Value Map Designed to Help Agile Software Customers Optimize Product Innovation and Grow Shareholder Value Throughout the Product Lifecycle
"We're pleased to support Deloitte Consulting's introduction of the Enterprise Value Map for Agile PLM, and believe that it will be a tremendous help to our customers that are wrestling with issues around product innovation and product lifecycle management," said Jay Fulcher, Agile president and CEO. "Agile's PLM solutions, combined with Deloitte Consulting's deep industry expertise and tools like the EVM for Agile PLM, can help companies improve their bottom line by aligning best practice business processes with product innovation."
With Agile PLM and Deloitte Consulting's Product Innovation and Lifecycle Management (PILM) offerings, industry leaders focused on maintaining their market position can help sustain product development successes. Deloitte Consulting's PILM service line addresses a broad range of product development capabilities including innovation strategy, process excellence, design collaboration, intellectual property management, environmental and regulatory compliance, and R&D tax management. Companies that struggle with declining revenues, eroding margins and dwindling competitive advantage can use PILM to grow shareholder value.
"The Product Lifecycle Management Value Map for Agile PLM is designed to accelerate the connection between actions companies can take to improve their product development capabilities with shareholder value, and the specific components in the Agile PLM suite of solutions that support those actions," said Mark Davis, principal and national leader of Deloitte Consulting's Product Innovation and Lifecycle Management (PILM) practice. "We believe it's a great tool for starting a discussion with our clients about how Deloitte Consulting's services can complement Agile's software solutions to help them transform the way they convert ideas into products and products into profits."
"If a company is facing challenges in its innovation lifecycle, from invention to product end of life, the Enterprise Value Map can help it identify the specific Agile solutions to help solve their problem," said Rob Foster, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "And if the company has already implemented Agile solutions, it can help them identify where they can leverage their investment by extending and expanding the value they receive. We believe that companies have only scratched the surface of what they can achieve with Agile's business solutions."
Deloitte Consulting is Agile Software's longest-standing consulting alliance. The two companies have collaborated to help a number of companies in the life sciences, manufacturing and technology industries improve their PILM performance. The full-service consulting strategic alliance helps companies to benefit from the highly complementary methodologies and solutions offered by Agile Software's PLM solution suite and Deloitte Consulting's PILM service line.
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About Agile Software Corporation
Agile Software Corporation helps companies drive profits, accelerate innovation, improve quality, enable globalization and ensure regulatory compliance throughout the product lifecycle. With a broad suite of enterprise class PLM solutions and time-to-value focused implementations, Agile helps companies get the most from their products. 3COM, Acer, Bayer, Broadcom, CooperVision, Dell Inc., Flextronics International, Foxconn, GE Medical Systems, Harris, Heinz, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson Diversey, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, McDonald's, Micron, Philips, QUALCOMM, Sharp, Shell, Siemens, Tyco Healthcare and ZF are among the over 11,000 customers in the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer packaged goods, electronics, high tech, industrial products, and life sciences industries that have licensed Agile solutions. For more information, call 408-284-4000 or visit www.agile.com .
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