When implemented successfully, PLM facilitates innovation, the development and launch of new products, and product reporting and compliance by managing product information as a single source of truth across the supply chain and throughout the product lifecycle.
This requires a comprehensive, integrated approach that delivers a total PLM solution – combining technology, organizational change and business value.
Here are some pragmatic tips to accelerate the value of your PLM investment.
Let’s be honest, there are effective ways to gain support for change initiatives and there are less than effective ways. Sometimes the greatest challenge to your initiative getting funded is a lack of understanding of what actually creates a compelling case for the change you want. Let’s observe a few good examples and a few that are… less than stellar.
Enterprise software solutions, especially those that solve innovation and product development challenges, are difficult to implement and even more challenging to sustain. Users must understand why they are being asked to change the way they work. Otherwise, this might happen…
When designing and implementing systems it's easy to forget that real live people are going to use them. Use design thinking to drive adoption in each phase of an implementation to create processes and tools you’d want to use yourself.
What makes us loyal to the brands we love? It's the feeling of connection and belonging. We like brands that understand us. How can we take the power of brand connection and apply it to the way we brand change initiatives in our organizations?