Utilizing Multiple Bills of Material to streamline the communication of information from engineering to downstream users allows reuse of core information to produce a digital thread that empowers development and manufacturing.
BOM Transformation and usage at John Deere allows us to work in the most familiar BOM views and enables downstream changes related to areas of our responsibility. And this Leverages more of our integrated environment and investment to work for us in a Digital Thread environment.
We can manage the BOM information from CAD=>EBOM=>CBOM=>PBOM=>MBOM throughout, upstream and downstream.
Major benefits include: Visibility and Awareness, common organizational structure for different domains, filtering, variant spec., visualization, configuration, organization, design in context, ownership and security.
-John Deere situation is not unique and what we have done can be accomplished with a proven process for managing your BOM transformation
-Driving better collaboration between silo’d portions of your business results in higher efficiency gains, data integrity and higher quality.
-Data reuse is possible for multiple consumers and the rich digital thread of information builds as it progresses.