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COE 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     Community of Experts of Dassault Systèmes solutions
AIX Advanced Interative Excutive
CAA CATIA Application Architecture
CADAM    Computer Augmented Design and Manufacturing 
CAx Multi CAD, Generic for any/all CAD systems

Computer-Aided Three Dimensional Interative Application

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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