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A web enabled solution for managing distributed product innovation
New organisational forms such as strategic partnerships and networks are replacing simple market based transactions and traditional bureaucratic, hierarchical organisations. Consequently, a new conception of product design ...
Innovation management for product and process development
Industry we are told manages change poorly. Surveys indicate that over 50% of change programmes fail to meet objectives. The reasons cited are all too familiar: poor goal definition, poor alignment of actions to goals and ...
A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation
In order to create and deliver innovative new products and services at an ever increasing rate, manufacturing enterprises must adopt a deliberate and systematic approach to managing the drivers of innovation. Managing the ...
Enterprise knowledge management
The knowledge-based theory of a firm suggests that knowledge is the only remaining sustainable resource that can provide competitive advantage in dynamic environments. Knowledge is a key resource that must be actively ...
Product manager: A decision support tool for design engineers
The new product development process is the lifeblood of all manufacturing enterprises. Many tools and techniques have been developed in an attempt to make this process more efficient and effective. However, in spite of ...
Systems innovation management: Supporting innovation in a manufacturing environment
Each year organisations spend a significant amount of money developing new products and processes in an effort to satisfy customer demands and manufacture high quality products efficiently. Both development processes - ...