COST MATURITY INDEX

Identify Areas to Improve Your Product Profitability

The Cost Maturity Index (CMI) is a quick way to assess how your company or your team rank in terms of the sophistication of your product cost management (PCM) program.

There are four key quadrants in the survey:

Is there a defined product cost reduction strategy within your company or division and is it actively supported by your executive management team?

Charter
Charter

Is cost expertise centralized with a small team of experts, or have you build a culture of cost awareness across your entire product development team?

People
People

How is product cost data incorporated into your business processes?

Process
Process

Do you generate cost estimates manually or are you leveraging a modern, automated software solution for product cost management?

Technologies
Technologies
How to Get Started

The Cost Maturity Index survey takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. When you are finished, you will see the results immediately.

Your results will be broken down into the 4 key quadrants that define a successful PCM program. The results will also show how you rank in relation to companies who have taken this survey and scored Best in Class for your selected industry.

If you find that you are lagging behind key industry benchmarks, and you would like to understand how to become more competitive, aPriori stands ready to assist you in developing a comprehensive plan that will get you back on track.

Cost Maturity Index Survey

The aPriori Cost Maturity Index is divided into 5 parts. As you complete each section, the system will guide you through to the next area for completion. You must complete the entire survey in order to see your results. Once you have reached the results page, you can adjust your answers if necessary.

  • User Information
  • Charter
  • People
  • Process
  • Technologies

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Charter

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People

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Process

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Technologies

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