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Marc Halpern


Marc Halpern

Marc Halpern
VP Research, Gartner, USA


Marc Halpern, P.E., Ph.D., is VP of Research in Gartner, where he is the lead analyst covering product life cycle management strategies and software applications in the Verticals unit. He focuses on design, engineering, product data management, manufacturing process planning and product portfolio management.

Presenting: Panel Discussion - PLM, ALM, SLM, ERP, GSC...Why is Business Process Innovation Challenging & What Can be Done About It?

25 Feb 2015, 03:00

Over the past few years advances in engineering technology and development processes/systems has been impressive.  New ideas and new acronyms appear almost every year and whilst this is great, what has remained constant is that the change has not been easy and the deployment of new business processes/systems is still challenging.

This panel will discuss:

  • What are the drivers for process innovation and how is success measured?
  • What is the role and position of PLM, ALM, SLM, ERP, GSC…software solutions in process innovation?
  • How can we obtain the required ownership in the organization and NOT make process innovation efforts an IT project?
  • Chicken or the Egg?: How to specify the tool requirements without knowing the process innovation they can realise?
  • What are key obstacles and/or pitfalls for successful process innovation?
  • All-wheel drive: How do you achieve both a pull and push strategy for successful Change Management?
  • Risking an avalanche: How should you package scopes of Business Process Innovation to secure and improve daily work?
  • How can we accelerate the short-term effects of these systems to secure future funding?
  • How can big data analytics impact system implementation and day-to-day operation?
  • Increased speed of innovation in today’s business environments – how can product lifecycle management and related IT systems keep up?
  • Today IoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data – and tomorrow? How can you be prepared for future innovative trends and technologies?
  • What are the best practices in involving suppliers and managing the supply chain as part of your business process innovation programme?