Date Added: Mar 2012
Traditionally most product software vendors have a common global framework and deployment methodology. Today adoption of software technologies like Enterprise Resource Planning and Product Life-cycle Management are growing in many countries across the globe. This paper investigates the software deployment methodologies of the major product life-cycle management vendors and studied if all the aspects are addressed in their deployment methodology towards successful software adoption. The paper reveals that people change management is not sufficiently addressed and needs a more holistic approach towards incorporating the culture specific aspects.