PTC’s deep insight into the manufacturing process landscape helps reveal — and prioritize — your best opportunities for value. Management processes govern every stage of the product lifecycle, from planning through design and validation, to service and support. The processes in this domain cover these six critical areas: Program and Portfolio Management, Project Management, Environmental Performance Management, Regulatory Compliance, Quality and Reliability Management and Change and Configuration Management.
Your engineering processes are at the core of your product and service advantage. Spanning the increasingly integrated realms of hardware and software engineering, the processes in this domain cover these five critical areas: Concept Development, System Architecture Design, Detailed Development, Verification and Validation and Variant Design and Generation.
Supply Chain and Manufacturing Processes
The strategy and planning activities driving manufacturing and supply chain decisions are central to making your product concept a reality. The processes in this domain cover these five critical areas: Product Cost Management, Design and Manufacturing Outsourcing, Component and Supplier Management, Manufacturing Process Management and Tooling Design and Manufacture.
Sales and Service Processes
Moving your product into the market and servicing it after the sale creates opportunities to increase customer value and generate a wealth of information to optimize future products and services. The processes in this domain cover these eight critical areas: Application Engineering, Requirements Definition and Management, Product Support Analysis and Planning, Service Parts Information Creation and Management, Service Information Delivery and Field Knowledge Management, Equipment Lifecycle Management, Service and Parts Order and Delivery and Performance Analysis and Feedback.