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Delivering Winning Products and Portfolios With PLM in Manufacturing Primer for 2017

Published: 05 January 2017

ID: G00322121

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern


Products and related services are the key value that manufacturers deliver. CIOs and senior IT leaders who successfully invest in supporting product life cycle management discipline on digital business platforms become integral to delivering "best-in-class" products.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How does a manufacturer continually improve its performance and maturity in the PLM discipline?
    • Which design, engineering and PLM-related software applications should manufacturers adopt?
    • How should manufacturers adopt IT platforms to support PLM?
    • How do CIOs best support winning product portfolios through IT?

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