Enabling support of innovation through commercialization of your products means ensuring the right tools are in place, at the right time, to support your company’s short and long term objectives. PLM Assessments and roadmapping enable companies to ensure best-in-class infrastructure support for your product realization activities, both focused on near term and longer term value.
PLM Strategic Assessments and roadmaps help to increase the value and longevity of PLM solutions
Failure to get the solution customized to your unique organizational framework causes you to miss out on the potential benefit of functions and features for future development.
There are many factors that affect the overall success and satisfaction of enterprise products, including perception and customization. The mere access to PLM solutions, with their long credibility and multiple success instances, is generally what drives enterprises to try them out – the perception that implementing PLM will address a set of needs within the organization.
PLM systems work great right out of the box but to fully harness the capability and get the best value for your organization, it is necessary to understand the nature of your business and fill specific gaps. Letting an experienced implementer assess your business and customize your implementation will ensure you don’t miss out on the benefit of features and functionality.
Maximize on the value of software solutions
The value of PLM solutions can vary considerably from company to company depending on the implementation strategy. Generally, the more complex your organization, the more complex the PLM systems needed to support your operations. Some systems offer more capabilities in terms of scalability and application coverage.
To provide faster return on innovation and mitigate the risks, a thorough overlay outlining each initiative – from the start of the implementation and throughout the life of the product – can dramatically enhance the value of your PLM system.
Enterprises should be willing to invest the time and effort necessary for PLM strategic assessments, regardless of whether they only need to assess an enterprise tool or have implemented the system.
The assessment process includes:
- Assessment and valuation of drivers
- Strategy formulation and planning
- Implementing the program
- Value creation
Strategic value assessments are typically a complimentary service provided by the PLM service provider. The assessments can be beneficial at any phase of the product’s life, whether to provide benchmarks during implementation or to help shape future projects.