Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the process of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from inception, through engineering design and manufacture, to service and disposal of manufactured products.

Through PLM, companies have complete access to information for their products and supply chain enterprise. As organizations expand into competitive global markets, adoption of PLM helps to overcome both engineering challenges and increased complexity of the market. PLM also helps facilitate automation in management and production, eliminating wastage and boosting efficiency.

SAP PLM stands for (Product Lifecycle Management), the dynamics of business world keep changing every day on a global level and the same should reflect on the products that a company sells. One has to keep innovating and creating their products in such a manner that they differentiate themselves from their competitors. Thus, proper managing of a product lifecycle becomes crucial. New ideas for existing products or conceptualizing new products, ideating over manufacturing processes to have a better product and developing the product lifecycle as and when required, are some of the steps that should be considered to keep up with the changing business norms.

PLM Mobility

Mobile professionals are an integral part of the product lifecycle and need timely and accurate access to a range of information, lack of which could deal with costly delays and errors. They need to be always wired to the activities around their product. This topic is to understand the strategy of adopting mobility in the PLM space to have access to product information anytime and anywhere.