The Engineering Leader’s Guide to PDM & Data Management
An introduction to managing your product development team’s most valuable design assets and preventing costly manufacturing errors
When people decide to pursue a mechanical engineering or industrial design career, they’re thinking mostly about creating cool and innovative products – not spending endless hours managing their design files. Data management solutions are usually treated as an afterthought.
But let's face it - data management is important. In a recently published research report, 86% of companies said they need to reduce errors resulting from working on the wrong version of a design or receiving important project information too late.
In this eBook, you will learn:
- The critical role that data management plays at every stage of the product design and manufacturing process
- Key factors to consider when choosing the best solution for your company
- Benefits and pitfalls of Product Data Management (PDM) systems, and compares them to alternative cloud and mobile technologies that are relatively new to the market