Once a competitive advantage, collaborative product development is quickly becoming standard operating procedure for forward-thinking companies. Driven by growing customer and consumer expectations, increasing regulatory complexity, and shortened product lifecycles, collaboration is essential to developing successful new products while meeting aggressive cost goals.
Infor's PLM collaboration solution enables seamless integration of people, processes, and data in a synchronous, secure collaborative environment. From simple integration of CAD, specifications, supplier certification, or test result request or responses with vendors to full-scale integration with enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), and PLM systems, you'll eliminate redundancies and ensure accurate information. As a result, you'll drive down costs, improve time to market, ensure compliance, and boost product success rates.
PLM collaboration helps companies like yours:
Most PLM solutions focus on the communication requirements and approval of final data. Infor PLM collaboration does more. It integrates all aspects of partner collaboration in a seamless, secure, service-oriented architecture—Infor Open SOA. That means it's easier to collaborate effectively with internal cross-functional departments, multinational facilities, and your global supply chain. Infor's PLM collaboration solution includes the productivity and workflow tools required to model the outcome of new product development before the first concept is ever approved, enabling faster innovation, reduced costs, accelerated time to market and revenue, as well as high-quality, compliant products.