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In this episode of “Stay Sharp with Razorleaf,” hosts Jonathan Scott and Jen Ferello take a deep dive into the complex realm of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and the indispensable PLM systems.

The dynamic discussion centers around:

PLM: A powerful approach to managing the entire product life cycle. Jonathan and Jen delve into the versatility and the pivotal role of PLM in the world of manufacturing.

System: They highlight the significance of a dedicated PLM system and how it acts as the digital backbone, offering centralized management and seamless connectivity of diverse data types.

Functions: The hosts explore the multifaceted capabilities of PLM systems, spanning requirements management, design data management, bill of material management, process management, and more. They emphasize how these functions streamline processes and enhance collaboration within organizations.

Data: Data is at the heart of PLM, and Jonathan and Jen discuss the importance of maintaining and securing data, ensuring version control, and organizing it for different roles and access levels.

Management: The hosts discuss how PLM systems provide the much-needed structure for efficient product data management throughout its life cycle. They address key aspects such as change and project management, showcasing how they contribute to a more organized and productive workflow.

Throughout the episode, Jonathan and Jen also explore whether businesses must employ a dedicated PLM system or if managing PLM manually with a combination of tools can suffice.

They underline the benefits of dedicated PLM systems, particularly for businesses seeking scalability and efficiency in their product development processes.

Don’t miss this enlightening and informative journey into the world of PLM on “Stay Sharp with Razorleaf.”

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