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The Best-kept Secret in the Product Lifecycle Management Mid-market
The name Omnify Software may hardly come to mind when one thinks of the product lifecycle management (PLM) leaders, but that might change down the track

shortening product life cycles in electronics  overall product development by shortening cycle times for engineering changes and new-part requests. It also improves data integrity by eliminating human error from hand-entering and re-keying data. By enabling data to be shared between engineering and manufacturing staff, an automated system ensures that all product data is accurate, by creating a single version of the truth. Several macroeconomic trends seem to be helping the PLM market, starting with the rampant offshoring of facilities and the

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Comprehensive RFI/RFP Template

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