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Retail, Footwear and Apparel Companies Will Standardize and Orchestrate PLM Processes for the Next Stage of Growth

Published: 19 December 2014

ID: G00271279

Analyst(s): Lucie Draper, Janet Suleski


U.S. and Canadian RFA companies want to use PLM technology to standardize, scale and orchestrate a growing list of activities. Product development owners and supply chain leaders can use this survey analysis to see where this technology has been effective and how it might be expanded.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Operational Foundation Still Evolving
  • PLM Investment Trends
  • Factors Driving PLM investments
    • The Benefits of Investments in Functionality
    • The Next Source of Business Benefit
  • Functional Wish List
  • Business Improvements
    • Moving Toward a More Collaborative Framework
  • Methodology

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