Product Life Cycle Management in Tata Motors Limited 2005-01-1316
Time to Market is the primary driver of Life cycle management. In the extremely cost sensitive and competitive automotive industry, manufacturers are constantly searching for means to reduce both time to market and development cost. Product Life Cycle is an organized in a structured manner to ensure best in time with competitive cost. Product Life Cycle Management methodology in automobile business for India is taking a new direction to fulfill the market requirements in a Proactive manner. The scope of LCM is depending on the technical content & program itself.
This paper presents a PLM platform, which aim to provide a consistent environment & Decision support at design stage in Tata Motors. To achieve this goal, the proposed system is designed and it support all the feature, which are needed in the PLM. The utilization of such PLM based system will reduce development time and lead to increased system flexibility thereby increasing the application opportunities.