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Research Reveals Insights from 22 PCM Early Adopters

In a previous post, Strategic Product Cost Management: Challenges and Benefits, I shared the results of some recent online market research.  In that post, I also referenced another effort completed in October 2014 by

Navigating the Cost of Increased Government Regulation for Automotive Manufacturers – Part 3: Eight Examples of Enterprise Product Cost Management in Action

This is the third in a series discussing the cost impact of new government regulations designed to increase automotive fuel efficiency and tighten emission standards. In the first post, Roadblocks to Profitability, we looked

How the Best-in-Class Take Out Cost

Michelle Boucher | November 19, 2013 , , ,

As I mentioned in my first post, it is the second version of the product that typically focuses on cost reduction.  With that in mind, we took a look at some of the best

The Secrets of Meeting Cost Targets

In my last post, I discussed how important product cost management is and why it is difficult. Now I would like to discuss the best ways to overcome those challenges.  We will next look

Are You Struggling with Product Cost? You Are Not Alone.

Michelle Boucher | October 9, 2013 , ,

New products are the lifeblood of a company, but bringing successful new products to market is not easy. In a new study we are running at the Aberdeen Group, we are examining some of

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