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Delivering PLM Capability Across a Complex Enterprise

Presented by Steve McCarthy

Johnson and Johnson is a microcosm of many leading industry arenas – discrete / part manufacture, process / formula / recipe manufacture, medical device, pharmaceutical, biologic, CPG, capital equipment, hi-tech, service, food, cosmetic - to name but a few and we need to deliver gold standard comprehensive PLM capability across that complex set of businesses within a single global enterprise.  

Like the rest of industry, we can no longer afford either the time, resource or investment traditionally required to deploy such capabilities and so need to take an innovative and disruptional approach to ensure we get ahead of the problem statement and decrease our time to value. 

  • What are the challenges associated with delivering a comprehensive PLM capability set across a complex, global enterprise?
  • Understanding the analysis of current-state PLM maturity across the enterprise: - Medical devices, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer products
  • Generating a holistic and integrated vision for an enterprise-wide PLM vision - the power and importance of branding
  • Using this system to accelerate time to value whilst off-setting cost – the criticality of value proposition
  • Understanding the convergence strategy required to build the roadmap to the future
  • What is the Cloud's role in adding benefits and eliminating infrastructure challenges?
Steve McCarthy, Johnson & Johnson
Steve McCarthy

VP Quality Systems, Johnson & Johnson

Steve McCarthy is Vice President, Quality Systems responsible for the Medical Device & Diagnostics (MD&D) sector and for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) quality systems across the entire Johnson & Johnson (J&J) enterprise.  He is responsible for the architecture and governance of all Quality Management Systems across the many Business Units and Operating Companies that make up the MD&D sector and for delivering strategy to simplify, standardize and optimize the process and platforms that make up those systems.  He is also accountable for developing the vision and driving the PLM strategy and transformation across all three J&J sectors; MD&D, Pharmaceutical and Consumer. Steve McCarthy joined Johnson & Jonson 22 years ago with Ortho Clinical Diagnostics in the UK.  He has since worked for multiple Operating Companies within J&J and in multiple disciplines.