Your one-stop overview of SAP Product Lifecycle Management Master the functionalities and processes of SAP PLM Take your products from concept to delivery and beyond Up to date for SAP PLM 7.02 and SAP ERP 6.0, EHPs 5 and 6 This comprehensive guide to SAP Product Lifecycle Management walks you through the business processes, functions, and features of the software solutions that manage the countless product-specific business objects. From product innovation and design to product data management, from change request to execution, and from product compliance to analytics, leverage the best practices that will successfully keep your organization ahead of its competition. Product Development Full coverage of the product strategy and planning phase will help you develop product concepts, investigate opportunities, and track the product ideas to grow your product portfolio. Product Data Management Use the SAP ERP and SAP PLM data model to provide all relevant parties with the metrics they require as the product data evolves. Maintenance and Customer Service Explore the business processes that govern product maintenance and customer service, product quality management, product change management, product compliance, and operational risk management. Project Management Pipeline Learn to use monitoring tools for project budgets, costs, progress, and deliverables with SAP Project System and SAP Project and Portfolio Management solutions. Step-by-Step Coverage Examine the diagrams, workflows, and screenshots that complement in-depth text coverage of important processes.