PLM refers to the management of data and processes used in the design, engineering, manufacturing, sales, and service of a product across the entire lifecycle.
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What is project management or project portfolio management? View a definition of the key capabilities for project management software and how Propel provides project management software for future brands.
What is requirements management or requirements engineering? View a definition of the key capabilities for requirements management software and how Propel provides requirements management software for future brands.
What is PIM, or Product Information Management? View a definition of the key capabilities of product information management software and how Propel provides product information management software for future brands.
What is change management in the context of PLM? View a definition of the key capabilities for change management software in PLM and how Propel provides change management software for future brands.
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PLM isn't just for engineers. The benefits of PLM span across the organization and beyond.
A Bill of Materials (BOM) precisely lists all items needed to make a product, or any item, produced or sold by a company.
Quality Management System (QMS) give teams a better way to deliver on the continuous improvement of their products to the benefit of their customers.
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