With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers, suppliers, and employees amid the increasing pressures of mass customization, globalization, regulatory compliance, outsourcing, and product accountability, which are just some market driving forces.
scope of erp project
overwhelmed by the huge scope and complexity of still evolving PLM concept, are focusing on taking incremental steps to adopt PLM (see The PLM Program—An Incremental Approach to the Strategic Value of PLM ). For that reason, manufacturing companies that use, for example, the MAPICS' ERP offerings that want to take an initial step into PLM might want to start initially from enabling design collaboration during the NPDI process, where an urgent need for a PLM solution might be felt. The messages of