Procter And Gamble Collaborative Community

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Teamcenter

Procter & Gamble creates a collaborative community
Teamcenter lifecycle collaboration technology offers a quick, cost-effective way to extend the reach of product knowledge to the consumer product giant’s entire enterprise and huge supplier base
Siemens PLM Software www.siemens.com/plm Issues:
Support innovation among geographically dispersed development teams Speed time-to-market and reduce costs Provide virtual 3D design reviews

P RO C T E R & G A M B L E
To optimize the effectiveness of distributed product development teams, Procter & Gamble needed a collaborative strategy that included everyone.

A geographically dispersed giant
Procter & Gamble (P&G) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer packaged
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One of the early benefits noted was the ability to share a variety of design files, including CAE (Abaqus) and industrial design (Maya) models, in global collaboration sessions. This had not been possible previously with standard collaboration software. “Teamcenter gives us the capability to share applications, models and results both inside and outside P&G,” says Brad Whitmore, in Baby Care Computer Aided Engineering. “No other collaboration tools have successfully provided this capability.” P&G initiated its use of Teamcenter’s lifecycle collaboration solution in the area of manufacturing equipment design and product packaging. The software is used to permit global team collaboration, allowing distributed team members to evaluate different concepts by viewing digital prototypes in real-time product reviews. With the Teamcenter lifecycle collaboration solution, P&G gained a way to share information across the many firewalls, geographies, time zones and systems that comprise its distributed product development strategy. P&G plans a broad deployment of Teamcenter to over 10,000 internal users and partners. The company expects clear bottom-line benefits to follow. Enhanced collaboration will drive innovation. The ability to innovate more effectively, particularly in the early design phase, will speed time-to-market and cut

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