Product Design & Business Process
PLM typically encompasses the product lifecycle from a manufacturer’s perspective. Once a product is acquired from its manufacturer by any consuming enterprise, that product becomes the enterprise’s asset. The addition of a PLM component to a typical Enterprise Asset Management solution delivers a more complete and integral solution that eliminates much of the disconnection between the typical Engineering and Maintenance groups.
The development of Role-based apps leveraging Navigate and the ThingWorx platform will enable a high-value maturity model, building on a baseline provided by the data model and process engine provided by Windchill. Advanced capabilities and integrated functionality between disparate systems can be easily adopted by end users without the need for mastering the far-reaching and cumbersome Windchill User Interface.