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Siemens helps product lifecycle decisions

Anuradha Shukla | April 6, 2011
New mobility App to improve the speed and accuracy of decision making.

SHENZHEN, CHINA, APRIL 6, 2011- Siemens PLM Software has released its new Teamcenter Mobility mobile device app to help companies interact with product data and workflows.

This application is designed to improve the speed and accuracy of decisions made "at the right time, in the right place and in the right context", throughout a product's lifecycle. 

Siemens PLM Software is a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services.

The company says its new app enables instant access to the rich and comprehensive product knowledge managed by its popular digital lifecycle management solution- Teamcenter software.

The new app is being initially deployed on the Apple Inc. iPad portable digital device and additional platform and functionality support will be announced at a later date.

PLM a competitive necessity

 PLM systems have become a competitive necessity for the global manufacturing community," according to Joe Barkai, practice director, Product Lifecycle Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights. 

 Businesses can use Teamcenter Mobility to quickly search, view and interact with product and process workflow information on the spot using a mobile device of their choice.

This enables them to react quickly and intelligently to the dynamic issues related to all product lifecycle areas such as design and manufacturing.

"Teamcenter Mobility is an exciting and significant evolutionary step in delivering the HD-PLM vision we announced last summer," said Chuck Grindstaff, president, Siemens PLM Software.

"By making up-to-the-minute Teamcenter data available at the necessary point of activity, our customers can act immediately on accurate information and further reduce their design and production cycle times.

"This is entirely consistent with the vision of HD-PLM to help our customers make smarter decisions that result in better products, thus enabling them to establish the competitive advantage of being the first to deliver innovative solutions the market will embrace."


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