Tag Archives: product information

Fraemling et al. (2007) Design Patterns for product life cycle information, Communications of the ACM, 50(6), pp.75-79

Bookmark and Share

This paper list some of the basic challenges of product life cycle management. It also presents a technical solution for it, but that is not in my focus. Hence, I list the basic challenges. Product life cycle management demands that … Continue reading

Posted in Journal article | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Heisig, P. et al. (2010) Exploring knowledge and information needs in engineering from the past and for the future – results from a survey, Design Studies, 31 (5), pp. 499-532

Bookmark and Share

Paper looks at the knowledge and information needs on engineers and managers throughout the whole product life-cycle. Online survey was used to collect data, and 137 responses were received. Altogether 69 categories emerged from current knowledge and information needs and … Continue reading

Posted in Journal article | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gopsill, J.A, McAlpine, H.C., Hicks, B.J. (2012) PartBook – A Social Media Approach for Capturing Informal Product Knowledge, Design2012

Bookmark and Share

I found this to be a very interesting paper. It tackels the challenges in design communication from the same point-of-view than my latest research. The authors have created PartBook that is based on uploading a screenshot of relevant product information … Continue reading

Posted in Conference article | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Grieb, J. and Lindemann, U. (2005) Design communication in industry: a survey analysis, ICED05

Bookmark and Share

Paper looks at different communication media used in design communication in German companies. The topic is interesting but the number of participants makes the results rather potential than proven. There are representatives from 19 different companies, which gives a good … Continue reading

Posted in Conference article | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Zhang, S. et al. (2004) A review of Internet-based product information sharing and visualization, Computers in Industry, 54, 1-15

Bookmark and Share

The paper starts from the problem that in collaborative design and manufacturing different teams and functions have heterogeneous software and hardware environments, thus moving to internet based solutions could be beneficial. I discussed the promise of PLM in my previous … Continue reading

Posted in Journal article | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sudarsan, R. et al. (2005) A product information modelin framework for product lifecycle management, Computer-Aided Design, 37, pp.1399-1411

Bookmark and Share

The concept of product lifecycle management (PLM) promises to seamlessy integrate all the information produced throughout all phases of the product’s lifecycle to everyone in the organization and supplier & customers. However, PLM focuses heavily on information systems, and how … Continue reading

Posted in Journal article | Tagged , | Leave a comment