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NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (NPD)

Selecting a PLM Solution for Defense Product Development

Read how secure cloud technology meets commercial and defense demands. We help drive secure product development in the cloud to meet ITAR/EAR. ...

Defect Management—4 Steps to Better Products & Processes

What are the risks of not making defect management as a priority for the company? Read how to address here. ...

Product Requirements Management Matters

No matter what business you are in, requirements management matters and is, indeed, management—not a one-time collection of voice of customer. ...

Form-Fit-Function (FFF) Definition and Rules

For anyone that has dealt with production line issues, you can read why it's important to embrace form-fit-function rules. ...

Managing Your New Product Development (NPD) Process

Product development involves multiple teams, locations, and partners. These dispersed teams must be synchronized to speed NPD. ...

Global Manufacturers Require Connected New Product Development Processes

Having well-defined product development processes early on will speed development and ensure a smoother transition to new product introduction (NPI) ...

Cloud Product Development Platforms Streamline NPD and NPI

Product development teams must be synchronized to the same design, ensure compliance, stay on budget, and respond to customer demands. ...

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. ...

Why Cloud Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solutions Are Better

We explain the advantages of today's cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) systems. These include helping supply chains collaborate ...

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. ...