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Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a process for overseeing the manufacturing of a product, from its design and development to its ultimate disposal.
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Manufacturers set sights on PLM
A focus on business process improvement around product development is fueling steady growth in the PLM market at a time when the economy is stalled and corporate budgets are tight.
As PLM gains ground, PLM-ERP integration moves to forefront
As product lifecycle management gains traction beyond the engineering and product development groups, companies are focusing on integrating the platform with other core business systems.