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  1. 1. PLM MobilityWHITEPAPERJune 2012AuthorKarthikeyan
  2. 2. 2© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012TABLE OF CONTENTSAbbreviations 3Introduction 4Mobility Trends 4Challenges on Mobility for a Manufacturing Company 5Mobility for Manufacturing: Key Application Examples 5HCL’s PLM Mobility Initiatives 6HCL Mobility Solutions – An Overview 7HCL Rapid Mobile Application Engineering – Methodology 7HCL’s Mobile App Development Competency Matrix 8Conclusion 8Author Info 8
  3. 3. 3© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012AbbreviationsSl.No.Acronyms(Page No.)Full Form1 PLM Product Lifecycle Management (System)2 ERP Enterprise Resource Planning (System)3 CRM Customer Relationship Management (System)4 ECO Engineering Change Order5 WBS Work Breakdown Structure
  4. 4. 4© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012IntroductionPLM is an integral part of any manufacturing enterprise’s DNA today.Needless to say that it is the fundamental repository to manage end-to-endproduct development information. With consistent pressure on toplinesand bottomlines, quick and smarter information access and decision makingease is the order of the day.Mobile professionals as an integral part of the product lifecycle need timelyand accurate access to range of information, lack of which could deal withcostly delays and errors. They need to be always wired to the activitiesaround their product. With lean processes kicking in strong, all stakeholderscan never be out of the product information loop.Advances in wireless networking – speed, reliability and coverage, it is nowfeasible for the users to remain connected with the business surroundingtheir product.“The enterprise mobile workforce represented 57 percent of employees in2010 and is expected to grow to as much as 93 percent by 2015” – ForresterResearchMobility TrendsBefore we see the PLM best practices and end user scenarios around mobility,let us examine a few trends and perspectives:IT, Users, Technology & Business Views for Mobility1. Analytics and business intelligence2. Mobile technologies3. Cloud computing, including SaaS4. Collaboration/ workflow technologies5. Legacy modernization(Gartner) Top CIO Priorities – 2012 Smartphone Penetration is Growing44%SmartphonePenetrationg y6. IT management7. CRM8. ERP applications9. Security10. Virtualization The IT View The User ViewThese areyour employees.Penetration by PlatformThe Technology View The Business View
  5. 5. 5© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012Challenges on Mobility for a Manufacturing CompanyMobility for Manufacturing: Key Application ExamplesMobile technology provides more effective communication, timeliness,and quality of business interactions.Consider the following examples:1) An engineer is away from his workstation in a problem solving sessionwants to get a view of production or to see their products in the field2) Key decision makers are on travel3) Plant Engineers and service technicians need to access product data intheir non-conducive work locations such as the plant or the fieldPLM End Users:• Manufacturing/ Field Engineers• Design Engineers• Administrators• Field Service/ Repair Technicians• ManagementTechnologyFragmentationHigh Rate ofTechnology ChangeHigh OverallInvestmentBusiness Process haveto be RethoughtTechnologyFragmentationHigh Rate ofTechnology ChangeHigh OverallInvestmentBusiness Process haveto be rethought
  6. 6. 6© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012ManufacturingProductivityAsset Management, Inventory Management, Shopfloor management, Process Monitoring, ECOProcess, Scheduling & Capacity ManagementSales Management/ CRM, OnlineCollaboration, Approval Workflows, ProductCatalogs, R&D workflowsServiceE i iMobile inManufacturingProcess, Scheduling & Capacity ManagementField Service Management, Productspares/ catalogs, Diagnostictools, Inspection and ReportingEngineering&IntelligenceCustomerExperienceManufacturingProduct Extensions on mobile, Marketingcampaigns, Interactive applications for branding, Productconfigurations, Product spare catalogsProduct Information, ExecutiveDashboards, Business Intelligence, ProductAnalyticsHCL’s PLM Mobility InitiativesHCL has actively invested on the PLM mobile space for a optimum mobileuser experience around the following areas: Search, filter, sort and browse product and related specification information Procure latest versions and red-lines Viewer 2D/ 3D view of the Product Model and Drawings PLM Metadata displayProduct InformationPLM Metadata display Markup & Annotate designs/documents for upstream design feedback Take notes Upload camera images into PLM objects from field or equipment centersDay to Day Operations Task Lists, Approvals & dependency status Workflows, Notifications (Regular & System health alerts for Admins) Meeting information and Planners Discussion Threads Subscriptions to Product or any other information of interestDay-to-Day Operations Project Status Dashboard WBS Drilldowns Resource allocation/ optimization decisionsDashboards and Drilldowns Workflow Dashboards Quality Dashboard Metrics Compliance Dashboards Change Management Dashboard Per Assembly drilldown with change markups
  7. 7. 7© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012HCL Mobility Solutions – An OverviewHCL Rapid Mobile Application Engineering – MethodologyHigh PerformanceNativeApplicationsCross-PApformngMobility RoadmapConsultingSolutioning&Mobile Application&DevicesMobile OS’ esMobileSolutionsPartnerPlatformHybridpplicationsHTML 5 and WebApplications andWidgetsMobilityPlatfEngineerinPrototypingApplicationDesign,Development& IntegrationApplicationQuality &CertificationppDevice ManagementTechnologiesEnterprise SystemsHCL’s depth and breadth of mobility servicesenables us to be your “Enterprise MobilityCentre of Excellence”.Mobility PlatformsHCL offers a business & market-driven approach to Mobile application developmentwhich includes a proven Agile based application engineering methodology whichenables execution of a business aligned cross-platform Mobile applicationroadmap.HCL Mobility EcosystemAMP – Agile Engineering forMobile PlatformsMobile Application EngineeringBusiness RequirementsMobile ReadinessAssessment (MRA)Rapid Mobile ApplicationTestingMobility Testing, Compliance& Launch1 2 3Re-engineering / Migration /PortingTechnical FeasibilityUsability StudygCompliance & CertificationRelease & LaunchEnterprise Mobility1. Achieve focus on the rightsegments2. Adopt latest trends inmobility1. Achieve near-simultaneousmulti-platform releases2. More than 30% reduction intime & cost1. Consistent experience acrossplatforms2. Certified across multiple devices3. Industry specific certifications
  8. 8. 8© 2012, HCL Technologies. Reproduction Prohibited. This document is protected under Copyright by the Author, all rights reserved.PLM Mobility | June 2012HCL’s Mobile App Development Competency MatrixConclusionYou need to leverage advantages of mobile technology as the productdevelopment process continues to evolve. Project teams that are mobilizedenjoy superior responsiveness by decreasing the time needed to respond.HCL’s mobility solutions facilitates on-the-fly smart decisions that resultin better, cost effective and quicker products to market. Our solutions willevolve with the mobile device and emerging platforms.Author InfoCRapid Mobile Application DevelopmentStandardIDEs/ HCLtools &optimizedprocessesApple iOSV3.1 to5.xAndroidV1.5 to 4.xWindowsMobileV5.x to 7.xBlackberryV4.5 to 6Objective CPlatform SpecificApplication Languages/TechnologiesCrossPlatformMigration &PortingJava (Android API)processesThird PartyTools:PhoneGap,Cross PlatformApplication TechnologiesJava (Blackberry API)Net/ C#Silverlight TitaniumAppcelerator,Sencha,Rhomobile,Adobe CSEnterprise/ MiddlewarePlatformsSybase, Antenna, SAP/ Oracle, Custom DevelopmentHTML5 + CSS3 + JSAdobe Flash/ Adobe AIR  MEAPPlatforms:AntennaAMP, Syclo,Verivo, SUPKarthik is a Product Manager at HCL PLM group. Hehas extensive experience in PLM Consulting, SolutionArchitecting and Business Analysis across variousindustry domains.Please mail him at karthikeyan.palaniswamy@hcl.comfor further queries.
  9. 9. About HCLAbout HCL TechnologiesHCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working withclients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses.Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCLfocuses on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovationand value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services includingsoftware-led IT solutions, infrastructure management, engineering andR&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshoreinfrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic,multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services,Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCLtakes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employees First, Customers Second’which empowers our 82,464 transformers to create a real value for thecustomers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, has reportedconsolidated revenues of US$ 4.0 billion (Rs. 19,412 crores), as on31 March 2012 (on LTMbasis). For more information, please visitwww.hcltech.comAbout HCL EnterpriseHCL is a $6.2 billion leading global technology and IT enterprisecomprising two companies listed in India - HCL Technologiesand HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’soriginal IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCLis a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offeringsincludes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO,ITinfrastructureservices,IThardware,systemsintegration,anddistributionof information and communications technology (ICT) products acrossa wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists ofover 90,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from31 countries including over 500 points of presence inIndia. HCL has partnerships with several leading global1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms. For more on HCL,please visit www.hcl.comENGINEERING ANDR&D SERVICESCUSTOM APPLICATIONSERVICESENTERPRISE APPLICATIONSERVICESENTERPRISETRANSFORMATION SERVICESIT INFRASTRUCTUREMANAGEMENTBUSINESS PROCESSOUTSOURCINGHello, I’m from HCL’s Engineering and R&D Services. We enabletechnology led organizations to go to market with innovative products &solutions. We partner with our customers in building world class products& creating the associated solution delivery ecosystem to help build marketleadership. Right now, 14500+ of us are developing engineering products,solutions and platforms across Aerospace and Defense, Automotive,Consumer Electronics, Industrial Manufacturing, Medical Devices,Networking & Telecom, Office Automation, Semiconductor, Servers &Storage for our customers.For more details contact eootb@hcl.inFollow us on twitter http://twitter.com/hclers and our bloghttp://ers.hclblogs.com/Visit our website http://www.hcltech.com/engineering-services/