Deeper Insights into Product Development Through Data Visualization Techniques

  • Jens Michael HopfEmail author
  • Jivka Ovtcharova
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 467)


Product Data Management (PDM) system as primary component of the PLM concept has the goal of supporting product development by appropriate methods. Interactive visualization methods support various user groups (e.g. designers, project leaders, managers) in the interpretation and analysis of large and complex data structures in PDM systems which lead to improved decision making. This paper presents a novel approach for the application of visualization methods in PDM systems and a generic architecture for efficient data interpretation.


PDM Data visualization Architecture Product development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Information Management in Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)KarlsruheGermany

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