Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in February 2014 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Creating a vision for product lifecycle management is no easy task—especially if the goal is to produce a vision that will be clear and effective enough to gain buy-in from business leaders and product development teams alike.
For those who have accepted the challenge of producing a clear PLM vision as part of a mission-critical initiative, there are five areas of clarity that can drive focus toward the tactics with the highest potential impact. Rather than oversimplifying the product development process with flow charts or lose the thread in nitty-gritty details, it is most effective to focus the PLM vision on the one component that can make or break the entire endeavor – people.
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