John Stark's research while affiliated with The Geneva Association and other places

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People are the subject of this chapter. People play an important role in PLM. They’re present throughout the lifecycle, defining, creating, reviewing, changing and communicating. It takes many people to develop and support a product throughout its lifecycle. They use product data. They work in one or more processes in the PLM environment. They may...
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This chapter address the organisation of the components of PLM . The components include: business processes ; people; data; working methods; information systems; interfaces and standards. They’re all needed to transform ideas into products which meet a company’s objectives, meet customer requirements , comply with regulations, and meet environmenta...
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A good, well-defined, and well-communicated PLM Strategy is important. It provides the best chance of achieving the PLM Vision, makes sure resources and capabilities are used to their best, makes sure everybody knows what’s happening, makes sure all resources are aligned in the same direction, and enables planning decisions to be taken in a coheren...
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This chapter shows how a company should describe the current situation of its PLM environment. The approach, team and deliverables are described. A good understanding of the current situation of the components of the PLM environment is an essential starting point for developing a PLM Strategy. It provides the foundation for moving forward, and help...
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This chapter addresses the special working methods, or techniques, that are used in PLM. They range from methods used by one or two technical specialists, to broadbrush management approaches applicable to everyone in the company. These techniques are intended to improve performance. They’re often seen as a Best Practice at a particular moment in ti...
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This chapter addresses metrics in the PLM environment. Metrics are a system of measurement that characterises an entity, be it a company, a person or a product. It’s often said that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. Metrics help an organisation to set targets for its annual improvement plans and to measure the progress that it’s making. With...
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This chapter looks at about a dozen potential barriers to PDM progress. Most of the potential problems to successful implementation of PDM are known. They’ve already been experienced by the pioneers. A known problem can be avoided. The PDM manager who is aware of the problems that may occur can take action to prevent them, and ensure that the objec...
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This chapter describes some of the reasons that may be advanced against the introduction of PDM. Implementation of an effective PDM system is difficult, and will disturb the status quo. Anyone implementing a PDM system is likely to be faced by people who don’t want to change. There are lots of people in most companies who can provide all sorts of j...
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This chapter provides an introduction to business processes in the PLM environment. It describes the purpose, role and importance of processes across the product lifecycle. Processes are important. A process is an activity. It’s something a company does. The company has a choice. It can put in place good processes and do the right things. Or it can...
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This chapter looks at the reasons for implementing a PDM system. Among the reasons described are better management of information, increased re-use of information, workflow management, improved Engineering Change Management, overall business performance improvement, resolution of business problems, functional performance improvement, better managem...
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A Product Data Management (PDM) system is a very specific type of PLM application. It has the primary purpose of managing product data. PDM systems are one of the most important elements of a PLM solution. A PDM system can manage all product data created and used in the PLM environment. Whatever PLM Strategy a company chooses, it’s probable that PD...
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This chapter answers commonly asked questions about the implementation and use of PDM such as: what PDM functionality will be needed?, who should be involved in implementing PDM?, how does PDM fit with Concurrent Engineering?, should PDM be outsourced? Most of the questions are easy to answer if you’ve a well-defined PDM strategy, but very difficul...
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This chapter addresses the characteristics of products that need to be understood and addressed in PLM. The product is at the heart of PLM. Whether it’s a car, a television, a beverage or an anaesthetic, it’s the product that the customer wants. The product is the source of company revenues. Without a product, the company doesn’t need to exist and...
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The objective of this chapter is to provide an introduction to application software in the PLM environment. The chapter aims to give a basic understanding of PLM applications and related activities. It will help readers working in PLM Initiatives to participate in activities related to PLM applications. The chapter also aims to give students who ar...
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The objective of this chapter is to give a basic introduction to PLM Initiatives. This will help those involved in a company’s PLM Initiative to participate more fully. This chapter also aims to give students a basic understanding of the aims and activities of a PLM Initiative. This chapter addresses the launch and continuation of a PLM Initiative....
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The objective of this chapter is to provide an introduction to product data in the PLM environment. The chapter aims to give a basic understanding of product data and related activities. It will also help readers to participate in activities related to product data. The first part of the chapter explains what product data is, and why it is relevant...
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The objective of this chapter is to give a basic introduction to the product-related environment of a generic company before PLM emerged. This will help those in a company’s PLM Initiative to understand some of the reasons why PLM emerged and why it’s so important. In turn, this understanding will help them to participate more fully in the PLM Init...
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The objective of this chapter is to give a basic introduction to projects and Project Management (PM) as they relate to a company’s PLM Initiative. This introduction will help those in the Initiative to understand project-related topics and Project Management activities. In turn, this will help them participate more fully in the PLM Initiative. Thi...
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The objective of this chapter is to give a basic introduction to business processes as they relate to a company’s PLM environment and PLM Initiative . This will help those in a company’s PLM Initiative to understand process-related topics and participate more fully in the PLM Initiative. This chapter also aims to give students a basic understanding...
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The objective of this chapter is to give a basic introduction to organisational change and Organisational Change Management (OCM) as they relate to a company’s PLM environment and PLM Initiative. This introduction will help those in a company’s PLM Initiative to understand change-related topics and participate more fully in the PLM Initiative. The...

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