16. Metrics that Matter to New Product Development: Development: Measuring Actions, Getting Results

  1. Abbie Griffin Presidential Chair member2 and
  2. Stephen Somermeyer chemical engineering, MBA Principal Head Board member3
  1. Wayne Mackey BS in electrical engineering and economics, master of science in engineering senior scientist program manager engineering manager systems engineering manager

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470209943.ch16

The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development

The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development

How to Cite

Mackey, W. (2007) Metrics that Matter to New Product Development: Development: Measuring Actions, Getting Results, in The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development (eds A. Griffin and S. Somermeyer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470209943.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Utah, USA

  2. 3

    Somermeyer & Associates, USA

Author Information

  1. Product Development Consulting, Inc., USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470089231

Online ISBN: 9780470209943

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Keywords:

  • creating metrics tree;
  • causal action and metric predictive nature;
  • metrics supporting cycle time and cost;
  • NPD process and NPD metrics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is a Metric?

  • Characteristics of Good Metrics

  • Six Keys to Metrics Success

  • Creating a Metrics Tree

  • Best Metrics For New Product Development and Related Areas

  • Implementing a Better Way: Alignment, Ownership, and Focus

  • Action Planning: A Real-World Metrics Roject Plan Approach

  • Summary