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  1. Success Factors in Strategic Partnerships Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-08

    Joseph R. Butler, R&D Section Manager, Systems & VLSI Technology Division (SVTD), Hewlett-Packard In this presentation at the Management Roundtable’s CoDev 2004 conference, Joe presents research on the drivers, success factors, partner selection criteria and challenges to execution and management of alliances in SVTD. He introduces the research model, along with results and recommendations. (45 pages)

  2. Evolving with Co-Development Partners Over Time Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-08

    Eric Naviasky, Chief Technical Officer, Cadence Design Foundry In this presentation at the Management Roundtable’s CoDev 2003 conference, Eric presents an in-depth case example of a collaboration between Cadence Design Systems and IBM Microelectronics. Included are details of both companies’ strategic initiatives; initial steps; expansion of the relationship, tools developed, business model and IP; and lessons learned. (18 pages)

  3. Co-Development Business Models – Key Success Factors and Best Practices Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-08

    Al Choperena, Worldwide Vice President of R&D, Advanced Sterilization Products Advanced Sterilization Products is a Johnson & Johnson company that develops and markets systems for infection prevention. In this presentation at the Management Roundtable’s CoDev 2004 conference, Al discusses the drivers behind co-development and the importance of a co-development model. The critical elements of a co-development arrangement are outlined, along with the structure and lessons learned from case examples. (31 pages)

  4. Using Co-Development to Manage New Product Portfolio Resource Availability Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-08

    Curt Raschke, PhD, Texas Instruments In this presentation from the Management Roundtable’s CoDev 2003 conference, Curt discusses co-development alliances as a means of gaining the critical resources needed to anticipate and exploit product portfolio discontinuities. He argues that up-front investment of critical resources is key to ensuring alliance success and emphasizes the need to align co-development partners at the business, portfolio, project and technical levels. (15 pages)

  5. CoDev 2003 Conference Wrap-Up Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-08

    A summary of the top reasons cited for co-development and lessons learned throughout the conference for setting strategy, executing successful co-development projects and sustaining them over time. (10 pages)

  6. Outsource Partners Build a Company Without Walls Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-03

    “Too many engineers don't understand that if they spend six months testing every possible configuration of a product, and designing every last piece themselves, it's going to be too late. By the time that product gets to market, if one of their competitors gets there slightly ahead, then instead of, say, 20 months in the market, they're only going to have 14.” This was the issue faced in the mid-1990s by David Feldman, founder and president of Silicon Valley-based ZF Microsystems. Feldman’s response? A virtual corporation model in which not only product design but also development and manufacturing were outsourced. (6 pages)

  7. Herman Miller Takes Strategic Approach to Co-Development Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-03

    Herman Miller, Inc., a company with over 80 years of market leadership in its field, has long engaged in collaborative relationships with the design community as a basic feature of its new product development process. More recently, the company has explored and tested the potential that co-development projects have to offer for short-term and long-term business strategy. From the experience thus far, collaboration has, among other benefits, enhanced innovation and provided a deeper bench of resources. In this report, an experienced co-developer details the nuts and bolts of co-development tactics and strategy. (7 pages)

  8. Considering Partnering or Outsourcing? Protect Your Intellectual Property Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-03

    In co-development partnerships it is vitally important to protect trade secrets, copyrights and other forms of Intellectual Property (IP). Since IP can represent a major source of value for new products, it’s necessary to protect it long before new partnership agreements have been finalized– even from the very first meeting with potential partners. In this report, James Markwith, formerly Corporate Counsel, Worldwide Products and Marketing, Adobe Systems Incorporated, provides an overview of IP concepts and offers strategies on how to protect it. (7 pages)

  9. Johnson Controls Partners With Fitch to Execute Major Product Upgrade Fast and on Budget Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-03

    Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) partnered with Fitch to develop a product that lets office workers control temperature, lighting, and sound from individual workstations. The essential issues that led JCI to look for an outside partner were reduced time-to-market, the need for expertise JCI lacked, the wish for innovative methodologies to significantly reduce manufacturing costs, and the need for new ideas. Along the way, JCI and Fitch encountered – and resolved – bumps in the road caused by materials procurement, vendor selection, and differing accounting and billing systems. (6 pages)

  10. Strategic Alliances Take Senco Products in New Directions Locked

    Research | Posted: 2004-06-03

    Senco a developer of professional and industrial fastening systems, among other products, established a strategic alliance with Taiwan-based Depoan Company in order to compete in faster-changing and more competitive markets. Realizing that its future growth depended on new product development, Senco chose to create a new position within the company dedicated to developing alliances that would enhance and accelerate the company's product portfolio. Learn what went into Senco’s cross-cultural alliance, and some of the surprises that they managed along the way. (6 pages)

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