With Service Lifecycle Management (SLM), you can capitalize on the re-use of product knowledge from engineering and manufacturing to improve service planning and execution. You can improve communication between service and product design teams for better serviceability and reliability. You can effectively coordinate operational activities for greater compliance, faster service, and lower costs. You can perform service activities with a full understanding of physical asset configurations, including physical BOM records, status, and service history. And, gain access to all the appropriate information necessary to manage service operations more effectively.