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Innovators Need PLM: Why PLM Should be a Bigger Priority than ERP

Innovators Need PLM: Why PLM Should be a Bigger Priority than ERP

A Complimentary CIMdata Educational Webinar with Tom Gill, Practice Manager, PLM Enterprise Value & Integration, CIMdata

September 13 2018
11:00  EDT | 08:00  PDT | 17:00 CEDT

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Do any of the following statements sound a little too familiar?
  • Convincing management to invest resources in and support PLM is challenging.
  • Executives understand the value of transactional IT solutions, but they appear to be missing the opportunity available with improved management of innovation.
  • Bringing new ideas to production takes too long and costs too much.
  • Product variants can’t be developed without significant effort.
  • Downstream functions, such as manufacturing and service, struggle to find information to address their issues.
  • Product launches are late and chaotic.
  • Audits shut down regular business operations.
  • Regulatory approval slows product launches.

This webinar will identify common issues within product innovation and describe how a properly implemented PLM solution can address those issues improving a company’s top and bottom line. Strategies for getting PLM programs approved will be identified and reviewed as well.

What will I learn by attending this webinar?
  • You will gain an understanding about how PLM can be used to support innovation
  • You will learn why both Systems of Record and Systems of Innovation are necessary
  • You will hear about the benefits of managing innovation processes
  • You will understand why innovators need to support PLM
  • You will learn about the different strategies for selling a PLM program to executives
Who should attend?
  • Executives, directors, and managers responsible for product development and realization
  • Business owners and executives, product planners and managers, and product portfolio managers
  • PLM team leaders and PLM team members
  • Product managers
  • IT leadership
  • Solution providers
  • Anyone interested in learning more about how PLM can improve new product introduction, manufacturing, and service

During the webinar you’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions about the topics discussed.


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