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 to take. There are...
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.