PLM Re-Birth at McDonald’s: How to Maximize Value in a Decentralized Organization
MAY 13, 2020
McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain, began its product lifecycle management (PLM) journey in 2005. Driving cycle time improvements, productivity benefits, and material cost savings are often within the top reasons companies implement PLM. Jerome Lyman, VP Global Quality Systems at McDonald’s Corporation, explains that his approach to developing a compelling statement of change for McDonald’s included the risk and cost of not implementing PLM.