Customer Case Study: How PLM Replaces Inefficient, Manual Processes with a Single Source of Truth

Posted by Selerant on Mar 23, 2020

PLM streamlines operations by replacing wasteful manual processes with more efficient, standardized processes, and by replacing fragmentation with a single source of truth. At the 2019 Selerant User Conference, one project manager for a major global bakery shared the long list of manual processes previously handled by the use of Microsoft Excel and Word files which the company left behind in its transition to Devex PLM.

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

Customer Case Study: 6 Lessons from a Senior Platform Manager on Consolidating PLMs

Posted by Selerant on Mar 16, 2020

When a certain Senior Platform Manager took the reins at a national nutrition brand in 2016, he likened his experience to playing Asteroids, the wildly popular video game that debuted in 1979.

“The system I inherited was our formulation development solution,” he said. Like in Asteroids, “there were bits and pieces flying around” in the many different releases of the many different systems being used.

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

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