Topic: BOM Management

Typically companies tend to operate in silos with defined stage-gate handoff points during the product design process; however this outdated approach can have a very negative impact on new product introduction (NPI).For example, often the first time purchasing or...

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A product lifecycle management (PLM)-based procurement solution supports part visibility to calculate and forecast aggregate material needs. This in turn helps OEMs better negotiate the purchasing decisions of suppliers. When procurement managers can not only aggregate the costs of expensive...

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Engineers Strike Back!

May 18, 2015

If you’re a Star Wars historian or engineer, your days are probably filled with these nagging thoughts:• Why did the Death Star ship to market with an obvious design flaw?• How did the Dark Side get FDA approval for...

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