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Phone: +1 650.857.1501
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Product Family Description

HP can help companies streamline product development, improve product lifecycle management systems and processes, and enable their virtual engineering teams to collaborate in real time so they can accelerate the process from concept to production faster. By offering a full range of product lifecycle management capabilities – from consulting to business process improvements to managing complex IT engineering applications – HP can help cover a company’s product development needs from end to end.

Not only will HP help companies develop a strong plan but they can implement and modernize applications, integrate systems and fine-tune their product development environment. With HP's proven solutions, program management expertise, skilled resources and manufacturing experience, they can equip companies to capture market opportunities and achieve measurable results.

HP can create a customized, tailored solution, regardless of industry segment. Whether companies select some or all of the following components of HP’s Product Lifecycle Management Solution, they can integrate them so the components work together seamlessly, providing new levels of innovation, efficiency, visibility and collaboration:

  • Design Collaboration
    • Makes multi-CAD and other product information available to multisite design teams, in real time, over a secure global network
  • Product Design and Validation
    • Provides the mathematical information, engineering and analytics, and product definition artifacts needed to design and validate products
  • Knowledge-Based Engineering
    • Helps companies speed product development and preserve intellectual property by consistently capturing and reusing key practices and information
  • Manufacturing Process Planning
    • Provides real-time information, business processes and work flows so that companies can digitally design, test and simulate production environments
  • Process Management
    • Provides a seamless environment for monitoring, controlling and reporting product development productivity
  • Lifecycle Data Management
    • Architects, implements and provides hosting support for bills of materials maintained through a consistent configuration and change management control system

Primary Markets and Focuses

Here's how HP can help companies in specific industries:

Aerospace & Defense

  • Improve operational effectiveness
  • Speed time to market
  • Manage complex global supply chains
  • Develop new services to improve market share
  • Build revenues


  • Manage costs
  • Protect margins
  • Innovate product development
  • Improve customer and dealer relations to gain market share

High Tech

  • Speed time to market
  • Manage eroding margins
  • Connect with customers

Industrial Manufacturing

  • Optimize business and asset performance
  • Gain market share
  • Free up capital for reinvestment

Strategic Alliances/Partnerships

HP provides the solutions that enable the transformation of manufacturing enterprises from enterprise integration, through trading partner integration to the creation of value collaboration networks. HP has strategic relationships with the top PLM application providers including:

  • Siemens PLM Software
  • PTC
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Oracle Agile
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