Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

PIMS (Production Information Management System)

Also known as a “process information management system,” a PIMS is a client/server application for the acquisition, display, archiving and reporting of information from a wide variety of control, plant and business systems. A critical component in a manufacturing enterprise’s application architecture for creating a common repository of plant information that can be effectively leveraged in enterprise and supply chain management applications.

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