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Challenges to Cloud PLM Adoption

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 714)

Abstract

The present global scenario calls for the collaboration of all stakeholders for the innovative and better product development and its production in manufacturing industry. Hence, product lifecycle management (PLM), is the urgent need of manufacturing organizations, which helps to manage the products throughout its lifecycle by collaborating all the product related data and stakeholders. Large manufacturing firms are facing several issues while implementing on-premise PLM systems such as high investment in IT infrastructure, technology upgradations, and interoperability with various other enterprise systems. Cloud PLM technology is offering many benefits to overcome these issues with low investment. But, still, the large manufacturing organizations are facing several challenges in adoption of cloud PLM. The present study aims at investigating the challenges of cloud PLM adoption in manufacturing firms. The work is supported by a case study in an aircraft manufacturing firm in India. The paper empirically investigates the causal challenges which large manufacturing firms face while adoption of cloud PLM.

Keywords

On-premise PLM Adoption Cloud PLM Manufacturing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Management EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology (IIT) KanpurKanpurIndia

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