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BPM is Going Mainstream

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Business Benefits of BPM

IDG Research Services recently surveyed 400 IT executives: 100 in the U.S., 100 in Europe, and 200 in Asia-Pacific. Interestingly, when asked, ‘Which business benefits did you derive by using BPM software in your past and current BPM initiatives,’ most world wide respondents ranked reduced operating costs and improved productivity as their

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More on Efficiency

On a lighter note...

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Workflow vs. BPM

There seems to be some confusion between Workflow and BPM [Business Process Management]. They are not the same thing, so let me provide some simple clarification. 

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Document Management - Its About the Process

Document management solutions span from protected/shared directories to full enterprise solutions like Documentum, FileNet, etc.

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PhD Studentship at Cambridge University

Several PhD studentships under the supervision of Prof. Duncan McFarlane or Dr Ajith Parlikad.

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Product Data Management PDM

John Stark Associates

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  1. Why PDM
  2. For and against PDM
  3. Engineering data
  4. Engineering workflow
  5. Life without PDM
  6. PDM objectives
  7. PDM benefits


  1. PDM project start-up
  2. PDM project preparation


Product Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management

Product Lifecycle Management is one of the keystones in the development of CL2M

Acclaimed PLM expert and author of numerous publications John Stark has made his knowledge available to registered users of CL2M. Also his E-Zine 2PLM is now fully integrated in the CL2M knowledge base.

Product Data Management

PDM - Product Data Management is the forerunner to PDKM - Product Data Knowledge Management or PROMISE Data Knowledge Management.

PDM generally deals with all relevant design and production data as it relates to a specific BOM - Bill of Materials.

PDM will track changes to the BOM but falls short of keeping track of individual instances of items manufactured to the same version of the BOM.


CL2M involves many technologies and disciplines. Start finding your way here:

This page attempts to list all these technologies and disciplines with appropriate links to growing information contained in CL2M.com

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