio777vkp32dme