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Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking by Michael Grieves

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CHAPTER10Conducting a PLM Readiness Assessment

PLM IS MAJOR SHIFT in perspective for most organizations that have an orientation to traditional functional perspectives. In addition, PLM is not simply an application that is implemented as-is. There are issues of culture, process, practice, and even power that will affect the success of PLM within the organization. This chapter lays out those issues that need to be examined and provides techniques and methodologies to help the practitioner assess his or her organization’s readiness for PLM.

Assessing an organization’s readiness for product lifecycle management requires an assessment of all the elements of PLM: technology, not only of the enabling PLM technology, but its infrastructure, people, ...

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