Software Modularity

Modular programming has been around since the 60s and is a foundation of any good software architecture. Across many industries that were once hardware-dominated, software architecture is surfacing...
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What is Cost of Complexity? - And How to Calculate it

Cost of complexity is a term often used to describe the costs that are caused by introducing new products and managing the variety of products produced. Many different products would cause a high...
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Accelerate Agility, Flexibility and Efficiency with Modular Design

Does your Product Design Methodology Support your Company Strategy? Most companies today are operating in multiple market segments and regions where customers demand unique products customized to...
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5 Steps Transforming your Product Range from Diesel to Electric

Embrace Electrification using a Modular Product Architecture Electrification and business model transformation are two hot topics creating sleepless nights for leaders in many industrial companies...
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How to Manage Change in your Modular Product Architecture?

Governance of your investment in a modular system (product platform) is a critical part in succeeding to reach the profit and other targets for the product architecture. In our earlier story,...
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The Financial Impact of  Modularization 

How to Successfully Realize Lower Costs and Increased Sales? The target with modularization is to meet three business objectives: Operational Excellence, Customer Intimacy and Product...
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Getting the Most out of Your Platform(s) Using a Maturity Model

Organizations looking to gain the advantage of economy of scale, while also augmenting the value for their customers, are increasingly turning to configurable platforms and products through...
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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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