Combination of Cloud-based PLM, QMS and ALM Allows Entire Design Team to Identify, Trace, Design and Improve Product Quality Holistically for New Product Development and IntroductionFOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Solutions, pioneer of a cloud-based all-in-one product development platform that unites PLM, ALM, supply chain collaboration and QMS, today announced the immediate release of Arena Verify as part of its 2016 Fall Release. With this release, Arena Solutions adds requirements and defect management to their product offering, resulting in a comprehensive, cloud-based product development platform that unites engineering, quality, and operations disciplines in the creation of innovative connected products.
Arena Verify plays a key role in bringing this comprehensive product development platform together. When defects are discovered, the entire process is captured within the product record, unlike stand-alone solutions which trap information within a silo accessed by only a few key people. As a result, Arena Verify provides internal stakeholders and the extended supply chain with complete information on the issue. Requirements management is integrated within the product record so that this critical information can be shared with all relevant stakeholders. "The complexity of products, supply chains, and demand will continue to increase, so the platform on which products and customer experiences are designed, enabled, and serviced will need to evolve as well," said Jeffrey Hojlo, program director, product innovation, IDC Manufacturing Insights. "A product innovation platform, connecting PLM, ALM, QMS, and other enterprise systems, provides that foundation for the global team of internal and external constituents responsible for product success...Cloud-based PLM systems have become more prevalent to address the need for rapid design, development, introduction, and improvement of products and services." 1 Arena's product development platform links collaborative development to the product record for a continuous improvement process that brings unprecedented visibility, clarity and flexibility to all the participants in the development process. Uniting the efforts of software, firmware, mechanical and electrical engineers allows them to innovate together to identify requirements, integrate designs and improve product quality to deliver products to market faster.