Design Automation for Configurable Products

For businesses selling complex, customized solutions, end-to-end product configuration is an approach that can drastically reduce cost and lead-time while improving quality. However, for products...
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What is End-to-End Product Configuration?

In the modern information society, consumers and businesses alike expect customization, even for products that were once accepted to be standardized and one-fits-all. On top of this, the information...
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Secrets Behind Successful Product Configuration

Sell More, Faster, With Less Effort! Henry Ford once said, "Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants as long as it is black." What was once a fundamental enabler for...
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How to Handle an Uncertain Future with Modularization

The Role of Modularization in the Innovation and Strategy Process to Deal with Future Uncertainties
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How can Modularity Improve Software Testing?

In our previous blog post about Software Modularization, From a Hardware-First to a Software-First Business, Roger Kulläng explains that many traditional hardware companies find themselves in a...
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Measure Modularity – KPIs for Successful Product Platforms

The other day I saw an excellent presentation about the Volkswagen Group 2030 strategy. The basis for the whole presentation was developing the SSP mechatronics platform and the E3 2.0 unified...
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From a Hardware-First to a Software-First Business

Manage the Transformation Through Software Modularization In today’s app-store-driven business environment, many traditional hardware companies find themselves in a position where their hardware...
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What is the Right Number of Variants for a Modular System?

How can Over-Specification of your Modular Products Reduce Complexity Cost?  Your different customers have different needs for the performance of a product, driven by their applications and...
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