If you are reading this post then, like many others I meet, you are potentially looking at PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions and may be confused with which direction or vendor...
Author: Neil Burton
Throughout my career I’ve been involved in projects which have covered: introduction of a new IT software solution, a new version of the same software or migration to a different vendor.
In all cases getting historic data (for clarity I use the term “data” to mean electronic information and documents, including paper hard copy) into the “new” system is a major consideration.
Whilst a lot of time has been spent selecting the new system…. the important element of migrating historic data into it appears to be an afterthought.