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IoT Enriches PLM With 360 Degrees of Product Life Cycle Data

Published: 16 January 2018

ID: G00349746

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Alexander Hoeppe


IoT connectivity is expanding the scope of IT for PLM, from new product development, to the full product life cycle. CIOs must understand the benefits to the business, how this adds responsibilities to the CIO role and the IT priorities to succeed with this investment.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • CIOs Must Support New Business Roles and Activities as Part of PLM IT Infrastructure
  • Expanded Set of Product Life Cycle Information Must Be Supported
  • CIOs Must Reassess Corporate Data Management Needs

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