3-Step Method to Business Process Re-Engineering for Food Manufacturers (Including Examples)

Posted by Selerant on Aug 20, 2019

This topic first appeared in a presentation from our Director of PPM, Paul Cegles at our 2018 User Conference.

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Topics: PLM, Product Portfolio Management, Blog

How to Set the Right Budget for Your PLM System

Posted by Selerant on Jul 10, 2019

Recently, we spoke with senior management among Selerant users about how they convinced their company leadership to greenlight an enterprise PLM project and software system.

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Topics: PLM, Product Portfolio Management, regulatory compliance, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Blog

What is Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, and why is it important for cosmetics manufacturers?

Posted by Selerant on Jul 2, 2019

The market wants what it wants. So, what are you going to do about it?

Product formulators in cosmetics companies are now more than ever overwhelmed by the influx of consumer and market-driven demands for new products.

From more sustainable packaging design to virtual makeup application experiences, consumers want and need more from cosmetics companies. They expect these demands to be met, and quickly.

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Topics: PLM, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Blog

How to Get Executive Leadership On Board with a PLM Initiative

Posted by Selerant on Jun 24, 2019

For product groups looking for more efficient way to manage the many phases of product development under one system, getting executive leadership on board with an enterprise PLM system is an important and often overlooked part of the project initiative process.

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Topics: PLM, Blog

How to Use Your PLM System to Facilitate a Full Quality Management Program

Posted by Selerant on May 9, 2019

At food and beverage brands, Quality groups and Product Development teams have traditionally managed two separate but interconnected work streams for ensuring product integrity.

In our previous post, we outlined why using only a QMS system to manage all of the aspects of product quality actually makes it more difficult and less cost-effective for both groups to track both real-time and historical quality benchmarks

On both a functional and strategic level, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems can consolidate and integrate most, if not all, of the quality management aspects of product development in real-time.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, PLM, Supplier Relationship Management, food and beverage, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Specialty Chemicals, Blog