Product Lifecycle Management

Software Development

Maximise the revenue potential of your best products.

PLM tool

Empower your business

with a PLM software

How to guarantee continuous revenue from quality products? You must learn, understand, and sustain their potential throughout all stages of its life. The question on every product manager’s mind is – how best maximise the strength of an offered product?
 
Product Lifecycle Management Software (PLM) manages complex product information, engineering and manufacturing workflows, and collaboration.
 
Learn how top PLM software can boost your business. By connecting people, processes, and data throughout the product lifecycle. Make informed decisions using up-to-date information.

PLM software benefits

Transform how your business leverages the power of its products.

compliance
Eliminate compliance risks
time to market
Faster time-to-market
transparency
Ensure process transparency
productivity boost

Boost productivity

product quality

Improved product quality

cost reduction

Improved product quality

PLM maximize the value of your product portfolio

PLM helps manage the product lifecycle and maximize the value of your product portfolio through unified systems that allow you to make decisions based on reliable data from various sources. Our task is to enable such optimisation by creating an appropriate programming base and responding to diverse information needs, areas, levels of decision-making, and user access.

Adam Zaręba
Senior Java Developer

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*Aberdeen Group
Reduce product development costs by an average of 16%. Reclaim on-average 7% more time for more revenue-boosting tasks.

Explore the power of PLM software

Boost productivity, foster product value, and maximise product lifecycle management processes.

collaboration

Collaboration

Facilitate intra-departmental cooperation throughout the product lifecycle.
product longevity

Product Longevity

Realise long-term revenue yield potentials of all product lines.
universal availability

Universal Availability

Access up-to-date product lifecycle metrics for informed decision-making.
what is product lifecycle management

What is Product Lifecycle Management?

From start to finish, each product travels through a series of phases. That, when carefully managed, can maximise the value of any given product.
 
Each product begins with its inception, before undergoing engineering design and manufacture, through to it taking part in servicing and disposal.
 
PLM software brings together the people, business processes, and data involved in the product lifecycle.
 
This information concerns all relevant stakeholders to optimise this model, with the ultimate objective of yielding value to an organisation.
 
Newfound insight into operations will help deliver unprecedented value from products, and thus, favourable returns to your organisation.
PLM software benefits

How do you benefit using a PLM Software?

The primary benefit will be procedural, with a reduced time-to-market, with an increase in full price sales. Product quality will improve foremost, through regular and consistent company-wide communication, ensuring continuous improvements to reliability.
 
Through accurate feedback and close collaboration between departments, you stand to reduce prototyping costs, and enjoy more accurate and timely requests for quotations. This insight enables faster identification of sales opportunities and revenue contributions. 
 
Expenditure curtailment is possible through reuse of original data, as well as engineering workflows. This process also has the effect of establishing a framework for product optimisation, with less waste, supply chain collaboration, and centralised product records.
 
It is possible to keep overheads under control by engaging these tools. Through top PLM software, organisations stand to reclaim opportunity costs, revenue and staff productivity hours.

How to choose PLM software?

how to choose plm software
To find the most optimal solution, it is preferable to have a sound understanding of company needs.
 
Be sure to consider your PLM users, the duties they face, as well as your product beneficiaries. Aside from the intention of increased production and revenue, consider whether your organisation has any unique demands in optimising the product lifecycle
 
By producing a detailed analysis, you will stand to gain complete and comprehensive insight over the process. Areas of improvement may be in the fields of:
 
  • Design and Development
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Merchandising and Sales
  • Servicing and Customer Support
 
Assessing the right solution can be challenging. By many accounts, nominating a PLM taskforce is a preferable strategy. This could be from within the company, or from an external party. When making preliminary assessments of PLM software, refer to case studies in similar companies.
how to choose plm software

Process of implementing PLM software

We follow a proven process to deliver your project.

Requirements

Analyse, understand, clarify.

Development

Development or implementation of a PLM tool.

Support

Constantly help and improve.

The cost of PLM software development

cost of PLM software
By engaging in the best PLM software, you should ensure that you factor initial expenditure to address the solution’s implementation. This value may be relative to the size of your organization, the magnitude of the solution, and the number of enrolled users.
 
It should be noted that top PLM software is more affordable than ever before. Many such companies begin with economical, tailored solutions which over time can evolve into a wider, and more comprehensive roll-out of the solution.
 
When setting up and developing this solution, many companies may seek to carry out the responsibilities. Thus, they bear the costs of retaining in-house support. An alternative solution would be to hire support externally, thus limiting the cost burden in the long-term.
cost of PLM software

We’re your team of PLM developers

At SoftwareHut, we’re a team of 200+ experienced software developers, ready to deliver your PLM tool. With over 200 projects delivered for our clients, we know our craft when it comes to bespoke software development.

We’re an extended team, which means we can join your project at any time, working hand-in-hand with your in-house software developers. You don’t have a team? No worries, we take on entire projects, too.

200+

IT professionals

200+

projects delivered

96%

client satisfaction

We use the best tech on the market

What our clients say about us

Without the help of SoftwareHut we would not have been able to scale as quickly as we did.

SoftwareHut delivered a quality product, resulting in an ongoing partnership. The skill level and quality of work is fantastic as well as the responsiveness for requests. They're worth every penny.

5.0

The code delivered by SoftwareHut contributed to increased sales

Their team was well organized and disciplined, delivering exactly what was requested within the timeline and price point that they promised.

5.0

They’ve demonstrated their agility every time we had a new requirement

Under high pressure, they were quick to produce a great product, piling together resources at an impressive rate. As their amazing efficiency did not compromise the quality of their work, they've secured future collaboration.

5.0

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Do you have any questions?

We’ve covered some of the most frequently asked questions to make the decision easier for you.

PLM Software is a digital solution designed to optimise the product lifecycle as it embarks through this process.

This universal tool builds a coherent and uniform information base for any individual with a stake in the status of a product throughout its lifecycle stages.

The primary benefits of product lifecycle management software include:
 
  • Streamlined time-to-market
  • Increased in sales
  • Boosted product viability and market longevity
  • Reduced waste, prototyping, and production costs
  • Improved supply chain collaboration
  • Ability to identify sales opportunities
  • Ability to improve forecasting and production optimisation
In what is an intricate market, organisations can find a range of differing vendor solutions, from a variety of product lifecycle management companies. These however should be scrutinised as to whether, or how they may fit into your business strategy.
 
Some examples include SAP product lifecycle management, Siemens product lifecycle management software, Autodesk, Dassault Systems, and PTC.
The product lifecycle entails 4 distinct stages:
 
Phase 1: Conceive
Phase 2: Design
Phase 3: Realize
Phase 4: Service

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