Customer Case Study: From Manual Calculations to PLM in Six Months

Posted by Selerant on Mar 9, 2020

At the 2019 Selerant User Conference, the Vice President of R&D, Innovation, and Consumer Affairs for a global food brand shared the company's journey from the kind of informational chaos that comes from organizational growth to the smooth control that resulted in their standardization of Devex PLM. The story starts in 2003 when the company began an impressive acquisition streak of at least one company each year.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Case Study

Customer Case Study: How PLM Harmonizes Product Launches Across Brands

Posted by Selerant on Feb 25, 2020

At Selerant's 2019 User Conference, a billion-dollar cosmetics and personal care customer shared best practices for using a PLM system like Devex to harmonize the product launch process across a massive global product portfolio.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Case Study

Customer Case Study: When Rolling out PLM Globally, Focus on People Over Processes

Posted by Selerant on Feb 12, 2020

One of Selerant’s most recent global product lifecycle management customers can trace its history 150 years into the past. At the 2019 Selerant User Conference in San Diego, the company’s R&D director shared the vision for the next 150 years by outlining their PLM rollout strategy.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Case Study

Best Practices for Analytics Reporting Throughout the Product Development Process

Posted by Selerant on Jan 29, 2020

Selerant's Product Portfolio Management solution, the Innovation Process Management Suite (IPMS) allows organizations to manage the entire product portfolio, and individual projects, start to finish. It serves up real-time project and portfolio data that allows project teams and management the tools to effectively make decisions and keep within strategy. 

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Product Portfolio Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Specialty Chemicals, Blog

The Outsized Benefits of Analytics Reporting in the Innovation Phase of New Product Development

Posted by Selerant on Dec 18, 2019

Consumer packaged goods companies typically have 400-500 projects or products open at a single point in time. Without the right tools, tracking and visibility across an entire portfolio becomes a constant challenge. 

People have to collect data across multiple siloed departments, from off-line folders, documents, and dashboards, to answer their most pressing questions – Do we have the resources required to support the projects? Are we getting the ROI we need to meet fiscal goals for the year? Are we on track to meet our hurdle rates? Do we need to add more projects? Can we redirect the ones that aren’t on track? 

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Product Portfolio Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Specialty Chemicals, Blog