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ERP Systems Buyer’s Guide
The implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to automate business processes is a strategic investment. Buying the right system and

guide on plm consulting  Our ERP Systems Buyer's Guide is one of several research reports based on the Focus Research Methodology, which is designed to support your entire ERP System purchase process. ERP Systems Market Primer - Want to know what an ERP System is? ERP Systems Buyer's Guide - Want help defining your requirements? 1. Essentials An ERP system is an integrated information management system that manages the flow of information among functional modules in an enterprise. An ERP system generally includes a common

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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