Computer-aided design (CAD) is a software tool for modeling and designing products and components with ease and accuracy. The software package helps engineers, architects, and other design professionals to digitally prototype products prior to production, and draft industry-sp ..."
Digital manufacturing (DM) is a sub-segment of the product lifecycle management software. It improves the overall efficiency of the production by defining the optimization of manufacturing processes, managing data in the product development cycle, and supporting effective coll ..."
Collaborative product definition management (cPDM) software solutions is a strategic business approach applying a consistent set of business solutions that collaboratively provide effective and efficient methods for managing the functions of product lifecycle management (PLM). Th ..."