Günther Schuh

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) innovates as it defines both the product as a central element to aggregate enterprise information and the lifecycle as a new time dimension for information integration and analysis. Because of its potential benefits to shorten innovation lead-times and to reduce costs, PLM has attracted a lot of attention at industry and(More)
" The intensified technological Darwinism demands new thinking! " Technologies are the central and success-determining factors of every technology-oriented company. To ensure a solid and sustainable technological base that also withstands rapidly changing market requirements, an early focus on high-potential and forward-looking technologies is advised.(More)
The product structure plays a major role in product lifecycle management. It defines the structured relationship among product items and integrates all product related information. To effectively support lifecycle management implementation, initiatives to define product structuring reference models must consider that the process that best fits a specific(More)
—The main challenge in all application areas of EV usage still is the energy storage within, as well as the energy transmission into an EV. However, this storage and transmission of energy also allow for synergies with a smart grid, if the information is adequately exchanged between roles in the energy and mobility sector. Since the energy transmission is a(More)
INTRODUCTION Non-hierarchical production networks describe a today's common business environment of the machinery and equipment industry, one of the backbones of the European economy. Each production company is facing multiple and dynamic customer-supplier-relationships. ABSTRACT European BLOCKINmachinery BLOCKINand BLOCKINequipment BLOCKINmanufacturers(More)
Joining collaborations and maintaining relationships within these has become a major concern for managers in industrial companies. This change to a large extent arises due to the globalisation of markets and the ongoing specialisation of companies, fostered by the possibilities of information technology and data-communication. However, such a structural(More)