Summary of several functions, with which product-defining data is created, maintained, managed and checked.
With PDM (often synonym to PLM) you organize for example:
- The life cycle of a product along the entire logistic process chain (e.g. document management system, material master record, class system, updating)
- The provision of information via the product structure
- The integration of company-specific engineering and design processes into the SAP system (e.g. via the CAD interface)