• Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking

    Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the newest wave in productivity. This revolutionary approach is an outcome of lean thinking; however, PLM eliminates waste and efficiency across all aspects of a product's life--from design to deployment--not just in its manufacture. By using people, product information, processes, and technology to reduce wasted time, energy, and material across an organization and into the supply chain, PLM drives the next generation of lean thinking. Now PLM pioneer Michael Grieves offers everyone from Six Sigma and lean practitioners to supply chain managers, product developers, and consultants a proven framework for adopting this information-driven approach. Product Lifecycle Management shows you how to greatly enhance your firm's productivity by integrating the efforts of your entire organization. Most companies are seeing the returns of their efforts in lean methods diminishing, as the most fruitful applications have already been addressed. Here, Grieves reveals how PLM gives you an opportunity to make improvements both within and across functional areas in order to increase agility, optimize efficiency, and reduce costs across the board. He gives you the most comprehensive view of PLM available, fully outlining its characteristics, method, and tools a...

    • ASIN: 0071452303

  • Product Lifecycle: The fundamental stages of every product

    The fundamental stages behind every productThis book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding and applying the concept of product lifecycle, providing you with the essential information and saving time. In 50 minutes you will be able to: * Understand the theory of the product lifecycle and the features of each of the four phases: launch, growth, maturity and decline * Learn how to make the right decisions according to the lifecycle phases of your product and how to react during the decline phase * Identify how you can use the product lifecycle to tailor your marketing strategies and constantly innovate and improve your product in order to prolong its growth phaseAbout 50Minutes.Com | Management & Marketing 50Minutes.Com provides the tools to quickly understand the main theories and concepts that shape the economic world of today. Our publications are easy to use and they will save you time. They provide elements of theory and case studies, making them excellent guides to understand key concepts in just a few minutes. In fact, they are the starting point to take action and push your business to the next level.

    • ASIN: 280627060X

  • Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 1): 21st Century Paradigm for Product Realisation (Decision Engineering)

    This third edition updates and adds to the successful second edition and gives the reader a thorough description of PLM, providing them with a full understanding of the theory and the practical skills to implement PLM within their own business environment. This new and expanded edition is fully updated to reflect the many technological and management advances made in PLM since the release of the second edition. Describing the environment in which products are developed, manufactured and supported, before addressing the Five Pillars of PLM: business processes, product data, PLM applications, Organisational Change Management (OCM) and Project Management, this book explains what Product Lifecycle Management is, and why it’s needed. The final part of the book addresses the PLM timeline, showing the typical steps and activities of a PLM project or initiative. “Product Lifecycle Management” will broaden the reader’s understanding of PLM, nurturing the skills needed to implement PLM successfully and to achieve world-class product performance across the lifecycle.

    • ASIN: 3319174398

  • Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 2): The Devil is in the Details (Decision Engineering)

    This second volume moves beyond a general introduction to product lifecycle management (PLM) and its principal elements to provide a more in-depth analysis of the subjects introduced in Volume 1 (21st Century Paradigm for Product Realisation). Providing insights into the emergence of PLM and the opportunities it offers, key concepts such as the PLM Grid and the PLM Paradigm are introduced along with the main components of PLM and the associated characteristics, issues and approaches. Detailing the 10 components of PLM: objectives and metrics; management and organisation; business processes; people; product data; PDM systems; other PLM applications; facilities and equipment; methods; and products, it provides examples and best practices. The book concludes with instructions to help readers implement and use PLM successfully, including outlining the phases of a PLM Initiative: development of PLM vision and strategy; documentation of the current situation; description of future scenarios; development of implementation strategies and plans; implementation and use. The main activities, tasks, methods, timing and tools of the different phases are also described.

    • ASIN: 3319244345

  • Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 3): The Executive Summary (Decision Engineering)

    This third volume provides an executive overview of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and details the roles that executives play in PLM initiatives. This book also explains why PLM emerged, why it is so important, the principles of PLM strategy, and the typical steps in a PLM initiative. Throughout the book, the author presents examples and cases studies, demonstrating the various roles of executives in PLM initiatives. The coverage is informed by John Stark’s experience of working with companies on more than 100 PLM initiatives. The present book broadens the reader’s understanding of PLM, nurturing the skills needed to implement PLM successfully and to achieve world-class product performance across the product lifecycle. The book provides the executive reader with a thorough explanation of PLM, and the required knowledge to lead or participate in a PLM Initiative.

    • ASIN: 3319722352

  • Product Lifecycle Management (Volumes 1 and 2) (Decision Engineering)

    This two-volume third edition updates and adds to the successful second edition and gives the reader a thorough description of PLM, providing them with a full understanding of the theory and the practical skills to implement PLM within their own business environment. This new and expanded edition is fully updated to reflect the many technological and management advances made in PLM since the release of the second edition. Describing the environment in which products are developed, manufactured and supported, before addressing the Five Pillars of PLM: business processes, product data, PLM applications, Organisational Change Management (OCM) and Project Management, this book explains what Product Lifecycle Management is, and why it’s needed. The final part of the book addresses the PLM timeline, showing the typical steps and activities of a PLM project or initiative. “Product Lifecycle Management” will broaden the reader’s understanding of PLM, nurturing the skills needed to implement PLM successfully and to achieve world-class product performance across the lifecycle.The second volume provides insights into the emergence of PLM and the opportunities it offers, key concepts such as the PLM Grid and the PLM Paradigm are introduced along with the main components of PLM and ...

    • ASIN: 331929380X

  • Product Lifecycle Management

    Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is an essential means to cope with the challenges of global competition. This is the first English-language book on PLM that introduces the reader to the basic terms and fundamentals of PLM. The text provides a solid foundation for starting a PLM development project. It gives ideas and examples of how PLM can be utilized. In addition, it offers insight into how PLM can assist in creating opportunities and in making real eBusiness possible.

    • Brand: Brand: Springer
    • ASIN: 3642096840

  • Product Life Cycle Management Complete Self-Assessment Guide

    Have you identified your Product Life Cycle Management key performance indicators? What are the disruptive Product Life Cycle Management technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes? What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if Product Life Cycle Management does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives? What are the Key enablers to make this Product Life Cycle Management move? Is Product Life Cycle Management Required? This breakthrough Product Life Cycle Management self-assessment will make you the reliable Product Life Cycle Management domain master by revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for any Product Life Cycle Management challenge.How do I reduce the effort in the Product Life Cycle Management work to be done to get problems solved? How can I ensure that plans of action include every Product Life Cycle Management task and that every Product Life Cycle Management outcome is in place? How will I save time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Product Life Cycle Management opportunity costs are low? How can I deliver tailored Product Life Cycle Management advice instantly with structured going-forward plans?There’s no better guide through these mind...

    • ASIN: B07CVTFJWN

  • Product Lifecycle Management: Fundamental concepts, processes, applications

    Product Life Cycle management (PLM) signify 21st century paradigm in the field of product development. This is strategic approach for the management of a product from cradle to grave. Made up of two major parts, authoring tools and collaborative product definition management, PLM mainly target structuring and alignment of enterprise processes. In this book fundamental concepts of PLM have been researched as perceived by the professionals and experts. PLM fundamental needs and framework has been detailed for common general understanding of common manager. The steps and approaches that can be adopted in implementation of PLM have been specified along with future directions and solutions that are shaping up for the future. This book goes a step further introducing a new RFID based net work to extend the reach of PLM beyond manufacturing phase.

    • Brand: Riaz Ahmad
    • ASIN: 3844391797