Decision Support and Performance Measurement for Global Product Development
The aim of this guidebook is to provide management with a practical toolkit that supports to overcome the many obstacles and maximise potential opportunities in the pursuit for successful global product development.
The first part of the guidebook develops understanding towards the key drivers and challenges firms face, and the current practice for managing global product development in relation to decision-making procedures and performance management processes.
The second part of the guidebook presents a ten-stage approach to support management when making strategic decisions in relation to the global distribution of development activities, and translates these decisions into measurable action to support the operation of global product development.
Hybrid Agile-Planned product development processes – Preparing the manufacturing sector for industry 4.0
The aim of this guidebook is to provide management with a series of insights from well known companies that support to overcome the many obstacles and maximize potential opportunities when combining elements from Agile and Stage gate in their product development processes, especially in cases there both software and hardware elements are present and interact in the product development. The guidebook develops understanding towards the key drivers and challenges the interviewed companies face, and the current practice. With the explorative work presented in the guidebook, we aim to inspire management with a range of strategies they can adapt and experiment with in the context of their own organization