Gartner Research

Product Life Cycle Management Primer for 2018

Published: 23 May 2018

ID: G00363612

Analyst(s): Emil Berthelsen

Summary

Technology product management leaders face increasing challenges of managing product evolution and innovation in markets characterized by accelerated technology cycles, product disruptions and changing customer demands. Adopting suitable PLM approaches is critical to meet the challenges.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the best practices behind product portfolio transformation?
    • What are the best practices associated with key product life cycle events (for example, launches, recalls, critical situations, updates/upgrades and end-of-life announcements)?
    • Which disruptive technologies have the ability to shorten the life of my product?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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