-Platform management structures for supporting commonality retention
-Accounting methods for recognizing platforming benefit across product lines
-Strategic management of stakeholder needs in international partnerships
-Network analysis of customer requirements priority
As a consultant, Dr. Cameron works with companies to develop strategies for entering new markets, building flexible product lines and achieving cost savings. Dr. Cameron's clients include Fortune 500 firms in high tech, aerospace, transportation, and consumer goods.
Prior to MIT, Dr. Cameron worked as an engagement manager at a management consultancy and as a system engineer at MDA Space Systems, and has built hardware currently in orbit. Dr. Cameron received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, and graduate degrees from MIT.
In this webinar, Dr. Bruce Cameron discusses how to better understand how product platforming can deliver ROI for your organization.
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