Product Change Management and Future Information Architectures

  • Ashley MorrisEmail author
  • Rossi Setchi
  • Paul Prickett
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 52)


Implementing and managing the consequences of design change in the context of complex products is challenging. Design changes generate significant volumes of information and product management is becoming increasingly information intensive. It is now critically important that information and communication technology solutions are engineered to support through life product design management processes and the management models used to guide decision making. The purpose of this paper is to describe the prominent challenges of providing through life product management and the nature of information architectures needed to enable efficiency improvements. Actions that need to be taken to make progress are proposed.


Product Change Management Industry lifecycle Paradigm Enterprise Information Integration Interoperability Supply chain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringCardiff UniversityCardiffUK

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