Reminders

Could PLM Have Prevented the Toyota Catastrophe?

By Joe Barkai – February 3, 2010
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Last week I received an email  from one of the top PLM vendors with this question: "could PLM have prevented the recent recall of Toyota cars?"  Earlier today, I was interviewed by a top-tier business magazine, and, perhaps not surprisingly, one of the questions was: "why wasn’t simulation able to predict the increased friction in the accelerator pedal mechanism and prevent the failure?"   My response to both was that no, I did not think that PLM could have prevented the failure altoget

 

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Joe Barkai

VP Research, Product Life-Cycle StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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