Progress cannot be generated when we are satisfied with existing situations” – Taiichi Ohno
The above quote from Taiichi Ohno, father of Toyota Production System, captures the essence of continuous improvement in product lifecycle management. Process and information silos, however, are major impediments to product development speed, quality, reliability and continuous improvement, especially in modern industry supply chains.
Z PLM is designed from ground up to be a cross-functional and process oriented PLM solution. It is dynamic, flexible and information rich and is designed to support the whole Product Lifecycle in Modern Supply Chains.
On the Technology side Z PLM is a J2EE application designed for cloud computing environments (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Docker), and easy to integrate with other business systems, including PDM, PLM, ERP, Manufacturing Execution and Supply Chain systems. Z PLM is highly configurable without need for any high level programming, which results in 10X productivity and quality.
Best of all, it doesn’t cost your organization anything to get started with the Free Edition of Z PLM.
A high level overview of Z PLM is given in the presentation below