The twin sister of simplicity is speed. They go hand-in-hand. Complex solutions take too long to develop, are too expensive, and can either drag a program down or at least be a drag on time to value. A phased approach to the implementation of capability is the key to delivering value with speed.
Maybe the collective corporate hangover from large-scale investments in information systems is starting to fade. The results of recent Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) benchmark reports demonstrate that some companies are getting over their hangovers faster than others – and have learned a few lessons along the way.