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How Retail and Apparel Companies Can Navigate the Five Stages of PLM Maturity

Published: 03 April 2014

ID: G00259357

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski


A growing number of apparel, footwear and fashion companies rely on new products or categories to drive enterprise growth. This research offers a road map for supply chain executives and product life cycle managers to achieve greater PLM maturity.

Table Of Contents


  • A Refresher on the Five-Stage DDVN Maturity Model
  • The Five-Stage PLM Maturity Model for Retail and Fashion
    • Stage 1: React
    • Stage 2: Anticipate
    • Stage 3: Integrate
    • Stage 4: Collaborate
    • Stage 5: Orchestrate
  • Using the Five-Stage PLM Framework to Grow Your Maturity

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