Today’s businesses are operating in a global marketplace. Not only are customers and competitors located worldwide, but employees, suppliers, contractors, and partners are, too. Learn how global product development (GPD) initiatives can help your company accelerate time-to-market, reduce product development costs, maximize productivity, enhance product quality, drive innovation, and optimize operational efficiencies.
consumer product development
new sets of dynamic consumer needs and demands. At face value, the notion of developing products globally seems to be the ideal way to respond to these developments and capitalize on the associated opportunities. Yet even though technological advancements like digital work products (e.g., CAD models), high-speed Internet connections, and workflow automation software make the sharing of complex information assets possible, significant challenges must still be surmounted before product development processes