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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

plm review for aircraft  external collaboration, and how PLM solutions play an important and enabling role. The paper also provides insights into how PLM-enabled collaboration supports requirements in multiple industry verticals, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics/high-tech, and fabrication and assembly. Additionally, the paper includes the results of CIMdata's interviews with a number of PTC's customers to illustrate why companies should (i.e., need) to invest in collaborative solutions during difficult as

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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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