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Next Generation Product Development - Michael McGrath

Next Generation Product Development

Hardcover Published: 28th April 2004
ISBN: 9780071435123
Number Of Pages: 352

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A Hands-on manager's guide to making the most of today's product development breakthroughs

A quarter century after MRP first transformed the global manufacturing arena, "Next Generation Product Development "stands poised to similarly impact new product development. This movement-defining book gives R&D professionals an in-depth explanation of the ways in which companies are able to achieve substantially higher levels of development productivity, while better aligning product development with strategy through new practices and systems.

Processes explored in "Next Generation Product Development," and enabled by cutting-edge new-enterprise software, promise to explode the possibilities of what product development professionals can accomplish. This hands-on practitioner's guidebook will: Establish a common set of frameworks and concepts Introduce new project portfolio and product strategy management practices Help R&D professionals increase productivity by 30 to 50 percent

Prefacep. xvii
Previous Generations and the Promise of the Newp. 3
The R&D Productivity Generationp. 23
Resource Management
Improving R&D Productivity through Increased Capacity Utilizationp. 49
Stages of Maturity in Resource Managementp. 69
Stage 1--Short-Term Utilization Managementp. 83
Stage 2--Medium-Term Resource Capacity Planning and Managementp. 99
Stage 3--Project Resource Requirements Planning and Managementp. 119
Stage 4--Fully Integrated Resource Managementp. 139
Project Management
Stages of Project Managementp. 153
Enterprise Project Planning and Control Processp. 161
Networked Project Teamsp. 181
Enhanced Phase-Review Managementp. 203
Integrated Financial Planning and Project Budgeting for New Productsp. 215
Distributed Program Managementp. 243
Collaborative Development Managementp. 259
Context-Based Knowledge Managementp. 277
Portfolio Management and Product Strategy
Stages of Portfolio Management and Product Strategyp. 295
Dynamic Portfolio and Pipeline Managementp. 309
Comprehensive Financial Management of R&Dp. 323
Integrated Product Strategy Processp. 337
Getting Startedp. 353
Endnotesp. 359
Glossaryp. 361
Indexp. 365
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ISBN: 9780071435123
ISBN-10: 0071435123
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 28th April 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1