The rise of the digital revolution — “Digital Industry 4.0”, or, the “Internet of Things” — is transforming the value chain of industrial companies, creating the need for better integration of engineering and product development; production and technology; supply chain, marketing and sales. Accenture Product Lifecycle Services (APLS) combines digital assets, software and services across manufacturing and engineering to help clients in the automotive and industrial industries to increase revenues, reduce costs and time to market.
APLS covers three solution areas - Engineering and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Manufacturing and Digital Operations, and Products-to-Services. APLS helps clients’ end-to-end integration of product, customer and service data, and enhanced digital capabilities in engineering, manufacturing and services. It includes a comprehensive portfolio of business and technology services, engineering and product development services, such as innovation and product design excellence, PLM transformation; implementation and application services and support; PLM-as-a-service and embedded software development for connected products. APLS can provide maintenance, repair and operations optimization services (MRO); enterprise asset maintenance services, manufacturing technology services, solutions to support digital manufacturing operations.
In 2013, the acquisitions of PRION Group, PCO Innovation and the industrial and embedded software business of evopro group enhanced our ability to help companies.