Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration

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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting the
Needs of Collaboration
Steve Wobschall – Director, Product Management, QAD
Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Safe Harbor Statement
The following is intended to outline QAD’s general
product direction. It is intended for information
purposes only, and may not be incorporated into
any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver
any material, code, functional capabilities, and
should not be relied upon in making purchasing
decisions. The development, release, and timing
of any features or functional capabilities
described for QAD’s products remains at the sole
discretion of QAD.
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Agenda
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What is PLM
PLM challenges
Who needs PLM solutions
Aligning PLM with ERP
Our partner, PTC
PTC’s Windchill
QAD integration
Q&A
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What is PLM
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
CIMdata defines PLM as:
• A strategic business approach
• Supporting the extended enterprise
• Spanning from concept to end of life of a
product or plant
• Integrating people, processes, business
systems, and information
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PLM: The Source of Truth
CRM
PLM
Product
Development
ERP
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Fundamental Concepts of PLM
• Universal product definition information
• Integrity throughout the life of the product
• Business processes to manage the
information
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Key Components of PLM
Document
Mgmt
Communities
of Practice
Workflow
Distributed
Collaboration
Embedded
Visualization
Heterogeneous
CAD Data Mgmt
Program Portfolio Requirements
Supplier &
Manufacturing
Management
Management Component Mgmt Process Mgmt
One architecture
High
performance
Product
Analytics
Secure & open
Complete BOM
Management
Service
Information
Change &
Config. Mgmt
Quality
Management
Interoperable
Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
PLM Challenges
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Challenges
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Increasing pressure from global competitors
IT environments are fragmented
Constant need to save money
Changing workforce demographics
More regulatory requirements
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Product Development Challenges
CHALLENGES
Global
competition
IT
fragmentation
Economic
factors
Workforce
demographics
Regulatory
pressures
Global product
development
IT
consolidation
Lean product
development
Web 2.0
technology
Compliance
management
INITIATIVES
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Medical Devices
• Demand for innovation
• Strict environmental/regulatory requirements
• Shrinking price premiums
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Industrial Equipment
• Diverse customer requirements
• Extremely cost competitive
• Geographically dispersed customers and
facilities
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High Tech & Electronics
• Quick time-to-market
• Falling prices
• Environmental regulations
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Aligning PLM and ERP
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
PLM and ERP are Complementary
Product
Definition
Manufacturing
Execution
Sourcing
Product
Planning
PLM
Requirements
Management
Mfg
Planning
Maintenance
& Repair
ERP
Financial
Logistics
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PTC & QAD: A Natural Fit
Time to
Market
Time to
Customer
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Our Partner, PTC
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A Global Leader
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4,725 employees in >30 countries
57,000+ customers/850,000+ users
World Class PLM
World Class
Revenue $1010M (FY10)
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Benefits of the Partnership
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Industry leading products
Reliable implementations
Integrated PLM & ERP
Scalable solutions
IT consolidation
Globalization capabilities
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Integration Without Compromise
• Best-of-breed desktop Product families
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Mathcad
Pro/ENGINEER
Arbortext
ProductView
• Integral architecture
- Windchill
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PTC’s Windchill
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What is Windchill?
• Manages all forms of product data
• Secure data vaulting/sharing
• Easy to use features
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Open & Interoperable
• Web-based, secure access from anywhere
• Integrations with all major CAD systems
• Microsoft Office Integration
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QAD Integration
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Windchill/QAD Integration Benefits
• Process benefits
- Eliminates manual data transfer
- Synchronizes BOMs
- Changes communicated automatically
• Architecture benefits
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Closed-loop transaction management
Leverages web services architecture
Workflow based
Advanced administrative tools
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Potential Touch Points
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Items
BOMs (by site)
Routings
Item templates
Configurator rules
Co/By products
Supplier/item
BOMs (by domain)
Routings
ECOs (PCC)
• Alternate
BOMs/Routings
• Service
BOMs/Routings
• Compliance
attributes
• Document
attachments
• Quality
specifications
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Product Lifecycle Management: Meeting Needs of Collaboration
Metrics Affected
Process
Product Development
Process
Product Maintenance
Benefit
Value
•Time To market
+10 to 20%
•Product cost
-20 to 50%
•Engineering cost
+10 to 20%
•Engineering change
+10 to 25%
•Parts re-use
•Inventory reduction
Document
Management
•Document retrieval
time
•Document distribution
time
-20 to 50%
+10 to 20%
•Re-use and
duplication avoidance
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Next Steps
• Ask your account manager for information
about the PTC/QAD partnership
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Questions & Answers
• Steve Wobschall: [email protected]
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