Hewlett-Packard and Product Data Management ( PDM )
An examination of the company's position with regard of PDM (as of 2000) and alternatives with respect to long-term goals and objectives.
# 24438 | 1,575 words | 2 sources | 2002 |
Published on Apr 12, 2003 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , Business (Information Mgmt. and Systems)
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Examines the company's position with regard to PDM (as of 2000), & alternatives with respect to long-term goals & objectives. Visionary Design Systems (VDS). Company's management & empoloyee policies. Lack of commitment to PDM. Alternatives. Concludes that Company needs to have VDS provide additional structure & education for PDM to work.
From the Paper:"Introduction
Visionary Design Systems (VDS) is a highly successful developer of CAD (computer aided design) software that is sold in conjunction with the company's position as a value-added reseller of Hewlett-Packard CAD hardware and software. The company was started by four highly technical people who continue to be active in the day-to-day operation of the company, and VDS has expanded its operations to include multiple remote offices staffed by a sales representative and at least one application engineer (AE). In addition, the company has a progressive approach toward its management, with the result that all employees are stockholders in the organization (which is currently privately held) and all employees receive both bonuses and commissions on their efforts related to selling the core product (CAD). At this point, the company is intent on..."
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