Over 25 years working in PLM on both sides of the table, I have found that the most common problems that crop up on PLM Projects are:
- Getting stuck on CAD data management.
Early EDM and PDM systems were used to keep all the CAD files under control. Over time PLM technology developed and vendors charged more for all the new functionality but provided few clues on how to use it.
- Getting stuck mid-stream.
Ok you know what enterprise PLM is all about and your business management is agreed that you need to have it. There is a vendor selection, a project is launched, money is spent. But it all seems to take too long and after a very light "quick win" the project stalls.
Some simple steps at the beginning are all that is required to prevent these issues and, if one or other does happen it can be cured. Graham M Foster is able to get to the root of the problem quickly and design a course of action to unstick you and ensure the project moves swiftly to achieve its objectives.
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