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PLM @ McDonald’s: The Cost of Not Implementing PLM

A compelling statement of change is critical to driving organizational change

Strategy Governance Process Improvement Consumer Goods Retail

Getting your organization on board is typically the hardest part of any major enterprise transformation. Selling the case for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) to executives and acquiring funding is only the beginning – it’s also important to sell stakeholders on a compelling reason for change. 

Jerome Lyman, VP Global Quality Systems at McDonald’s Corporation, explains how his approach to developing a compelling statement of change involved painting a picture around the cost/risk of not implementing PLM.

Originally published on January 20th, 2015

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George Young

George Young

George is a founder of Kalypso. Motto: Don't just question authority - question everything.
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Daniela Ilieva

Daniela Ilieva

Daniela leads all marketing, channel and alliance activity for Kalypso's strategic partnership with Oracle. She has over 15 years of experience in innovation, product development and related enterprise software solutions.
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