PLM Governance and Organizational Alignment
Prior to, during and after a PLM program
The main problem of product lifecycle management initiatives is the complexity of connected business problems on the one side, and its technically detailed solutions which are most likely not understood on the other side. Business problems are for instance missing single functional ownership of the end-to-end PLM process, insufficient controlled artwork data, and simple lack of internal process knowledge, standardisation and control. IT wise, it seems to be a mess by function - current IT landscapes are disparate, complex, highly fragmented and not globally accessible.