Chalmers Conferences, LCM 2013

Ioannis Mastoris, Dai Morgan, Steve Evans

Last modified: 2013-06-24


This research builds on the technical competence of lifecycle tools and focuses on how the obtained lifecycle knowledge is used by industry corporations to support sustainability informed decision making. A review of the literature and preliminary practice review on lifecycle tools’ effectiveness in supporting decision making capability as well as working with industrial partners on product lifecycle sustainability has produced the knowledge that has generated three frameworks, info-diversity, info-complexity and info-cycle frameworks. These frameworks are currently developing further as additional information will be obtained from future work with industrial partners. This paper highlights the progress so far and outlines future goals that could lead to the development of a lifecycle management (LCM) framework.


LCM; information diversity; information flows; information cycle


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