Benchmarks & Client Cases
Accelerated Product Development
• Technical difficulty: develop a new, cheaper, smaller and more efficient water heater
• Extremely long Lead Time (28 months)
• Reduction in time-to-market essential to increase sales
• Planning lacking any specific details and includes only the major milestones
• Plan not visible and not known by all stakeholders
• Tasks planned with a lot of safety (buffer)
• Poor integration of functions and suppliers
The project resulted in a saving of 84 man-months and a vertical production and market start-up.
The time-to-market for the product decreased by 25%
Product development costs decreased by 24%
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