Collaborative R&D: Manufacturing's New Tool

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The ability to collaborate, particularly in new manufacturingtechnology development, is becoming a corporate competence thatwill determine which companies survive in the next decade. With theadvent of the telecommunications and information infrastructurerealized in the 1990s, companies that can effectively collaborateto get new technologies applied will stand a greater chance ofremaining competitive in today's market.

Collaborative R&D offers the methods and metrics for developingcollaborative technology programs and partnerships, both within theindustry and between major competitors. R&D experts Allen andJarman provide a complete map for collaboration, taken from theircollective years of experience in creating, promoting, and managingmany collaborative R&D initiatives over the past decade. Theyinclude the guidelines for determining what technology developmentareas are appropriate for collaboration, and what ingredients needto be in place for it to be successful.

The authors' experiences are detailed in a format that walks thereader through the process of identifying, starting, and managingcollaborative R&D programs. Having developed these programswith companies like Ford, Texas Instruments, Boeing, AT&T, andKodak, Allen and Jarman include numerous real-world examples, whichshow how to choose collaborative partners, how to use thegovernment in establishing R&D programs, successful managementtechniques, means of addressing intellectual property, and how toaddress accounting concerns.

The book also illustrates the significant benefits of collaborativeR&D, helping managers and technology professionals realize itsvalue by enabling them to make the most knowledgeable decisions andtake the best actions possible, in any given situation. Among someof the benefits that have resulted from the authors' collaborativeprograms:
* Pratt & Whitney developed software tools that enabled them tokeep one of their plants from closing.
* Ford reduced a two-week design process to four hours.
* An acceleration by at least a year in 32 key Printed Wiring Boardresearch tasks resulted in research savings of about $35.5million.

Collaborative R&D is valuable reading for any business thatplans to thrive in a new global economy where all availablefinancial and human assets will need to be leveraged for thegreatest return-and with minimal risk.

"R&D means innovation, productivity, and growth-the threethings our economy needs the most. This important new book explainshow and why the R&D revolution is transforming Americanindustry, a theme everyone who cares about the future of oureconomy should understand." -Jerry Jasinowski, President, NationalAssociation of Manufacturers.

"Allen and Jarman provide the definitive pathway to competitiveadvantage through collaborative R&D, the new tool forcost-effective innovation in the twenty-first century." -Leo Reddy,President, National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing.

"Collaboration among companies is very new in American industry.Most companies are still striving to have their own employeescollaborate with each other. This book portrays the strength andpower of intercompany collaboration." -Jack E. Swindle, Senior VicePresident, Texas Instruments.

"This is a must read for any entrepreneur thinking of becominginvolved in cross-organizational collaboration, for any corporateexecutive concerned about how cross-organizational R&Dcollaboration will help his company to remain competitive in thefuture, and for any manager who is responsible for managing peopleinvolved in cross-organizational collaborative efforts." -Dr. AnnMajchrzak, Professor of Information Systems, Marshall School ofBusiness, University of Southern California

"Collaborative R&D is mandatory reading for any enterpriseleader looking to expand and leverage market influence." -MikeMcEvoy, Vice President, Advanced Engineering and Design Center,Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

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GENE ALLEN is the Director for Collaborative Development at theMacNeal-Schwendler Corporation, where he works with MSC's majorcustomers in establishing collaborative development programs. Priorto joining MSC, Mr. Allen was the Director for CollaborativeDevelopment at the nonprofit National Center for ManufacturingSciences, the largest manufacturing research consortium in theUnited States. Mr. Allen can be contacted atgene.allenmacsch.com.

RICK JARMAN is the Director of Advanced Manufacturing Affairs forEastman Kodak Company. Mr. Jarman is responsible for managingglobal programs that include policymakers, partners, and consortiamanagement. Mr. Jarman can be contacted at rbjarmanKodak.com.

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Book Description John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 1999. Hardback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. The ability to collaborate, particularly in new manufacturing technology development, is becoming a corporate competence that will determine which companies survive in the next decade. With the advent of the telecommunications and information infrastructure realized in the 1990s, companies that can effectively collaborate to get new technologies applied will stand a greater chance of remaining competitive in today's market. Collaborative R&D offers the methods and metrics for developing collaborative technology programs and partnerships, both within the industry and between major competitors. R&D experts Allen and Jarman provide a complete map for collaboration, taken from their collective years of experience in creating, promoting, and managing many collaborative R&D initiatives over the past decade. They include the guidelines for determining what technology development areas are appropriate for collaboration, and what ingredients need to be in place for it to be successful. The authors' experiences are detailed in a format that walks the reader through the process of identifying, starting, and managing collaborative R&D programs.Having developed these programs with companies like Ford, Texas Instruments, Boeing, AT&T, and Kodak, Allen and Jarman include numerous real-world examples, which show how to choose collaborative partners, how to use the government in establishing R&D programs, successful management techniques, means of addressing intellectual property, and how to address accounting concerns. The book also illustrates the significant benefits of collaborative R&D, helping managers and technology professionals realize its value by enabling them to make the most knowledgeable decisions and take the best actions possible, in any given situation. Among some of the benefits that have resulted from the authors' collaborative programs: Pratt & Whitney developed software tools that enabled them to keep one of their plants from closing. Ford reduced a two-week design process to four hours. An acceleration by at least a year in 32 key Printed Wiring Board research tasks resulted in research savings of about $35.5 million.Collaborative R&D is valuable reading for any business that plans to thrive in a new global economy where all available financial and human assets will need to be leveraged for the greatest return-and with minimal risk. "R&D means innovation, productivity, and growth-the three things our economy needs the most. This important new book explains how and why the R&D revolution is transforming American industry, a theme everyone who cares about the future of our economy should understand." -Jerry Jasinowski, President, National Association of Manufacturers. "Allen and Jarman provide the definitive pathway to competitive advantage through collaborative R&D, the new tool for cost-effective innovation in the twenty-first century." -Leo Reddy, President, National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing. "Collaboration among companies is very new in American industry. Most companies are still striving to have their own employees collaborate with each other. This book portrays the strength and power of intercompany collaboration." -Jack E. Swindle, Senior Vice President, Texas Instruments."This is a must read for any entrepreneur thinking of becoming involved in cross-organizational collaboration, for any corporate executive concerned about how cross-organizational R&D collaboration will help his company to remain competitive in the future, and for any manager who is responsible for managing people involved in cross-organizational collaborative efforts." -Dr. Ann Majchrzak, Professor of Information Systems, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California "Collaborative R&D is mandatory reading for any enterprise leader looking to expand and leverage market influence." -Mike McEvoy, Vice President, Advanced Engineering and Design Center, Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Seller Inventory # AAH9780471319948

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