Product, project, process, and people represent the four areas of PLM analytics that may help PLM user organizations develop better products, improve the product development process, increase operational efficiency, and better measure employee performance, respectively.
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national, industrial, and organizational levels) and non-standard parts. Project: Improving Product Development Process Within the PLM setting, project mainly refers to product development and introduction endeavors. Common methodologies such as integrated product development (IPD), Product And Cycle-time Excellence ® (PACE®), and Stage-Gate® have been developed to manage innovation processes and to facilitate project collaboration. The purposes of applying analytics to project-related data are to