SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM CT
Concurrent Product Development and Concurrent Engineering are successful because of effective “cross-functional” teaming, a sixty year old concept that is still evolving and changing with technology and global teaming.
Concurrent product development is not just doing tasks in parallel, but focusing on project definition, cross-functional teaming and constant refinement of the final product based on end user requirements. Cross-functional teams are the key to accelerating innovation, reducing time to market and delivery the right product or service to the end user.
The Webinar will provide insight into how high performance teams establish the following to make Concurrent Product Development and Concurrent Engineering successful:
Robert W. Beachy, NPDP, MBM, ME – Rob is the CTO and a founder Axiom. Rob is a PDMA certified New Product Development Professional and consultant whose resume includes over 25 years in New Product Development, Product Management, Marketing Management, Brand Management, Organic Chemistry, Operations, Engineering and R&D efforts at General Electric, Gould(GNB), and The Toro Company.
He has coauthored many articles on product development, a JPIM article Experimental Education in New Product Design and Business Development, advanced market research techniques, knowledge management and the culture of continuous innovation.