Product Lifecycle

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Embracing the challenge of lifecycle management

Quantum Lifecycle Management (QLM) standards are necessary to support the natural progression and extension of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Their scope greatly exceeds PLM, however, exploiting common information exchange technologies to embrace cross-industry lifecycles including healthcare, supply chain and logistics, food, beverage, pharmaceutical pedigree and traceability, among many others.

The quantum leap implied by the name is relevant because of the need to harness and harmonize the different technologies and the direction of the “Internet of Things”, which embraces the trillions of additional entities that will be introduced to the challenge of lifecycle management.

Read about the Quantum Lifecycle Management (QLM) Work Group