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Product lifecycle management is a concept for managing product related information. Besides product related information decision-makers urge processed information of other types as well. A solution for managing this kind of business information is business intelligence. In this paper is studied how business intelligence framework could be utilized in the context of product lifecycle management in order to refine information for better decision-making. The study is based on theoretical findings of business intelligence as a solution for product lifecycle information management challenges. As a conclusion the paper points out how business intelligence, and especially business intelligence tools, e.g. data warehousing and data mining, are efficient way to refine information products in order to support decision-making.