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    COE Acronym Glossary

    This acronym glossary, created by COE members is meant to assist professionals new to the organization in understanding the many acronyms used throughout the COE Community. References to these acronyms may be used throughout this website, in discussion forums and at COE events.

    COE     Formerly known as the CATIA Operators Exchange, this organization is dedicated to bringing together the end users of the Dassault Systèmes product suite.

    COE provides a collaborative forum that drives innovation and maximizes productivity through the exploitation of CAx/PDM technology and services provided by Dassault Systemes and partners. 
    AIX Advanced Interative Excutive
    CAA CATIA Application Architecture
    CADAM    Computer Augmented Design and Manufacturing 
    CAx Multi CAD, Generic for any/all CAD systems
    CATIA

    Computer-Aided Three Dimensional Interative Application

    CCD CATIA-CADAM Drafting
    CDM CATIA Data Manager
    DELMIA Digital Enterprise Lean Manufacturing Interactive Application
    DMU Digital Mock Up
    DPC Development Planning Council
    DS Dassault Systèmes
    eBOM Engineering Bill of Materials
    LCA LifeCycle Application
    mBOM Manufacturing Bill of Materials
    MBD Model Based Definition
    PDM Product Data Management
    PIC Process Interest Committee
    PLM Product Lifecycle Management
    SER Strategic Enhancement Request
    ST SmarTeam
    VPM Virtual Product Manager
    VPLM Virtual Product Lifecycle Management



     
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