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.
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critical element in successfully executing GPD strategies. If manufacturers employ unreliable or outmoded communication methods, such as manual transfer of data between disconnected, disparate systems, then information flow-and consequently collaboration- is impeded. Furthermore, such situations inevitably result in confusion and misunderstandings about project expectations and parameters, which usually leads to process bottlenecks and costly delays. THE SOLUTION : Establish a single data source for