Case Study In Automotive Industry

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Product Data Management Module: Case Studies in Automotive Industry: PDM User Stories Vukica Jovanovic, M.S. College of Technology 1 Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence PDM-Systems in General • PDM-System is used to: – Organize, access, and control data – Related to its products, and – To manage the life cycle as those products • PDM-Systems offer – Engineering information management – Engineering change management and – Product structure management Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence PDM-Systems in the Automotive Industry • In the automotive industry the goal is: – To simplify the complexity and – Support the product development – Processes by software systems • In an ideal world, they help to – – – – – Get the well-developed models and Documents of a vehicle to All the appropriate people Throughout the enterprise (and suppliers) In a synchronized way Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence Automotive Industry Challenges • Challenges: – – – – Globalization trend Acceleration of product innovation Higher material costs Shift of responsibility down to the supply chain tiers • These industry dynamics result in – forced asset reallocation – increased competition and stricter • Governmental, Regional and Industry regulations • all of which add to – The complexity of managing global automotive vehicle programs – To budget and on schedule Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence Example # 1: ENOVIA MatrixOne’s Automotive Accelerator • Configurable and PLM solution for – OEMS and – Suppliers • within the automotive industry • Developed with – Industry best practice processes and tools – Enables companies to manage and improve – The project execution of • Complex automotive vehicle programs – Through the supply chain tiers Product Lifecycle Management Center
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