Getting Executive Support

  • John Stark
Part of the Decision Engineering book series (DECENGIN)


 Currently, nearly all companies have some components of PLM in place. If they didn't, they would have gone out of business. Typically, in the past, though, these companies managed the product in different unconnected ways at different times in the lifecycle with different approaches, processes and applications. These included Product Portfolio Management, Product Data Management, Configuration Management, Product Recall, Customer Complaint Management, Product Warranty Management and Engineering Change Management. These companies didn't have a “PLM” that managed a product continuously and coherently throughout the lifecycle


Business Process Middle Manager Step Approach Product Lifecycle Configuration Management 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited  2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GenevaSwitzerland

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