PLM Interest Group

 
       
 

Welcome to the PLMIG

The PLM Interest Group provides neutral tools, expert knowledge, managed programmes and leadership to raise the performance of PLM.

 

Road to Excellence

The PLMIG provides a wide range of structured methodologies to enable Members to raise their implementations to a standard of PLM excellence.

 

PLM Toolsets

PLMIG toolsets are the instruction books for PLM. They embody most comprehensive and advanced set of neutral working methodologies for PLM.

 
       
 

 

PLM Knowledge

 

The PLMIG is all about useful, accurate, detailed PLM knowledge and improvement. Knowledge that is formulated into structures you can understand and use.  Improvement that makes PLM easy to apply effectively, leading change so that the industry gets better for everyone.

 

In its 18 years of existence the PLMIG has generated a vast amount of neutral knowledge, tools and guidance for PLM practitioners.

Choose a heading or theme from the list below and follow the links.
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Making PLM Work

 

 
 
 
      PLM Toolsets

 

PLM manuals and handbooks to help carry out the most important tasks of PLM Managers.

      Buy on Amazon

 

Buy PLMIG publications on Amazon.

 
 
 

 

Excellence in PLM

 

Raise your horizons and apply a range of advanced techniques to your implementation in the quest for excellence.

Excellence Starts Here >>>

 

 

Monetize Your PLM

 

Get financial control of your PLM spend and benefits, and turn financial performance into a weapon for PLM improvement.

Prove the outturns >>>

 
 

 

Digital Transformation

 

Sidestep the hype.  Envision the future, define a roadmap, and maximise the impact of your PLM in the Digital Age.

Get Digital >>>

 

 

User Collaboration

 

Work directly with PLM practitioners from other user companies at the User Forum Workshops.

User Collaboration >>>

 
 

 

Recovery and Refocus

 

Fix the reasons for under-performance while retaining optimum use of the existing environment.

Reorientation >>>

 

 

Ideas for 2023

 

A look at the thought progression over the last couple of years, in preparation for 2023.

Get Thinking >>>

 
 
 
Drive for Improvement

 

 

 
 
      General Information

 

Basic information about PLM.

      Early Adoption

 

Getting started and early development.

 
 
             

For those at the early stages of discovering and adopting PLM, the whole subject can seem very hard to understand.  There is a saying that understanding PLM is like "grasping fog".

The good news is that PLM does have a structure, and there is a correct and effective way to guide your company through the process of PLM adoption.

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Membership of the PLMIG means you always have someone to provide an answer to your question.  

Many PLM problems can be resolved with some simple feedback, rather than a full-blown consultancy exercise.

The PLMIG has a standard response method for Members that can provide the necessary insights.

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      Management Techniques

 

Managing the real PLM implementation.

      Advanced PLM

 

High-end approaches to PLM.

 
 
 
      Financial Control

 

Calculate the $// costs and benefits of your current implementation and future plans.

      Professional PLM

 

Join the industry initiative to develop and establish a recognised PLM Profession.

 
 
 
      User Initiative

 

Work with PLM Managers from other user companies at a User Forum event.

      Active Support

 

Active intervention to improve your implementation.

 
 
 
      Future PLM

 

See how research programmes can advance PLM beyond its current horizons.

    Site Map

 

Find subjects by name.

 
 
 

 

Membership Options

 

There are 3 Membership options to cover the varying ranges of involvement from use of the tools through to direct corporate support.  Tools and journals can also be purchased from the Store.