Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solution

If you are still trying to manage your projects and processes manually, relying on spreadsheets and email to manage critical information, there is a more productive, cost-effective solution. As a trusted charter partner, Keystone will help your business leverage the power of Autodesk® PLM 360, a next generation cloud-based product lifecycle management tool that automates your key tasks.

An easy-to-use and simple-to-deploy solution for businesses of all sizes, Autodesk® PLM 360 makes the management of processes, projects, and people easy and effective by delivering the right information to the right people at the right time. And, because it’s in the cloud, everyone on your team has access to the data they need anytime, anywhere.



In a few simple clicks, share with us a bit about your business. The quick information you provide will help us to customize your unique PLM experience to suit your business needs—saving you time, money, and peace of mind.


Benefits to Your Business

Fast to implement

No hardware to install, no networks to set up, and no complicated licensing to decipher.

Easy to use

Accessible on all devices with navigation as simple as browsing a website.

Highly configurable

Customize apps, workflows, and dashboards to fit your business.

Reliable and secure

Your data is continuously safeguarded with rigorous international standards.

Discover how Autodesk® PLM 360 supports critical parts of your business

Engineering — Help teams capture, organize and share relevant product details as they develop.

Autodesk® PLM 360 for Engineering

Effective BOM and change management that impacts your top line growth—providing cost savings and improving product quality.

What is it?

Engineering change management is a process for controlling the evolution of product design data and associated documentation throughout the product lifecycle. Keystone focuses on how businesses like yours can utilize PLM 360 to automate your change processes faster and earlier in the product lifecycle—driving reduced product development costs, increased innovation and improved product quality.

How does it work?

Highly-configurable workflows easily align with your processes to ensure changes are processed as efficiently as possible. Notifications can also be set up to inform your internal and external decision-makers of high priority actions requiring their attention.

Why is Autodesk® PLM 360 right for my business?

Autodesk® PLM 360 improves organizational productivity by providing visibility into change process history and metrics—identifying where bottlenecks are occurring. Process changes faster, earlier and more efficiently to reduce product development costs, increase innovation and improve product quality.

Unleash productivity with pre-configured Engineering apps, such as:
  • Item and BOM Management—View or define an item by its attributes or build relationships to compose an item as a Bill of Material.
  • Change Request—Be specific when asking for product changes to improve the likelihood of a positive outcome.
  • Change Orders—Quickly respond to change requests with a clear explanation of how the decision affects the product.
  • Material Specifications—Easily store and view critical information about the raw materials used to make a product.
  • Design Review—Proactively record and assign specific product issues, concerns and decisions as they arise in the team review.
  • Navigation and Reporting—Conveniently build links, reports, graphs and dashboards that present key performance indicators
Top-line benefits to your business:
  • More timely feedback to product development.
  • Greater access to product details for all decision-makers.
  • Instant communication and visibility of change requests for more creative problem solving.
  • Easy understanding how everyone’s contributions factor in to your product.

Quality — Create closed-loop processes that drive continuous improvement and consistent results.

Autodesk® PLM 360 for Quality Management

Providing Quality and Compliance Management with a clear view into the decisions that impact cost, quality and customer satisfaction.

What is it?

Quality Management powered by Autodesk® PLM 360 delivers the tools you need to collect and analyze quality data, track and communicate non-conformances, initiate corrective action and properly manage and respond to changes—avoiding problems and failures.

How does it work?

Keystone works with you to establish business processes and workflows that help identify risks—before they become problems. We’ll help you capture trends in PLM data by performing regular predictive statistical analyses or create dedicated applications to implement more rigorous statistical process controls.

Why is Autodesk® PLM 360 right for my business?

Autodesk® PLM 360 empowers your business to act quickly to avoid costly delays and product failures. The best part? Always keep your entire team connected, wherever they are, using any device.

Autodesk® PLM 360 pre-configured Quality apps include:
  • Inspections—Easily tabulate inspection data traceable by item, type, supplier or build designation to detect trends or failed items early on.
  • Non Conformances—Quickly assess and classify failed items to determine the corrective action necessary.
  • Corrective/Preventative Actions—Comprehend failures with a single screen showing the problem, root cause and resolution.
  • Audits—Build an audit tail that automatically captures submitters, approvers and a full change log in real time.
  • Return Merchandise Authorization—Simultaneously track, log and assess rejected goods to determine where failures occur.
  • Document Management—Confirm in written detail processes, methods, responsibilities or definitions most critical to quality.
  • Navigation and Reporting—Conveniently build links, reports, graphs and dashboards that present key performance indicators.
Top-line benefits to your business:
  • Quickly and efficiently allows everyone to monitor the details most critical to quality and connects it to product data.
  • Flag non-conforming items to determine the corrective or preventative actions necessary in a timely manner.
  • Single, closed loop system enables efficient issue identification, resolution and reporting.
  • Have confidence you meet certification criteria with audits that ensure employees are properly following quality procedures.

Program Management — Stay connected to your entire team, wherever you are, using any device.

Autodesk® PLM 360 for Program Management

Program and manage projects with the visibility, collaboration and coordination—driving the right focus around the right ideas.

What is it?

Product Development/Management powered by Autodesk® PLM 360 works to collaborate the efforts of numerous teams within your business, as well as an extended network of partners and suppliers, to ensure the success your particular product in its marketplace.

How does it work?

Keystone works with you to strategically focus your efforts across the entire lifecycle of a product—from requirements management, to ensuring you’re focused on the right areas, to more advanced program tracking and management capabilities.

Why is Autodesk® PLM 360 right for my business?

Autodesk® PLM 360 provides a flexible and configurable set of capabilities to help you drive the unique processes you need to be successful. Consistently bring innovative and exciting new products to market on-time and on-budget with optimal resource use.

Stay on track with Autodesk® PLM 360’s pre-configured Program Management apps, such as:
  • Project Management—Build project plans your teams can easily access, understand and updated from the cloud.
  • New Product Introduction—Create and share new business plans to share with your managers including key milestones and cost worksheets.
  • Project Costing—Study financial feasibility to set realistic targets and goals for cost and profitability.
  • Requirements—Capture and categorize the guidelines and conditions most important to customers from new products.
  • Activities and Tasks—Clearly define workflows and deliverables for more effective team communication.
  • Navigation and Reporting—Conveniently build links, reports, graphs and dashboards that present key performance indicators.
Top-line benefits to your business:
  • Applicable to all products, regardless of product or program maturity.
  • Clearly assign tasks, resources and deliverables to meet timelines.
  • Build reports to summarize actual product performance as it happens.

Supply/Procurement — Monitor vendor performance at every stage of the buying cycle.

Autodesk® PLM 360 for Supply/Procurement

The tools you need to accurately predict requirements—and make cost effective decisions—through real-time data.

Monitor your vendor performance at every stage of the buying cycle with ease. Several of Autodesk® PLM 360’s pre-configured Supply and Procurement apps empower your business to build strategic sourcing plans and optimize material flows—all right from the cloud.

Work strategically with Autodesk® PLM 360’s pre-configured Supply/Procurement apps, such as:
  • Suppliers—Conveniently access contact information, recent developments and contracts with your day-to-day business partners.
  • MFG Costing to Engineering – The costing, quote, order and engineering processes, use the app the track the progress at each stage and make sure that everyone is involved in the approval process.
  • Request for Quote—Collect and compare supplier offers to maximize the value of purchased goods and services.
  • Cost Management – Track real-time cost and revenue related data, so you can make better decisions about your product design.
  • Bid and Contract Management – Supports the process of soliciting, submitting, and reviewing bids and awarding contracts. Defines bid scopes, invites bidders, review bids and awards contracts.
  • Warranty Recovery—Quickly record and monitor claims in real time.
  • Navigation and Reporting—Quickly build links, reports, graphs and dashboards that present key performance indicators.
Top-line benefits to your business:
  • Be involved with the negotiation, purchase and receipt of goods and services.
  • Accurately evaluate supplier comparisons before making final purchase decisions.
  • Minimize the financial impact of lost or damaged goods shipped by suppliers.