Product Lifecycle Management

Innovation Optimism

Innovation Optimism

I spent a couple of days last week in Las Vegas at the 3DExperience Forum hosted by Dassault Systemes. Dassault Systemes is a French software company that specializes in the production of 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and product lifecycle management solutions. 

PLM Power – Critical Success Factors

PLM Power – Critical Success Factors

Over the past month and a half I have visited with six organizations that are currently implementing product lifecycle management software (PLM). While they are in different industries with different motivations and are implementing solutions from different software providers, all of them are large, global firms with distributed product development and engineering functions. 

Responsibility #7 – Evolve Competencies

The ability to sustain innovation performance over time requires the Chief Innovation Officer to evolve innovation business disciplines and competencies. We can get a short-term improvement in performance by shifting the mix in the innovation portfolio and pushing breakthrough initiatives into market, but the ability of the organization to do these things repeatedly is the key to long-term success.