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Towards a knowledge typology of new product development engineering processes

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dc.contributor.author Donnellan, Brian
dc.contributor.author Fitzgerald, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-22T11:15:45Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-22T11:15:45Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1175
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In today’s competitive and turbulent environment companies engaged in New Product Development (NPD) need tu have a sophisticated understanding of the types of knowledge critical to the each phase of the NPD process. These types of knowledge are used in so-called “stage-gate” NPD processes. This paper will describe a typical NPD stage-gate process and indicate the critical knowledge types needed at the different stages. The identification of the critical knowledge used at each stage was done by combining knowledge of the literature and practical experience of running NPD processes in an industrial setting. The different types of knowledge required at different stages of the development process will he described and elaborated on. When providing knowledge management systems to support the NPD process, one needs to consider providing a system that can cater for knowledge that may take different forms. This research contributes to our understanding of the nature of those knowledge forms. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings 2004 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, 2004;pp. 630-634
dc.rights ©2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. en_US
dc.subject knowledge management systems en_US
dc.subject new product development en_US
dc.subject knowledge typology en_US
dc.title Towards a knowledge typology of new product development engineering processes en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI

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