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Product Lifecycle Management Solutions

 

TCS’ Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions help customers across the world to focus on bringing newer, better and more efficient products and services. We implement PLM solutions using a Multi Generation Business Plan (MGBP) that enable you to target low-risk, high-impact solutions, increase the maturity of the PLM implementation and realize early returns on investment (ROI).

Client Challenges

  • Fostering product innovation and lessening time-to-market
  • Meeting increasing compliance requirements
  • Coping with shorter product life spans and rising costs
  • Adapting to increasing product variety and complexity
  • Aligning disparate product development processes across divisions after various mergers and acquisitions

What TCS Provides

While you focus on the introduction of new products and services, we manage the evolution of the product in terms of design, manufacturing and services by integrating the data, knowledge and business processes that are accessible across the extended enterprise.

Functional Offerings

  • PLM for New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI): It includes solutions to manage your product portfolio, product innovation, product development and the customer’s needs.
  • PLM for Service Lifecycle Management: It includes solutions to manage service data and processes, maintenance and operational process support.

Service Offerings

  • PLM Consulting: Our domain experts and PLM consultants will help you identify process improvements for your organization and map these processes in PLM.
  • PLM Implementation: Our extensive PLM implementation experience helps you realize value for your PLM investments.
  • PLM Support: We leverage our ITIL-compliant support processes to improve user satisfaction and, using Six Sigma, reduce the number of defects and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Technical Offerings

  • PLM Integration: We help you integrate PLM to CAD, ERP, CRM and legacy applications, thereby helping you break the silos in your organization.
  • Infrastructure: We help you achieve the balance between TCO and the Performance-Reliability ratio by optimizing your infrastructural requirements.
  • Upgrades: Our consultants ensure a hassle-free upgrade to the latest versions of your PLM software.
  • Migration: Our tool-based methodologies help you with the quick migration of data from the existing applications to PLM.

Technology Stack: We can assist you with various technology stacks like Teamcenter, Windchill, eMatrix, SAP and Agile, among others.

Business Value

  • Quicker response to market changes and reduced time-to-market
  • Increased innovation and better product management
  • Seamless integration with enterprise systems
  • Improved collaboration with other technology groups
  • Increased compliance to industry standards and regulations

Client Thoughts

“Our PLM project would not have been any near as successful without the valuable contributions made by the TCS team.”
-TI Automotive, Mark Halbish, Global PLM Director

“TCS has been a strategic partner to Johnson Controls; adding business value globally through participation in critical business initiatives and providing professional and cost-effective resources. Our partnership continues to mature and evolve to a higher level for mutual benefit.”
- Johnson Controls Inc., Sam S Valanju, Chief Information Officer   

 
“TCS has been an invaluable resource for the good implementation of our large scale, customized PLM system here at MAN B&W Diesel A/S. TCS has had the capability to understand our business model and the deep technical and conceptual knowledge of TeamCenter Engineering required. The sense of quality and dedication of the team towards our goals has been of the outmost importance for our successful launch of the project. Furthermore, the availability and scalability of resources that TCS can provide been an important asset for our success.”
- MAN B&W Diesel A/S, Hans Oxvang Mortensen, Senior Manager, Engineering Systems

Alliances

Siemens PLM Software, Dassault Systemes, Oracle, SAP

Associated Products

Teamcenter for Medical Devices, Teamcenter for Softlines, Hardlines and Footwear (Retail)

Brochures

Product Lifecycle Management

Learn how TCS’ Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution enables you to enhance quality, improve efficiency, quicken time-to-market and reduce costs by allowing you to focus on product development, while managing all the aspects of your product evolution.

Events

Siemens PLM Connection Americas User Conference 2013

TCS will showcase its PLM solutions, services and capabilities at Booth #5 and host a round table and presentations at the Siemens PLM Connection Americas User Conference 2013 on June 3-6 in Dallas, Texas.

Podcast

Software Quality and the Role of Effective Product Software Management

In this podcast, K Bala, Senior PLM Consultant, TCS, discusses the rapid growth in the software content in all the major industries and highlights how to handle the complexities involved in the design and development of software intensive products.

Podcast

Envisioning an Integrated Enterprise Bill of Materials in Teamcenter

In this podcast, Ken McDade, PLM Consultant, TCS, provides an overview of how the various Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Bills of Processes are being used and how managing these in different systems is creating inefficiencies and challenges for organizations.