Product lifecycle management through innovative and competitive business environment

Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management. 2010;3(2):323-336 DOI 10.3926/jiem..v3n2.p323-336


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Journal Title: Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management

ISSN: 2013-8423 (Print); 2013-0953 (Online)

Publisher: OmniaScience

Society/Institution: OmniaScience

LCC Subject Category: Technology: Technology (General): Industrial engineering. Management engineering | Social Sciences: Commerce: Business

Country of publisher: Spain

Language of fulltext: English

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Valentina Gecevska (University Ss. Cyril and Methodius)

Paolo Chiabert (Technical University of Turin)

Zoran Anisic (University of Novi Sad)

Franco Lombardi (Technical University of Turin)

Franc Cus (University of Maribor)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 21 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the process of managing the whole life cycle of a product starting from generating an idea, concept description, business analyzes, product design and solution architecture and technical implementation, to the successful entrance to the market, service, maintenance and product improvement. At present, a wide range of stakeholders including consumers, regulators, shareholders and public bodies are demanding that companies address product management through all life cycle in a more comprehensive and sustainable way. However, even if a company actually wishes innovate its processes for improving the way to account for project management, it will face relevant difficulties to deal with different guidelines, tools and methods currently addressing the matter from various points of view. The purpose of this paper is to review literature on PLM from an operational point of view with the objective to help companies to answer to the main market needs.