Product Data Management (PDM)


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The reasons for doing PDM can be grouped into eleven categories:

Information management reasons in favor of PDM
Information re-use reasons in favor of PDM
Workflow management reasons in favor of PDM
Engineering change management reasons in favor of PDM
Overall business performance improvement reasons in favor of PDM
Resolution of business problems reasons in favor of PDM
Functional performance improvement reasons in favor of PDM
Better management of engineering activities reasons in favor of PDM
Automation of engineering activities reasons in favor of PDM
Information systems effectiveness improvement reasons in favor of PDM
Provision of an infrastructure for effective engineering reasons in favor of PDM






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