If your company is still operating on an older version of Oracle Agile PLM you may not know what you are missing.
Those that are still on relics like Agile 8.5, Agile Advantage or even early Agile 9.3 get really excited about some simple User Interface/User Experience enhancement. While there are many reasons to upgrade, the user experience is often undervalued when compared to what comes under the hood.
It’s important to keep in mind that user adoption, productivity, and job satisfaction all improve when the user experience elevates.
Deciding to hire a software consultant is a brilliant way to improve your business processes. Consultants advise on best practices, which will result in greater profitability and competitiveness. Hiring a new consultant, however, can land you with even greater challenges, which can damage your company’s reputation, set you back months, years, or worse. Our consultants have had to perform several "repair jobs" on partnerships such as these over the years- and I can tell you that the headaches these clients are left with, are 99% avoidable.
Our PLM Systems help manage complex cross functional workflows both internal and external. It coordinates efforts amongst distributed teams, who all contribute, to the manufacturing of a product. The benefit of applying proper best practice and software is faster time to market, increased productivity, better designs, higher overall quality, lower cost and constant insight to the development process.
Document management has come a long way, hasn't it?
Some of us can still remember the paper file and folder systems, which evolved into spreadsheets and structured directories, and now the dedicated database programs we're all familiar with.
Have you been putting off your PLM upgrade? Updating your Agile environment to the latest and greatest isn’t a project that you need to dread. All projects have ups and downs. Following these 5 “STEPS” (Scope Then Schedule, Technical preparedness, Evaluation, Production, and Support) will help to keep you on track and avoid the upgrade upheaval that can occur if you don’t give your upgrade the attention it deserves.