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Modularization to Support Multiple Brand Platforms
Methods to determine acceptable architecture for multiple platforms supporting multiple brands must represent both platform cost saving commonization as well as revenue enhancing brand distinctions. Functional architecting ...
Surviving the Gales of Creative Destruction: The Patterns of Innovative Activity in the Desktop Laser Printer Industry
In this paper, we examine the product life cycle in the desktop laser printer industry, from its inception in 1984 through 1996. During this time, the industry experienced a significant degree of innovation, as well as an ...
Modularizing Product Architectures Using Dendrograms
A module is a structurally independent building block of a larger system with well-defined interfaces. A module is fairly loosely connected to the rest of the system allowing an independent development of the module as ...