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PLM Power #3 – Program Management

PLM Power #3 – Program Management

Enterprise PLM programs are complex undertakings that require strong program management disciplines to control. Sometimes my advice to go fast and be “agile-like” in development is interpreted as not requiring the overhead of program management. On the contrary, strong program management enables both speed and simplicity.

Fallacy #7 – Success is Getting to Launch

Fallacy #7 – Success is Getting to Launch

Anyone that has seen a product through the development cycle and into market knows that it is an exhilarating, exhausting, and often emotionally draining exercise that can leave a team feeling both happy and tired. Considering the odds of success, launch is a milestone worthy of celebration. 

Chronic Problem #3 – Overloaded Pipeline

Chronic Problem #3 – Overloaded Pipeline

Most organizations are well on the road to recovery from the depths of the financial crisis a few years back. Budgets are loosening up and executives are once again willing to invest to achieve growth from innovation. This willingness to spend has not, however, been matched by a willingness to hire. The painful exercise of downsizing has left executives wary of adding fixed capacity to their organizations.