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Date / Time: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST
Product Lifecycle Management tools are taking product design to the next level. In this edition of Design News Radio, Dr. Michael Grieves, noted PLM author and professor at the Consortium of Universities for International Studies, joins Design News CAD editor Beth Stackpole to discuss how PLM is driving innovation and to offer insight from his books, Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking
and Virtually Perfect: Driving Innovation and Lean Products through Product Lifecycle Management
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