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Agile PLM Upgrade

Unlock the full potential of your product lifecycle with Domain Systems Oracle Agile upgrade services, where innovation meets efficiency.


Is it time for an Agile PLM Upgrade?

Did you know that over one-third of implemented PLM solutions are over 5 years old? Delaying an upgrade opens the door to potential problems. Your platform could be at risk, and you may find yourself unsupported, leading to a complicated, expensive situation. 

However, there’s no need to dread a system update. With the right approach, it can be a valuable project that ensures the continued success of your Agile PLM environment.

What happens when you upgrade Oracle Agile?

Upgrading your Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system can offer a multitude of benefits that enhance your business operations and drive efficiency. From accessing valuable support and resources to leveraging new features and functionalities, each upgrade brings forth a range of advantages.

Access to support and resources

Upgrading can provide access to new resources and support, such as online training, user communities, and technical support.

Improved system performance

Upgrading improves system performance. It reduces latency and improves response times.

Compliance with governance/regulatory requirements

Upgrading can ensure that the system is compliant with any regulatory requirements that may have been introduced since your production version was released.

Lower maintenance costs

Upgrading will help to reduce maintenance costs by reducing the need for customizations and providing more efficient maintenance and support.

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Better system integration, up/downstream

Upgrading can provide improved integration capabilities with other enterprise systems, such as ERP and CRM systems.

Improved UI/UX

Upgrading can provide a more modern and intuitive user interface, making it easier for users to navigate and perform tasks.

Bug fixes and security

Upgrading can help to address any bugs or security vulnerabilities in the current version of the software, ensuring that the system is up-to-date and secure.

New features and functions

Upgrading to a newer version of Agile PLM can provide access to new features and functionality that can help improve business processes and increase productivity.

Support for new OS

As technology advances, newer versions of Agile PLM can support new operating systems, databases, and other infrastructure components.

Greater scalability

Upgrading can help to increase the scalability of the system, allowing it to support a larger number of users or handle larger amounts of data.

Leverage Agile PLM for Maximum value

Unlock the value of upgrading your Agile PLM system with faster performance, expanded functionality, and improved security. Experience optimized data handling, seamless collaboration, and streamlined workflows, while safeguarding your critical product data with advanced security measures.

System Issues and Bug Fixes

Upgrade your PLM system to eliminate known issues and benefit from bug fixes. By staying up to date with the latest version, you can ensure a smoother and more stable user experience, minimizing disruptions and maximizing system uptime.

Expanded Functionality

Stay ahead of the competition by leveraging new and advanced functionalities offered in the PLM upgrade system. Access innovative features designed to streamline your product development processes, automate tasks, and enable seamless collaboration across teams and departments.

Improved Security

Safeguard your critical product data and intellectual property with enhanced security measures. With a PLM upgrade, benefits from robust encryption protocols, advanced user access controls, and comprehensive audit trails, ensuring the utmost protection against unauthorized access and data breaches.

Enhanced System Performance

Experience faster load times, smoother workflows, and optimized data handling, allowing your teams to collaborate seamlessly and focus on what they do best.

Modern Interface

Embrace a user-friendly UX/UI, an intuitive interface that simplifies user interactions and streamlines workflows. Plus, the upgraded PLM system introduces a modern design, responsive layouts, and intuitive user experiences, making it easier than ever to navigate and utilize the full potential of the system.

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Our Process

Agile PLM Upgrade Methodology

Upgrading your Agile PLM system is a strategic move to unlock enhanced performance, functionality, and security. From initial planning and preparation to user acceptance testing and production environment upgrade, we cover every step to ensure a seamless transition.

Planning and Preparation:

  • Determine the target version: Identify the desired version of Agile PLM to which you want to upgrade.
  • Review system requirements: Ensure that your hardware, software, and infrastructure meet the prerequisites for the target version.
  • Backup data: Take a complete backup of your existing Agile PLM system, including databases, configurations, and any customizations.

Version Evaluation and Compatibility:

  • Assess compatibility: Determine if any existing customizations, integrations, or extensions are compatible with the target version.
  • Identify potential impacts: Evaluate any changes, enhancements, or deprecated features in the target version that might affect your current system and processes.
  • Plan for data migration: Determine if data migration is required and develop a strategy to migrate existing data to the upgraded system.

Test Environment Setup:

  • Establish a test environment: Set up a separate environment for testing the upgrade process and validating its impact on your existing configurations and customizations.
  • Install the target version: Install the target version of Agile PLM in the test environment.

Monitor and optimize:

  • Continuously monitor the performance of the upgraded Agile PLM system, identify any optimization opportunities, and implement necessary improvements.

Test and Validate:

  • Perform functional testing: Test the upgraded Agile PLM system for any functional issues, ensuring that critical business processes are working as expected.
  • Validate customizations and integrations: Verify the compatibility and functionality of any customizations, integrations, or extensions in the upgraded system.
  • Fix issues and retest: Address any identified issues, resolve them, and retest until the upgraded system meets the desired functionality and performance.

User Acceptance Testing:

  • Engage end-users: Involve key stakeholders and end-users to conduct user acceptance testing (UAT) on the upgraded system.
  • Gather feedback: Collect feedback from users and address any concerns or issues that arise during the UAT phase.

Production Environment Upgrade:

  • Schedule the upgrade: Plan a maintenance window and schedule the production environment upgrade.
  • Perform the upgrade: Apply the upgrade process to your production environment, following the established procedures and best practices.
  • Validate post-upgrade: Test and validate the upgraded system in the production environment, ensuring that all critical functionalities are functioning correctly.

Post-Upgrade Support:

  • Provide training and support: Offer training to end-users on any new features or changes introduced in the upgraded system. Provide ongoing support to address any post-upgrade issues or questions.
  • Monitor and optimize: Continuously monitor the performance of the upgraded Agile PLM system, identify any optimization opportunities, and implement necessary improvements.


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Contact us now to schedule your personalized Agile PLM upgrade evaluation and propel your business towards success. 



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Most frequent questions and answers

Upgrading your PLM system offers numerous benefits such as improved performance, enhanced functionalities, increased security, bug fixes, and a modern user interface. It enables your organization to stay competitive, streamline processes, and leverage the latest advancements in product lifecycle management. 

There are several indicators that it may be time to upgrade your PLM system. These include experiencing performance issues, lacking essential features or integrations, facing security vulnerabilities, encountering frequent system glitches, or wanting to align with industry best practices and standards. 

The PLM system upgrade process typically involves a thorough assessment of your current system, planning the upgrade strategy, migrating data, testing the new version, and deploying the upgraded system. It may also include user training and change management activities to ensure a smooth transition. 

Upgrading your PLM system can cause temporary disruptions, but with proper planning and execution, these can be minimized. It’s important to work with experienced professionals who can guide you through the upgrade process, provide support, and ensure minimal impact on your day-to-day operations.

Yes, data migration is a crucial part of the PLM system upgrade process. Your service provider will help you migrate your existing data, including product information, bills of materials (BOMs), documents, and workflows, to ensure a seamless transition and continuity of your product development processes.

The duration of a PLM system upgrade can vary depending on the complexity of your system, the amount of data to be migrated, and any specific customization requirements. It’s best to consult with your PLM service provider to get an estimate of the timeline based on your unique circumstances.

The frequency of upgrades depends on factors like system age, vendor release cycles, and business needs. Generally, it is recommended to upgrade every 2-3 years to stay up to date with the latest features, improvements, and security patches.