Engage in structuring and defining technical, social, and policy issues surrounding the development and use of Product Life Cycle Management
Engage in research projects and case studies into the development and use of PLM within industry setting.
Develop and deliver executive and technical education.
Develop a library of web-based PLM briefing topics, and video presentations describing and framing out issues relevant to PLM.
Develop a PLM web-based Resource Center, consisting of research and white papers, PLM briefing topics, PLM presentations, and a collaborative messaging / discussion area, hosted by industry and faculty resources.
Organize executive and managerial seminar and round table sessions with both industry and academia participation, to discuss PLM conceptual, developmental, and implementation issues.
Assist academic units in understanding, developing, and integrating PLM into undergraduate and graduate courses.