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Improving the time to Release Products: Speeding Time to Market (TTM)

This article discusses why companies care about improving their time to market (TTM) and how PLM can help. ...

Moving From Paper to Electronic Changes and Approvals

It is possible to achieve FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance while implementing an electronic change management system. This article outlines five key ...

6 Tips for a Smoother Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Implementation

This article provides six tips for manufacturers that are considering using a PLM software system or are ready to begin a PLM implementation. ...

Engineering change notice (ECN)—The start to an efficient change implementation

This article describes the importance of the engineering change notice (ECN) and how using an electronic system to communicate changes helps. ...

What is an Engineering Change Request (ECR)?

An engineering change request (ECR) form is used to describe a suggested enhancement or problem with a product. The form initiates the change process ...

What is an Engineering Change Order (ECO)?

This article defines engineering change orders (ECOs), describes the role it plays in product design and manufacturing. ...

ERP and PLM: Complementary Systems Drive manufacturing success

ERP and PLM systems are complementary systems that can communicate with each other, yet support distinct business needs. ...

Effective Manufacturing Change Management

For today's manufacturers, a well-constructed manufacturing process supported by effective change management is essential ...