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The pace of technological progression and the ever-changing customer desires requires the manufacturers of the present, to conceive, develop, test and introduce new products even quicker and more efficiently than in the past. Changes towards every stage of the product development cycle is rising, forcing manufacturers to uncover modern techniques to speed up and streamline operational processes, enhance product quality and foster collaboration between its employees & extended workforce such as partners.

Next Wave of Collaboration Within and Beyond an Organization

A pivotal stage of a product lifecycle is the research and development (R&D) function that supports the development of new product offerings as well as investigating ways to improve existing products. This function of any business is the key to survival in today’s competitive market place.

Collaborative R&D is expeditiously building traction amongst manufacturers and is helping organizations make faster and more informed decisions, improve the quality of their offerings and accelerate the time-to-market of new products.

Hop Onboard the Collaborative R&D Wave with SAP

Learn how you can seamlessly collaborate with your external partners using SAP Engineering Control Center with SAP Intelligent Product Design, collaboration option.

The video provides you with a scenario of company called Conveyor Limited. The used case goes as follows: Conveyor Limited has received a request to have a new design of a conveyor belt. Due to a high workload during this period of the year, they have hired a third-party design engineering company to support them with their design update. Their in-house design engineer collaborates with an external design engineer to update a design of the conveyors belt, more specifically, its gear and the motor.

Featuring the integration between SAP Engineering Control Center and SAP Intelligent Product Design, collaboration option, the collaboration of product design data between partners, whether they happen to be an internal or external workforce, has never been more seamless, accessible & agile.

As processes become more digitalized, new SAP integrations supports businesses collaborate and run more efficiently today, than ever before – shortening product development cycles, enhanced quality and a streamlined workflow process across the organization.

***Product name has been renamed to SAP Intelligent Product Design, collaboration option, formerly known as SAP S/4HANA Cloud for intelligent product design