PLM Interest Group


Professional PLM

The PLMIG is the driving force behind the Professional PLM Initiative, supporting the Steering Group and providing the deliverables for the Foundation Stage.


Class A PLM

Excellence in PLM has always been a vague and distant concept.  The PLMIG now has a programme that can achieve Class A PLM and demonstrate advanced performance.


PLM Toolsets

PLMIG toolsets do not require the input of external advisors.  These are the instruction books for PLM. You can pick up the tools and use them for yourself.


                    PLM Manager Tools


          PLM-SCM Guidebook



Benchmarking Handbook

Self-Assessment Toolkit

Maturity Manual

PLM Manager's Handbook

Path to PLM

PLM Handbook for SMEs

PLMuERP Handbook

PLM-SCM Guidebook

Accountancy Overview

PLM Delivery Handbook


Even though 'SCM' has now become known as 'ALM', the fundamental inter-relationships between hardware and software development still apply.

The PLM-SCM Guidebook sets out a practical and durable methodology for managing hybrid hardware/software products.  It enables you to understand what your ALM software is doing, and to prepare for any situation where you may have to reproduce an exact hardware/software configuration from the past.

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