Measuring the effectiveness of overlapping development activities by C. Terwiesch

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Statementby C. Terwiesch and C.H.Loch.
SeriesWorking papers / INSEAD -- 97/47/TM, Working papers (INSEAD) -- 97/47/TM.
ContributionsLoch, C. H., INSEAD.
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Open LibraryOL22497154M

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In the present article we statistically measure the effectiveness of overlapping development activities in reducing project completion time. Building on analytical research in operations management, we argue that this effectiveness differs with the organization's capability to resolve uncertainty early in the by: measure the effectiveness of overlapping development activities in reducing project comple-tion time.

Building on analytical research in operations management, we argue that this effectiveness differs with the organization’s capability to resolve uncertainty early in the process.

Downloadable. Overlapping development activities is widely used to reduce project completion times in product development. However, research on the applicability of the concept in different technological environments remains scarce.

So far, very few industry-specific studies have statistically confirmed an accelerating effect of overlap. In the present article we statistically measure the. Measuring the Effectiveness of Overlapping Development Activities Abstract Overlapping development activities is widely used to reduce project completion times in product development.

However, research on the applicability of the concept in. Overlapping development activities is widely used to reduce project completion times in product development. However, research on the applicability of the concept in different technological environments remains scarce.

So far, very few industry-specific studies have statistically confirmed an accelerating effect of overlap. In the present article we statistically measure the effectiveness of Cited Measuring the effectiveness of overlapping development activities book   Traditionally, Learning and Development teams have taken an inward-looking approach to measuring their effectiveness.

They have analysed the things that matter to them, such as feedback on training courses, time spent on training courses, numbers of attendees on courses and so on. A two-part model is used to conduct a statistical analysis of the influence of project characteristics on the makespan gain with overlapping.

Results suggest that the best overlapping decision should consist in overlapping few pairs of overlappable activities with a large degree of overlapping. easily validated, overlapping, a commonly used mitigation measure in engineering projects is difficult to evaluate because of the complex interactions between activities and resources.

This paper proposes an evaluation model to measure the effectiveness of overlapping strategy as a risk response in terms of additional cost and total maximum time. Abstract. To reduce product development time, upstream testing and downstream design processes are often overlapped.

Existing studies do not recommend overlapping in situations where test results may have a significant effect on downstream redesign.

This paper goes beyond the common recommendation to simply overlap activities as much as possible. We present a model-based framework to manage the overlapping of coupled product development activities. The model and framework identify conditions under which various types of overlapping are appropriate for a pair of coupled activities.

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A team member who is engaged in growth activities generally has increased motivation, morale, and effectiveness. Although the overlapping of development activities may save time, it may also increase iterations or reworking for the downstream activities and lead to higher development cost (Krishnan,Roemer et al.,Terwiesch and Loch, ).

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An effective and well known technique for earlier completion of construction projects is to overlap the project activities or phases that normally would be performed in sequence.

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