ArvinMeritor Selects Livelink For New Product Development and APQP Standard

Feb 04, 2003

Open Text Corporation, provider of Livelink, collaboration and knowledge management software for the enterprise, has announced ArvinMeritor is using Livelink to streamline its new corporate-wide product development process--a process driven by the automotive industry's Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) standard. ArvinMeritor selected Livelink to manage knowledge more efficiently and facilitate project collaboration among people at more than 100 locations around the world. ArvinMeritor uses Livelink to deliver dashboard views of critical project data and metrics, providing better visibility of projects across the organization. Real-time, Web-based access to project data is intended to reduce the need for delivering regular updates to upper-level executives, while enhancing their decision-making capabilities. Livelink supports ArvinMeritor's compliance with quality process standards, including ISO and APQP, a standard industry process for new product development that helps ensure certain quality and consistency in the design, development, and manufacture of products to be used in producing motor vehicles.

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