This special booklet contains exclusive case studies, survey results and expert commentaries compiled from the award winning newsletter,Product Development Best Practices Report.
Using case examples, survey data, and commentary by leading experts such as Don Reinertsen, Brad Goldense, Chris Meyer and others, this unique publication will answer the following questions:
What types of things are important to measure and why?
How should one use metrics to gain speed? To increase profitability?
What are the hidden dangers and potential pitfalls of any metrics program?
What metrics are used by industry leaders?
A perfect tool for sharing with colleagues and team members to drive a common understanding and approach to your metrics planning and implementation.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Truth in Numbers or Mathemagic?
by Gregg Tong, Management Roundtable
Metrics – The Expert’s Speak
Wanted: Control System for Product Development,
by Don Reinertsen, Reinertsen & Associates
Untangling the Measurement Mess, featuring Chris Meyer, Strategic Alignment Group
Metrics Expert Offers Four Steps to Predictive Process Metrics You Can Use on Monday Morning, featuring Wayne Mackey, Product Development Consulting, Inc
“How Do We Know We’re Measuring the Right Things?” – A Model for Weighing Strategic Priorities, featuring John Hauser, MIT Sloan School of Management
Metrics for New vs. Active Products Provide Real Links to Corporate Goals, by Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
Measuring R&D’s Linkage to Corporate Strategy: It Can Be Done, by Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
What is the Current State of Metrics Information Systems?, featuring Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
Metrics Macrotrends, by Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
Metrics In the Real World
Industry Case Examples
Effective R&D Measurement One of the Keys to Success at Hewlett-Packard
Study of Xerox Focuses Metrics’ Correlation With the Bottom Line
Harley-Davidson Weds Metrics to High-Performance Work Organization to Promote Launch Readiness
Corning’s GoalSharing Targets Key Business Results
The Bell Group Uses The Balanced Scorecard with Theory of Constraints to Keep Strategic Focus