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PLM Introduction

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PLM Introduction

  1. 1. Introduction To PLM Jayakumar Vadivelu PLM Consultant
  2. 2. A. What is PLM ?
  3. 3. Is it CAD ? Is it DM ? Is it PDB or PDM ? Is It PPM ? Is it ERP ? Is it a Process ? An approach ? Strategy ? PLM ??? Is it a Software Application ? Is it All the above or some of the few ? Or What exactly is PLM ?
  4. 4. PLM – Product Lifecycle Management <ul><li>Product lifecycle management (PLM) is the Business Strategy of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from its conception, through design and manufacture, to service and disposal </li></ul>Product Lifecycle
  5. 5. PLM Business Process Map
  6. 6. Source : BAE Military Air Systems
  7. 7. CIMData defines PLM as <ul><li>Applies a consistent set of business solutions that supports the collaborative creation, management, dissemination, and use of product definition information </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the Extended enterprise ( Customers, Design and supply partners) </li></ul><ul><li>Spans from the Concept to the last stage – the life of a product or plant </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates People, Processes, Business systems and information </li></ul>A Strategic business approach that
  8. 8. The fundamental Concepts of PLM are Source : An article by Rajaravisankar Shanmugam (TCS) on “PLM - RFID combined solutions to solve new business issues” <ul><ul><li>Accessing and using product definition information in a universal, secure and manageable manner </li></ul></ul>1 <ul><ul><li>Maintaining the integrity of product definition and related information throughout the lifecycle of the product or plant </li></ul></ul>2 <ul><ul><li>Managing and maintaining business processes used to create, manage, disseminate, share and use the information </li></ul></ul>3
  9. 9. Evolution of PLM Market Copyright © 2007 by Focus 20, LLC Product Data Image/Document Management View & Markup PLM Simulation & Mock up Enterprise Application Integration Web Portals Product Realization Project Mgmt Requirements Traceability Management (RTM) 1985+ 1990+ 2000+ 1995+ Data Mgmt File Vaulting Basic Workflow Multi-CAD BOM Change Mgmt Configuration Mgmt Product Structure Mgmt Process Mgmt Web Architectures EAI Tools Applications Solutions & DMU Env 2005+ NPDI Portfolio Mgmt Innovation Mgmt Analytics Mechatronics EDM PDM CPC Source : Focus 20 - A leading source of consultative services in the areas of PLM
  10. 10. PLM is made of … Data People Process Product PLM Product Process People Data
  11. 11. PLM… All of Data
  12. 12. Source : Arena Solutions PLM Database Various Stakeholders of PLM data <ul><li>PLM enables the entire network (A company, its departments, its business partners, suppliers, OEM, and customers) to operate as a single entity to conceptualize, design, build, and support products </li></ul>
  13. 13. Source : BAE Military Air Systems
  14. 14. Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  15. 15. PDM PDM the subset of PLM Source : SolidWorks Enterprise PDM
  16. 17. PLM is one of the four cornerstones of an Enterprise’s information technology structure.
  17. 18. <ul><li>PLM has the tendency to cover or touch everything a company does related to its product. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which processes, data, functionality belongs in which system ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear boundaries between systems and concepts Exits ? </li></ul></ul>Source : Focus 20 - A leading source of consultative services in the areas of PLM ERP CRM SCM SRM PLM
  18. 19. Major IT Domains Today – Intellectual vs. deliverable asset management Intellectual Assets Design Collaboration Portfolio/Rqmts. Management Supply Chain Logistics Orders/Service Forecasting Customers Partners CRM PLM SCM ERP Deliverable Assets Copyright © 2003 by CIMdata, Inc Source : CIMData
  19. 20. PLM – Interaction with other applications
  20. 21. PLM a Paradigm Shift…. Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  21. 22. Before PLM… Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  22. 23. PLM …. Joining the Gap Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  23. 24. Without PLM, pain throughout the lifecycle Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  24. 25. Source : Tristar
  25. 26. Risks that PLM avoids…… <ul><li>Product not behaving as expected </li></ul><ul><li>Damage to Company image </li></ul><ul><li>Product Recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of customer and Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Products Late to Market </li></ul><ul><li>Products not meeting specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Product Development projects failing </li></ul><ul><li>Product related accidents </li></ul><ul><li>Product related law suits and fine </li></ul>Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  26. 27. Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing
  27. 28. Benefits that PLM Provides…… <ul><li>Quick product launch ( Reduced Time to Market ) : Decrease product development time through efficient collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce errors by automating processes and driving conformity to corporate standards </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce scrap and rework by automatically sharing product data with downstream manufacturing systems, personnel, and partners. Increased Product Revenue and Reduced product related cost </li></ul><ul><li>Increase efficiency by enabling all enterprise users to quickly find and manage multiple forms of digital product content. Product Design Reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate mistakes associated with duplicate data, incomplete data, or manual data transfers via a single, secure repository for all product content </li></ul><ul><li>Lower your total cost of ownership (TCO) and technology risk by reducing the number of systems and databases to maintain and administer </li></ul><ul><li>More secure access to information </li></ul>
  28. 29. PLM no more an option, but a compulsion to survive Source : Dr. John Stark – PLM : Understanding, Justifying and Realizing Global Economy Drivers <ul><ul><li>Globalization, Increased Competition, Demanding Customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out Sourcing, multi-Site Activities, multi-cultural, multi-Lingual Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing product/ Solution / Service complexities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shareholder Demand to increase value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mass customization and personalization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product Traceability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Recycling Directives ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolution and complexity of Information System </li></ul></ul>Technologies <ul><ul><li>Powerful DBMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WWW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerful Hardware Infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RFID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GRID Computing </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. PLM with other Technology - Example A Solution Source : Images taken and modified from an article by Rajaravisankar Shanmugam (TCS) on “PLM - RFID combined solutions to solve new business issues”
  30. 31. Implementing PLM requires a business transformation effort, not just a software install Welcome To “ + Change”

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