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Economic Benefits of PLM-enabled Collaboration
Many of today’s product lifecycle management (PLM)-enabling technologies allow complex information to be shared by dispersed teams of people. Product data

function of plm  as the more basic functions of document management and engineering change management in a widely-distributed environment. Design efficiencies, commonality of parts, and use of low-cost labor are strategies for reducing costs. However, unless there is tight integration of all these activities up and down the supply chain, the synergy is lost. PLM is the approach being used by many companies to integrate the entire product development process with the production processes and tools. The functionality

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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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