PLM is a business strategy for creating and sustaining such a product-centric knowledge environment. It is rooted not only in design tools and data warehouse systems, but also on product maintenance, repair and dismissal support systems. A PLM environment enables collaboration between – and informed decision making by – various stakeholders of a product over its lifecycle.
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