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2002 R&D-Product Development Metrics Survey

"RD&E Resource & Capacity Management Practices"

Resource & Capacity Management is one of the hottest subjects in R&D and Product Development today. GGI explores 5 Subjects relating to Resource & Capacity Management.

  1. Loading The RD&E Capacity Pipeline: The methods companies use to select projects and establish backlog and priorities.
  2. Providing Capacity For RD&E Activities: The approaches companies take to determine outsourcing requirements and the allocation of resources to sustaining activities.
  3. Balancing Cross-Functional Resources: The resource ratios companies use between functional disciplines within RD&E, and the ratios between RD&E and crossfunctional disciplines.
  4. Using Systems, Tools, & Metrics To Manage Capacity: The behind-the-scenes infrastructure companies have put in place to enable resource and capacity planning and management.
  5. RD&E Metrics Used In Industry: The metrics and measures companies use to plan, track, and manage resource and capacity allocation activities.

2002 Research Questionnaire Documents


2002 Research Findings Documents

General Information About GGI's Research

If you participate in our primary research you will receive a copy of our "Summary" document described below. You may also elect to purchase prior reports we generated from prior research.

Participants who submit complete questionnaires will receive a copy of our "Summary" document which will be on the order of 30-50 pages in length. It will contain factual observations, analysis, and graphical results of every survey question across the survey population. We are well aware of how busy everyone is. We will give you back a comprehensive set of results in recognition of our appreciation for your time, interest and expertise.

If you decide to purchase prior reports, you may choose the one that's right from the options described below. These reports contain the results on how companies, typically North American industrial and high tech companies, responded to the questions; along with observations, analysis and key findings written by GGI's research team. Our "Highlights" Report contains in depth text of these results; our "Summary" Report adds extensive graphics, and our "Detailed Results" Report further adds five special cross-section analyses of the survey data: Public vs. Private, High-Tech vs. Low-Tech, Large Revenues vs. Small Revenues, Many Employees vs. Few Employees, and Process vs. Repetitive vs. Discrete vs. Job-Shop Operations.

You can buy a Hard Copy[h], or a soft copy PDF with an associated Corporate[c] license enabling you to post the document on your corporate intranet and/or VPN for the use of all employees. Click here to go to The Wisdom iStore to purchase these reports.

GGI surveys industry approximately every two years. We are experienced primary and secondary researchers.

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