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Requirements on Information Technology for Product Lifecycle Management



Peter O. Denno, T Thurman


Good decision-making is founded on good information. Information technology supporting product lifecycle management ought to provide a high degree of information cohesion and traceability ? knowledge of the interrelations among data, and basis for belief. Providing cohesion and traceability is made difficult by differences in viewpoint and ontology employed by the various disciplines and organizations involved in the product lifecycle. This paper describes an analysis of cohesion and tracability into its constitutents properties. The paper suggests that process-aware integration schema can improve the cohesion and traceability among product data.
Journal of Product Design


Information Modeling, Information Quality, Integration Schema, Product Design, Product Lifecycle Management


Denno, P. and Thurman, T. (2004), Requirements on Information Technology for Product Lifecycle Management, Journal of Product Design, [online], (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created July 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021