Limited ability for customer/supplier input to product requirements and designs; system engineering/modeling is not widespread.
Goals and Objectives
The objectives are increased revenue from new products, higher customer satisfaction, and lower engineering change costs.
Hardware: Servers, storage, IoT, smartphones, tablets, and wearables
Software: Cloud, social, CAD, CAM, CAE, PLM, ERP, office tools, and security
Services: Business services and IT services
Use Case Summary
Simultaneous, multiuser product design and development environment is created with connectivity to public/private communities of customers and suppliers for design evaluation, critique, and testing, as well as research, design, and engineering.