Towards an Organic PLM Approach Providing a Semantic Engineering Desktop
The paper describes research efforts to address three core problems of the complete process of bringing a new product or service to market from an IT perspective and especially focusing on Product Lifecycle Management systems (PLMS). Today’s major challenges are the support of globally distributed and multi-disciplinary teams, complexity, and enterprise knowledge management. Essential building block is the use of semantic web technologies for IT systems integration and also for semantic enrichment of data. The aim is to give a strategic view of usage and integration of supportive technologies and tools. This contribution introduces an approach to future IT working environment for engineers in the sense of a “Semantic Engineering Desktop” and answers the question how mashup technologies can contribute to more individual and flexible engineering application integration and knowledge management without losing data and process security.
KeywordsEnterprise Architecture Enterprise Information System Essential Building Block Organic Computing Semantic Enrichment
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