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Product Development Processes, Three Vectors Of Improvement

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Show simple item record Holmes, Maurice Ronald, Campbell 2003-12-11T19:55:01Z 2003-12-11T19:55:01Z 2003
dc.description Improving product development processes along three key vectors leads to greatly improved business performance. en
dc.description.abstract Product Development Processes have achieved a state of some maturity in recent years, but have focused primarily on structuring technical activities from the initiation of development to launch. We advocate major advances on three fronts; first, implementing an end-to-end process from the front end through field operations, second, integrating business considerations much better into the end-to-end process, and third, incorporating a performance improvement closed loop into the process. We call the resulting process a Product Development Business Process. Three initial applications are summarized. en
dc.description.sponsorship Center for Innovation in Product Development en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject Product Development Processes en
dc.subject end-to-end process en
dc.subject field operations en
dc.subject front end en
dc.subject business considerations en
dc.subject closed loop en
dc.subject end customer en
dc.title Product Development Processes, Three Vectors Of Improvement en
dc.type Working Paper en

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