ECM - Enterprise Content Management (Wikipedia)

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is the strategies, methods and tools used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes. ECM covers the management of information within the entire scope of an enterprise whether that information is in the form of a paper document, an electronic file, a database print stream, or even an email.

PLM - Product Lifecycle Management (Wikipedia)

In industry, product lifecycle management (PLM) is the process of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from inception, through engineering design and manufacture, to service and disposal of manufactured products. PLM integrates people, data, processes and business systems and provides a product information backbone for companies and their extended enterprise.

Project Management (Wikipedia)

Project management is the process and activity of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals in scientific or daily problems. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables), undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.

Navigation in beCPG

User dashboard

Every user has a dashboard customizable by changing layout and adding dashlets.

Collaborative sites

Several collaborative sites can be created (per service, per process, per client, for internal projects).

Each user can see sites and content depending of permissions.

Entity pages

Each entity (product, project, client, supplier,...) has always 3 pages:
  • Details with
  • Properties
  • Generated report
  • Versions
  • Workflows in progress
  • Comments
  • Data lists with lists associated to entity (ie: BOM, Packaging,...)
  • Documents where files are stored (ie: Word, Excel, Pdf files)

Access to content

Content can be accessed by:
  • beCPG menu that displays last visited entities
  • Simple and advanced search
  • User dashboard with dashlets
  • My documents
  • Product catalog
  • Project list
  • Collaboratives sites and folders through document library