Product Configuration to Enable Mass Customization

How to reach Mass Customization through Product Configurability? Mass customization is a hot topic because customers want to configure their own, individual solutions. They don’t want a standardized...
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How to Manage Change in your Modular Product Architecture?

Governance of your investment in a modular product architecture (product platform) is a critical part in succeeding to reach the profit and other targets for the product architecture. In our earlier...
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Will your products deliver? A customer canvas can tell you

In this blog, I will discuss how to use a customer canvas to illustrate the differences between needs-based market segments. The same canvas is used to show how products deliver on the expectations...
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The Financial Impact of  Modularization 

The target with modularization is to meet three business objectives: Operational Excellence, Customer Intimacy and Product Leadership. When you achieve these objectives, you will see a positive...
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How Modular Are You Really?

Very few companies are completely non-modular. Seeking building blocks that are reused and transversally shared across multiple products is a common activity in most businesses to gain scale and...
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How to Phase-Out Products?

A quick way to cut operational costs without committing to a big project  Have you ever wanted to find a way to cut operational costs without setting up a big project? If so, this article will be...
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Simplicity + Variety = Product Portfolio Success

This is the age-old conundrum for manufacturers… How can you grow our top line with increased market variety and innovation while still controlling our costs? Organizations typically try two...
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Fredrik Erbing joins Modular Management 

Fredrik Erbing have an extensive background from management consulting and technology. Experience includes almost 30 years from leading positions in companies such as Accenture and...
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