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Business processes


Turning innovative ideas into market-leading products requires flexible business processes supported by integrated PLM solutions. Product Lifecycle Management solutions can help you be more efficient in specific business process areas. By tying IBM's solutions together, you can streamline operations across your enterprise to make even faster and better design, manufacturing and product support decisions.

Our IBM PLM solutions by segment

Segments Solutions
Collaboration and Integration
Provides open-standards based middleware to integrate people, partners, processes and applications on a common infrastructure.
Enterprise Integration
Express Advantage for Business Integration
Integrated Product Change Management
Product development collaboration portal
Supply Chain Collaboration

Design and Engineering
Provides computer-aided techniques for product definition and software engineering.
Product Design
Integrated mechanical product development
Styled Plastic and Packaging
Systems and Software Development
Manufacturing and Production
Enables companies to develop and simulate optimal processes for their manufacturing needs.
Digital Manufacturing
Process and Data Management
Manages the creation and sharing of product data such as 3D models, bills of materials, plans, and drawings.
Product Data Management
Integrating enterprise asset management
Program & Portfolio Management
Enables companies to manage product portfolios, develop program priorities, monitor risks and decisions throughout the PLM processes.
Product and Portfolio Innovation
Simulation and Analysis
Provides a framework for evaluating anticipated real-world behavior.
Simulation and Analysis
Systems Engineering
Offers open, service-oriented IT infrastructure, dedicated consulting and implementation services and effective product development tools to help validate requirements to detect errors early in the design process.
Model-driven systems development
Requirements Engineering
Collaborative Systems Engineering
Embedded Systems Development