With the crisis phase of COVID-19 passing, how are companies adjusting corporate strategies and priorities to address intensified business risk and disruption? How are they setting transformation strategies to ensure long-term business success and profitability in the face of rapidly evolving business models, new technology adoption, environmental concerns, socio-economic issues, and political uncertainty? We surveyed
What does effective storytelling have to do with succeeding with Industry 4.0? Plenty. With the right narrative by level and function, the whole company can engage with Industry 4.0 strategy. At that point, everyone, whether top-level management or shop-floor workers, can buy-in. Once they do, they can participate effectively in setting the standards required to
How do leading companies develop their products, services, workforce, and business for long-term, sustainable business success? Please take 10 to 15 minutes to fill out this short survey to share your perspective. As a thank you, we’ll send you a free copy of the report summarizing our findings. Individual responses will be kept confidential. Thank
What step are many companies missing to ensure their Industry 4.0 initiatives succeed? Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success discusses the importance of enterprise strategy. The right strategy makes even pilot projects more likely to live up to their potential. This eBook talks about how thinking big for enterprise transformation makes initiatives more pragmatic.
How do leading companies develop their products, services, workforce, and business for long-term, sustainable business success? Please take 10 to 15 minutes to fill out this short survey to share your perspective. As a thank you, we’ll send you a free copy of the report summarizing our findings. Individual response will be kept confidential. Thank
What I learned this week … is that there are still some technical challenges that make implementing PLM challenging, but that is not what this post is about. The technical challenges include customization, data migration, and integration among others. See Oleg’s post on the “3 main factors of mainstream PLM adoption” for more detail on each of these, and his views on why these three factors impact the adoption rate of PLM. I accept Oleg’s premise on these factors (although we will likely continue to debate the relative priority of ERP integration) from a technical perspective. But I think any technical conversation about PLM implementation has to be complemented with a view on why PLM is really hard – you have to change the way people work in order to improve your product development performance and your product profitability.