Driving Efficiency into the Product Lifecycle Webcast
As manufacturing companies come to terms with the new operating environment with reduced customer demand post credit crunch, the drive for increased efficiency across all aspects of the business is a key imperative. PLM is becoming increasingly important for manufacturers to improve their entire product lifecycle – from product conception through manufacturing, in service support and finally end of life disposal.
In this Webcast IDC Manufacturing Insights will discuss the impact of this new reality in two areas.
General trends of PLM adoption in Asia Pacific. The key drivers for PLM adoption in the Asia Pacific, and the operational initiatives that companies are undertaking in the new economic environment.
Process Connectivity Across the Product Lifecycle. Leading edge practices as to how companies are using PLM applications to connect all phases of the lifecycle for better visibility across the entire enterprise. The adoption of lean product development for improved decision support methods such as what-if scenarios, optimal decisions, design reuse and outsourcing innovation trends.
Reduce Time-to-Market and Drive Product Intelligence into your Discrete Manufacturing Operations
With this as a background, SAP will discuss the challenges associated with the growth of Asian manufacturers. and how PLM software is helping these manufacturers reduce time-to-market, improve quality and reduce costs. Showing how the integration of PLM and ERP drives greater process clarity and enables higher level of decision making in these organizations.
Saj Kumar, Vice President, Discrete Manufacturing, SAP
Christopher Holmes, Vice President, Manufacturing Insights, an IDC Company
Joe Barkai, Practice Director, Product Life-cycle Strategies, Manufacturing Insights, an IDC Company