Chapter 26. Industry Profiles: Lifecycle Considerations

Introduction

Certain industry segments with unique requirements have adopted lifecycle management as a discipline. Some of the industries might even be viewed as early adopters because they have had a focus on lifecycle management for some time.

Certain industries, because of government regulations, recognized lifecycle management as a compliance strategy and one that would also could also reduce costs and enhance service levels. Still others adopted lifecycle management based on the recognition that the organizational model must be aligned with client devices.

This chapter briefly reviews many of the drivers within various industry segments that encourage the practice of lifecycle management ...

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