To cut costs and development time scales Lockheed Martin, a US aerospace and defence manufacturer, introduced a product lifecycle management (PLM) system with 3,000 users. The company integrated CAD/CAM, supply chain management and ERP, and consolidated over 28 million items of product data and information from 15 databases. Users then had access to a standardised system for part definitions, a set of business processes and tools, and configuration management capabilities which covered model eff...
BPIR Categories3.2.2 Develop product lifecycle &development timing target
3.6.1 Manage product/process/service development
10.4.4 Manage internal information & knowledge sharing