This eBook shares survey results analyzing companies’ ability to hit new product development (NPD) targets, then offers seven practical tips identified by the research as best practice processes, organization, and technology leveraged by the top performing product developers. The research provides recommendations to companies based on the approaches taken by the Top Performers, those that are able to outperform
Developing the STEM Workforce of the Future: Partnering to Meet the Demand for Engineering and Manufacturing Talent discusses the shortcomings of the current education system in producing a sufficient number of qualified candidates to fill engineering and manufacturing jobs. The study doesn’t focus on the gap, but instead identifies some of the causes and explores
Tech-Clarity Insight – Creating the Environment to Innovate, How Industry Leaders Put People, Processes, and Technology in Place to Drive Innovation shares our insights and the perspective of three leading companies on how to best create an atmosphere that fosters innovation. The report explains that companies must put a realistic improvement plan in place that
Issue in Focus – The Evolution of Digital Prototyping – Extending “Right First Time” Value Beyond Design explains that manufacturers must go beyond getting form, fit, and function right to compete in today’s global markets. Digital prototyping offers tremendous business benefits by letting designers get innovative products right. But it also allows them to make intelligent tradeoffs to optimize products for
Issue in Focus Integrating Product Design and Development Environments – Battling Complexity, Improving Productivity, and Compressing Time discusses how a well-integrated CAD-PLM platform helps improve engineering and product development performance. This report describes the requirements and capabilities that manufacturers should look for in the latest generation of integrated systems for product design and development. Please
Read Kalypso founding partner George Young and Tech-Clarity President Jim Brown discuss their perspectives on enabling software for NPDI in Consumer Goods Technology’s 2014 Readers Choice Awards for New Product Development and Introduction Software.